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Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens

Open Now: 5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Open today: 5:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Great place for a walk

nice walking tracks around the gardens with plenty to look at, birds, butterflies, etc. There is a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
HelenM3322
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Mackay, Australia
Long and interesting walk making the best of the lagoon.

Lots of improvement promised here. Major recommendation is to improve the plant signage. Cafe... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
defisher9
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9 Lagoon St, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was a really pleasant place to visit especially around Christmas time when they decorate the gardens. Very nice.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank allansull
Reviewed yesterday

nice walking tracks around the gardens with plenty to look at, birds, butterflies, etc. There is a coffee shop open at certain times.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HelenM3322
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

beautiful place, perfect spot for wedding photos or a wedding it’s self. Perfect spot for children to play or walk the dog.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ellieswindells
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of improvement promised here. Major recommendation is to improve the plant signage. Cafe open during the Christmas/New Year period would be excellent, too.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank defisher9
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been to Rockhamton Botanic Gardens had a wonderful time,great meal from cafe. So we thought Mackay would be just as pleasant. NOT SO. Closed over Xmas, signs fallen over, on a hot day the shade garden and cafe were closed. Just looked very...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank saintpeterGoldCoast
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived here with no expectations and found that this carefully groomed grounds provides extensive walking paths within an amazing environment. We only did a small section, due to time, but thoroughly enjoyed our time there. The cafe was closed for the festive season so...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tonig438
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent walkways through tropical greenery along a beautiful natural lagoon. Only some 10 years old, but becoming better every year. Lots of birdlife, particularly waterbirds. Excellent cafe/restaurants.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ian S
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Great spot for a walk and a cup of coffee. Plants are all labeled. Staff are very helpful and helped identify a plant (branch with leaves) I bought from home in a plastic bag. (Identified it as a pest)

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Hungri12
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Beautifully maintained gardens. Very relaxed and great place to unwind and take in the views. Wish little cafe there was open more .

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tracenbing
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

If you wish to take a walk along the many paths you will find something to look at. Be it flora or birds. Enjoy the cool areas along the way.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bernborough
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