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A well maintained garden, with lots of beautiful areas to see. My children loved looking and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melbourne, Australia
Japanese garden

We visited the Japanese garden. A very peaceful place. , lots of benches to sit and enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gold Coast, Australia
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At University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A well maintained garden, with lots of beautiful areas to see. My children loved looking and the bird life and turtles. A great place to relax and enjoy a picnic. Definitely worth seeing.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Behappy75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Japanese garden. A very peaceful place. , lots of benches to sit and enjoy the garden. There was a sign at the entrance saying no bikes permitted in the garden. We were harassed by Sudanese boys riding bikes on the garden paths,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Geoffreyrose
Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed my visit to this beautiful and peaceful place. Lots of paths down which to meander, lots of seats where one can sit quietly and contemplate the trees, plants, water and ducks. Loved how families with toddlers come here to let the little ones...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank itchy_feet_at_my-age
Reviewed 21 January 2019

Spring and Autumn are the best times to visit as there is lovely foliage on the trees. It's nice to walk around and relax.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank melsie101
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Very small with parking on the street can see the whole garden in 20 min or spend time and relax. Has some birds and if you lucky you may spot some rare bird or two. However this is a place to enjoy some quite time.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank abooysen9
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

I love coming here at different times of the year. Sometimes it can be quite busy with lots of walkers and families about but at other times you can have the entire gardens to yourself. Love the birds and tortoises and other wildlife. Very peaceful...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Angelady74
Reviewed 16 January 2019

We were there in the morning so that helped but we were surprised it wasn't hotter. Would have helped to have more explanatory signs. However the ambience and peacefulness were just great.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alan23
Reviewed 14 January 2019

What a wonderful garden. I went with an art group, The BRISBANE CITY SKETCHERS and we had a wonderful day sketching in these gorgeous gardens. Well kept, and beautifully serene.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JJ B
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

The Japanese gardens are gorgeous. A lovely place to take people and walk around and have lunch or just catch up with friends. My client loves to feed the duck. Plently of shade.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LeaFry
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

The garden is quite small, it doesn't take long to walk the whole garden, and there can at times be a fair few people there but its quite nice. Would make a good spot for a sit down picnic. There are a couple of picnic...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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EljayandRoger D
24 February 2019|
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Response from lynne7991 | Reviewed this property |
Pets are not allowed in the Japanese Gardens, Toowoomba. There are a lot of swans, ducks and other wild birds which are protected by law. Dogs are allowed in Queens Park and Botanic Gardens.
Alan P
14 September 2018|
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Response from lesleymB7041YW | Reviewed this property |
They are coming out now. The Manchurian pears are all out now, looking beautiful. The cherry blossom is just starting to come out.
Nicole H
7 April 2018|
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Response from Heggesan | Reviewed this property |
Spring‼️ Plan it right for the September event to also take in the Carnival of Flowers a 2 week event with open gardens in Toowoomba - many parks at their very best 💐 🌷🌹