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Rockhampton Botanic Gardens, Rockhampton

(4.3/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web)
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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  • It is a really good place for kids and parents to celebrate bdays as there are lots of swings and slides in the sand pit to keep the children busy The bbqs give you the option of cooking fresh food at...  more »
  • The cyclone was TWO years ago, but unfortunately it is still being blamed for neglect. Lost opportunity. 
  • Love the Botanic Gardens it's a must for anyone to visit and definitely the place to go if you have children. The zoo was fantastic with considering it's free, it is a small zoo but the is a range of ...  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