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The Most Beautiful Gardens in Brisbane

19 Nov 2017

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Stop and smell the roses at some of the most beautiful gardens in Brisbane.

Whether you’re taking a romantic stroll, on a day out with the kids, or relaxing alone with your favourite book, these Brisbane gardens are sure to put a spring in your step.

City Botanic Gardens – Alice St, Brisbane City

The perfect backdrop for a day outdoors, the City Botanic Gardens are home to some gorgeous flowers and greenery. Take a wander through Bamboo Grove, marvel at the beauty of Weeping Wig Avenue, and discover stunning scenic ponds and sculptures throughout these expansive gardens.

Offering guided and self-guided walks, a huge playground, and plenty of shady picnic spots, the City Botanic Gardens have something for everyone.

Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mount Coot-Tha – 152 Mount Coot-Tha Rd, Mount Coot-Tha

Queensland's premier subtropical botanic gardens, the Brisbane Botanic Gardens offer 56 hectares of stunning flora and exhibitions. Featuring several exciting themed sections including an arid zone, fragrant garden, bamboo grove, waterfalls, bonsai house, and native Australian plants, the Brisbane Botanic Gardens have plenty to explore.

There’s even a Hide ‘n’ Seek Children’s Trail where kids and parents can discover fun plant facts.

Roma Street Parkland – 1 Parkland Blvd, Brisbane City

Just 500m from Brisbane City Hall, Roma Street Parkland is a tranquil escape from busy city life. Here you can enjoy sensory walks and stunning display gardens, stroll the Fern Gully Bridge to discover lush rainforest plants, and have a barbecue by the lake.

Keep an eye out for beautiful native birds, possums, and wildlife – Roma Street Parkland is home to many colourful characters.

Redcliffe Botanic Gardens – 20 Henzell St, Redcliffe

Boasting an array of beautiful native plants, the Redcliffe Botanic Gardens have everything you need for a relaxing day out. Home to one of the most impressive herb gardens in Queensland, the Redcliffe Botanic Gardens offer hours of unique outdoor fun.

Looking to get back to nature at your next event or party? The Quota Garden and amphitheatre is available for bookings.

Brisbane Koala Bushlands – 137 Alperton Rd, Burbank

A whopping 800 hectares, the Brisbane Koala Bushlands are your go-to for spotting koalas, wallabies, lizards, and native birds. Get your walking shoes on and take in the woodland, brush box, wattles, and wildflowers along each walking track.

Pack a picnic, because the JC Trotter Memorial Park includes great barbecue and picnic facilities.

Consider yourself a green thumb but don’t have the space for a garden of your own? Check out Brisbane’s community gardens and get planting!