Bundaberg Botanic Gardens
Bundaberg Botanic Gardens
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  • Bev M
    Sydney, Australia265 contributions
    A little gem in Bundie
    Variety birds museums train ride. Parking perfect for picnics. Coffee shop onsite. Nice small lake and gardens to wander compact but brilliant JAPANESE gardens CHINESE gardens AUSSIE Gardens. Close to town small but perfectly laid out and maintained very relaxing place.
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 1 April 2023
  • Paul P
    Melbourne, Australia232 contributions
    A walk around extensive gardens
    The Gardens incorporate the old home of Bert Hinkler plus the Hinkler Museum. On certain days the old sugar train runs and that would be an experience for many people. It is a good walk around the place with many sub tropical plants and lots of birds. The gardens are free the rest have entry fees but are worh a look.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 16 July 2023
  • Glenda P
    6 contributions
    Botanical Gardens Bundaberg is a MUST SEE
    Botanical Gardens Bundaberg is MUST SEE when you are in the area. We came two days and saw it all, rode the train. Visited Fairymead House, the Museum and the Hinkley Hall of Aviation. All of it was great, but these gardens are so beautiful , well maintained, beautiful grass to sit and relax on and just enjoy the serenity of your surroundings.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 12 August 2023
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Glenda P
6 contributions
Aug 2023 • Couples
Botanical Gardens Bundaberg is MUST SEE when you are in the area. We came two days and saw it all, rode the train. Visited Fairymead House, the Museum and the Hinkley Hall of Aviation. All of it was great, but these gardens are so beautiful , well maintained, beautiful grass to sit and relax on and just enjoy the serenity of your surroundings.
Written 13 August 2023
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Paul P
Melbourne, Australia232 contributions
July 2023 • Couples
The Gardens incorporate the old home of Bert Hinkler plus the Hinkler Museum. On certain days the old sugar train runs and that would be an experience for many people. It is a good walk around the place with many sub tropical plants and lots of birds. The gardens are free the rest have entry fees but are worh a look.
Written 17 July 2023
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jokiwitraveller
Tauranga, New Zealand245 contributions
Apr 2023 • Couples
We went at the end of May on a sunny day. Was expecting more lush, colourful and well tended garden but found it more average and not very inspiring. Japanese garden had some nice painted wooden Japanese style structures.

The lakes were interesting, though one was under repair and a bit green (next to the Chinese Garden which was unforgettable). The other two lakes had plenty of turtles and birds. The turtles here have the longest turtle necks in the world and kept popping their heads out keeping an eye on us. They weren’t very big, the size of a dinner plate and are of course fresh water turtles and nothing like the ones out on the reef.

We wanted some lunch but the large cafe was not inspiring to sit in so I can’t comment on the food.
Take a picnic and drink and enjoy relaxing under the trees. I saw a mum with her toddler feeding the ducks and having fun. They sell cheap bags of duck food there.

The train wasn’t going on the day we visited but I reckon with the train running you’ll have a good day.

Nearby you have the Hinkler Air Museum - fabulous! But that’s another review.
Written 31 May 2023
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EsmeBunny
Hobart, Australia169 contributions
May 2023 • Couples
A shady oasis in a warm afternoon. We saw Eastern Water Dragons and freshwater turtles! This is a nice place to visit if you're staying in Bundaberg.
Written 7 May 2023
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Payal P
4 contributions
Apr 2023
If you cannot see turtles at Mon Repos, go see them here in the wild - you can even get a packet of pellets from the cafe for 50c to feed the wildlife, so much fun.
Written 10 April 2023
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Bev M
Sydney, Australia265 contributions
Mar 2023 • Couples
Variety birds museums train ride. Parking perfect for picnics. Coffee shop onsite. Nice small lake and gardens to wander compact but brilliant JAPANESE gardens CHINESE gardens AUSSIE Gardens. Close to town small but perfectly laid out and maintained very relaxing place.
Written 1 April 2023
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Karen M
Brisbane Region, Australia43 contributions
Feb 2023
This is well worth a visit, as there are historical buildings, beautiful gardens and lots of birds. There is also a train that goes around the gardens. The cafe had delicious food.
Written 12 February 2023
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Anthony
Noble Park, Australia5 contributions
Dec 2022
Visited the Bundaberg & District Historical Museum in the gardens - i understand that the people assisting there taking payment at the door and supervising the musuem are likely unpaid volunteers but... The day we attended there was a lady who periodically shouted "do not touch the exibits!!!" at the top of her voice at people visiting the musuem in an angry and threatening manner. You could hear it through the whole museum. In this day and age, this was totally unaccpetable behaviour and had the charterisitcs of bullying behaviour. If this is the only voluteering that is availble it may be best to close the museum rather than to expose visitors to this type of abuse and Bundaberg city to the embarrasment.
Written 14 January 2023
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B T
London, UK1,216 contributions
Oct 2022
The gardens are nice, they seem well kept, there are a few lakes, lots of birds and a few museums dotted around inside the gardens. There is also a little railway that goes round the gardens. It's a little way out of Bundaberg town centre.
Written 10 October 2022
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AllanJGJ
Wellington, New Zealand3,848 contributions
Aug 2022
Perhaps not a classic botanic gardens with lots of environments and plants from all nations but still worth a visit. There are a number of lakes with numerous birds plus tortoises and lizards to be seen. And there are a number of interesting buildings and activities including the Hinkler House, Fairymead house and a ride on an old sugar train. Definitely worth a stroll on a sunny day.
Written 19 August 2022
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