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Address: 100 Spencer Street, Rockhampton, Queensland 4700, Australia
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6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Peaceful and beautiful

We had read the great reviews for the gardens and zoo on trip advisor and decided to take a look for ourselves. The gardens were beautiful. We enjoyed wrestling the birds for our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Sue P
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Ballarat, Australia
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Ballarat, Australia
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20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We had read the great reviews for the gardens and zoo on trip advisor and decided to take a look for ourselves. The gardens were beautiful. We enjoyed wrestling the birds for our food under the giant trees and were charmed by the animals in the small zoo. It was very enjoyable and restful talking a long walk in such... More 

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Rockhampton, Australia
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Was pleasantly surprised when I visited today with a visitor from the USA at how much better the Zoo was since my previous visit. Repairs from the recent cyclone are probably responsible for some of the upgrades, and we enjoyed the increased number of exhibits and a delightful light lunch at the cafe. I was surprised at the large number... More 

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Mackay, Australia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I love it, kids love it, everyone loves it!! the array of animals is great, the cute little cafe has some great food and the gardens are beautiful!

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Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Inside there are many picturesque places where you relax with peaceful mind. Very good place to visit with whole family . Even saw people jogging and having parties but no disturbance to each other. Everybody get their own private space.

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Canberra, Australia
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51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The Zoo has chimps/monkeys, otters, native animals, crocs (a big one), bird enclosure, etc. There has been cyclone damage and some enclosure look like needing upgrading. The gardens we nice but nothing fantastic. The cafe are is nice enough for a quick meal, plenty of birds in for a free feed.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Delicious eggs Benedict and great coffee at this lovely little cafe set amongst the big trees in the gardens just outside the zoo. the Rosellas come down and join you for breakfast - quite happy to help you with your toast. Highly recommended!! The cafe also caters for Gluten Free customers!!

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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67 reviews
36 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We saw this advertised before we left home and started our holiday, and had it on the list to go and see if we had time. We left it late in the day, so only had an hour or so to see the zoo, but it was definitely something we needed to do. A surprising variety of animals were there,... More 

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Rockhampton, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The botanical gardens have an extensive range of plants from around the world. Although it's not maintained as well as it used to be through council cutbacks, it still is a stunning. If you like a zoo, I don't, the zoo has chimpanzees and other monkeys. There are crocs, wombats and kangaroos. Oh and of course snakes and koalas. It's... More 

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Rockhampton, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Free, friendly and good range of animals! Be sure to bring some bread to feed the animals. Nice big salt water crocodile on display.

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kiwiland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

It's wonderful to see the animals are well taken care off and have enough space in their enclosure. I enjoyed the talk during the feeding time for the chimps. We missed the part where one of the older chimps, Tess, took to playing the ukulele live. We saw this on TV the next day. I got up close with a... More 

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Additional Information about Rockhampton Botanic Gardens and Zoo

Address: 100 Spencer Street, Rockhampton, Queensland 4700, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Rockhampton
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm

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