Guided walks - City Botanic Gardens

Take a free volunteer guided walk to learn about the plants and features of the City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City. Walks are taken at a gentle pace for about one hour.

Increased COVID-19 restrictions

Increased restrictions are in place for South East Queensland. Find out more.

Due to lockdown announced by the State Government on 31 July 2021, guided walks have been cancelled and will return from Wednesday 4 August 2021.

Walk information and bookings

Walks leave Tuesday-Saturday from the Information Kiosk (next to the Queensland University of Technology's Main Drive pathway) at 11am and 1pm. Walks are not available on public holidays, Mondays or Sundays.

It is not necessary for individuals or small groups to book these walks. Large groups (10 or more people) or groups with a special interest can make a booking for a customised tour by phoning 07 3403 2535. Four weeks' notice is required to arrange a booked walk.

For walks for school groups, refer to our Education at the gardens page.

Events list

Mon 2 Aug 2021, 11:00am
Cancelled

***This event has been cancelled due to the three-day lockdown in South East Queensland***Volunteer Guides are trained and have wonderful knowledge of the...

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

Mon 2 Aug 2021, 1:00pm
Cancelled

***This event has been cancelled due to the three-day lockdown in South East Queensland***Volunteer Guides are trained and have wonderful knowledge of the...

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

Tue 3 Aug 2021, 11:00am
Cancelled

***This event has been cancelled due to the three-day lockdown in South East Queensland***Volunteer Guides are trained and have wonderful knowledge of the...

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

Tue 3 Aug 2021, 1:00pm
Cancelled

***This event has been cancelled due to the three-day lockdown in South East Queensland***Volunteer Guides are trained and have wonderful knowledge of the...

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

Wed 4 Aug 2021, 11:00am
Free

Volunteer Guides are trained and have wonderful knowledge of the Gardens. Walking tours for groups of up to ten people are free and do not require a booking...

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

Wed 4 Aug 2021, 1:00pm
Free

Volunteer Guides are trained and have wonderful knowledge of the Gardens. Walking tours for groups of up to ten people are free and do not require a booking...

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

Thu 5 Aug 2021, 11:00am
Free

Volunteer Guides are trained and have wonderful knowledge of the Gardens. Walking tours for groups of up to ten people are free and do not require a booking...

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

Thu 5 Aug 2021, 1:00pm
Free

Volunteer Guides are trained and have wonderful knowledge of the Gardens. Walking tours for groups of up to ten people are free and do not require a booking...

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

Fri 6 Aug 2021, 11:00am
Free

Volunteer Guides are trained and have wonderful knowledge of the Gardens. Walking tours for groups of up to ten people are free and do not require a booking...

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

Becoming a volunteer guide

The Brisbane Botanic Gardens' volunteer guides are a group of people from all walks of life. They share knowledge and enthusiasm for the plant collections of the gardens.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer guide, phone 07 3403 2531 Monday to Friday to speak with the Volunteer Guide Officer. Alternatively, you can email the Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha to indicate your interest in becoming a volunteer guide.

Last updated: 31 July 2021