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Dan Gleeson Memorial Gardens

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Address: Thuringowa Drive | Kirwan, Townsville, Queensland 4817, Australia
Phone Number: 07 4773 8669

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Lovely Fresh Walk

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2016
Jade S
Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 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 worth a look with a coffee and book to sit and relax with after!

Thank Jade S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 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
Townsville, Australia
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39 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 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 and some bbq's so would make a perfect place for a Sunday afternoon visit. Others... More 

Thank aggiesteno
Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 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
Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 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.

2 Thank James28649
Far North Queensland - Australia
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246 reviews
102 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Beautiful park, lots of water features, Breast cancer memorial park, really well done, love all the public art. Well maintained, nice place to walk your dog.

1 Thank andromedainfusion
Berlin, Germany
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138 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

this is a very lovely area, a great little park to go for a lovely quiet, peaceful stroll around, awesom

Thank sarah g
Townsville, Australia
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10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This park is a very popular. It is often used for wedding during the year. Has plenty of parking. A really nice place to go for picnic and beautiful place for a nice stroll through the wonderfull gardens and water features

Thank Michael L
Townsville, Australia
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183 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Good for a shady walk, sit and chat or a picnic. Good play area for kids too. Feed the water birds as well...

Thank switchedoff
Townsville, Australia
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14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Great play area for kids. Awesome plants, trees and shrubs to see. We'll maintained and a mixture or open and more dense gardens to review.

1 Thank Rick R

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