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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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Walking with dinosaurs - Guided Walk

Join one of our friendly, knowledgeable guides for a leisurely walk through the Botanic Gardens focusing on the types of plants that existed 100 million years ago during the age of dinosaurs and before flowering plants.

How to catch a duck – Bush sense for children

Are you a nature detective? Come on a guided walk through the Botanic Gardens looking for the tell-tale signs left by the creatures that call the bush home.

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