With the Flecker Gardens being the main part of these gardens the surrounding gardens including Century Lakes are also well worth a visit.
The Flecker Gardens hold a large collection of tropical and sub tropical plants, palm trees, cycads, ferns and ornamental flowering plants are all represented.
The conservatory is an interesting addition, providing a glimpse of plants that require truely tropical conditions to survive.
Located only 4ks from the Cairns CBD, entry is free and between them. the Cairns Botanical Gardens Cafe and Tank 64 have a good range of food from light snacks to great meals.
Opening hours are 7.30 am to 5.30 pm weather permitting.
Located at 78-96 Collins Ave, Edge Hill QLD 4870 you can either drive or catch the Sunbus which stops opposite the entrance.
Not all areas in the gardens are suitable for wheelchairs access. Further details on accessibility are available from the website https://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/facilities-sport-leisure/botanic