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Dan Gleeson Memorial Gardens

86 Thuringowa Drive, Kirwan, Queensland 4817, Australia
+61 7 4773 8669
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Lush and exotic!

I absolutely loved these lush, exotic gardens! They are home to a diverse range of wildlife... long... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2016
KarolaRS
The bats are back

Lovely gardens and certain sections are very relaxing to sit and relax however the bats have... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
robyn251
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Townsville, Australia
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86 Thuringowa Drive, Kirwan, Queensland 4817, Australia
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+61 7 4773 8669
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

I absolutely loved these lush, exotic gardens! They are home to a diverse range of wildlife... long neck turtles, mangrove jack, barramundi, eels, redclaw and prawns... Also the bowerbirds, barking owls, fig birds, ducks, cormorants, egrets, butterflies and a range of beetles and lizards. So...More

Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Lovely gardens and certain sections are very relaxing to sit and relax however the bats have returned and are very noisy and smelly. They exit the trees each evening around 6 and return to nest every morning. A pity because it spoils the whole place...More

Thank robyn251
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Dan Gleeson Memorial Park is an absolutely beautiful spot, very relaxing and refreshing. Great water features and plenty of seating to just sit and admire the scenery. Allow plenty of time so you can soak up the ambiance. There is a good sized kids playground...More

Thank barrygregory2016
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We were cycling past and decided to have our breakfast in this delightful garden. Beautifully landscaped gardens and a stunning water feature. It was very peaceful as it was early in the morning.

Thank anicka2016
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The park is a great place to go for a relaxing days, just walking around the lovely gardens or the kids can play in the play area. This place is well known for wedding been held there all year around. There a walkway through man...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 4 February 2016

A beautiful garden with many places designed to feel like you are going somewhere different from the next with each small bridge or garden passage. It has matured beautifully over the years and is a popular venue for weddings as well as native animals. Well...More

Thank Jade S
Reviewed 16 September 2015

attended a child's birthday party nearby and just had to have a stroll through the gardens in our free time and you just forget your worries while observing the large assortment of different species of plant life. no charge and no time limit.

Thank 2014Helen67
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This is one of the nicer smaller gardens in Townsville. It has paths all through it & is perfect for wheelchair access. It has a really large lovely pond and has many birds. It has an enclosed are for the kids with a big park...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 26 July 2015

I had the honor of attending a wedding in the Gardens, They are wonderfully maintained and provide a lovely ambient feeling. Quite a large selection of trees and plants enough to keep someone interested in botany occupied for a few hours.

Thank Annette M
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Play area is shaded and safe and full of interesting ideas for imaginative kids. The gardens are lovely with good paths for small bikes and scooters.

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