The Flecker Botanic Gardens were created in 1886 and covers an area of 38 hectares. It is a tranquil environment of lush tropical vegetation. The most the paths through the garden and smooth concrete with moderate grades. The Conservatory has large, wide entry doors and a smooth surface throughout. Some of the old brick paths have been retained for heritage value. The surface and steepness of these paths make them unsuitable for wheelchair users. The paths are clearly signed as not suitable for wheelchair users. The gardens use a system of low-level signage to indicate to accessible routes.
The visitors’ centre has an accessible toilet and an accessible cafe. Designated disabled parking is available at the visitors’ centre, in Collins Avenue and McCormack Street.