Karawatha Forest Discovery Centre


Karawatha Forest Discovery Centre is Brisbane’s environment centre, designed to inform and educate visitors on the environmental significance of the region.

At Karawatha Discovery Centre there is a range of interactive experiences for the whole family; the kids will love Queenslands first nature play space which includes water play activities, climbing features, discovery nature trails and sculptural art works.

The centre hosts several events throughout the year including guided walks and children’s activities, events are either free of charge or low cost.


Things to do:

  • Sculptural forest discovery centre
  • Night-time audio visual experience
  • Virtual reality experience with a bird’s-eye view of Karawatha Forest
  • Interactive floor projection of a frog habitat
  • Learn about the resident frog population


  • Sheltered picnic tables
  • Free electric barbecues
  • Public toiles
  • Wheelchair access
  • Upgraded facilities including a new car park with coach facilities, improved parkways
  • Meeting rom and large outdoor undercover area

Cost: Entry to Karawatha Discovery Centre is FREE

Address: 149 Acacia Rd Karawatha

Open: Tuesday to Sunday from 9am to 4pm

Events and Activities: free and low cost


Bring your family and discover the Karawatha Forest Discovery Centre.


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