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Address: Jolimont Street | Sherwood, Brisbane, Queensland 2004, Australia
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+61 7 3403 8888

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Great arboretum with a Saturday morning park run

This park has great trees, barbQ 's, covered picnic areas, play equipment for children. A wharf for boats on the Brisbane river frontage for boats. A small lake/ water feature. On... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Col A
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Monticello, Utah
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Monticello, Utah
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This park has great trees, barbQ 's, covered picnic areas, play equipment for children. A wharf for boats on the Brisbane river frontage for boats. A small lake/ water feature. On Saturdays at 0700 there is a free fun run, 2, 4, 6 km. From young to old take part.

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

Really nice park on the bend of the Brisbane river , park on the edge and walk around the many paths and interesting features

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Thank Michael S
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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

A short drive off the main road and you come to this amazing park. Right on the Brisbane river this park has plenty of room, its dog friendly, has nature walks, playgrounds for the kids and a surprising amount of free bbqs and covered tables.

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Thank Kerryn-Jayne F
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

The park is only a short drive from Indooroopilly and about 15 minutes from the city of Brisbane. It is a host park for "Pipers in the Park" so, if you are interested in pipes and drums, check up the schedule, take along some coffee or a picnic and enjoy a free concert. The park has something for everyone including... More 

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Thank shelagh880
Brisbane, Australia
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72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The Arboretum has a lot to offer everyone. There's a great playground for kids, a huge area to stroll and enjoy nature, as well as the track along the river.

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Thank raintree53
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2,471 reviews
1,909 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

A historical place with interesting things to discover. We enjoyed the Kauri Pine Avenue with beautifully matured trees, the water birds, the view of the Brisbane River from the pontoon, newly planted saplings and old 'climbing' trees. While there we came across a musician playing the accordian at a gathering. We enjoyed the atmosphere. There were benches and trees placed... More 

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Moncton, Canada
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Reviewed 15 July 2016

The Sherwood Arboretum is located in the city centre of Brisbane across the water from the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. We visited the arboretum recently, it is really well laid out, it has fig trees, we didn’t get to eat any of the figs but that was okay. There is a great kids play area as well as some nice... More 

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germany
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous trees and riverside location in this genteel river suburb filled with beautiful old Queenslander homes. A lovely afternoon with great coffee shops nearby

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Thank philkef
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

This is my local walking park. I love the Arboretum. I enjoy walking along the river path and on the pontoon. A very popular place for families and groups. BBQs are popular especially on weekends. There is a toilet block. Lots of space for kicking the ball or playing a game of cricket. The lagoon is also lovely to picnic... More 

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Thank Donna S
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 12 May 2016

I always return to this park, it's hidden, we stumbled on it a number of years ago. Find a spot to sit without being surrounded by hundreds of others, breathe in the fresh air, watch the river which surprises you with the raised boardwalk. We've watched medieval knights jousting here with huge medieval tents, costumes, the works, watched some truly... More 

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