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“Arts Tanks Centre Wonderful” 4 of 5 stars
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Cairns Botanic Gardens
64 Collins Ave, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4032 6650
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Owner description: The Cairns Botanic Gardens are a tropical paradise where you can explore the beauty of tropical plants, relax in stunning surroundings and learn about tropical flora and horticulture. The Gardens are open from 7.30Am to 5.30Pm every day of the year and entry is free. The Botanic Gardens includes several spaces used for demonstrating the diverse plant life that can be found within a tropical climate. The Cairns Botanic Gardens include: Flecker Garden Centenary Lakes - Saltwater and Freshwater The Rainforest Boardwalk Mount Whitfield Conservation Park The Gondwanan Heritage Garden
Townsville, Australia
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“Arts Tanks Centre Wonderful”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We spent most of our time having a look in the Art Tanks. Great displays and the artist in residence was most helpful in sharing information about his work.

Visited July 2014
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“Great boardwalk”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We enjoyed the tropical plants etc, but particularly enjoyed the 'rainforest' boardwalk. Take repellent!

Visited July 2014
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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“Lovely place to visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Great place for a free visit. Fantastic selection of plants with loads of explanations. Lots of shady parking. Well worth a quiet walk around some fantastic plant collections. Great to wind down here.

Visited July 2014
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Cairns, Australia
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“Great Gardens”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Great secret little walks, very unusual plants. Great orchid house, everything you would like to se that is tropical. Staff very helpful.

Visited November 2013
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“Big Garden”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Had a wonder through the gardens worth a look even it you are not a gardener there are some extraordinary plants and trees to be seen.

Visited July 2014
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