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 daily from the Visitor Information Centre at 11am and 1pm. Walks are not available on public holidays.

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.

Guided walks will be unavailable from Sunday 18 December 2022 to Monday 30 January 2023. The walks will resume on Tuesday 31 January 2023.

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

Thu 2 Feb 2023, 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...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Thu 2 Feb 2023, 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 - Information Kiosk, Brisbane City

Thu 2 Feb 2023, 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...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Thu 2 Feb 2023, 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 - Information Kiosk, Brisbane City

Fri 3 Feb 2023, 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...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Fri 3 Feb 2023, 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 - Information Kiosk, Brisbane City

Fri 3 Feb 2023, 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...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Fri 3 Feb 2023, 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 - Information Kiosk, Brisbane City

Sat 4 Feb 2023, 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...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha

Last updated: 9 January 2023
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