Brisbane Botanical gardens

by on Aug.05, 2012, under Birds, Fauna, Location, Mammals, Queensland, Reptiles

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha is Queensland’s premier subtropical botanic gardens. The 52 hectare gardens are located seven kilometres from the city centre on Mt Coot-tha Road, Toowong. Entry to the gardens is free. Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha features Japanese Gardens and a Freedom Wall monument. The botanic gardens are also home to the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium.

Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha offers visitors a living museum of native and exotic plant collections. Its themed sections include a scented garden, Japanese Gardens, waterfalls and the largest collection of Australian native rainforest trees in the world. The Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium is a feature,

 

Some amazing wildlife were seen casually basking. Like the Eastern Water Dragons.

 

The botanic gardens are also home to the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium.

Planetarium

Walking around the various well signed gardens. Introducing native and exotic gardens.

Walking the gardens

The bird life while predictable urban species, they were quite bold and allowed great visibility and would delight every one.

 

 

Well signed gardens

Some people enjoy their duck feeding. There were several species and of course the ever present Ibis.

Duck feeding what gardens don't.

The ever present Ibis and the whistling and black ducks, were high in number as with seagulls made a racket.

Ibis and the feeding ducks.