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Townsville Botanic Gardens

Queens Gardens is one of three gardens located across three sites that make up the Townsville... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Robert r
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Very minimal compared to other gardens but lovely non the less

Nice area to sit and listen to the birds. Cages were empty and didn't have birds in them, but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Townsville, Australia
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“old trees”(4 reviews)
“castle hill”(15 reviews)
Paxton Street, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4727 8330
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Queens Gardens is one of three gardens located across three sites that make up the Townsville Botanic Gardens. Well worth a visit to stroll through lush rainforest, view the cacti and succulents. Wander through the maze or just enjoy a cool shady spot on a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice area to sit and listen to the birds. Cages were empty and didn't have birds in them, but plenty in the trees etc. Very green and well maintained. Little play ground for the kids to play. Overall very pleasant

Thank Compass162863
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This park is really close to the CBD - as are a lot of other great visitor sites in Townsville - and well worth including in a walking plan of the city.

Thank Narziss
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This park has a fine display of trees and other plants of the dry tropics and rainforest, including some beautiful trees more than 100 years old. Unfortunately the aviary is now closed, but the park is still well worth a visit

Thank Stickman1
Reviewed 19 August 2018

A lovely park close to CBD - really enjoyed the stroll around the gardens. Due to lack of water not as green as usual. Trees etc labelled.

Thank 11royboy
Reviewed 13 August 2018

A beautiful rainforest/tropical setting of moderate size and obviously well tendered. Only a block off the Strand and well worth a stroll.

Thank Garth S
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Queens Gardens is just down the hill from the motel we stayed in. Lovely established gardens with a striking view up to Castle Hill.

Thank David T
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Visited the botanic gardens with friends, had a wonderful time. Beautiful place to spend a few hours, topical gardens, cactus garden, herb gardens. Great view of castle hill, very instagramable.

Thank DrM898
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Queens Gardens are right in the centre of Townsville, and are very old, with some trees dating back to the Victorian era. The oldest trees and palms are spectacular. We saw the lush rainforest section, a large herb garden, a cacti and succulents section, and...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2018

A great place for all the family - quiet, beautiful and a hidden gem in Townsville City. Would recommend spending an hour or two here.

Thank Owingee
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Response from yvwords | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I saw people with dogs on leads in the gardens.