Botanic Gardens Cafe

The Botanic Gardens Café is Mackay's unique garden and gallery cafe.

Botanic Gardens Café is the place to plan your Botanic Gardens visit - come relax or take in the view and local wildlife from the shady alfresco deck.

Enjoy monthly exhibitions with an environmental or cultural theme in the air-conditioned Lagoons Gallery or plan your visit. Visitors to the Botanic Gardens are also welcome to bring their own picnic lunches and snacks and enjoy a picnic out in the Botanic Gardens anytime.

Botanic Gardens Café can also cater for your next function or meeting at the Botanic Gardens - from casual gatherings and celebrations to events and wedding receptions.

For bookings ring 0401 677 164/0423 375 280 or email

Catering for coaches and large group bookings can also be made upon request.



Opening hours

Tuesdays - 9am to 1pm

Wednesday to Friday - 9am to 2pm

Weekends - 8am to 2pm
(Closed on Monday and public holidays)


0401 677 164 / 0423 375 280