Forest Gardens

Forest Gardens, Mt Sheridan, Queensland

Forest Gardens





Forest Gardens Boulevard, Mt Sheridan QLD 4868



07 4036 1233



Forest Gardens is justifiably the ‘showpiece’ community of Far North Queensland.

Its 25 hectares of parks, gardens and lakes provide a natural habitat for bird life and other fauna.


1400 home sites and home to 4000 residents upon completion. 

Open Space and Recreation

Over 42ha allocated to open space:

  • Eight village parks
  • 11km of hike and bike trails
  • Connecting Botanical Walk, Treetop Walk, Waterstone Walk and Crowley’s Creek Bushland Reserve
  • Community tennis court, basketball half courts, playgrounds and barbeque area 


A range of education services nearby including childcare centres and kindergartens, local private primary and secondary schools, local private colleges and local state primary and high schools. 

Shopping and Lifestyles

Easy access to Mount Sheridan Plaza with all major supermarkets, over 40 specialty shops, a 300 seat food court and car parking for 1100 cars. 


The Community Room is an air-conditioned space offering respite from the humidity. The Community Room is free for the community to use for non-profit meetings and activities.

A community ‘heart’ including a chidcare centre, retail and professional services.

Living Options

Wide range of living options including elevated land with sweeping views of the city to family-sized traditional blocks.

Large allotments – some from 2,000m²

Leadership in Sustainability

An active revegetation program incorporating the planting of some 950,000 trees and plants has been undertaken. 

Leadership in Safety

Forest Gardens is an accredited safe community and was part of the leadership committee that achieved safe accreditation for the City of Cairns.

Forest Gardens has also encouraged community association participation including Neighborhood Watch.


Forest Gardens is a joint venture between Lend Lease and Orix Australia.


Named North Queensland’s Best Master Planned Community by the Urban Development Institute of Australia in 2006.