Did you know the Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha offers 21 hands-on outdoor learning opportunities for school groups? Our lessons include Education Queensland and National Curricula and have been design to suit specific prep, primary and secondary levels. Lessons address topics such as:
View the complete Lessons in the Gardens program, with an option to download the 'Lessons in the Gardens for schools' brochure.
The program is offered Tuesday to Friday at 9.30am, 11.30am and 1.30pm. Lessons are 1.5 hours in duration.
Select a suitable lesson, time and date for your class and then phone the Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha on 07 3403 2535 to make your booking. Have the date, preferred times, number of students and adults, school address, telephone and fax number handy.
The Gardens' staff:
We can also cater for multiple groups.
A tax invoice will be mailed to your school after your visit reflecting the number of students who attended the excursion.
Do you have waste-free lunch days or a school environment club? If your school is actively involved in sustainability initiatives, you may be eligible for free transport to the Brisbane Botanic Gardens. NOTE - some restrictions on group size and lesson combinations may apply. Find out how to apply for the Green Heart Schools Travel Initiative.
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For bookings and/or more information, you can contact the Brisbane Botanic Gardens:
Brisbane Botanic Gardens
Mt Coot-tha Road
Toowong Qld 4066