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Maroochy Bushland Botanic Garden Connect with nature in the heart of Kabi Kabi Country
Learn - Play - Relax

Located in Tanawha on the Sunshine Coast, the magnificent 82 hectare garden is a haven for local plants and animals. It features a stunning mix of natural forest, manicured native gardens, nature play spaces and art installations. The perfect spot for a picnic, relaxing walk or imaginative play.

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Nature play

For children born to be wild! The Botanic Garden's whipbird precinct includes bush cubbies, obstacle challenges, hidden artworks, picnic platforms and sensory delights.

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Upcoming events
Common myths surrounding flying foxes

Professional Bat Behaviourist and QUT researcher Professor Stuart Parsons will address some common myths surrounding flying foxes.

Celebrating Nature Connections

8 October - 6 November Open Wednesday - Sunday 10am - 2pm. Join us in a month long celebration of art, nature and science through demonstrations and Foundation classes in drawing, painting, photography and nature journaling; alongside a showcase of creative works by NatureArt Lab’s South East Queensland branch tutors Libby Derham, Zoe Lawrence, Petra Meer, Danny McCreadie and Sandra Pearce. Click on the link to see all activities on offer.

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