Photo courtesy of Hinkler Hall of Aviation.

Hinkler Hall of Aviation

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. 

Useful information

Bundaberg Botanic Gardens, 6 Mount Perry Road, Bundaberg North, QLD


Gift shop
Café / refreshments
Disabled access
Baby changing facilities

Opening hours

Monday9am – 3pm
Tuesday9am – 3pm
Wednesday9am – 3pm
Thursday9am – 3pm
Friday9am – 3pm
Saturday9am – 3pm
Sunday9am – 3pm

More information about Hinkler Hall of Aviation

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.

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!

Nearby Museums & Galleries

The Story Bank

The Story Bank

331 Kent Street, Maryborough, QLD
Mon - Fri, 9.30am - 3.30pm; Sat - Sun, 9.30am - 2pm
Maryborough Military and Colonial Museum

Maryborough Military & Colonial Museum

106 Wharf Street, Maryborough, QLD
Mon - Fri, 9.30am - 3.30pm; Sat - Sun, 9.30am - 12.30pm
A view inside the Brennan and Geraghtys store

Brennan & Geraghty’s Store Museum

64 Lennox Street, Maryborough, QLD
Tue - Thu, 10am - 3pm
Review Site