Botanic Gardens Circuit

Woman riding a bike on pathway with trees on sides in Rockhampton Botanic Gardens
Sunny day bike ride through the Botanic Gardens

Explore the family-friendly and accessible Kershaw Gardens Circuit, a delightful 2.5km loop nestled within the scenic Kershaw Gardens. Perfect for kids and families, this route offers a safe and traffic-free environment, making it an ideal outing for strollers and pets. The pathways are well-suited for leisurely walks, providing a flat and smooth surface that accommodates various fitness levels. Families can enjoy a relaxed stroll, while those training for longer distances, such as the 5km or 10km, can easily incorporate multiple laps to meet their distance goals. Immerse yourself in the lush greenery and serene surroundings of Kershaw Gardens, creating a tranquil escape within the city. With limited traffic and a family-friendly atmosphere, it's an ideal destination to unwind, stay active, and share quality moments with loved ones.



Elevation Gain



Easy - Moderate

Starting point

War Memorial


While the wide paths make this course accessible for prams and pets, the mix of sealed and unsealed surfaces can make it less accessible after rain

Best parking spots

Botanic Gardens Carpark

Botanic Gardens Circuit