Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium
Brisbane Botanic Gardens
At the base of Mt Coot-tha, these 52-hectare gardens have a plethora of mini ecologies on display: cactus, bonsai and herb gardens,...
Mt Coot-tha Reserve
A 15-minute drive or bus ride from the city, this huge bush reserve is topped by 287m Mt Coot-tha (more of a hill, really). On the...
Friendly community shop with a handsome range of recycled bikes assembled by staff with reconditioned parts. Very hipster.
Authentic Italian gelato in dinky little tubs or cones, perfect for a promenade on a humid Brisbane evening. Try the classic salted...
Mt Coot-tha Rd · interesting places nearby
Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium information
At the entrance to the Brisbane Botanic Gardens at Mt Coot-tha is the newly renovated Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, the biggest planetarium in Australia. The observatory has a variety of telescopes, and there are 10 regular outer-space shows inside the Cosmic Skydome , narrated by the likes of Harrison Ford and Ewan McGregor (bookings advised).
Bus 471 from Adelaide St in the city, opposite King George Sq ($6.10, 25 minutes).