Description Summary

Brisbane City Botanic Gardens Description

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Description Gardens Point overall map
Location Plan sourced from Sim 2005.

Brisbane City Botanic Gardens Description

LOCATION: Alice Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, AUSTRALIA
Latitude and Longitude: 27.47ºS and 153.03ºE

CLIMATE: subtropical (warm humid with summer wet season).
MEAN MAXIMUM temperature: 24-27°C MEAN MINIMUM temperature: 9-12°C
Refer to Australian Bureau of Meteorology here:

SIZE: about 20 hectares with over a kilometre of Brisbane River frontage

George Street side: Old Government House (built 1860-1862)
and Queensland Parliament House (built 1865-1868)
and QUT Gardens Point campus (Queensland University of Technology, originally Brisbane Central Technical College opened in 1915)
Across Alice Street: includes the Queensland Club (built 1882-1884) and Royal on the Park Hotel (Park Royal Hotel built 1969)
At Edward Street end: Naval Offices (built 1900-1901)
Across the Brisbane River: at Kangaroo Point: St Mary’s Church of England (built 1873), Church Hall (built 1879), Church Rectory (built 1889)
and below are the Naval Stores (built 1884-1886)

SPECIAL PLANT COLLECTIONS: Palms, tropical Figs, Bamboo, southern hemisphere Conifers and more.

ESTABLISHED: 1855 (Oldest extant building is former Bandstand built 1878 now a Rainforest shelter, but Alice Street boundary wall & fence completed 1865) See History page or Timeline page for more.
MANAGEMENT: Municipal (Brisbane City Council Trustees of Crown Land Reserve)
CURATOR: Dale Arvidsson

Brisbane City Botanic Gardens Description 1990s Postcard of Gardens Point
1990s Postcard of Gardens Point
Brisbane City Botanic Gardens Description 2016 City Model located in D Block, at QUT
2016 City Model located in D Block, at QUT



DOWNLOAD LAYOUT MAP:  TO BE ADDED IN FUTURE and Include Google map + PDF guide map of site 

So we can commission graphic designer and get printed a beautiful and useful and accurate visitor map for general distribution  (maybe for sale as special posters!) and free flyer if use Volunteer Guides for a tour!

Link to BCC website: >>>

Link to entry in National Directory of Australian Botanic Gardens: >>>