The Karawatha Discovery Centre off Acacia Road is complete and now open to the public!

Brisbane City Council's new Karawatha Forest Discovery Centre opened at Acacia Road on 27th February, 2016.  The Centre is a creative, learning and play space where visitors can explore, discover and be inspired by the area's diverse wildlife and landscapes.  It will be open to the public Tuesday to Sunday from 9am to 4pm.

The Karawatha Forest Discovery Centre includes:

  • multi-sensory displays including an interactive floor projection of a frog habitat, a sculptural forest discovery area, a night-time theatre room and a virtual-reality experience which gives you a bird's-eye view of Karawatha Forest
  • new play elements include a water play component, climbing features, discovery trails and sculptural artworks, with over 20 hidden animals integrated in the artworks and play space
  • a meeting room and adjacent large undercover area available for environmental group use
  • an additional picnic shelter with two double plate electric barbecues
  • upgrades to the connecting pathways within the picnic reserve
  • additional public toilets
  • a new car park area providing over 50 additional spaces and coach facilities
  • an upgrade to the Acacia Road entrance including a dedicated turning lane and new signage

The centre is closed on Mondays and public holidays.
Phone Council on 07 3403 8888 prior to your visit for current centre and reserve notifications.  The BCC web link for the Karawatha Discovery Centre is here.