Mt Coot-tha Visitor Information Centre

The Mt Coot-tha Visitor Information Centre is the gateway to the greater Mt Coot-tha precinct. Set in the beautiful Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha, here you will find information on the botanic gardens and its attractions, and access to the mountains walking and biking trails and picnic areas.

The information centre opened in September 2017 as part of a significant upgrade to Council’s facilities on Mt Coot-tha including new picnic areas and facilities, an extension of the botanic gardens and new connecting trails.

The Mt Coot-tha Visitor Information Centre in the Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha has reopened.

Check our Coronavirus: Council updates and impacts page for latest updates.

Opening hours

The information centre is open every day of the year (except Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day and Good Friday) from 8am-6pm in summer (September-March) and 8am-5pm in winter (April-August).

On Anzac Day, the Mt Coot-tha Visitor Information Centre is open from 1.30-5pm.

Facilities

The information centre features informative displays, touchscreen information panel and a video on all aspects of the larger Mt Coot-tha precinct.

Copies of the botanic gardens and Mt Coot-tha Forest track maps are also available for you to pick up before you head off on your adventure.

You can also download or view a copy of the Mt Coot-tha Forest track maps

The newly opened Spotted Gum Trail can be accessed by walking or driving to the Australian Plant Communities garden and entering the Mt Coot-tha Reserve by the gate marked at 'C' on the Mt Coot-tha Forest track map. This gate is open between 8am 4pm daily. Vehicles must be removed from the gardens before 4pm to avoid being locked in. Note - dogs are not permitted in the gardens at any time (except for guide and assistance dogs).

Services

Our staff are available to help you with information, get oriented or to plan your day on Mt Coot-tha. 

More information

For more information or to contact the Mt Coot-tha Visitor Information Centre phone Council on 07 3403 8888.

Last updated:5 June 2020
Topics: mt coot-tha