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Address: Bruce Highway, Rockhampton, Queensland 4700, Australia

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Just off the highway - worth a visit

The Kershaw Gardens at Rockhampton is located just off the Bruce highway at North Rockhampton. Turn off the highway into a parking area where there is plenty of parking... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 November 2016
Batemans Bay, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Great big garden with multiple car parks depending on what you want to check out in the garden. There's the waterfall which was beautiful. There were a few places that was closed but I guess they're renovating which is awesome. Definitely take a look if you have time and it's just off the highway so very convenient.

Thank Linh L
Batemans Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

The Kershaw Gardens at Rockhampton is located just off the Bruce highway at North Rockhampton. Turn off the highway into a parking area where there is plenty of parking available, plus on the day we visited, there was a mobile coffee van selling lunch in the carpark. What we saw of the park, was very impressive and we enjoyed the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Stunning gardens with quiet walks, lots of birdlife and flowing water. Looking good again after the cyclone damage of a couple of years ago

Thank Adrian A
Canberra, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This garden was damaged in the 2015 cyclone. It is quite damaged. You walk around the path network and often come to a dead end. It would appear that the local council has no money.

1 Thank PHIL M M
Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Sad to see still so much of the park closed for so long due to storm damage. What is open is a nice short walk and filled in some time while we waited for friends to arrive from Mackay.

1 Thank Mad_ELK
Osoyoos, Canada
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Beautiful , serene park in the heart of the city. Lots of different wildlife and lots of different trees and flowers. We enjoyed our peaceful walk through the park immensely. The fact that we saw only a couple of other people in the park added to the serenity of our walk. Probably a hidden jewel that not too many people... More 

Thank Dale H
Alice Springs, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Lovely place to visit for a quiet time. Pity there weren't maps in all car parks so that you knew where to go. I wandered around for a while without seeing another person - surprising given the number of parked vehicles. It was only when driving out that I saw another car park with plenty of signage and realised how... More 

Thank Whosuki
Caloundra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

will be lovely when all repairs are finalized unfortunately the day we went a lot of paths were closed for repair

Thank Megan D
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

A lovely walk with friends on many occasions. A beautifully kept parkland with many focal points. Nice shady spots, water attractions and a spectacular man made waterfall. Great for a good walk, a picnic with family and friends.

Thank Julie P
Rockhampton, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Lovely well kept gardens however work is still being done to fix the gardens after the cyclone, so there isn't as much open as normal. Still nice for a picnic

Thank Donna-Kaye K

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