Food and Refreshments

The Bundaberg Botanic Gardens house Café 1928, adjoining the Hinkler Hall of Aviation and serving a great range of refreshments, drinks, snacks and meals.

The friendly team at Café 1928 cater for tour groups by prior arrangement. Contact (07) 4153 1928 to make a booking.

Picnic Area

There are many grassed areas surrounding the Hinkler Hall of Avaition and within the Bundaberg Botanic Gardens, suitable for students to enjoy a packed lunch.

The Aviator’s Store

Take home your own piece of aviation memorabilia to commemorate your visit to the Hinkler Hall of Aviation. The Aviator’s Store, conveniently located at reception, stocks a great range of Hinkler replica memorabilia, as well as unique Hinkler Hall of Aviation branded clothing, caps, souvenirs, bar memorabilia and more.                                                                                                                                                      

Climate Control

Enjoy year-round comfort in our climate controlled exhibition, retail and gallery space. The Hinkler Hall of Aviation’s gallery space has been specially designed for the preservation of memorabilia, artefacts and visiting displays.

Car & Coach Parking

Free car parking is available on AL Stewart Drive (which winds its way throughout the Botanic Gardens), accessible from Mount Perry Road and Thornhill Street, Bundaberg North.

Coach parking is available outside the Hinkler Hall of Aviation and adjacent to Cafe 1928.

Toilet Facilities

Toilet facilities are available at the Hinkler Hall of Aviation and Café 1928.

Wheelchair Facilities

The Hinkler Hall of Aviation is suitable for wheelchair clients and includes wheelchair access toilets for guests.

Bundaberg Botanic Gardens

The Hinkler Hall of Aviation is located in the Bundaberg Botanic Gardens in Bundaberg North, where 27.4 hectares have been planted with a mixture of exotic and native shrubs and trees as well a variety of rainforest trees and flora. Plants, trees and lagoons in the Botanic Gardens attract at least 114 bird species, while the gardens also incorporate playgrounds, picnic tables, shelter sheds, electric barbecues, toilet facilities, boardwalks over lagoons with viewing decks open seven days. Whilst visiting the Hinkler Hall of Aviation, also take time to visit nearby attractions, including the Bundaberg Historical Museum, Fairymead House & Sugar History Museum, and take a trip onboard the Australian Sugar Cane Railway. Contact the relevant provider for operating hours.