Sugarworld Parklands

Sugarworld Parklands, Edmonton's botanic reserve, is a great place to relax with the family.

These beautiful gardens are located just a 20 minute drive from the Cairns CBD.  Admission is free and plenty of free parking is available.

Sugarworld Parklands features an all-abilities playground - with engaging structures and a sensory space designed to be used by children with various levels of ability - as well as barbecue areas, volleyball court and a great shady area for family gatherings, functions and wedding ceremonies in these magnificent surrounds.

Location and hours of operation

The Sugarworld Parklands is open:

  • 7 days a week
  • Gates open: 7:00am-6:30pm
  • Free entry
  • Hambledon Drive, Edmonton
  • Note:  No dogs allowed. Do not feed the wildlife.

Events and functions

Sugarworld Parklands is one of Cairns' premier parklands with avenues of giant raintrees and mangos that would have been planted over 100 years ago. These trees create a sense of growth, prosperity and security, which is why many people choose this as a perfect location for a private event or function.

Areas available for Functions & Events

  • Raintree 100+ people  
  • Thomas Swallow Area 30-50 people  
  • Orchard Area 100+ people  
  • Entry Area 100+ people  
  • Bamboo Grove 100+ people
  • View the Sugarworld Function Areas in the related documents area.

All functions & events must be booked through Cairns Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre on 07 4032 6650. Fees & Charges may apply.  

Weddings and naming ceremonies

The surrounding gardens are planted with a huge diversity of rare palms, gingers, cordylines and cycads, making it a beautiful area for a wedding or naming ceremony.

All wedding and naming ceremonies must be booked through Cairns Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre on 07 4032 6650. Fees apply.

  • Sugarworld Wedding Information Kit is available in the Related Documents area.