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Townsville Palmetum

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Address: University Road | Cranbrook, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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+61 7 4725 1111
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
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Beautiful

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.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Alice Springs, Australia
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Alice Springs, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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4 of 5 bubbles 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!!

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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Never knew so many palms available in one place. With the tropical weather we have all year around this is the perfect place to visit . Come and have a loo folks.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

A walk around the Palmetum was well worth the visit. Coming from Southern Victoria the plants were vastly different to what I have in my garden. Coffee and cake to begin with in the Tumbetin Lodge was pleasant overlooking the decorative gates at the entrance to the Pamletum. The Blackhawk memorial including a central stone with individual plaques to the... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The palmetum is a great place to visit in Townsville. There is a memorial as well as plenty of plants and gardens (labelled plants), a fish/turtle pond and plenty of room to kick a ball around. It is a great place for a romantic picnic or a place to think. There is also a cafe which is great as well... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

We met up with friends a week or so ago and took a stroll through the Palmetum which is a fancy word for place with lots of palm trees, like how an arboretum is for trees of all kinds, Palmetum is for palms only, they are very particular about who they plant here. All goofiness aside, it was a beautiful... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

The variety of plants and landscaping at the Palmetum is great, we have been a few times now and love walking around the grounds, the peace and quiet is lovely, some amazing plants and we love the cacti garden, its well worth a visit even for locals. Just make sure you have a hat and sunscreen if you go in... More 

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