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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
Know Your Eucalypts - Guided Walk

Eucalypts might all look much the same, but this short ‘walk-shop’ will explain how to tell them apart. It will use a simple key to introduce you to the four main groups of local species and give you the tools to learn more.

Koalas, drones and dogs

Come and learn how heat seeking drones and detector dogs are helping protect Queensland’s endangered koalas. Presented by Dr Romane Cristescu, koala ecologist at the University of the Sunshine Coast Detection Dogs for Conservation team. A World Environment Day Festival event.

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