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Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens

There’s an experience for everyone - smell and touch plants and flowers at the Sensory Garden or explore our local plants in the Mangroves to Mountains walk.

Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens

The Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens are a must-see for tourists and locals alike. The Gardens are set on 31 hectares, just 10 minutes drive from central Surfers Paradise. 

View a map of the Botanic Gardens while planning your visit.

There’s an experience for everyone - smell and touch plants and flowers at the Sensory Garden, explore our local plants in the Mangroves to Mountains walk, visit the native Butterfly Garden or smell the roses in the Rose Garden.


Latest news - a DiG day out!

Thanks so much to all of you who supported our first Discovery in the Gardens (DiG) event.  It was a fantastic day, with lots of exciting activities for young and old to learn about science and nature - from a live bushfire simulation and ABC radio broadcast, to amazing wildlife displays, nature walks and a chance to create your own water filter, herbarium specimen or cyanotype.

It was such a success that we'll definitely be putting it on again next year, so keep your eye on this page for more information.

Little boy looking at orchids
Crowd at the DiG Day Out

 

Boy and girl looking into an aquarium
Little girl petting a snake

 

Check what's on at the gardens for more information.


Fun for the whole family includes a stroll on the boardwalks around the lake, a children's playground or a picnic in one of the many picnic areas.

Freshly ground organic coffee, loose leaf teas and gluten-free treats are also now available every day from the Friends Centre.

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