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Botanical Gardens, Cairns

(4.6/5 based on 1,700+ 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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  • The Botanic Gardens are a nice time filler who you want a rest from travelling too far. Very peaceful and enjoyable.  more »
  • The botanical gardens is a must see in Cairns. Very nice maintained. Has some rare plants. An awesome place to relax and enjoy.  more »
  • Beautiful gardens and butterfly and orchid house. Was nice to see the plants that I purchase back in the US, in their natural environment and see how healthy and large they are! Very colorful and exot...  more »