Sarina Sugar Shed is a true paddock-to-plate food tourism experience that celebrates the rich history of sugar cane farming in the Mackay region. Visitors can enjoy a one-hour guided tour and learn how sugar cane is grown, farmed and processed. The tour takes you through the early harvesters, shows you how sugar cane is crushed on our replica sugar mill (during crushing season approx. June - Dec), and demonstrates how sugar cane juice is extracted. The tour includes tasting of sugar cane juice, plus tastings of our award-winning liqueurs (from our onsite boutique distillery), chutneys and sauces made in our onsite kitchen, homemade non-alcoholic ginger beer, and freshly-spun fairy floss. We also have a retail store loaded with our products and other gift ideas, and a café for light meals and beverages. Open Monday to Sunday from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm, with scheduled tours at 9.30am, 11.00am, 12.30pm and 2.00pm. Note: we are closed Good Friday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.