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Built on the former Roma Street Railway Station and opened in April 2001, the Roma Street Parkland has now become one of the must seen attractions in Brisbane. The world's largest sub-tropical garden, the park covers 16 hectares and offers a number of features including Spectacle Garden, with its themed gardens, Forest Walk, the Lake Precinct, Celebration Lawn, Upper Parkland, public art, activity centre, cafes and more. Information brochures, including self-guided walks and guided walks are all available from the Activity Centre.

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In addition to our listed online travel guide information, contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions, tours, local maps and other information.

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Roma Street ParklandRoma Street Parkland
1 Parkland Boulevard
Ph: +61 7 3006 4545
Fax: +61 7 3006 4546

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Roma Street Parkland Attractions

Activity Centre
• The place to find a range of brochures, information, self-guided walking tours, and other attractions.
Barbeques and Cafes
• There are barbeques throughout the Parkland, available for use. There are also licensed cafes and venue, as well as snack food vending machines at the Activity Centre. Visitors are welcome to bring their own food and enjoy a picnic or barbeque, or just try some of the takeaway items.
Forest Walk
• The Forest Walk weaves a path, with boardwalk over cascading waterways and around steep hills and rocky outcrops. The Lookout via Fern Gully Bridge provides views over the forest, the parkland and city skyline.
The Lake Precinct
• An avenue of Weeping Myrtle (Waterhousia floribunda) lines the curving pathway along the edge of the Lake providing shade and seasonal effect, with white flowers appear in spring, followed by blue-green berries and leaves that turn brilliant scarlet. The Lake Precinct Walk meanders around Pandanus Headland that feature Pandanus, Banksia and other Australian species found on coastal headlands, and on past Paper Bark Forest and wetlands.
• The playgrounds are located behind Spectacle Garden with swings, slides, climbing frames and more.
Spectacle Garden
• There are several themed gardens, including the Topiary Maze Garden, Lilly Pilly Garden and a wall of Epiphytes. Take the Spectacle Garden Walk that tours all areas.

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