As one of Noosa’s most popular tourist attractions, The Ginger Factory offers visitors a plethora of options from local produce, nature, cute heritage style villages and more. This article will help you understand all of fun things you and your family can do at the Ginger Factory and how to make the best use of your trip.
What can you do at the Noosa Ginger Factory?
Buderim Ginger Factory Tour
The most iconic thing you can obviously do is the Buderim Ginger Factory tour. During this tour you can find out how the local ginger is grown, processed and turned into the wide array of products that Buderim Ginger sells. After the tour you can try a tasting of the various product lines and find out why the Ginger Factory produces the finest ginger in the world.
The Ginger Shop
If any of the products you’ve tried has taken your fancy you can head over to the Ginger shop, where you can buy anything ginger. Ginger beer, chews, dried ginger, crystallised ginger and so much more, there’s sure to be something which will tickle your fancy.
The Ginger Cafe
If you’ve worked up a hunger and need something more substantial, the Ginger Café serves a wide range of meals for both adults and children. It’s also licenced so you can try their locally produced alcoholic ginger products along with other local wines and beers.
Ride Moreton the Train
No trip to the Ginger Factory is complete without a ride on Moreton the ginger train. Moreton takes riders through 9 hectares of lush sub-tropical gardens and the Ginger Factory grounds. Over 100 years old, Moreton was originally a sugar cane train used in the area before become an integral part of the Ginger Factory experience!
Live Bee Show
If ginger isn’t your thing, you can take in the experience of a live bee show at the Ginger Factory. During the live demonstration you can find out more about the life cycle of bees and their hive, how hives function and finish up with tastings of the honey produced locally.
Arguably the family favourite, Overboard is a family friendly indoor boat ride adventure featuring music and over 200 handcrafted animatronic puppets. Through this interactive adventure you get to follow the story of the Gingerbread Man as travels the world escaping chefs trying to eat him!
Explore Ginger Town
Ginger town is a heritage style village with multiple stores for every type of visitor. Explore shops which sell indigenous sourvenirs, handcrafted childrens toys, sweets and treats as well as a large range of scents and herbal products.
Are you looking for a treat to cool you down during the hot season? The Ginger Factory includes an ice creamery with a wide range of flavours. You can also grab one of their well-known specialty parfaits.
Explore the Tropical Gardens
After a busy day taking in all the food and activities at the Ginger Factory, you can relax with a stroll through the extensive tropical gardens and ginger paddocks. With acres of exotic species, water features and rest areas you can wind down whilst taking in the serenity.
Opening Times, prices and other important information
The Ginger Factory is open daily 9am-5pm with free admission. (closed only Christmas Day)
50 Pioneer Road, Yandina, QLD 4561
Telephone: 1800 067 686
The Ginger Factory is 31.8km from Noosa Heads, or 26 minutes by car. You can also catch a bus from Nambour station in Noosa Heads.
The Ginger factory is also available for group bookings and for educational organisations, please contact them for further information.
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