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Big mango

Good attraction with a really great information centre and place to eat lunch, wayside stop on... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2019
Michael F
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Bowen, Australia
via mobile
Second Time Around

The big mango is really the visitors centre magnet but having said that we picked up info... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Skeney57
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Sydney, Australia
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Australia’s favourite BIG THING (in our opinion anyway!) is also the home of Bowen's accredited Visitor Information Centre! Situated on the A1 Bruce Hwy with sweeping views of the Whitsunday coast it’s the perfect pull over during the epic East...more
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Bruce Highway, Bowen, Queensland 4805, Australia
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All reviews mango sorbet information centre ice cream friendly staff rest stop green ant next door great photo opportunity great stop gold coin donation clean toilets well worth the stop across the road plenty of parking highway town australia
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Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Good attraction with a really great information centre and place to eat lunch, wayside stop on other side of road with a great grassy area

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Michael F
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

Located at the Bowen information Centre. You won’t miss it with the huge mango at the front. The staff were friendly and informative. The mango sorbet was thick and very nice to cool ourselves in the hot weather.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank k0k0bunny
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Visited on Thursday 6th September. You can't miss it as you drive past on the outskirts of Bowen. Good place to stop and have a rest. Check out the info boards that give you the history of the Bowen Mango, very interesting.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Michael-4551
Reviewed 8 December 2018

We stopped here for the information centre. The staff were very helpful and friendly. Marked the map for us for a local visit to Bowen which was very interesting. Toilets were spotless.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KENDALLJR
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Good for a photo shot. The information centre next door sells mango sorbet which is worth a try, yummy.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Angela B
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

I love stopping at any "big" thing. Love the big mango for the great local information we received and to eat the local delicious mango sorbet.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jodie R
Reviewed 28 October 2018

The big mango is really the visitors centre magnet but having said that we picked up info & brochures for NQ, NT & places in between! Very helpful & friendly staff, clean toilets and lovely mango sorbets !! Well worth a stop & look !

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Has toilets, food, helpful advice and on the highway. A good spot to stop, get a photo of the mango and try some nice smoothies.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BrettCairns
Reviewed 18 September 2018

This is ideally an information stop. The staff were only too happy to help, guide or book anything you need and the mango sorbet is delicious!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sharonhurrell
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Definitely worth a stop if you're unfamiliar with Bowen and want to get the lay of the land. The woman at the front desk was very knowledgeable and gave us a great overview of Bowen and helped direct us to a few key sights. It's...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank TazzieDevils
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