Centenary Lakes - Cairns Botanic Gardens, Edge Hill

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#13 of 22 in Parks in Cairns Region
Walk on the long timber boardwalk through the rainforest and mangroves at the exotic wilderness park Centenary Lakes - Cairns 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, Edge Hill attractions like Centenary Lakes - Cairns Botanic Gardens can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • July 4, 2017
    I haven't been here for many years , it was most enjoyable and such a relaxing place to go and wander  more »
  • July 1, 2017
    If short on time Flecker Gardens I would recommend visiting more. You can catch the number 131 from Abbots street to Collins Ave where you have Flecker Gardens on the left and a longer walk through ga...  more »
  • June 24, 2017
    There are two adjacent botanic gardens: the Centenary Lakes Botanic Garden and the Flecker Botanic Garden. The Flecker Garden is outstanding and one of the best tropical gardens we have ever visited. ...  more »

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