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.


50 Shades of Green… An exhibition by Maya Harrison

"The colour green represents nature, growth and the plant world and comes in a vast range of shades and tints...even more than fifty!"  Come and see how Maya have showcased her favourite colour through photography, weaving and a range of mediums in a large installation.

View "Fifty Shades Of Green" at the Botanic Gardens Lagoons Gallery 5th May - 7th June.

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“Bush Foods” School Holiday Quizzes at the Botanic Gardens.

WIN!... "Some Tasty Tucker"
(Products made from bush foods)

Could you survive in the Australian Bush?

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“Bush Foods and Crafts” School Holiday Activities.


Sessions are available on Tuesday 30th June, Wednesday 1st July, Thursday 2nd July, Wednesday 8th July and Thursday 9th July 2015  > 10am to 12 noon

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