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Rockhampton Botanic Gardens

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Australia - Queensland - Rockhampton

Institution Code: ROCKH

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: Yes

About the Rockhampton Botanic Gardens

Rockhampton Botanic Gardens are regarded as among the best in regional Australia. Excellent speciemens of palms, cycads and ferns are found throughout the beautifully manicured grounds. Some specimens are over 100 years old. The Botanic Gardens is a tropical paradise.

Main Address:
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens
End of Spencer Street
Rockhampton City Council, PO Box 243
Queensland 4700 Australia

Telephone: 61 (0)7 4922 1654
Fax: 61 (0)7 4922 8704
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: -
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 16
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number: 6

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Municipal: Yes
  • Date founded:
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: -23.399208
    Longitude: 150.489952
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Botanic Gardens
  • Local Address: Spencer Street The Range
  • Locality: City: Rockhampton
  • Locality: State: Queensland

Features and Facilities

  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:10 % of collection is Australian flora. Arecaceae, palms, ferns, tropical flowering trees, and foliage plants.

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

  • Education: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes