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Botanical Gardens, Cairns

Categories: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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4.6/5 based on 1,500+ reviews on the web
It makes sense to learn about tropical plants while you're in the tropics, so head to Botanical Gardens to discover the flora of the warm, wet regions of Australia and elsewhere. Discover how Aborigines use plants for food, medicine, and clothing. Check out the collection of towering bamboo, or bird-watch around the lake. Take a stroll on the Rainforest Boardwalk to transport yourself to coastal Cairns before human settlement. Make Botanical Gardens a part of your Cairns vacation plans using our Cairns trip generator.
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  • It is great value as there is no entry free just donation by choice. There are the Botanic gardens, the lakes, the tanks arts centre and the walks which can easily keep one occupied for a whole day an...  read more »
  • We spent around an hour walking through these beautiful gardens in the middle of a hot day. The trees provide a great deal of shade, so it's a very comfortable temperature walking around. Make sure yo...  read more »
  • I walked here from downtown, which took about an hour. The main entrance off Collins Ave was closed due to bridge construction, and the pedestrian detour signage was confusing and insufficient. Turns ...  read more »
  • You'd hardly know it was there and definitely not known to many tourists but surprisingly of very high quality and very established. Well worth a couple of hours, especially if you have some time to kill before your flight as it's just near the airport.
  • One of the best gardens I have ever had the pleasure of visiting. Lots of diverse plants to admire and there are 2 coffee shops as well to visit. The gardens also has the tank area that has galleries to visit as well.
  • Had an amazing experience here, most of the plants were new to me. The garden has been well maintained and there are lots of different plants especially in the rainforest walk. I enjoyed my day.
  • Love the gardens a pitty about the change to the kiosk had been going for years now metalic and cold no smiles *****yet
  • Scenic and peaceful. Unfortunately the bathroom facilities need more regular cleaning...
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