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.

News

50 Shades of Green… An exhibition by Maya Harrison


"The colour green represents nature, growth and the plant world and comes in a vast range of shades and tints...even more than fifty!"  Come and see how Maya have showcased her favourite colour through photography, weaving and a range of mediums in a large installation.

View "Fifty Shades Of Green" at the Botanic Gardens Lagoons Gallery 5th May - 7th June.


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“Bush Foods” School Holiday Quizzes at the Botanic Gardens.

WIN!... "Some Tasty Tucker"
(Products made from bush foods)

Could you survive in the Australian Bush?


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“Bush Foods and Crafts” School Holiday Activities.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTAIL

Sessions are available on Tuesday 30th June, Wednesday 1st July, Thursday 2nd July, Wednesday 8th July and Thursday 9th July 2015  > 10am to 12 noon


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