Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha
The Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha (located on Mt Coot-tha Road at Toowong) are recognised as Queensland's premier subtropical botanic gardens , displaying distinctly different gardens arranged in thematic and geographical displays.
Founded in 1970 and officially opened in 1976, the 56 hectare botanic gardens are open every day of the year (except for Christmas Day and Good Friday) between 8am-6pm from September to March and 8am-5pm from April to August. Gates are closed to vehicular access within the gardens on weekends, public holidays and from 4pm on weekdays. Entry to the gardens is free. Dogs are not permitted in the gardens.
Bicycles may be used on the ring roads only. There are bike racks at convenient locations at both entrances. For the safety of other pedestrians, skateboards and scooters are not permitted in the gardens.