Tondoon Botanic Garden showcases an outstanding collection of tropical, sub tropical and dry rainforests from Port Curtis region and Far North Queensland. Officially opened in 1988, the tranquil balance of the Gardens is made up of superbly cultivated gardens overlooking Lake Tondoon and nestled into the undulating landscape of Mount Biondello.
For local residents and for the many interstate and international visitors, Tondoon Botanic Garden is a place of inspiration, relaxation, and recreation. Visited by over 100,000 people each year, it is a popular place for picnics, pleasant walks, cultural and ceremonial events.
You may like to view the image gallery that highlights the many wonders of the Botanic Garden or download one of our many brochures.
Tondoon Botanic Gardens is located on Glenlyon Street in Gladstone, approximately 530 km north of Brisbane and 5.4km from the Central Business District of Gladstone.
Click here for a copy of the gardens service brochure.
|Friends of the Gardens |
Do you like meeting new people, being involved in activities and have an interest in the environment? Tondoon Botanic Gardens and are looking for volunteers, who would like to be involved. Training will be provided.
Click here to apply on the Gladstone Region Volunteering site or contact the Visitor Services Officer on (07) 4971 4443.
| ||Reference books available at Herbarium Library |
Although the Garden’s collection of books are not available for loan; members of the public are welcomed spend time browsing the collection. The assortment of books pertains to the design and development of the Gardens, Japanese Gardens, the foothills on Mount Biondello and local flora and fauna of the Port Curtis Region.
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|Environmental Education |
"Lessons in the Gardens" education experience
Rio Tinto Alcan Yarwun had provided a $10,000 sponsorship towards redeveloping the program to ensure it aligns with the national school curriculum syllabus.
The program will be available to all primary schools later this year.
For further information please call the Visitor Services Officer on (07) 4971 4443.