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. Booking sites are available for special events.

Gardens access

From Monday 28 August to Sunday 8 October the City Botanic Gardens gates will close 4.30pm daily and reopen for Lightscape ticketed guests at 5.45pm. Bunya Walk (River Walk) will remain open at all times. The Botanic Gardens will reopen daily to the public from 3am.

Entry to the gardens is free, outside of ticketed events. Dogs are permitted.

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Last updated: 3 September 2023

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.