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Maroochy Botanic Gardens

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by Elaine (subscribe)
Impromptu adventuring, exploring our backyard and then putting pen to paper, hoping to entice you to try one, if not all, of our escapades, is my true reward!
Published April 16th 2016
What a magical place Definitely one for your “To Do List”


Just off Tanawha Tourist Drive to the west of Buderim, you will find the signage for the Maroochy Bushland Botanic Gardens - 112 hectares of nature at its best.

Leaf Seat
Leaf Seat

On this particular day our choice was to explore the Sculpture Garden - exquisite display sculptures of Australian fauna, positioned throughout the amble. Take a seat and relax on one of the many benches provided along the pathway, whilst enjoying the absolute breathtaking beauty around you.

Black Cockatoo Sculpture

There is so much to see and enjoy. It's a perfect spot to take the family and a picnic basket and enjoy the perfectly manicured lawn areas or undercover picnic areas. Visitors are welcome to take their own barbecue equipment.

Wombat Sculpture
What a magical place. Definitely one for your "To Do List


Toilet facilities are available, but unfortunately no dogs are allowed. Plenty of parking is available too.

A fully operational Arts and Ecology Centre is located in the gardens and is definitely worth a visit.
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Why? It's magical, it's nature in all its glory and it's free
When: Anytime
Where: Off Tanawha Tourist Drive, west of Buderim
Cost: Free
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Sounds like an idyllic place to visit. Will definitely be on my list when I visit Australia
by jenni (score: 0|4) 1033 days ago
A place I really enjoy - enjoy your visitors!
by Kate Blake (score: 3|1337) 959 days ago
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