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Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens

9 Lagoon St, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
+61 7 4952 7300
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Relaxing and quiet gardens

very relaxing walk amongst shady trees and birdlife there is also a café with great meals and a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sandra h
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Mackay, Australia
Morning walk at the Gardens

The gardens are well kept and interesting. You can cover most of it in a couple of kilometers or... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
Trishb2302
,
Hua Hin, Thailand
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“bird life” (23 reviews)
“nice walk” (7 reviews)
“exotic plants” (3 reviews)
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9 Lagoon St, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
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+61 7 4952 7300
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US$19 per adult
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US$276 per adult
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"nice walk"
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"central queensland"
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"coffee shop"
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"beautiful surroundings"
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"lovely place to visit"
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"several occasions"
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"morning walk"
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"well maintained gardens"
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"shady spots"
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"great coffee"
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"nice spot"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

very relaxing walk amongst shady trees and birdlife there is also a café with great meals and a good variety of choice and friendly staff

Thank sandra h
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

The gardens are well kept and interesting. You can cover most of it in a couple of kilometers or less. The signage to the Gardens in poor, and you are really not sure where the entrance is. Also many of the plants have signs, but...More

Thank Trishb2302
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MRBG_VSO, Visitor Services Officer at Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. The Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens are progressively placing new plant identification labels throughout the Botanic Gardens to assist visitors with plant identification. We do recognise that more signage is needed. You will be...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

This area includes a walking track and is situated near a pond which has turtles and ducks as well as other creatures. It is a nice spot for small children to explore and there are play areas in proximity.

Thank DoctorTTravel
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

The Botanic Gardens has very well maintained pathways and made for easy walking. The differing gardens were well presented and the signs and notices helpful. Although some of the large information signs couldn't be fully read as they had been covered over with garden mulch....More

Thank roslynt925
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

The gardens are a growing concern and provides excellent facilities and places to eat. There is a lovely lagoon there and many indigenous and exotic plants. Well worth a visit..

1  Thank Dr Raymond D
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

If you want some fresh air and exercise, there's is a nice walk to be had around the botanical gardens.

Thank harmonysweetpea
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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Mackay botanical gardens even though not established long are beautiful and well set out and it looks as though they have great plans for the future

Thank Kelvin W
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Attractive Botanical gardens with a small nature reserve attached, all well maintained. Decent size cafe for refreshments.

Thank paulchamberlain
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

The Mackay Botanic Gardens is a credit to the community. It wanders along the banks of a lagoon and has many different kinds of bird life on and around the water. There is an amazing playground at one end for the children with great toilet...More

Thank Loris B
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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to go for a brisk morning walk, the plants are beautiful however could use a little more maintenance. He community garden is great too.

Thank AllyHancock
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