Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens, Cairns

Categories: Bodies of Water, Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4.2/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web
Walk on the long timber boardwalk through the rainforest and mangroves at the exotic wilderness park Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens. Have a picnic by the freshwater lake surrounded by a grassy park. Over 130 species of birds live in the pristine tropical landscape, and orchid and water lilies abound. The swampy forest hides a saltwater lake with diverse wildlife. You might even catch sight of a crocodile lurking beneath the lake’s surface. Using our custom trip planner, Cairns attractions like Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • A very tranquill and beautiful place, free to visit and also lots of picnic bences and can use the local bus or the local taxi to travel to this gardens. Lots of walks and different gardens to explore...  read more »
  • Just for the history alone this is amazing. Plants from all over the world live here. The grounds are superb and immaculate. 
  • Well worth a visit allow 4 hours, a great variety of tropical flowers & trees. We enjoyed our lunch at the cafe & wandered down to the Tanks art display next door very interesting. Didn't have time to...  read more »
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