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Botanic Gardens

Rifle Range Road, Emerald, Queensland, Australia
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42 hectares of garden

There is a bush chapel, an ampitheatre ,and 10 Federation Pillars representing the 10 decades... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Qld, Australia
Wonderful gardens to spend a lazy afternoon.

The Botanic Gardens, on the banks of the Nogoa River (the great grey-green Limpopo), were a... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Beverley, Australia
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Rifle Range Road, Emerald, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

There is a bush chapel, an ampitheatre ,and 10 Federation Pillars representing the 10 decades 1900-2000

Thank Roxy007Qld
Reviewed 23 August 2017

The Botanic Gardens, on the banks of the Nogoa River (the great grey-green Limpopo), were a delight. Over a hundred years old and receiving a lot of attention, this is a must see whilst in Emerald. We estimate we only covered a quarter of the...More

Thank KatetheGreat48
Reviewed 31 July 2017

great park near river althoe the best part is hidden right at the back its childrens play ground we had been here several times before we found it

1  Thank jerrydavis666
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Great for a picnic or just a pleasant stroll through well kept lawns and abundant old trees. Lots of bird life and you can even do your exercises, with gym equipment scattered around the running tracks. I think we will try a bike ride next...More

Thank kimwilliams2015
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This beautiful garden covers 42 hectares and straddles the Nogoa River! Lots of hidden features through out the area. Look for the Marathon Windmill, The Federation Pillars and Yarn Pit, Marbles in the Park, The Bush Chapel which are all beautifully done! Great place for...More

Thank Dianne J
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Rather disappointed, as the garden, though well laid out was virtually all greenery and tall trees. For a place like Emerald this was probably quite an achievement, considering its outback location. Not many facilities for picnicking or just sitting around. Toilets were not easy to...More

Thank Ianfors8
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Great walk thru the gardens various tracks and paths to walk good seating thruout the park, great for families with kids worth a look,

Thank trevor_riddick
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Although Emerald isn't a big town, and we found the gardens by driving around, they aren't well sign posted. We enjoyed our stroll around ...is excellent for the walkers, runners and fitness nuts, but felt the whole gargens are over rated. It is a work...More

Thank Kelvin J
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I walk in the gardens both East and West most morning and it is beautifully maintained. Great walking/running tracks. The free camping area is always clean and tidy and usually very busy towards the end of the week and over the weekends.

1  Thank nisnis69
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Great gardens. Took some of the tracks through bush area. Saw lots of birds lizards and bats!! Very quiet and peaceful.

Thank Clara N
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Lee S
4 August 2017|
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Response from nisnis69 | Reviewed this property |
You certainly can. Many people use the Gardens for walking their dogs