Education

Explore, learn and discover - the world of plants, wildlife, as well as the history of the Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens through our Plant-ed Education programs, Small Explorer sessions, Guided Walks, Self Guided Walks,  or talk with one of our knowledgeable staff members or Friends of the Gardens volunteers.

Plant-ed

Plant-ed

Educational programs for students from Prep to Year 12.

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Small Explorers

Small Explorers

The Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens offers a special program of fun and educational opportunities suitable for children under 5

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What's flowering now

What's flowering now

Experience the magnificent colours and fragrances of blooming beauties and sensational seeds and fruits on show in our Gardens now.

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Myrtle Rust

Myrtle Rust

An exotic plant disease is now in Mackay.

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Bird watching at the Gardens

Bird watching at the Gardens

Why not enjoy bird watching at one of Mackay's best areas - just 4 kms to the city centre?

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Central Queensland Coast bioregion

Central Queensland Coast bioregion

Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens features the flora of the Central Queensland Coast bioregion.

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Using your senses

Using your senses

Meandering along the banks of The Lagoons, once the main channel of the Pioneer River, the gardens Stage 1 officially opened in May 2003.

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