Parks and Gardens
If you have time to spare, rather than money, then wandering around Townsville’s beautiful botanical gardens is the way to go. Each has a rich offering of plant life, and walking and cycling trails to admire it all.
Townsville’s oldest botanic garden, established in 1870. Spotted near the base of Castle Hill; colourful rose garden among its highlights.
Largest of the quartet covering 25ha. Huge collection with strong emphasis on dry tropics plants.
Lives up to its name. Features one of the world’s largest and most diverse palm collections.
Dan Gleeson Memorial Gardens
Beautifully manicured with wide variety of wildlife among its key features.