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Townsville Palmetum

University Road | Cranbrook, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4725 1111
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University Road | Cranbrook, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4725 1111
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely coffee outing. Good coffee and tea, decent scones. A very relaxed, clean and breezy spot for casual get-togethers with friends. Going to make it a regular thing. You can even walk off the extra calories by exploring the lovely tropical gardens and...More

Thank TsvlLady
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful gardens, ponds with turtles in them. Their cafe makes a lemon tart to die for. Well worth a visit.

Thank kwimalar
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

The palmetum is beautiful. Lots to look at & free of charge. Lots of places to have a picnic/gathering. There is a cafe at the front as well.

Thank Fiona C
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Palmetum is a super well cared for garden area in Townsville. Its got a good amount of parking and its own information building should you need assistance. The parkland itself is really well maintained and has a few different sections of plant types. Its also...More

Thank Adrian L
Reviewed 26 September 2017

It was very difficult to get a park, but once we did we throughly enjoyed wandering the paths through the palms. We were amazed at how many butterflies there were. We didn't see any bats so I was surprised to read the other reviews. Perhaps...More

Thank kiwichiick
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Wallabies, turtles, variety of birdlife and of course the beautiful butterflies including the Ulysses will be seen if you take your time and explore all the nooks and crannies of these lovely gardens. What a fabulous example of what can be done in the dry...More

Thank saskiatd
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I have a passion for visiting gardens, and my younger sister ensured that this was on our itinerary when I visited her in Townsville. I am so glad she did. I could have easily spent most of the day here, trying to identify plants and...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

A gorgeous garden full of interesting plants and trees-there is a quaint coffee shop for refreshments out the front and a few wallabies wonder around.Close to Townsville and free.I saw plants I had never seen before.

Thank Gaynor93
Reviewed 29 June 2017

My only problem with this park is the no bikes rule (I understand, but wish......). Other than that it is perfect, nested between the Ross River and the busy University Road, it is an oasis. Idea when you have to get right away from the...More

Thank ClanLaguna
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Specialising in palms and cacti, this was an interesting and unusual garden. Not within walking distance of town, though.

Thank lizzy122015
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