Facilities

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 to 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 Aviation and within the Bundaberg Botanic Gardens, suitable for visitors to enjoy a packed lunch.

The Aviator’s Store
Take home your own piece of 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 to cater to the preservation of memorabilia, artefacts and visiting displays.

Car and 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 accessible toilets for guests.

Bundaberg Botanic Gardens
The Hinkler Hall of Aviation is located in the Bundaberg Botanic Gardens in Bundaberg North, which features a mixture of exotic and native shrubs and trees as well a variety of rainforest trees and flora. The gardens also incorporate playgrounds, picnic tables, shelter sheds, electric barbecues, toilet facilities, boardwalks over lagoons with viewing decks open seven days.

Other nearby attractions, include the Bundaberg Historical Museum, Fairymead House and Sugar History Museum and the Australian Sugar Cane Railway which operates restored steam and diesel locomotives.