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The Ginger Factory

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by Elaine (subscribe)
Impromptu adventuring, exploring our backyard and then putting pen to paper, hoping to entice you to try one, if not all, of our escapades, is my true reward!
Published March 31st 2016
Much-loved “Moreton” back on track
ginger factory, moreton the train, gardens, free entry, all year round fun
Much-loved "Moreton
Much-loved "Moreton" back on track!

A big cheer to the iconic Ginger Factory in Yandina for bringing Moreton back from his Sunshine Coast holidays just in time for the school holidays!

What a lovely treat for the little ones!

My grandson is besotted with trains, especially Thomas the Tank, who is carried around in whatever form available, at this stage of his 2 year life, it's the Thomas the Tank DVD case (yep, not even a DVD inside), so I decided to treat my little man to a visit to the Ginger Factory.

Admission is free and one just pays for the respective tours. A ride on Moreton is free for all little ones under the age of 4 and $8 for adults (that's me) so was well worth the trip. Moreton does a very scenic trip around the Ginger Factory gardens, which are absolutely beautiful this time of year with quite a few ginger plants still in bloom, adding to the festive feel. They have their own chickens, which love to chase Moreton around a section of the track, to the delight of the little ones.

Moreton, steam train, family fun
Much-loved "Moreton


Treat yourself to a Super Bee tour where beekeepers share the hidden secrets of the hive or allow your littlies to enjoy the colourful all-weather playground built just for them.

Catch your breath at the Ice Creamery where the selection is to die for: milkshakes, double thick milkshakes, parfaits, ginger bread men for the little ones to decorate themselves.

A wonderful all year round destination even offering a venue for the next birthday party!

A VIP Annual Pass only costing $38 is definitely the way to go for me as we'll be making our way back regularly.

Don't delay, make your way to the iconic Ginger Factory in Yandina!
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Why? Entry is free and it's fun!
When: Open 7 Days, 9am - 5pm Daily
Phone: 1800 067 686
Where: 50 Pioneer Rd, Yandina QLD
Cost: Entry is free,
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