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Established in 1878, Cooktown Botanic Gardens spread over 62 Ha, including walking trails to Finch Bay and Cherry Tree Bay.

The Botanic Gardens are open all day everyday. Entry is free. Maps are available at the Visitor Information Centre.

A Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour is available from Nature’s PowerHouse.

Up to 2 hour guided tour in the heritage-listed Cooktown Botanic Gardens. A living museum and a magnificent showcase for the plants of Cape York Peninsula!

Botanical Tour of historic and heritage listed Cooktown Botanic Gardens, guided by Tony Roberts, Curator of Cooktown Botanic Gardens.
Departs from Nature's PowerHouse at 10:00 am every Wednesday, from April to November.
Learn about the plants and the history and enjoy a leisurely walk.

Groups (educational, research or other) are welcome for guided tours at other times, by appointment : 0437 910 883