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Queens Park

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Open Now: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Had a Japanese Tea Cermony in the Japanese Tea House

A special day on the Japanese Calendar, Japan Day, we organised a tea Ceremony for a local chapter... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sue W
Ipswich, Queensland, Australia
Great day out for young family

Queens Park is great for a family day out. The animal park is amazing and the kids loved it. The... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
Tony t
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One of the oldest parks in Queensland, Queens Park boasts enormous, shady trees dotted around the picturesque green expanse on the hill at the eastern entrance to the city. A perfect place to spread out the picnic rug, fire up the barbie and spend a...more
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Merle Finimore Avenue, Ipswich, Queensland 4305, Australia
+61 7 3281 0555
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A special day on the Japanese Calendar, Japan Day, we organised a tea Ceremony for a local chapter of Red Hatters, Roving Red Hat Adventurers from Ipswich and the group came up from Brisbane dressed in their Kimonos and one lady did the tea demonstration...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Sue W
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Queens Park is great for a family day out. The animal park is amazing and the kids loved it. The Japanese gardens are beautiful and a must see and the huge playground is definitely something the kids enjoyed. There's even a cafe with reasonable priced...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tony t
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Recently had brunch with a group of 10 family members. Large meals. Food was good. The cafe has a large covered deck which is lovely to sit at even on a rainy day like the day we were there.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

A great place to spend time with animals and nature. The Japanese gardens are beautiful with lots of running water. The dingo pups are a delight. A visit to the cafe is a must for good coffee and food.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

I often visit this park area when I visit my family in Ipswich. Each time I find a different area of interest...this time the wage dragons and animals were the best and I was able to take photos of the flying foxes as well. It...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jill H
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Great place to spend the day either for a picnic or lunch in the café, plenty of rides for the kids in the playground, great walk around zoo enclosure which is free, nerima Japanese gardens which are the best I have seen in the southeast...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

This beautiful park is for everyone and age no bar. Nice romantic place for couples with some quite and private places. Picnic place for families and the small zoo keeps the kids busy. Next to this park is a nursery and you can see some...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

8 year age gap between my kids and they both have a ball here. Love exploring at the animal enclosure and the Japanese gardens too.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Erin G
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Great spot to spend most of a day...the zoo, Japanese gardens and cafe are all good, and there’s playgrounds as well. Lots of parking too.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kittenvintage
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Beautiful park with heaps to do for little ones and big ones. Heaps of space for family gatherings and picnics. Highly recommend for a fun day out.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Julie S
24 September 2017|
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Response from Charles N | Reviewed this property |
You need to get train to Ipswich and Uber or Taxi to park.
5 October 2015|
Response from DiscoverIpswich | Property representative |
Hi Meli1989x, you are permitted to bring dogs into the general park area (including the playground) if the dog remains on a leash at all times and that your dog's droppings are collected and disposed of. Dogs are NOT... More
7 September 2015|
Response from DiscoverIpswich | Property representative |
Hi janetbennis, Queens Park is open today, but the Ipswich Nature Centre and Nerima Gardens, which are within the Park, are closed on Mondays. The main park area, including the playground, and the Queens Park Cafe are open... More