There’s no other word to describe the City Botanic Garden other than gorgeous. Spread across forty-nine acres, this is a must see. Want to know more?
Walter Hill, once appointed garden curator in 1855 after several portions of the garden were declared a Botanic Reserve, began an active experimental and planting program. Many of the older trees found here were first of their species to be planted in the whole of Australia.
Set within undulating grounds, the gardens are bordered via mature shade trees, also creating groves and avenues. Providing a diversity of passive recreational activities, you’ll come across a lake, formals lawns, gardens, and even structures. There are plenty of accommodation options to choose from. Be mindful to garb some of the attractive last minute hotel deals in Brisbane.
The gardens can be accessed by Alice Street as well as the Goodwill Bridge. The gardens are open 24 hours. If you’re staying at an apartment like iStay River City, it’s relatively close by.
The City Botanic Gardens has been listed on the Queensland Heritage Register, dating back to 1997. This is one of the oldest botanical gardens in Australia as well as the first botanical garden on the Brisbane river.
Filled with wanderlust that seeks to explore distant shores and captivated by the colors and vibrancy of exotic cultures, Kanya Mae writes on the beautiful, exciting, and enchanting wonders of the world. She is a writer who not only has a passion for travel, but also has a background in fashion, art and media. Google+