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Address: Thuringowa Drive | Kirwan, Townsville, Queensland 4817, Australia
Phone Number: 07 4773 8669
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Beautiful Gardens and Water Features

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
barrygregory2016
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Townsville, Australia
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Townsville, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 and because of this I would not recommend to anyone wanting to get married there.

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Thank robyn251
Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 as well.

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Thank barrygregory2016
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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Thank anicka2016
Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 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 made lake and gardens, well worth the time to check it out and have a... More 

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Thank Michael L
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!

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Thank Jade S
Australia
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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.

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Thank 2014Helen67
Townsville, Australia
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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 

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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.

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Thank Annette M
Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
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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.

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Far North Queensland - Australia
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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.

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