Old MacDonald Farm At The Ginger Factory

Old MacDonald Farm At The Ginger Factory


Posted 2023-06-25 by Elainefollow

Mon 03 Jul 2023 - Fri 07 Jul 2023

Old MacDonald had a farm, ee i, ee i, o! The school holidays are here and are we in for a treat! The Ginger Factory is ready to transform into a fabulous farm adventure over the winter school holidays, bringing us Old MacDonald's farm, with the cutest and cuddliest animals one can hope to see.

In week one, from Monday 26 June to Friday 30 June, visitors to The Ginger Factory will be able to get up close and personal with a variety of totally adorable farm animals at the FREE petting zoo. Pet, cuddle and learn all about these fluffy, furry friends as they look up at you with adoring eyes and charm you with their cuteness.

In week two, Monday 3 July to Friday 7 July, make sure to grab your tickets from The Ginger Factory's ticket desk at the entrance and saddle up for unicorn pony rides. Parents and grandparents will love watching the little ones' faces light up with joy and excitement as they giddy-up on a whimsical journey all around the spectacular Ginger Factory gardens.

  • Unicorn Pony Rides are approximately ten minutes in duration.
  • Tickets purchased on site only, $7.50 per ride
  • No age restrictions
  • Small children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Maximum 55kg weight

  • For an unforgettable farm-tastic experience, make sure to bookmark the iconic Ginger Factory these school holidays, the fun and excitement is what memories are made of.

    Even better ... why not plan a full day trip, the renowned Ginger Factory is all about playing, tasting and discovering, with additional fun rides, fascinating tours, a totally unique retail precinct and an awesome cafe, all surrounded by spectacular sub-tropical gardens.

    What else can visitors do at The Ginger Factory?

    *Overboard - Join the gingerbread man on an adventure around the world as he ducks and dives to escape the clutches of the hungry chefs. Every member of the family will absolutely love Overboard, the boat ride. An additional cost will apply.

    *Ginger Train - Take a relaxed tour through 9 hectares of lush sub-tropical gardens on The Ginger Factory's beloved historic train Moreton. Moreton is now more than 100 years old and is happy in his retirement, after being a sugar cane train working at the Moreton Sugar Mill in Nambour. An additional cost will apply.

    * Gruffalo Trail - Journey through the spectacular rainforest at The Ginger Factory to follow the trail in search of the Mouse, Fox, Owl, Snake and of course the hungry Gruffalo. Download the FREE 'Gruffalo Spotters 2 Aus' app on the Apple Store or Google Play Store here.
  • The spectacular Rainbrella Project , symbolising a community of hope, welcomes visitors to take a FREE rainbow-coloured stroll, perfect for memory-making photo opportunities.
  • *Live Bee Show and Tastings - Here's one for the 'bigger' kids - find out what a day in the life of a beekeeper may look like at the Live Bee Show and honey tasting. An additional cost will apply.

    Places to eat at The Ginger Factory?

  • Feeling a tad hungry? Pop into The Ginger Kitchen Cafe with its delectable menu of chef-inspired meals, showcasing the best of the Sunshine Coast's seasonal produce. There's plenty of room to sit, relax and unwind.
  • Gingerlatis - A fun day out will never be complete without a gelato from Gingerlatis, the Gelati & Dessert Bar at The Ginger Factory. Showcasing eighteen handmade gelato flavours, all churned on site at The Ginger Factory, visitors are spoilt for choice.

  • And, last but not least, make sure to pop into the brand new Potting Shed , filled with a fabulous variety of plants and flowers available to purchase. Choose to take home from the Sunshine Coast's best selection of ginger plants and tropical heliconias, it's the ultimate destination for garden lovers.

    The Ginger Factory is promising a fantastic time with unforgettable experiences over the June/July school holidays and with FREE entry, it's going to be farm-tastic!

    All images courtesy of author, Elaine de Wet, unless otherwise indicated

    #family -attractions
    !date 03/07/2023 -- 07/07/2023
    221059 - 2023-06-30 10:36:12


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