Meetings and conferences
Located just a few kilometres from the Mackay CBD, the Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens offers your next conference a chance to meet in a relaxed and peaceful setting.
The Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens offers two locations within the Visitors Centre, for your next meeting, function, workshop or conference in the beautiful and peaceful surrounds of the gardens - day or night.
The Meeting Room
The meeting room features a simple, modern layout adjacent to the Lagoon Lookout Deck, Café and Gallery. Large glass doors open onto the deck and vertical blinds can be closed for privacy, however the room is unable to be completely blacked out.
Capacity for the meeting room is conference table style seating for 12, worktable style seating for 20 or theatre style seating for a maximum of 30.
Dimensions are 8x5 metres and includes:
- Large conference table/ 5 trestle tables available
- Standard seating
- Wall mounted data projector and pull down screen
- Air-conditioning and ceiling fans
- Crockery, glasses, urn etc.
- Ice water and glasses on the tables or back of the room
- Access to internal toilet and kitchenette for cleaning up, fridge
Fees and charges
Facility hire fees for the current financial year are
Hire of Meeting Room to environmental, horticultural or similiar group $30.00
Hire of Meeting Room to other groups, organisations or companies $115.00
Please note the room hirers are responsible for washing up crockery used (if provided), unless full catering has been provided by the Lagoons Cafe.
To make a booking or for more information contact the gardens.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MEETING ROOM IS NOT AVAILABLE WEEKENDS, EVENINGS OR DURING THE QUEENSLAND SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
Lagoons Gallery & Cafe
The Lagoons Gallery is a large premier space for your next dinner presentation, reception or cocktail function with capacity for 40 round table or cocktail style for 100+. A large glass feature wall looks into the rainforest Eungella Cloud Garden and offers glimpses of the Lagoons and surrounding Gardens.
The Lagoon Deck is a striking covered venue directly adjacent to the gallery for outdoor functions with an amazing views of the Botanic Gardens. The lagoon deck is suitable for round table seating for 70 or stand-up cocktail style functions for 300+.
Operated by Paul Gibbs, the Café on the Lagoon offers you a unique and high profile location. The Café on the Lagoon can offer you expert knowledge to create a unique themed night that your guests will remember.
Please note that catering for your function must be supplied by the Café on the Lagoon and minimum catering levels may apply. The Café on the Lagoon is also a licensed facility.
Dimensions of the gallery are approximately 14x9 metres with the deck area covering approximately 36x5 metres and includes:
Seating for 70, 25 square tables, access to 5 trestle tables, power and lighting.
The Café on the Lagoon can also cater for your next function or meeting at the Botanic Gardens - from casual gatherings and celebrations to five-star events and wedding receptions. All booking enquiries for the Café on the Lagoon are to be directed to Paul Gibbs.
Telephone: 4952 4966
Fees & Charges
Facility hire fees for the current financial year are $330 for the Gallery and Deck (with a $660 refundable bond) with pricing valid until 30th June 2013.
The Café on the Lagoon can cater for your needs via prior arrangement. For more information contact the Lagoons Cafe.