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Rockhampton Botanic Gardens, Rockhampton

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Zoo / Aquarium
Vibrantly colored, exotic, and rich in both flora and fauna, Rockhampton Botanic Gardens maintains an idyllic charm complemented by the facility’s underlying warmth. The gardens feature a wide range of specimens, including cycads, ferns, and palms, while the adjoining zoo houses a number of indigenous species such as koalas, dingoes, kangaroos, and wallabies. The complex also contains a tea room and a lagoon. Arrange to visit Rockhampton Botanic Gardens and other attractions in Rockhampton using our Rockhampton vacation route planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • Beautifully maintained gardens, a credit to the staff of Rockhampton City Council. Plus the ease of parking and access to the Rockhampton Zoo is also a nice treat  more »
  • A large area that is well looked after. There is a nice coffee shop under some large trees that has good coffee and is cool in summer. You do have to watch your food carefully as the local birds will ...  more »
  • small public zoo. few entry. great stop on the way through to stretch the legs and wander around for am hour or so.  more »
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  • A great botanic garden but we found the lack of signage and maps a bit frustrating. When in season the tropical fruit garden is amazing. Unfortunately the fernery is closed since a long time undergoing repairs.
  • Although a highly rated regional botanic garden we found the lack of good signage and maps a bit of a frustration. When in season the tropical fruit garden would be interesting. Unfortunately the fernery was closed undergoing repairs.
  • What an enjoyable day. The animals are well cared for and the zoo is beautifully presented. A credit to the Rockhampton City Council for maintaining it and keeping it free for all to enjoy.
  • Great atmosphere, was gteat to see the animals. Beautiful animals.
  • Where was HARAMBE!!! There was no harambe