- Last updated:
- 26 Jun 2019
The Arts and Ecology Centre is a multipurpose, community facility located within the Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden at Tanawha. Located less than five minutes from the Bruce Highway, the centre is surrounded by ample car and coach parking.
During school holiday periods, the centre is home to a number of council-run programs and workshops, for information see Walks and Events. Outside of school holiday periods, the venue offers two different spaces available to hire for community or commercial conferences and workshops. It can be hired for casual or regular bookings.
The Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden is located at 33 Palm Creek Road Tanawha, adjacent to the Tanawha Golf Course.
It is based off Tanawha Tourist Drive (25). From the Bruce Highway, take the Sippy Downs/Buderim exit.
Venue hire information
The Arts and Ecology Centre is designed to hold meetings, exhibitions, workshops etc. The venue is available to hire for community or commercial conferences and workshops. It can be hired for casual or regular bookings.
The venue availability is within the garden opening hours of:
- 7.00 am to 5.00 pm (April to October)
- 7.00 am to 6.00 pm (November to March).
Later bookings may be available upon request.
The centre offers a tranquil and modern venue space including:
96 square metre floor space, concrete floor
Wet and Dry Workshop
50 square metre floor space, concrete floor
Male and female toilets accessed undercover
The venue is a 'self-service' model which means the hirer is responsible for the set-up and pack down / cleaning of the venue. Hirers must supply their own cloths and tea towels.
For more information, view:
- Arts and Ecology Centre Information Sheet
- Arts and Ecology Centre Terms and Conditions of Venue Hire
- Arts and Ecology Centre Hire Application form
Venue hire costs
The venue is available to hire for community groups, workshops, classes, meetings and private functions. Cost is dependent on the type of group booking the facility. For current fees and charges, view the current fees and charges.
The booking office for this venue is located at Venue 114 (114 Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina). Booking enquiries; including availability, requests for forms, please contact the booking office:
Phone: (07) 5413 1400
Or complete the following online form.