City Botanic Gardens

The riverside City Botanic Gardens are Brisbane's original botanic gardens.

Attractions at the gardens include the Bamboo Grove, Weeping Fig Avenue, Riverstage, ornamental ponds and more. Bookings are available in the gardens for special events.

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City Botanic Gardens designated booking site

There are 10 outdoor designated booking areas that can be reserved for special events. The areas range from scenic ponds, to intimate small spaces and large, open grassed areas.

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Getting to the City Botanic Gardens

Find out how to access the City Botanic Gardens by foot, cycle and public transport.

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City Botanic Gardens attractions

The City Botanic Gardens are Brisbane's original botanic gardens and are located on the Brisbane River. Features include sculptures and ornamental ponds.

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City Botanic Gardens facilities and services

The City Botanic Gardens provide a great venue for a picnic, as well as beautiful settings for weddings and other functions.

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What's on at the City Botanic Gardens

Different events are held in the gardens during the year. Find out about events, as well as the free guided walking tours.

City Botanic Gardens self-guided walks

Walk through the City Botanic Gardens at your own pace with our self-guided walk. 

City Botanic Gardens volunteer guides

Find out how to become a volunteer guide for the free guided walks in the gardens. 

History - City Botanic Gardens

Read about the history of the City Botanic Gardens.

City Botanic Gardens improvement works - Brisbane City

Brisbane City Council is pleased to announce that improvement works in the City Botanic Gardens in Brisbane City are expected to start in late May 2018, weather permitting.

Guided walks

Take a free volunteer guided walk through the City Botanic Gardens. Walks are at a gentle pace and last approximately 1 hour.

Chairs2Share

Chairs2Share is a Council program that makes outdoor furniture available for use for free in three City parks, including the City Botanic Gardens.

Environment education for students - City Botanic Gardens

Find out about education programs in our Botanic Gardens.

City Botanic Gardens cycle racks project - Brisbane City

In June 2017, Council undertook improvement works in the City Botanic Gardens in line with the City Botanic Gardens Master Plan 2015.

City Botanic Gardens all abilities playground

Find out about the all abilities playground in the City Botanic Gardens.

City Botanic Gardens Master Plan

Find out about the City Botanic Gardens Master Plan.