The gardens, which were originally called the Mount Coot-tha Botanic Gardens and which cover 52 hectares, were established by the Brisbane City Council in and officially opened in The gardens are the second botanical gardens established in Brisbane.
Underground Opera at Spring Hill Reservoirs, Spring Hill
Southbank Lagoon in Brisbane City bordered by the Brisbane River. It has its own lifeguards and is surrounded by cafes and restaurants. Southbank is a favourite haunt for families during the summer months (December - February).