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Hinkler Hall of Aviation

6 Mt Perry Rd, Bundaberg, Queensland 4670, Australia
+61 7 4130 4400
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Wonderful tribute to a local hero

Don not miss the Hinkler museum if you are visiting Bundaberg. We learnt so much about this amazing... read more

Reviewed yesterday
WillynACT
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Canberra
A wonderful attraction.

If you have out-of-town visitors this is an outstanding attraction which can fill up the whole day... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
jkinsouciance
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Bundaberg, Australia
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6 Mt Perry Rd, Bundaberg, Queensland 4670, Australia
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+61 7 4130 4400
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Reviewed yesterday

Don not miss the Hinkler museum if you are visiting Bundaberg. We learnt so much about this amazing man, not just a local hero but acclaimed throughout the world for his extraordinary feats in aviation pioneering. The displays are excellent, and you can see the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you have out-of-town visitors this is an outstanding attraction which can fill up the whole day with an enormous variety of exhibits, all beautifully maintained, and many functioning items to see. As it is situated in the Botanic Gardens, that is an added attraction,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hinkler Museum is a must while visiting Bundaberg as there is many things about the life of Bert Hinkler that were never told and see the replicas of all of his planes as well as his unbelieveable flying achievements during his lifetime and the...More

Thank Rod S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today and found the staff extremely helpful and friendly. The complex as a whole including the hoise that he built in the UK and was subsequently transported and rebuilt here are both informative and entertaining. The complex is located within the beautiful Bundaberg Botanic...More

Thank grant R
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BRCTourism, Public Relations Manager at Hinkler Hall of Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate your feedback. It was wonderful to hear you had a lovely experience within the Bundaberg Botanic Gardens. It is such a perfect setting to house the life and achievements of Bert Hinkler...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is dedicated to the life of Bert Hinkley an apparently well known aviation legend in the Bundaberg region. I had never heard of him before today. But it was very informative and there was a lot of interaction activities to do, definitely worth a...More

Thank Colin K
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BRCTourism, Public Relations Manager at Hinkler Hall of Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate your feedback. The Combined Attraction Ticket for the heritage attractions within the Bundaberg Botanic Gardens is extremely popular, offering entry to three museum attractions set amongst numerous garden walking trails and resident...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Who knew that an Aussie Aviator was so loved that more than 100,000 people lined the streets of Italy to say goodbye when he passed away. Moreover, who knew the pesky bin turkey (aka the ibis) was the source of inspiration for one of the...More

Thank Shelley W
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BRCTourism, Public Relations Manager at Hinkler Hall of Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate your feedback. Bert Hinkler led such an amazing life that a museum and interactive visitor attraction could be made in his honour to celebrate his adventures and achievements. We were glad you...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

I had no idea of Bert Hinkler's achievments. What a life he had. We thoroughly enjoyed the museum. All of the exhibits were wonderfully displayed. There are alot of hands on and interactive displays. Set amongst the beautiful botanic gardens it was a wonderful days...More

Thank Fran B
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BRCTourism, Public Relations Manager at Hinkler Hall of Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate your feedback. Bert Hinkler’s many adventures and achievements are brought to life within the Hinkler Hall of Aviation through numerous static and interactive displays, including the beautiful Hinkler House ‘Mon Repos’. We...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

My son and I visited the Hinkler Hall of Aviation. It was very interesting for both of us. The interactive displays, along with the linkage to history, makes it appealing to all ages. Whilst there is an entry fee, we both thought it was value...More

Thank makelly1972
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BRCTourism, Public Relations Manager at Hinkler Hall of Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate your feedback. With numerous static and interactive displays, the Hinkler Hall of Aviation has something for all ages to enjoy. We are glad you enjoyed the Hinkler experience within the beautiful Bundaberg...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

When we drove into Bundy, we saw the sign “the birth place of Bert Hinkler” and wondered who he was. We had no idea until we visited the museum and it sure opened our eyes. What an amazing gentleman - so passionate about aviation and...More

Thank Charlotte J
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BRCTourism, Public Relations Manager at Hinkler Hall of Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate your feedback. The word Hinkler is synonymous with Bundaberg, with many man-made and natural areas in the region named after Bundaberg’s favourite son, Bert Hinkler. It is simply amazing how much one...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

While I had a vague idea of Bert Hinkler's achievements, visiting here was an eye opener. Not only was he a superb aviator, he was also a gifted inventor in matters aeronautical. Add to that his wartime service and devotion to his family and country...More

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BRCTourism, Public Relations Manager at Hinkler Hall of Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate your feedback. Bert Hinkler was a remarkable man indeed! His inventive mind and world record breaking achievements are nothing short of amazing and provide the backbone to many interesting static and interactive...More

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