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.

Limited bookings during COVID-19

The capacity of each hall has been reduced to comply with the 1 person per 2 square metre rule.  Current capacity for each hall is:

  • Aloomba Community Hall - 62
  • Bellenden Ker Community Hall - 100
  • Brinsmead Community Hall - 32
  • Down Park Community Hall - 57
  • Gordonvale Community Hall - 39
  • Kewarra Beach Community Hall - 56

The customer making the booking is responsible for ensuring all attendees comply with government directions and advice in relation to COVID-19, including social distancing and good hygiene practices. These are subject to change without notice. Refer to our COVID Checklist for Community Halls   ( PDF, 0.22 MB ) for guidance in meeting the necessary protocols.

The Booking Holder is required to ensure that all persons attending their event register their contact details in accordance with the Queensland Government requirements for COVID-19 contact tracing. The Booking Holder is required to collect the following for each person in attendance, and retain the contact details for 56 days:

  • Full name
  • Phone number
  • Email address
  • Date and duration of stay

Penalties may apply to any person who fails to provide their contact details.

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 a popular location for a private events, weddings, naming ceremonies and other functions.  All functions must be booked in advance. Terms and Conditions of use apply.

The following areas are available for hire:

  • Raintree 100+ people
  • Thomas Swallow Area 30-50 people
  • Orchard Area 100+ people
  • Entry Area 100+ people
  • Bamboo Grove 100+ people

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Bookings

For a wedding or ceremony:

Make a booking enquiry for a Council venue

For other events:

Make a booking enquiry for a Council venue

Read venue hire terms and conditions.

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Last updated: 05 January 2021