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Beautiful gardens, wildlife and playgrounds for the kids. Interesting walks to boot:).

Vast array of native Australian flora wildlife and a perfect spot for a walk or picnic. Coffee... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Muir N
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Gladstone, Australia
Lovely gardens

Large botanical gardens with a good selection of specimens and forest types including some steep... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
pshippo
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Glenlyon Street, Gladstone, Queensland 4680, Australia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 7 May 2015

The gardens are lovely. There is a large family area with playground and picnic tables. There is a small cafe (concession stand) overlooking a duck pond where you can feed the ducks and fish. There are different gardens in different areas. One minute you are...More

2  Thank michellemV7882FY
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Reviewed 26 July 2015

This Botanical gardens was a bit disappointing most of the plant life was set out in bulk so not much variety, and one area was cordoned off so you couldn't go view it, the area was peaceful though and a set out nicely. It had...More

1  Thank Travelbugs269
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All reviews overlooking the lake beautiful setting rainforest section insect repellent bird life tucked away different areas tea house turkey plenty of space lovely walk easy access kids playground great place bbq facilities morning tea turtles
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Reviewed 2 days ago

First time there, cafe closed, even though it stated open until 5 pm. Not much to see except mosquitoes , it was a shame that it is not well cared for

Thank Julie F
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Vast array of native Australian flora wildlife and a perfect spot for a walk or picnic. Coffee shop/ cafeteria is quite pleasant.

Thank Muir N
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely walk around the gardens. Very dry time of year - can’t be helped. Take mosquito repellent though. Grandmothers and family. Walk was acceptable for Grandmothers who are in good shape. Would have liked lunch at the cafe but at $20 for a burger it...More

1  Thank Liza O
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Large botanical gardens with a good selection of specimens and forest types including some steep bushwalks with views back to Gladstone. Good bird life and kangaroos. Had a lovely cafe and Japenese tea rooms. Highly recommended.

Thank pshippo
Reviewed 21 July 2018

A very large Botanic Garden set around Lake Tondoon with fabulous walking tracks amoungst huge established trees. Wonderful place for birding, there is also a cafe to rest and enjoy the wildlife.

Thank habanachooky
Reviewed 16 July 2018

A must see Botanical Gardens, Very clean with plenty of space and a lot of plants and tress to see. Recommend to visit when in town

1  Thank Stumpie8
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

So unexpected! I absolutely loved these botanical gardens. They were large, tropical, thought out and well marked. You could spend hours here. Gladstone is not the prettiest town but these gardens are the jewel. Put them on the things to do list when visiting

Thank DarbyReid
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

With time to while away in Gladstone before going to Heron Island the botanicgarden was an excellent choice.

Thank 112HermanK
Reviewed 2 July 2018

The positive and professional attitude of the cafe staff made this an excellent experience. The menu variety together with the high quality food at very affordable prices was a credit to the venue. The environment setting was the visit an extremely enjoyable experience. Thank you.

Thank gth498
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

This is a magic place and still a hidden gem! Such a brilliant display of so many different regional floras. Love the fact that the display areas are distinct but blend together. The rainforest section is a blissful retreat when the the weather is warm...More

Thank Seymour58
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