Lagoon Walk

Sunshine Coast

A circular walk in the Maroochy Botanic Garden, this popular natural terrain bush track follows the banks of the lagoon. The open forest ecosystem has remnants Bloodwood, Blue Gum and Tallowwood in the canopy, while Piccabeen Palm and Tree Ferns fringe the rocky gullies and bridges along the track.

Bird Watching
Picnic Facilities
No Dogs Permitted

Getting there:

Leave the Bruce Highway onto the Sunshine Motorway. Take the first exit (Sippy Down) onto Tanawha Tourist Drive and after 1.7km turn into Main Creek Road. From here, follow the signposts to the Botanic Gardens, where there is ample parking.


Maroochy Botanic Garden

Route/Trail notes:

From the car park take the signposted Lagoon Walk through the Open Lawns, Rain and Whip Bird Gardens out around the lagoon crossing three creeks before its return to the car park.



Other References/Comments:

Maroochy Botanic Garden Walks

Leave yourselves enough time at the end to also visit the Bushland Sculpture Garden, which is accessible from the car park.



Nice surprise away from the busy beach areas on our way back to the motorway. Maintained parkland/ garden that keeps the natural feel. Great picnic spots to spent more time afterwards.

Wanderlust on 30 Mar, 2020

very nice easy walk

J on 28 Jul, 2018

This walk and others in the gardens are right on my doorstep and I never knew it!

F.A.B. on 7 Oct, 2017

This botanic gardens was a nice surprise. Everything is quite natural and yet well cared for. There is even a coffee shop. We began our walk around the lagoon but we're stopped by the path being taped off with a 'wet paint' message. So we started the track from the other end to see how far around we could get. We did make it a fair way around but had to stop before making it all the way back. We ended up walking another much longer thick - o think a little over 2km.

Ian and Sue on 18 Jul, 2017

Not too much to see. I suggest combining this one with the sculpture walk.

rob.bushman on 18 Jun, 2017


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