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Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens

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Address: 132 Woodward Street | Edge Hill, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Wonderful walking trail

Included in the Botanic Gardens complex the Lakes offer walking trails and grassed areas great for picnics and for those who want to walk a little further than around the Gardens... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Cairns, Australia
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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Included in the Botanic Gardens complex the Lakes offer walking trails and grassed areas great for picnics and for those who want to walk a little further than around the Gardens. Takes in the small lakes and the creek area and a small area of tropical forest. Can be hot and dry in early summer so do take water and... More 

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Heemskerk, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we took a lot of pictures of nice flowers and plants and the lake we thought it was bigger but anyway we had a pleasant walk

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very hot day to be walking but the setting was lovely. very clean amenities block, lovely gardens and shady walks.

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Dubbo, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Well worth taking the time to learn about what grows in the tropics. Great walking opportunities at a relaxed pace but make sure you get a map of the park first to prevent anxieties as to where you are.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 455 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Nice area at the edge of the city, manageable and not too big. Well laid out. You do not feel as being in the city at all. Lovely place!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

A very tranquill and beautiful place, free to visit and also lots of picnic bences and can use the local bus or the local taxi to travel to this gardens. Lots of walks and different gardens to explore as well

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Bingara
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Just for the history alone this is amazing. Plants from all over the world live here. The grounds are superb and immaculate.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Well worth a visit allow 4 hours, a great variety of tropical flowers & trees. We enjoyed our lunch at the cafe & wandered down to the Tanks art display next door very interesting. Didn't have time to go to the Lakes.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We felt like we were walking through dangerous crocodile territory. No, not really. The board walk was safe and the vegetation and birdlife abundant. Don't miss this experience

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

You should not miss it! It's wonderful. A little paradise. You get a tropical feeling. The trees and plants the voices of a lot of different birds. We breath in with all senses. It was the first time, that we walk through. As I said: wonderful!

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