"Brand new Cairns Botanic Garden Visitor Centre" Top 5 Page for this destination Flecker Botanical Gardens Tip by tropicrd
Flecker Botanical Gardens, Cairns: 8 reviews and 32 photos
WOW!!! on Oct 29th the new Cairns Botanic Garden Visitor Centre will open its doors to the public.The centre has cost $6.2 million and is comprised of two distinct halves.
One side is for admin providing offices for Cairns Regional Council personnel from creative Cairns,Tanks arts Centre,,Cairns Botanic Gardens and Creative partnerships.
The other half ,which is closest to Mnt Whitfield has a retail outlet,a cafe and interpretive display and incorperating key sustainability features.The shop will be focussing on unique and locally created gifts and arts.
I was very excited today because I was invited to have a sneak peek..I was not allowed to take a lot of photoes but managed to get a few.
The design fits in beautifully with the surrounding rainforest,the windows reflecting the images of the trees and plants.There is also what I believe is an undercover sound/interpretive area that has a curved seating area for a lot of people.
As far as buildings go I am sure you will love this,it looks like it belongs here.
It will be open to the general public,seven days a week,from Saturday Oct 29th 2011.
Toilets and disabled facilities including wheelchair access.
Address: Collins Avenue,Edge Hill,Cairns,QLD
Directions: Turn left into Collins Avenue,North Cairns from (the Cook Highway) before the airport turnoff.
It is on the right hand side before you reach the Botanical Gardens Entrance.
othercontact: Cairns Regional Council
Phone: +61 7 4032 6650
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