There's always lots to do and see at the Gardens

Great ways to keep up with what's happening in the Gardens is to check back here regularly, visit  #SCevents, and follow Friends of Maroochy Botanic Gardens on Eventbrite, Facebook and Instagram @maroochy_botanic gardens ​

Photographic Exhibition

Celebrating 20 years

since the Gardens opened

The Making of a

Botanic Garden


1st - 22nd December, 2021

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A Walk Down Memory Lane

The Gardens has an interesting history. Here a few tales about days gone by on this guided walk.

Wed 1 Dec

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Free Monday Guided Walks

Stroll through the Gardens with a trained guide. 

Every Monday at 10am

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Pollinators and Flowers GuidedWalk

Celebrate and learn about the curious life and work of pollinators!

Thurs 9 Dec

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Monthly BushCare

Help care for and regenerate the Tanawha Tall Gums.

2nd Saturday
of each month


Sunshine Coast Council Events

Many events are held by Council at the Gardens.

Check their event program regularly

Recent Past Events

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Forest Bathing Nature Walk

Immerse your senses in the forest on this
revitalising stroll in nature.

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How to Catch a Duck

Guided Walk on hunter-gatherer techniques of the past.


Themed Guided Walks

Guided walks on a variety of themes are held regularly at the Gardens.

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Flora, Fauna
& Fun

Guided Walk supporting WED Festival


Walking With Dinosaurs

You'll learn about ancient plant species on this Guided Walk.

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'Abstracting the Gardens'

Watercolour Worskhop with Libby Derham

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'Bush Fragments'

Hands on creative workshop making a wall hanging


'Walking Whilst Drawing'

Sensory Walk with Libby Derham

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Morning Bird Walk

Guided Introductory Bird Walk with Ken Cross

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'Backyard Birdbath Making'

Learn how to make one yourself at home!

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'Trees for Change'

Guided Walk supporting WED Festival

'Bringing the Birdsong Back'

Displays, Open Studio, Workshops & Walks

Guided Walk on World Environment Day

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'Conserving our Bushland'