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.


Have your say on the future development of the Botanic Gardens.

Mackay Regional Council invites you to have your say on the future design stages of the Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens.There is approximately 30 hectares of Gardens to be developed, and we want your ideas! 

Be in the draw to win an iPad when you come to the Public Consultation event.

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Cultivating Consciousness

Until August 30, 2015
A wonderful new exhibition on show in the Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens Lagoons Gallery

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'Wave Harp' features in the Botanic Gardens

A new art installation 'Wave Harp' is now on show in the Finch Hatton Gorge waterway fountain pool and waterfall at the Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens

"Wave Harp" was a finalist in the STRAND Ephemera Townsville - The North's Sculpture Festival

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Free Friday Guided Walks at the Botanic Gardens

Let us lead you down the Gardens' Paths - Free Friday Guided Walks at 10am every Friday (April to October 2015).

Come and find out what is flowering and fruiting in the Botanic Gardens.

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