Gold Coast Regional Botanical Gardens

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: 258 Ashmore Rd, Benowa QLD 4217, Australia
  • Timings: 07:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +61-755816984
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Botanical Garden, Entertainment, Family And Kids

The Gold Coast Regional Botanical Gardens is a definite digression that you should take while travelling down the Gold Coast. Located in Benowa, the Gardens are at a close 10 minutes’ drive from the center of Surfer`s paradise. The Botanical Gardens can be explored in various ways. You can enjoy a stroll on the boardwalks around the lake, a children's playground, enjoy picnic or barbecue in one of the picnic areas, and even treat the dog to a play in the off-leash dog area. Guided tour is available by prior appointment. Enjoy the other highlights like smell and touch plants of Sensory Garden and Rose Garden. Take a walk between mangrove to mountain to learn about their local plants and marvel in the beauty of butterflies in the butterfly garden. The friend`s centre at the garden has also recently started freshly grown ground coffee, loose leaves and gluten free treats for its visitors. The Botanical Gardens are considered as a heritage by the Australian Government; therefore they introduce new activities to keep the public involved. One of the most recent introductions is of DiG - Discovery in the Gardens – a hands-on science, family fun day with heaps of fun. This initiative also comprises of free shows and activities for science and nature lovers, young and old.

  • Please don’t collect plants or flowers and climb on trees.
  • Please don’t feed the birds or walk on garden beds.
  • Please be aware there is no skateboarding, trail biking or camping allowed.
  • Don`t take drinks to the green area.

  • Entry is free.

  • Closest station - Molendinar Station.
  • Car or bus services from Surfers Paradise and Gold Coast Airport .

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  • Gold Coast Regional Botanical Gardens Address: 258 Ashmore Rd, Benowa QLD 4217, Australia
  • Gold Coast Regional Botanical Gardens Contact Number: +61-755816984
  • Gold Coast Regional Botanical Gardens Timing: 07:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Gold Coast Regional Botanical Gardens Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Gold Coast Regional Botanical Gardens(preferred time): 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Gold Coast Regional Botanical Gardens: 04:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Benowa include Gold Coast Regional Botanical Gardens in their plan

  • 75.28% of people start their Gold Coast Regional Botanical Gardens visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Gold Coast Regional Botanical Gardens

Monday, Friday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Gold Coast Regional Botanical Gardens

People normally club together King Tutt's Putt Putt and Jupiters Casino while planning their visit to Gold Coast Regional Botanical Gardens.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • The gardens, situated around a lake, are stunning and offer walks of various lengths. Unusual in a Botanical gardens where it's generally look, don't touch, there is a sensory garden filled with a variety of scented plants to experience. BBQ/picnic facilities are available on the adjacent oval area and the canine companion is catered to with two doggy areas (at least one of those off-leash) at the base of the gardens around another lake. The gardens Cafe has a lovely deck with comfy chairs to relax and enjoy a coffee and something to eat on.

  • Nice gardens Good for a relaxing walk Mid week was very quiet, not many people around. Plenty of birds A lizard or two Places to sit down and chill out Nice lawns

  • The gardens are a credit to those who manage and maintain it. Thoroughly enjoyed my visit today. Easy access for all. Thank you 😊

  • Wow living here for 4 years and didn't know this absolute gem of a place existed. Well maintained and very pleasing to to the eye. Do yourself a favour, go and check it out.

  • Expansive and serene open space with beautifully landscaped and well maintained garden, quietly located beside the Nerang river and golf course. There is also a kids playground which will keep kids happy for a of couple hour. The lake in the centre of the garden is bustling with wildlife: fish, birds and insects. Perfect place to take postcard photos and spend half day picnic or relaxing by the lake.

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