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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"
in 10 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was a little disappointing today at the Ginger Factory. The friendly train driver was the best experience of the day. Sadly, the cafe was disappointing. The ginger scone , although pleasant, was served with the tiniest amount of ginger jam (and an over supply...More

Thank Anne S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended the Ginger Factory today and found this tourist attraction really interesting. Although we didn't partake in any tours, we found the little shops and café all quite affordable. We picked up some really lovely souvenirs and Ginger products that I don't think we...More

Thank Ozzmo1962
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Ginger_Factory, Guest Relations Manager at The Ginger Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us the awesome review! So glad to hear you loved our boutique shops and ginger treats. We love to keep the little ones entertained so join us again anytime soon 🙂

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my trip to The Ginger Factory. Yes the products in the store are possible more expensive then in the supermarkets, yes not everywhere is air conditioned. It was interesting to see how ginger is processed and the tasting was great, as someone...More

Thank Craig G
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Ginger_Factory, Guest Relations Manager at The Ginger Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us the great review Craig. It’s always amazing to hear we have a ginger convert and when people discover how to make food just that extra bit special with a touch of ginger. Next time you’re...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a surprise this was. I didn't know what to expect but I was pleasantly surprised. We did not think there was enough to do to fill 5hrs but we managed it. The boat ride was the favourite with my train loving son enjoying this...More

Thank JocelynMcG
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Ginger_Factory, Guest Relations Manager at The Ginger Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave us the amazing review Jocelyn! We’re overjoyed to hear you and the family has a great time at the factory. We and the gift shop await your next visit! :)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with 3 children 5,3,2 during school holidays. It was packed out with kids but we went to watch the wonker show. Took ages to find a park - which had to be off site down the road a fair way due to the...More

Thank Constance F
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Ginger_Factory, Guest Relations Manager at The Ginger Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave us the fantastic review Constance! Amazing to hear you and the kids love The Wonka Show and all the Ginger Factory has to offer, especially the ginger treats. We can’t wait to have you and the kids back...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks 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 weeks 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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Ginger_Factory, Guest Relations Manager at The Ginger Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us the awesome review! We are so happy you loved the factory and our gardens. Can’t wait to have you again next time you are on the Sunny Coast :)

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Reviewed 4 weeks 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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Ginger_Factory, Guest Relations Manager at The Ginger Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We appreciate all points of view, however sadly your comments do not reconcile with the glowing feedback we normally receive, including many Trip Advisor Certificate’s of Excellence. Our grounds aim to integrate nature and the...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 16 April 2018 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 18 April 2018

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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captain32
3 January 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
12 September 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
28 December 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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