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Great place to walk and relax

This is a very central park, a great place to walk and relax and it's also close to the museum and... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
New Zealand
Nice quiet tropical garden with picnic tables

There are three botanic gardens in Townsville and this is the only one you can drive through and... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

This is a very central park, a great place to walk and relax and it's also close to the museum and aquarium

Thank Narziss
Reviewed 20 August 2018

There are three botanic gardens in Townsville and this is the only one you can drive through and find picnic tables. The vegetation is from the dry tropics and there are some garden displays from arid regions of the world, including America, Africa, Asia and...More

Thank Stickman1
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Lovely gardens with lots of areas for picnic spots. Shame there are no toilets in this park however. Duck pond attracts the children.

Thank 11royboy
Reviewed 2 August 2018

We drove through here and liked it so much we came back with some takeaway food and had lunch in a shady corner. Lovely extensive parkland set off by a large Bombax in full flower and crawling with every kind of parrot and honey-eater.

Thank David T
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful park it is great for a drive through or feeding the ducks that call the beautiful pond home. I like to take my blanket and a good book such a peaceful place to relax. We also sit and have lunch and enjoy a coffee...More

Thank Guide541339
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Small compact escape a couple of blocks north of the Strand. Was quiet and cool when we visited and small enough to explore in under an hour

Thank mad1one
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Plenty of shady spots to relax and unwind. We spent some time in the Tropical Fruit section, most not in season but an interesting variety. Conservatory on open very limited hour which was a shame.

Thank downunderbaby
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

All very attractive and well maintained - but astonishing that the largest if Townsville's 3 botanic gardens doesn't have a single toilet!!

Thank nrm6
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

On our visit to Townsville we went here for a morning walk and have a small picnic. There is no separate walking lane in the park and cars are driving all around it. The botanical part was a disappointment and was made with no feeling...More

Thank TravelDNA
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Our niece had her wedding at the gardens. Very peaceful, location with some great gardens and outlook!

Thank 647warrenp
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