Noosa Botanic Gardens

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Australia - Queensland - Tewantin

Institution Code: NOOSA

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Noosa Botanic Gardens

8 hectares of tropical and sub-tropical plants from Australia and overseas,80% are native with 40% endemic to the Noosa area.The gardens have stunning lake views.Home to 100 species of birds and other wildlife.Overlooking the lake is a Grecian style amphitheater.Large lawn areas for picnics and such.Dog on leash friendly

Main Address:
Noosa Botanic Gardens
Lake MacDonald Drive Cooroy 4563
9 pelican st
Tewantin
Queensland 4565 Australia

Telephone: 61 (07) 53296500
Fax: 61 (0)7 54426 255
URL: http://www.noosa.qld.gov.au
Primary Email: Jacky.Kelk@noosa.qld.gov.au

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Noosa Council
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Jacky Kelk
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 2
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: No
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: Yes
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 1987
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 8 Hectares
  • Total Area: 8 Hectares
    Latitude: -26.38783
    Longitude: 152.92977
    Annual Rainfall: 1600 mm
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Noosa Botanic Gardens
  • Local Address: Lake MacDonald Drive
  • Locality: City: Cooroy
  • Locality: State: Qld

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 46
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 50000
    Number of Volunteers: 15

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:70 to 80% of collection is Australian flora.
    Subtropical
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: Yes
    ABS Policy: No
    Plant Collection Policy: No

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes