- Last updated:
- 21 Jun 2018
The Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden are located on Palm Creek Road, Tanawha, beside the Tanawha Golf Course.
How to get there
The garden is open from 7.00 am to 5.00 pm (April to October) and 7.00 am to 6.00 pm (November to March)
Take a walk in the gardens
Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Gardens — providing an experience of harmony between humans and the living Earth.
Arts and Ecology Centre
The Arts and Ecology Centre hosts activities and events, with a focus on exploring the relationship between art and nature. The centre provides a unique venue for conferences and workshops held by community or commercial interests, groups and individuals.
Car parking is provided near the entrance of the gardens, and surrounding the Arts and Ecology Centre. Only maintenance vehicles and those with written council approval are allowed beyond the car park.
Toilets with a baby change table are conveniently located. This facility is self sufficient for water and waste disposal.
- picnic tables can be found in several locations with attractive views in both sun and shade
- two large picnic shelters are available with tables and chairs that overlook the lagoon and open lawn
- seats are located at special destination points throughout the gardens
- there are no barbecue facilities, however you are welcome to bring your own
- rubbish bins are not provided; please take all rubbish away with you.
The Compass Institute have secured the cafe licence at the Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden.
The cafe is open Tuesday to Friday 9.30am to 2.30pm and is located within the Arts and Ecology Centre building.
For enquires contact Compass Institute Inc.
The learning circle
The learning circle is a series of outdoor desks provided by Maroochydore Rotary Club. The desks provide a comfortable learning environment for visiting students and other educational groups. Education is a fundamental role of a botanic garden and educational facilities in the gardens will be extended as funds become available.
Many of the garden areas are accessible by pathways that are suitable for strollers and wheelchairs.
Outdoor weddings and ceremonies can be held in the gardens.
- rubbish bins are not provided, please take your rubbish home. It is important not to upset the balance of native animals by encouraging excessive numbers of crows, goannas and scrub turkeys or other scavenging animals
- do not feed the native animals as this also upsets the balance of species
- no pets or domestic animals are allowed
- parking is permitted in designated areas only.