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Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens

Open Now: 05:00 - 22:00
Open today: 05:00 - 22:00
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Nice place to visit

Great place for a walk,a push bike ride or to look at the various flora. Then you can enjoy a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mackay, Australia
Nice atmosohere

I really enjoyed their breakfast menu . Sat on the deck overlooking gardens. Service very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mackay, Australia
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“bird life”(23 reviews)
“nice walk”(7 reviews)
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9 Lagoon St, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
+61 7 4952 7300
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All reviews bird life nice walk central queensland exotic plants beautifully maintained gardens lovely place to visit several occasions morning walk shady spots great cafe great coffee few hours nice spot free fun friendly staff information centre orchid house
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for a walk,a push bike ride or to look at the various flora. Then you can enjoy a lovely meal at the cafe. Nice atmosphere , worth a visit.

Thank philipbr0wn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed their breakfast menu . Sat on the deck overlooking gardens. Service very friendly and timely.

Thank peteandjules2016
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Great cafe location overlooking water lagoon, we enjoyed high tea for lunch and were treated with excellent service by staff

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Took the inlaws for brekky and a wander through the park. Cafe and food excellent, park excellent. Council has done a great job. Enjoyed it so much we went back two more times that same week! A definite must see and do in Mackay.

1  Thank Faith W
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Not very big but the young fella enjoyed it. We visited while waiting for our flight, probably wouldn’t go back though.

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 20 August 2018

A small but nice botanical garden with a lagoon in the centre. Nice parks and lots of shade. A regular place to visit that is quiet and close to the CBD. A few times a year special events are held here.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

I walk here every single afternoon solo and I will never get sick of it. The animal and plant life is just beautiful, along with the gorgeous views and plentiful shade. As a young woman walking solo, you always have to be careful but I...More

1  Thank mery_foodie5
Reviewed 10 July 2018

very relaxing walk amongst shady trees and birdlife there is also a café with great meals and a good variety of choice and friendly staff

1  Thank sandra h
Reviewed 8 June 2018

The gardens are well kept and interesting. You can cover most of it in a couple of kilometers or less. The signage to the Gardens in poor, and you are really not sure where the entrance is. Also many of the plants have signs, but...More

Thank Trishb2302
MRBG_VSO, Visitor Services Officer at Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. The Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens are progressively placing new plant identification labels throughout the Botanic Gardens to assist visitors with plant identification. We do recognise that more signage is needed. You will be...More

Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

This area includes a walking track and is situated near a pond which has turtles and ducks as well as other creatures. It is a nice spot for small children to explore and there are play areas in proximity.

Thank DoctorTTravel
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