Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens, Cairns
(4.2/5 based on 150+ 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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  • It is a great place but sametimes the service cam be a bit hit and miss meaning sametimes the service id great other times they lose orders but the food is gest 
  • Included in the Botanic Gardens complex the Lakes offer walking trails and grassed areas great for picnics and for those who want to walk a little further than around the Gardens. Takes in the small l...  more »
  • we took a lot of pictures of nice flowers and plants and the lake we thought it was bigger but anyway we had a pleasant walk