In a city of over 150 public parks and gardens, Japanese Garden is often cited as one of its most beautiful and peaceful sites. Situated on the grounds of the University of Southern Queensland, the property covers an area of 4.5 hectares (11 acres), which makes it Australia’s largest traditional Japanese garden. Featuring mountain streams, waterfalls, manicured lawns, and over 230 species of Japanese and Australian native trees and plants, the garden offers visitors a chance to relax and stroll through an area designed to encourage quiet contemplation. Local artists often search for inspiration in these calm landscapes, and young couples frequently choose this site as their wedding venue. Plan your Japanese Garden visit and explore what else you can see and do in Toowoomba using our Toowoomba trip itinerary planner .
Japanese Garden Reviews
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... more »
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. more »
Great for an early morning walk in the cool shade. Or bring a picnic basket and enjoy a quiet and sheltered lunch with gorgeous garden views. Bring some peas or lettuce to feed the ducks!
So fantastic and peaceful. Come and walk through the incredible bushes and trees and see the bridges over duck and turtle inhabited lakes.
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