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Townsville Palmetum
Townsville Palmetum
Townsville Palmetum
Map of Townsville Palmetum
University Road
Douglas
Townsville
Queensland 4814 Australia

Townsville Palmetum
Townsville, Townsville Area

Free Entry

07 4727 8330
enquiries@townsville.qld.gov.au
www.soe-townsville.org/parks/palmetum.html

Description

The Palmetum is a unique tropical experience covering over 17 hectares. It is a botanical garden featuring one family of plants - the palms. Approximately 60 species of palms are native to Australia and most are represented in the Palmetum. The collection contains around 300 species, many rare and threatened in their natural habitat. The Palmetum has been designed to display plants in environmental context to habitat type from the dry tropics to the wet tropical lowlands. In addition to these recreated habitats there are expansive lawns and water features frequented by numerous bird species. The Palmetum also features the magnificent 'Tumbetin Lodge'- a heritage building with a long history. Facilities include art exhibitions, public amenities, meeting rooms and restaurant and tea room. The Palmetum also features a Memorial to the Black Hawk Disaster.

Property Details

Facilities

  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
    Non-assisted Access
  • Cafe
    Cafe
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Guide
    Guide
  • Parking for the Disabled
    Disabled Parking
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
    Sheltered Area
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
    Disabled toilet
  • Visitor Information Centre
    Visitor Information Centre

Activities

  • Birdwatching
    Birdwatching
  • Walking
    Walking

Open Times

Note: Open seven days daylight hours from 0600 to 1700.

Other Information

Children:
Children welcome.

Disabled:
Wheelchair access.

Pets Allowed:
Yes. Pets allowed however they must be on a lead.


Free Entry


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