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The Big Mango

Bruce Highway, Bowen, Queensland, Australia
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A great tourist attraction!

Stopped by the big mango along a business trip. It is a great tourist spot and not only acts as a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Miss-Athena27
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Brisbane, Australia
via mobile
A must stop for a photo & tourist information.

A must for that special photo with the Bowen Mango. The staff in the tourist information centre are... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
FourPlay26
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Redbank, Australia
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  • Excellent38%
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  • Average23%
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“mango sorbet” (39 reviews)
“ice cream” (14 reviews)
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Bruce Highway, Bowen, Queensland, Australia
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"mango sorbet"
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"information centre"
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"ice cream"
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"bruce highway"
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"quick stop"
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"big thing"
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"friendly staff"
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"great info"
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"fruit"
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"fun photo"
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"information desk"
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"great place to stop"
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"going south"
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"south side"
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"photo stop"
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"local knowledge"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped by the big mango along a business trip. It is a great tourist spot and not only acts as a great photo opportunity, but is right next door to the towns visitor information centre. Ensure you pick up some brochures from here, as there...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

A must for that special photo with the Bowen Mango. The staff in the tourist information centre are very friendly & helpful.

Thank FourPlay26
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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

The stop off here, although quick was very informative. We went to several spots in Bowen after the very helpful lady in the information centre showed us a few hidden gems on the map. This is a great stop off for mango sorbet.

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BowenTourismBusiness, Sales and Marketing Coordinator at The Big Mango, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Hi Liz, thank you for your review, we're pleased you found our information helpful and we hope you enjoyed exploring Bowen!

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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Always wanted to see the Big Mango. Great little stop to get a photo and sit down and have some ice cream. The Mango ice cream was beautiful as was the mango sorbet. The kids had the chocolate ice cream and that was beautiful too....More

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BowenTourismBusiness, Sales and marketing coordinator at The Big Mango, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Hi Kylie, we're so happy you were finally able to get a photo with the Big Mango! Our ice cream is pretty great too! We hope you were able to make it into Bowen and check out our fantastic town, and have fun exploring the...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Fun place to take a picture with the big mango. There’s also another big mango in Bowen near the pier. This place was great because it’s on the way into Bowen and the staff are very friendly and helpful. Gave us all the information we...More

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BowenTourismBusiness, Sales and Marketing Coordinator at The Big Mango, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Hi, thanks for your detailed review. We hope you enjoyed your visit to Bowen and the Whitsundays, and we're glad you loved our mango sorbet!

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

The Big Mango is now on the Esplanade at Bowen. It makes for a great selfie for facebook, and to read the story behind the publicity stunt that put it on the map - very clever!More

Thank Irene I
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BowenTourismBusiness, sales and marketing coordinator at The Big Mango, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Hi Irene, Bowen is lucky enough to have two Big Mangoes! The original Big Mango is still located on the Bruce Highway just south of Bowen - the one that got stolen. Following the theft Nandos was kind enough to donate their replica Big Mango...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Def worth a visit and photo . Love the green ant on the side :) The town of Bowen is very clean and if needing accom we stayed at the Harbour View Motel and were made very very welcomeMore

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BowenTourismBusiness, Sales and Marketing Coordinator at The Big Mango, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Hi Lesley S, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us! We're glad you enjoyed the Big Mango, and you had a lovely time in Bowen. We hope you had time to check out the beaches and enjoy some of our...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

road side stop, typical of one of those "big" things. you can see if from the car as you drive by, not worth stopping.

Thank Rhys25
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BowenTourismBusiness, Sales and marketing at The Big Mango, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Hi Rhys, we hope next time you will have time to drop into the Big Mango information centre and try some of our famous mango sorbet, and learn all about Bowen!

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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Had the mango sorbet delicious a must I a hot day. Staff was extremely friendly. Quality quick service.

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BowenTourismBusiness, marketing and sales at The Big Mango, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Hi Natacha36, Thanks for your review, we are happy you enjoyed your icy cold mango sorbet!

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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

With one customer ahead of me and their order completed the staff member turns her back and ignores me. Even if all of herself had things to do, a simple acknowledgement would have resulted in we waiting. There did not appear to be anything healthy...More

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BowenTourismBusiness, Sales and Marketing Coordinator at The Big Mango, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Hi JarodBowen, we are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience at The Big Mango Information Centre. Next time you are passing by, please drop in as we'd love to introduce you to our mango sorbet - super healthy as it is...More

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