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Flecker Botanic Gardens

The Flecker Botanic Gardens was founded in Cairns in 1886 achieving a gorgeous display of well-established flora within the grounds. The area is a tropical reserve of rainforest and jungle foliage, featuring specimens from Asia, South America, and Africa. Freely enjoy the pathways and scenic spots within as admission is always free. The boardwalk to Centenary Lakes takes visitors through the rainforest to both freshwater and saltwater regions where guests will see Amazon Pond Lilies and exotic trees and wildlife, possibly even a local crocodile. The Orchid House, Fernery and Plant Use Garden can also be explored.

  • Hike the nearby trails through the Mount Whitfield Conservation Park to enjoy expansive views of native wildlife and the Cairns and Trinity Inlet.
  • Go on the free of charge, guided tour of the Gondwanan Evolutionary Trail, which details the history of plant life prior to the foundation of the Cairns gardens.
  • Order a meal to go under the cover of the rainforest at the Botanic Garden Restaurant, which is open for a delectable breakfast and dinner, comprised of an award-winning menu of organic and local foods within an exotic atmosphere.

Flecker Botanic Gardens is located 4 kilometres from Cairns city centre. The Sunbus bus 7 makes several stops at Flecker Botanic Gardens throughout the day. One can also hire a taxi from Black and White Taxis to the gardens. Save walking for inside the gardens, and opt for an eco-friendly way to get there by renting a bicycle from venues in Cairns. To get to the city centre, regional buses, trains and hired cars are available transportation options. Cairns International Airport is the closest airport for visitors from far away to fly into.

Hotels near Flecker Botanic Gardens

107 hotels near Flecker Botanic Gardens

1 Nomads Cairns Backpackers

3 stars
3.7 / 5 3 reviews

341 Lake Street Map

Offering quality accommodation options for backpackers and budget hotel travellers in resort style facilities, the Nomads Cairns Backpackers Hostel is an outstanding value for your money. ... More

2 Tropic Towers Apartments Cairns

4 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

294/298 Sheridan Street Map

Featuring cosy accommodation and convenient facilities, Tropic Towers Apartments Cairns is the perfect place to base your tropical North Queensland holiday. GeneralDuring leisure, you can take a... More

3 Waterfront Terraces

4 stars
4.0 / 5 2 reviews

233 The Esplanade Map

Offering deluxe self-catering units set on tropical gardens in the quieter part of Cairns Esplanade, Waterfront Terraces Apartments Cairns creates an ideal base for vacationers on an extended stay... More

4 Bohemia Resort Cairns

4 stars
3.5 / 5 15 reviews

231 McLeod Street Map

Offering a range of accommodations to fit every budget within accessible distance to the city centre, Bohemia Resort Cairns makes for an ideal base for travellers exploring the tropical wonders of... More

5 Cairns Colonial Club Resort

4 stars
4.2 / 5 33 reviews

18-26 Cannon Street Map

Nestled in 11 acres of lush tropical gardens, Cairns Colonial Club Resort offers holidaymakers an idyllic place to have fun with an array of activities on and off site. Vacationers at this Cairns... More

6 Lakes Cairns Resort and Spa (The)

4 stars
4.4 / 5 32 reviews

2 Greenslopes Street Map

With elegantly furnished self-contained units nestled on 11 acres of tropical surroundings, Lakes Cairns Resort & Spa makes for a tranquil retreat for sophisticated travellers touring in Cairns.... More

7 Oasis Inn Apartments

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

276 Sheridan Street Map

Oasis Inn Holiday Apartments Cairns is situated within 2 kilometres from the city centre. It is close to Cairns central shopping centre, Cairns business centre and the Reef Casino. Some of the area... More

8 Cairns Sheridan Hotel

4 stars
4.4 / 5 9 reviews

295 Sheridan Street Map

Cairns Sheridan Hotel & Conference Centre is a luxury boutique hotel with elegant and contemporary accommodations that caters to travellers visiting this part of Australia. Patrons at this airport... More

9 Bay Village Tropical Retreat Cairns

4 stars
4.3 / 5 18 reviews

cnr Lake & Gatton Streets Map

With comfortable accommodations set in a central location, Bay Village Tropical Retreat Cairns makes for a suitable retreat for holidaymakers while in Cairns. This family-run hotel features warm... More

10 Mercure Cairns Harbourside

4 stars
4.3 / 5 26 reviews

209-217 The Esplanade Map

The Mercure Hotel Harbourside Cairns offers enchanting balcony views of either Trinity Bay, or the surrounding tropical mountains. Located within walking distance of Marlin Marina, this hotel will... More