Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens

The Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens is one of Mackay’s
most popular tourist attractions.

It is home to a vast range of tropical flora from Mackay and the
Whitsundays as well as other Australian native and exotic plants
which feature in five ‘culturally-themed’ gardens.

If you’re an animal lover, you’ll be pleased to find that the local
wildlife has made a home amongst the plants and foliage,
making for excellent bird watching opportunities and
insect spotting.

Mackay’s Botanic Gardens also serves as a pleasant
recreational facility featuring over three kilometres of walking
and cycling trails and a unique Cafe, Restaurant and Gallery
overlooking the beautiful lagoons for those who just want to
relax with a cup of coffee and admire the view.


Fabulous Fungi included in 'Botanica 2014' exhibition

October 8 - November 2
Lagoons Gallery 

Come and view colourful, curious and captivating flora is this wonderful exhibition by the Mackay Botanical Art Interest Group at the Lagoons Gallery.

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“Tropical Shade Garden Secrets”

Friday, October 31  
Tropical Shade Garden

Join us for the last Special Free Friday Guided Walk for 2014.
Discover some of the secrets of the special plants growing at the Botanic Gardens.

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Small Explorers: “Water Features and Creatures”

Tuesday, November 11, 9.30am – 11am
Meeting Room, Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens
Cost: free

Let the Botanic Gardens Visitors Services Officer, Maya Harrison, take you and your small children to special areas of the Botanic Gardens to explore 'Water features and creatures'.

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