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Nerima Gardens

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Lovely quiet spot

I took our girls (9&10) for a walk through the Japanese garden to fill in some time before dinner... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sunshine Coast, Australia
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A little piece of Japan

Absolutely beautiful gardens, well laid out and maintained. Be prepared to spend at least half an... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
Mackay, Australia
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“lovely paths”(2 reviews)
Tucked away in Ipswich's gracious and historical Queens Park is Nerima Gardens - Japanese gardens designed in consultation with Ipswich's Japanese sister city, Nerima. This idyllic retreat is a wonderful way to wind down your visit to Queens Park or...more
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Queens Park, Ipswich, Queensland 4305, Australia
+61 7 3810 6666
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took our girls (9&10) for a walk through the Japanese garden to fill in some time before dinner. Lovely paths through a contemplative garden with quite a few mature lizards present even at the end of the day. Saw a magnificent lizard sunning himself...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mellifam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well maintained gardens near Queens Park animal reserve. As a local, I think it would be great to have yoga classes near the pond!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LJHawkeye
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful gardens, well laid out and maintained. Be prepared to spend at least half an hour to an hour to walk around the whole thing (and take lots of photos).

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kittenvintage
Reviewed 22 September 2018

What a lovely peaceful spot to visit or just sit and think for a while. Lots of water dragons around,turtles in the water and abundant birdlife.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank happytraveller395
Reviewed 15 September 2018

We took friends from New Zealand here, they loved it. We have been a few times just to walk around. The gardens are beautiful.....

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank roddy_mcfarlane
Reviewed 9 September 2018

After a delightful lunch in Ipswich, we decided to take a walk through Nerima Gardens. It was so nice to stroll through such a picturesque place.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 384Carrie
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Cute little zen-type area. Not huge but just a kind of delightful surprise. Paths (some concrete, some stepping stones) winding around little lake and stream with turtles and water dragons. Shady trees and bamboo clusters.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 July 2018

Lovely gardens in the centre of Ipswich. A great place to enjoy an hour or so getting away from it all and enjoying the relative calm of the gardens.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank travelbug255068
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Very controlled environment. Beautiful, but totally domesticated. Not really my cup of tea but i bet some people would love it!!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Slightly_Wst_of_Sane
Reviewed 19 June 2018

These Japanese themed gardens are well worth visiting. Great for a special occassion gathering or photo shoot. There are also plenty of water birds a very big lizards running around the area.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jimwilltravel
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