Brisbane Botanic Gardens guided walks

Take a free volunteer guided walk to learn about the plants and features at one of Brisbane City Council's three premier gardens: City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha and Sherwood Arboretum.

Walks are taken at a gentle pace for about one hour. 

Walk information and bookings

See the information below about the free guided walks at Council's premier gardens.

Bookings are not required for individuals or small groups. 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 or by completing the booked walk request form and submitting via email to the botanic gardens. Four weeks' notice is required to arrange a booked walk.

For school group walks, view our Education at the gardens page.

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Walks leave Monday-Saturday from the Visitor Information Centre at 11am and 1pm. Walks are not available on public holidays or Sundays.

For more information on these gardens, view our Brisbane Botanic Gardens page.

City Botanic Gardens

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.

For more information on these gardens, view our City Botanic Gardens page.

Sherwood Arboretum

Walks occur monthly leaving from the shelter adjacent to the main carpark off Jolimont Street.

For more information on these gardens, view our Sherwood Arboretum page.

Free guided tours

Fri 27 May 2022 to Thu 1 Sep 2022
Free

We invite you to visit the Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha to view a spectacular sculpture exhibition created by members of Sculptors Queensland Inc. The...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Sat 28 May 2022, 5:00pm
Free

Families are invited to follow a map in this self-guided trail with creative activities to discover more about the Botanica artworks and artists. Get closer to...

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

Sat 28 May 2022, 5:00pm
Free

Spend more time exploring the artworks and discovering the beauty of the Gardens on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights at Botanica. Take part in a guided...

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

Sat 28 May 2022, 5:30pm
Free

Enjoy a free guided tour of the artworks featured in Botanica, set in the beautiful City Botanic Gardens, to discover more about each artwork and artist. On...

City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City

Sun 29 May 2022, 9:00am
Free

Botanic gardens across Australia and New Zealand are celebrating our passion for people and plants. Come along and ask one of our speciality gardeners for their...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Sun 29 May 2022, 9:00am
Free

Botanists were sometimes irritating passengers on Cook’s Endeavour, filling precious space with their collections. They would rove at every landing point...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Sun 29 May 2022, 10:00am
Free

Take a free tour with our Volunteer Guides who will show you some of the best spots and share their wonderful knowledge of the gardens. This walk is being...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Sun 29 May 2022, 11:00am
Free

Botanists were sometimes irritating passengers on Cook’s Endeavour, filling precious space with their collections. They would rove at every landing point...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Sun 29 May 2022, 12:00pm
Free

Take a free tour with our Volunteer Guides who will show you some of the best spots and share their wonderful knowledge of the gardens. This walk is being...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Last updated: 20 April 2022
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