Cairns Botanic Gardens

The Cairns Botanic Gardens are renowned for having one of the best exhibitions in Australia of tropical plants.

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The Cairns Botanic Gardens are a tropical paradise where you can explore the beauty of tropical plants, relax in stunning surroundings and learn about tropical flora and horticulture. The Gardens are open from 7.30am to 5.30pm every day of the year and entry is free.


The Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre will be closed over the Christmas break from 1pm on December 24 to 9am on January 2.

We hope you have a safe and joyous festive season and look forward to seeing you in the New Year.


In October this year the Garden's will host the 2014 BGANZ Biennal QLD Conference for botanic garden enthusiasts from Queensland and all over the country.  For more information go to the 2014 BGANZ Conference page.

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