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Townsville Palmetum

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Address: University Road | Cranbrook, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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Great garden walks and cafe

Good for a stroll, loved the African and Madagascan gardens, could not find the japanese garden? Nice bridges and plenty of seats and water bubblers

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shaz S
Cairns Region, Australia
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Cairns Region, Australia
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182 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good for a stroll, loved the African and Madagascan gardens, could not find the japanese garden? Nice bridges and plenty of seats and water bubblers

Thank Shaz S
Grafton, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Lovely place to wander through, amazing selection of palms, cacti and all manner of plants. Refreshing climate on a hot afternoon. Highly recommended.

Thank strongarm74
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely place for a cup of tea, local art to buy on the walls of the fabulous old school house that looks over the amazing gardens

Thank Mindy F
Townsville, Australia
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Relax under palms, or enjoy high tea at this traditional tea shop. Next to the river, so can take a walk or ride around this area. Fear for relaxation

Thank 103thelighthouse
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181 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Fantastic selection of teas , in a glorious old former school house. Pity the lunches were a disappointment- very soggy wraps

Thank balibob
Alice Springs, Australia
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78 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

These are beautiful gardens which are well maintained. Lovely to stroll or just to sit, there is a cute tea shop as well but closed at the time we are there.

Thank barty64
Townsville, Australia
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48 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

It was worth the trip to visit lovely set up in the garden and then there was a really nice tea house with delicious cakes . A nice stroll through the garden for the afternoon.

Thank Fiona S
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Regular to Townsville as family live there, but first time we came here, the kids had a ball running around and playing with the ball. Nice to walk around and see, relaxing place to visit. Be sure to take insect repellent!!

Thank Barbs K
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27 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

My cousin and I went for morning tea. We had thus outside on the balcony and it was fabulous with a bug variety of teas to choose from. Part of the gardens were closed due to vat invasion! Enjoyed the respect given to the Blackhawk loss.

Thank berni m
Townsville, Australia
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

A great place to wander about, family friendly. Arid gardens, rain forest, good pathways, seating around the gardens. Nice team rooms.

Thank Trak T

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