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The Ginger Factory

50 Pioneer Rd, Yandina, Queensland 4561, Australia
+61 7 5446 7100
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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.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“boat ride” (129 reviews)
“free entry” (49 reviews)
“ginger scones” (45 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
50 Pioneer Rd, Yandina, Queensland 4561, Australia
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+61 7 5446 7100
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"boat ride"
in 129 reviews
"free entry"
in 49 reviews
"ginger scones"
in 45 reviews
"gift shop"
in 43 reviews
"for sale"
in 32 reviews
"bee tour"
in 29 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 43 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 33 reviews
"sunshine coast"
in 63 reviews
"few hours"
in 38 reviews
"bruce highway"
in 10 reviews
"rainforest walk"
in 25 reviews
"taste testing"
in 11 reviews
"steam train"
in 10 reviews
"whole family"
in 17 reviews
"gardens are beautiful"
in 12 reviews
"great for kids"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I am a huge fan of Buderim ginger products, and at any time you will find several different products in my pantry, so was very excited to go to the Ginger factory even though it was a 50 klms detour out of our way. I...More

Thank Ruth G
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a little gem of a place even if you don’t like ginger. We stopped off here as we were out tiki touring while on holiday in Mooloolaba. We just popped in and walked around the beautiful gardens but have marked this as a must...More

Thank Hagerty2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

They advertise everywhere to hook in first-timers. Because once you've been I doubt you'd go back. Primitive eating conditions. No air con. Corrugated iron roofs which just make everything hotter on a hot day. Food stalls that serve oily, greasy, unhealthy food. Overpriced stalls selling...More

Thank AustraliaRealEstate
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Ginger Factory has the best icecream. Try the macadamia and ginger icecream. Worth a trip if only to try the amazing food available

Thank Sharon O
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Ginger_Factory, Guest Relations Manager at The Ginger Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us the awesome review Sharon! We are thrilled you loved our ice cream the macadamia and ginger flavour is one of our favourites too! We welcome you back to satisfy that ice cream craving anytime 😄

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a good 5 hours exploring the ginger factory, including the factory tour and tasting, the train ride, the bee experience and the boat ride. The centre is well set-out with lovely gardens you can wander in, and a good variety of food, drink...More

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Ginger_Factory, Guest Relations Manager at The Ginger Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us a review! We are delighted to hear that you experienced and enjoyed all of the Ginger Factory rides and tours. We too love our beautiful rain forest walk and tasty gingery treats. Thank you for...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a great day out the staff were really knowledgeable, polite and approachable through the tours. We loved it that much I’m buying an annual pass!More

Thank Louise R
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Ginger_Factory, Guest Relations Manager at The Ginger Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Louise, thanks so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are thrilled to hear you loved the Ginger Factory and will be an annual visitor! We take great pride in our customer service. We can’t wait to see you again...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour was interesting (and tasty!) with a phenomenal tour guide, the shop fantastic and the service great - this place is SO worth your time. Exceeded my expectations for sure! Great work.

Thank Rachel W
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Ginger_Factory, Guest Relations Manager at The Ginger Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave us the awesome review Rachel! We’re so happy you enjoyed your Ginger Factory experience and would love to have you back again soon! :)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After finding out the the fudge shop is now gone I was temporarily relieved to find the fudge was still available at the back of one of the gift shops. They had Jaffa fudge tasting available which we tried but did not like. I spotted...More

Thank Michelle S
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Ginger_Factory, Guest Relations Manager at The Ginger Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks you for taking the time to leave us a review Michelle, we are sorry to hear about your disappointing fudge experience and service as we usually get great reviews and compliments about our service people. We will definitely pass on your feedback to management...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ginger Factory” so we decided to go and have a look. The Ginger Factory would be a great place to take children, there is a small train that carries the children around the park, there is also a show for the children “Pirates of the...More

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Ginger_Factory, Guest Relations Manager at The Ginger Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave a nice review Stewart! We are happy you decided to stop by for a resting spot and enjoy our local ginger products, next time you’re on the coast come see us again and maybe enjoy one of our...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took the kids here for a school holiday activity and I must admit, It was okay, but not great. It was busy, there was a little nice playground and restaurant, and little stores to look in, the staff were friendly, and the grounds and...More

1  Thank Melinda C
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Ginger_Factory, Guest Relations Manager at The Ginger Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review Melinda. We are glad that you enjoyed our gardens and Ginger Town. We do have a range of bundle packs and ticket deals online that are cheaper so you can experience our rides and...More

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captain32
January 3, 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
September 12, 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
December 28, 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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