Location and Entry
The Hinkler Hall of Aviation is located in the Bundaberg Botanic Gardens, on the corner of Mount Perry Road and Young Street, Bundaberg North, Queensland, Australia.
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, or those people yearning for a great coffee and light refreshments.
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.
We’ve developed a fantastic Education Program specifically designed for school groups. Visit the Education Experience page for more information.
The team at the Hinkler Hall of Aviation welcome tour groups from around the world. Contact our team direct for special tour group packages. Bus parking is available on site.
Amenities & Wheelchair Access
The Hinkler Hall of Aviation’s exhibition space and amenities are fully wheelchair accessible. Visitors can even take a virtual tour of Hinkler House.
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.
Pedestrian entry to the Hinkler Hall of Aviation is available from Young Street, while free car parking is available on AL Stewart Drive (which winds its way throughout the Botanic Gardens), accessible from Mount Perry Road. Pedestrian access to the Hinkler Hall of Aviation is available within the Botanic Gardens.
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 Museum, and take a trip onboard the Australian Sugar Cane Railway.