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We drove through here and liked it so much we came back with some takeaway food and had lunch in a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David T
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Murwillumbah, Australia
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Beautiful park it is great for a drive through or feeding the ducks that call the beautiful pond... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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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

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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 ReisDNA
Reviewed 16 July 2017

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

Thank 647warrenp
Reviewed 23 June 2017

It is a place to feel the breathe of the nature and stay with friends. More plants could boost touristic receptors

Thank Ricardo S
Reviewed 11 June 2017

A beautiful green and relaxing place to visit. Some huge and well established trees, nice walking paths and great areas for picnics and relaxing. Just don't forget the mosquito repellenat- there were myriads of the suckers flying around when I was there. And I didn't...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We attended a wedding here and it was lovely, lots of nice grassed areas and trees. It would be nice for picnics and a casual walk

Thank Nashy N
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