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.


Gardens plant the seed for education

Timber has a fascinating history in Queensland and soon a trail of 75 large native trees planted along Lagoon Street of the Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens, will share the story to future generations.

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Small Explorers..."Leaf Hunt"

Monday April 28th:  9.30 am – 11.00am

* Bookings Essential

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New caterer brings life to gardens

A local chef with 25 years’ experience is looking to turn the Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens Café into a community-inspired eatery, featuring local arts and crafts.

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