This is a new reserve, part of the new Cloverlea Estate, on the site of the former Chirnside Park Country Club golf course. It is so new that it is marked on the latest Melways as just an unnamed green area.
The play area has some unique play things to keep children of all ages very occupied. Not all the play items move. A wooden and stone stepping path tests one's balancing ability. A series of totem poles acts as a mini-maze, a large log bench and a little wooden bridge are some of more passive attractions.
The play area is only a small part of Botanica Reserve. The rest of the reserve is an open grassy area with a few trees and at the lowest point there is a wetland area with large expanses of reeds. The only water visible was a small pond with very still water and a slightly unpleasant aroma, which would account for no water birds.