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Centenary Lakes - Cairns Botanic Gardens, Edge Hill

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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. Our Edge Hill road trip website makes visiting Centenary Lakes - Cairns Botanic Gardens and other Edge Hill attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Kids playground, picnic area, serenity for the parents. Picturesque, lovely habitats, and informative. Without sounding too corny, did feel a sense of zen and tranquillity with the lake areas and the....  more
    Kids playground, picnic area, serenity for the parents. Picturesque, lovely habitats, and informative. Without sounding too corny, did feel a sense of zen and tranquillity with the lake areas and the....  more »
  • The lakes are very scenic but not that special and they are a little way out of cairns city centre . 
    The lakes are very scenic but not that special and they are a little way out of cairns city centre .  more »
  • There is a foul smell from water on them lakes. The place should be avoided. The place is in need of better looking after. 
    There is a foul smell from water on them lakes. The place should be avoided. The place is in need of better looking after.  more »

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