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.


Eggs-traordinary Easter Holiday Quiz at the Botanic Gardens

Win a $50 gift card plus the eggs-citing
"Bungee Jumping Caterpillars" book.

Drawn 17th April 10am

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Nature’s Reverse Pallet… an Exhibition by Kim Bagot.

As a Botanical Illustrator and an Environmental Scientist, Kim is intrigued by the beauty that plants display. View her exhibition in the Lagoons Gallery from April 1st - May 3rd 2015.

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Eggs-pect an Eggs-traordinary Eggs-perience…

Get the kids out of the house every school holidays and discover fun activities including creativity, discovery walks and interesting sessions at the Botanic. Botanic Gardens School Holiday activities will provide children with GREEN time rather than screen time!

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL. Two sessions per day on Tuesday 14th, Wednesday 15th, Thursday 16th April 2015

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Free Friday Guided Walks at the Botanic Gardens

These popular walks through the Botanic Gardens begin again for 2015 from April 17th at 10am.

At the start of the first walk for 2015, we will be drawing the winner of Eggs-traordinary Easter Holiday Quiz.

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Botanic Gardens Meeting Room becomes "The Friends Meeting Place" for volunteers

The Meeting Room at the Botanic Gardens has many uses for many different users. Every first and third Wednesday of the month it is a regular place for the Friends of the Gardens Volunteers to gather from 9am - 12noon.

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Friends of the Gardens 'Heritage Gardens Working Bees''

Garden Friends are welcome every month on the first and third Wednesday to participate in this special project.

Join in from 7am - 9am or from 10am - 12noon or both?

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