Rain Forest Shelter
The Mt Coot-tha gardens are arranged in thematic and geographical displays, including rainforest, temperate garden, fragrant plants, kitchen garden, an arid zone, Japanese garden, and a lagoon and bamboo grove.One of the many eastern water dragons you’ll find in the gardens.
There’s also a fern house, bonsai house, and tropical dome.
Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Rainforest Shelter, 2008.
BCC staff initiate projects for the FBBGSA volunteers to complete each month and range from planting, weeding, potting up, cultivating, composting etc. Volunteers work in small groups to complete the tasks directed by BCC gardens staff. Volunteers engage in the following tasks: pH testing of soils
The Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mount Coot-tha are recognized as Queensland's premier subtropical botanic gardens. They are a key attraction in the Brisbane City Council Mt Coot-tha precinct.. Founded in 1970 and officially opened in 1976, the 56-hectare gardens open daily from 8am-6pm in summer (September to March) and 8am-5pm in winter (April to August).