Great Queensland Backyard BioQuest

Mount Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, 17 September - 5 October, 9:30am - 11:30am

17 Sep
05 Oct

Update! Due to COVID-19, this event will be rescheduled to coincide with the term 3 school holidays (17 Sep – 5 Oct).  Details to follow shortly.

We invite you to participate in a fun BioQuest to celebrate National Science Week in the Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-Tha. Top QuestaGame players will share tips, techniques and cool cheats to help you enjoy observe and map the magical biodiversity in the gardens.

Using the free QuestaGame mobile app, your quest is to find and/or identify the animals, plants and other living things you can see at the beautiful gardens.

PLACE: Lagoon Shelter, Brisbane Botanic Gardens Lagoon, Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-Tha, Mount Coot-Tha Road, Toowong.

TIME: Session 1: 9:30am & Session 2: 10:30am, on Sunday, 15 August

Numbers are limited so register now.

A QuestaGame expert player (guide) will lead two sessions.

The guide will walk you through the basics of how the app works, where to find the cool critters and how to upload them.

Each session will run for approximately 40 mins.

All individuals and families are welcome to join this guided and fun quest to observe, explore and photograph wildlife using the app.

Prior to arrival:

  • Download and install QuestaGame on your device
  • Drink bottle, sturdy shoes, sun protection and hat recommended
  • All children under 13 must be accompanied by adults
  • Please do not touch any wildlife both for your and their safety

For more information, email.

Event Cost: FREE event!