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.


‘SUNDAY PAINTER’ Exhibition by Uta Wild

Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens Lagoons Gallery; 
Wednesday January 21st - Sunday 1st March 2015

Come and view these very colourful artworks.

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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…

From February 4th it will be a regular place for the Friends of the Gardens Volunteers to gather. The "Friends Meeting Place" will continue on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month throughout the year (except school holidays). Join us from 9am -12noon.

What will happen in the 'Friends Meeting Place'?

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February is fabulous for Fungi…

Strange and smelly fruits appear in the Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens. Are they at your place too?

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There's 'Snow in Summer' at the Botanic Gardens

Come and see it!

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All you need to know about "The BIRDS and The BEES' on Valentine's day!

Friends of The Gardens  "Birds and Bees" Guided Walk on Saturday 14th February; 4.00pm start

Come and Join us.

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