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The Ginger Factory

50 Pioneer Rd, Yandina, Queensland 4561, Australia
+61 7 5446 7100
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Sunshine Coast Hinterland and Noosa Day Trip from Brisbane Including Eumundi...
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Open daily with free admission the iconic Ginger Factory is one of the Sunshine Coast's most popular tourist attractions. Discover the story of ginger from paddock to plate and see how Buderim Ginger has become the largest processor of ginger in the world. Experience the fascinating world of bees with the live bee show then enjoy a tasting of sensational varieties of honey. Go Overboard with the Gingerbread Man as you set out on an exciting water voyage visiting hundreds of puppets from every port of the world. Ride Moreton, a 114 year old Ginger Train as you relax in an open air carriage and enjoy beautiful gardens. The Ginger Factory is the perfect place to experience the authentic taste of Queensland with great shopping along with a fantastic cafe featuring modern Australian cuisine surrounded by acres of beautiful tropical gardens & walks.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“boat ride” (128 reviews)
“free entry” (49 reviews)
“ginger scones” (44 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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50 Pioneer Rd, Yandina, Queensland 4561, Australia
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+61 7 5446 7100
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took our 2yo grandson so took all the rides. Together they were $17/adult. The train gave the history of the district as it went around the complex explaining the manufacturing of the Ginger. The boat ride was excellent as it took a journey around...More

Thank Margaret D
Ginger_Factory, Public Relations Manager at The Ginger Factory, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review Margaret! We are so glad to hear your grandson had a blast at the ginger factory and enjoyed the rides! We pride ourselves on our yummy ginger scones! We hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It’s advertised as free but not so. $15 for adults. The cafe and shop are free. ( but aren’t all cafes and shops free to enter ? ) we would not have undertaken the journey had we known. The wording in the brochures very misleading,...More

Thank squinth
Ginger_Factory, Public Relations Manager at The Ginger Factory, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. All admission regardless of age is completely free. Free admission gives you access to our acres of tropical garden walks, kids play areas and playground (including our giant checker board), ginger town, ginger café and ice-creamery....More

Reviewed 6 days ago

My family visited a few years ago and decided to return now my children are a little older. I can't quite place what it was but it seemed to have lost some of its 'sparkle'. We had lunch and it was fine but nothing amazing...More

Thank LilyPad45
Ginger_Factory, Public Relations Manager at The Ginger Factory, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review! It's sad to hear you felt your experience was lacklustre to other visitations. We receive glowing feedback from people that revisit the factory. We have upgraded many of our tours and rides. Our gardens are currently...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend a visit if you are up that way, train ride a nd comentary are a must do. Several Gift shops of a difference are within the grounds, but the main gift shop filled with every thing you do with ginger is amazing, including...More

Thank Jeff P
Ginger_Factory, Guest Relations Manager at The Ginger Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave the review! It’s great to hear you enjoyed your ride on Moreton, our train, and all that our gift shops have to offer! We hope to see you again soon 😊

Reviewed 1 week ago

This would have been a five star review had it not been for the last couple of minutes of visit. Always call in on our trips to and from Brisbane and have done so for many, many years. Never leave without spending money on ginger...More

Thank lovechocolatecake
Ginger_Factory, Guest Relations Manager at The Ginger Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave the review 😊 It’s wonderful to hear you are such frequent visitors! It’s disappointing to hear about your experience with your ice-cream and we’ll be sure to pass this feedback on to management. We hope to see...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to spend an hour or 2. It has a wonderful gift shop stocking ginger and honey products plus many more. The gardens are great you can wander through or catch the little train. the food is good but the Ice...More

Thank 0410carolmissy
Ginger_Factory, Guest Relations Manager at The Ginger Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave the review! It’s wonderful to hear that you love all the delicious products we have on offer 😊 We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a very wet weekday on the Sunshine coast we decided to finally do atour of the famous ginger factory , which opened in 1940 as the Chinese supply of ginger was interrupted by the war . A group of farmers seized the opportunity to...More

Thank Fran C
Ginger_Factory, Guest Relations Manager at The Ginger Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave the review 😊 It’s nice to hear that you found the factory tour interesting! We hope you visit again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love ginger so thought a trip out here was a good idea. We took part in an informative tour (our host was fun- but clearly rushing to get through) which was good and ended with some yummy tastings. DO TRY the ginger Icecream varieties...More

Thank Susan T
Ginger_Factory, Guest Relations Manager at The Ginger Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave the wonderful review 😊 It’s lovely to hear you had a great day and came home with some ginger goodies! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family paid $64 dollars for the privilege of walking through the door and a single trip on two very basic rides (train and boat - both 10min each). We then handed over more money for over-priced basic cafe food and ice-creams. We stopped short...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even if you are not mad keen on ginger it is really worth a visit. The gardens, are spectacular, and the rain forest walk is well worth the time. And as there is no charge for entry you can do this for free! But it...More

Thank 247Rose
Ginger_Factory, Guest Relations Manager at The Ginger Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave the great review! It’s great to hear you enjoyed our gardens… and ice-cream 😉 We hope to see you again soon!

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captain32
3 January 2017|
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Response from Ginger_Factory | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for your question. Unfortunately the lovely owners of the Motor Garage have retired. They certainly were a wonderful addition to our park. We still have a great variety of shops here, please head over to our... More
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Raewyn C
12 September 2016|
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Response from Hel D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I do not know if public transport go there. The best is probably to ask the Ginger factory themselves.
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Jeni R
28 December 2015|
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Response from Peter B | Reviewed this property |
Not 100% sure but our guide did refer to the supply of ginger to the Bundaberg Ginger Beer factory.
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