Queens Gardens Townsville, Townsville
(4.5/5 based on 90+ reviews on the web)
Loosely divided into a formal rose garden, two hedge mazes, a rain forest walk, and a small aviary, Queens Gardens Townsville is a heritage-listed botanical garden at the base of Castle Hill. Established in 1870, the park was originally meant to be an important part of the city’s long-term plans for the development of the food and farming industry, with extensive plantings of hoop pines and black beans. Some of this original vegetation still grows inside the gardens today, representing some of the oldest cultivated plants in Australia. Extensively redesigned in the 1950s to meet the city’s growing need for more recreational green zones, the park includes sheltered picnic areas, public toilet facilities, and plenty of parking. Use our Townsville vacation builder to arrange your visit to Queens Gardens Townsville and other attractions in Townsville.
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  • A lovely shady park with a small maze and play equipment for kids also an aviary with a cockatoo. We grabbed some fish and chips and took the footy for the kids to run around with. Tale mosquitos repe...  more »
  • Very lovely gardens that are quite and peaceful. Great place for meditation, wedding photography and quite walks. Has a cool maze garden and good view of castle hill. 
  • Had a lovely yoga and meditation session amongst the luscious greenery of the botanical garden. If yog want to wind down and just relax amongst nature, take a blanket and a book and just be.