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Coffee @ the Gardens

Garden visitors can now enjoy a freshly ground organic coffee at the Gardens. Coffee is available from the Friends Centre every day from 9am to 2pm.  Loose leaf teas and gluten free goodies also available.

Regular events

Green Team volunteer gardeners
Every Wednesday, new volunteers always welcome.  Meet at the Friends Centre, 7-9am May to September, 6-8am October to April.  For further information contact Friends of Gold Coast Regional Botanic Garden, or phone 0449 561 674.

Guided Walks
Free guided tours of the Botanic Gardens available first Sunday of the month, 10.30am and third Wednesday of the month, 9.30am.  Meet at Sensory Gardens entrance, no booking required.  For more information contact

Learn how to propagate and grow native plants in the Friends nursery.  Every Friday from 8am to 10am.  Meet at Friends Centre.

Press and Preserve
Join the Friends herbarium group to learn more about the native plants of our region.  Tuesday and Saturday, 9am to 12 noon, Friends Centre.

Botanical Art and Craft
First Monday of the month, 10am, Friends Centre.

Fit and fabulous for the over 50’s
Join this fun, motivating, friendly group training session for the over 50s. Improve your posture, balance and strength with this gentle group exercise session. Great for helping to prevent falls. Meeting every Tuesday at 9am. Just $2 per class – contact Hands on PT on 0432 692 131 for further information.

Tai chi
Join this free class, great for creating strength and health, with emphasis on body alignment, relaxation and slow movement. Qualified instructor Brad will guide you through gentle movements for relaxation. Meet on Tuesdays or Fridays at 8.30am. Contact Brad for further information on 0418 757 539.


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