Waterlily Lakes, Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Use this page to find out about Brisbane City Council's three botanic gardens - public spaces primarily dedicated to the collection, cultivation, preservation and display of living plants.

Our three botanic gardens

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

The 56-hectare Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha are Queensland's premier subtropical botanic gardens, located 7 kilometres from the Brisbane Central Brisbane District. 

City Botanic Gardens

The 17-hectare, heritage-listed City Botanic Gardens are Brisbane's original botanic gardens. They are located on Alice Street, Brisbane City and are bounded by the Brisbane River.

Sherwood Arboretum

The 15-hectare, heritage-listed Sherwood Arboretum contains approximately 1100 trees, representing 250 species. The main attraction is a grand avenue of 72 kauri pines.

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Brisbane City Council acknowledges this Country and its Traditional Custodians. We pay our respects to the Elders, those who have passed into the dreaming; those here today; those of tomorrow.