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click to enlargeCooktown Botanic Gardens

Cook Shire Council
PO Box 3
Map of location

Ph: 07 - 4069 5672
Fax: 07 - 4069 5423
Web Site: -

Authority: Cook Shire Council
Established: 1878
Area: 62 ha
Location: Cooktown
Entry Fees: None
Open: Monday to Sunday 24 hours
Number of Paid Staff: 4
Number of Volunteers: 0
Planting Records: database
% of Plants Labelled: 70%
% Native Aust Plants: 80%
Threatened Plant Prog: yes
% of collection vouchered: none
Vouchers held at: -
Public Access Herbarium: no
Special Collections: Banks and Solander, Vera Scarth Johnson Collection, Palmetum, Queensland Acclimatisation Society (exotic fruit trees), Society for Growing Australian Plants, Orchid House, Syzygium collection, a Wetlands, the Aroid Garden, Timber Trees section, Flower Garden and Bush Tucker Garden.
Indoor Exhibition Space: yes
Plant material available
- For public sale: no
- Exchange with other Gardens: seeds and plants
- To Research Institutions: seeds and plants

Friends: Vera Scarth-Johnson Gallery Association and Friends of Cooktown Botanic Gardens
Friend's Address: Natures Powerhouse, P.O. Box 75 Cooktown QLD 4895
Friend's Web Site:

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