Botanic Gardens Tamborine MountainBotanic Gardens Tamborine Mountain
Covering 11 glorious hectares, the Gardens consist of exotic species and the natural rainforest of Tamborine Mountain. Over 25 years, dedicated volunteers have developed this property into the highly-photographic boutique Gardens that they are today.
Nestled snugly in Tamborine Mountain’s majestic natural rainforest, Tamborine Mountain’s very own stunning Botanic Gardens is in a world all of its own far away from the hustle and bustle of neighbouring cities.
Being 500 metres above sea level, Tamborine Mountain has a climate that is cooler and less humid than the lower coastal areas. This allows plants to be grown from cool climate and temperate zones. Flowering cherries, Rhododendron species, Magnolias, Camellias and Maples are a few of the genera on display.
You will discover interestingly themed areas including the Japanese garden, Rose garden, Bromeliad garden, Wisteria covered pergolas, Perennial / cottage garden, and features such as the lake with its quaint stone bridge and water lilies.
Many exotic species from all over the world thrive in Tamborine Mountain’s temperate climate creating spectacular botanic displays all year round, so no matter what time of year you may decide to visit us, all the seasons offer different viewing perspectives.
Spring – bursting into life is the breathtaking Cherry tree walk, superb Rose garden, perennial Cottage garden, Azaleas, Rhododendrons, Prunus and the oh so glorious Wisteria covered pergola.
Summer – cheerful, warm and bright with the blooms of Hydrangeas, Agapanthus, Clivias, Daylillies.
Autumn – showers you in gold and amber with the Maples and Liquidambers
Winter – warms you with magnificent Magnolias, Camellias, and Viburnums.
There is an undercover eating area and picnic tables dotted under the trees throughout the gardens and a large portion is accessible for pushchairs and wheelchairs. Public Toilets are available.
Visit Us at Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens
So come on up and visit Mt Tamborine – pack up the family and a delicious picnic, allow the kids to let off some steam and run ahead to explore the rainforest trail, while you meander through these fabulous gardens, soak up the sun, scents and sounds, amble by the lake with its stone bridge and water lillies and enjoy the wonderful peace and tranquillity that is the Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens.