Set within the lush Bundaberg Botanic Gardens, the Hinkler Hall of Aviation celebrates the adventures and achievements of Australia’s pioneer solo aviator Bert Hinkler.
Become part of the story through glide and flight simulators, movie theatrettes, six display aircraft and vintage motor vehicle, and the many unique museum exhibits and interactive displays right at your fingertips.
Explore beautiful Hinkler House ‘Mon Repos’, Bert’s relocated English home and be suitably impressed as you view the immaculately restored original Armstrong Siddeley vehicle from his Tour of Triumph in 1928.
Make a day of it and combine your Hinkler Hall of Aviation experience with the other heritage attractions within the gardens.
Be enchanted by Indian bungalow architecture at Fairymead House as you explore the grand plantation house and imagine life on a sugar cane plantation back in the late 1800s.
Here you will share in the history of the pioneer sugar families from Bundaberg, uncover the enormous contribution by the South Sea Islander community and discover the process of producing sugar, from cane to crystal. Who knew sugar could be so much fun!
Also within the gardens, the Bundaberg and District Historical Museum ensures the preservation and collection of the Bundaberg Region's history for the benefit of the entire community and is sure hold your interest as you wander through the numerous displays.
Don’t miss this memorable and unique experience in Bundaberg, Queensland.