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Hinkler Hall of Aviation

6 Mt Perry Rd, Bundaberg, Queensland 4670, Australia
+61 7 4130 4400
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Hands on look at one of Australia's greatest aviators

Who knew that an Aussie Aviator was so loved that more than 100,000 people lined the streets of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shelley W
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Brisbane, Australia
Interesting and well worth it

I had no idea of Bert Hinkler's achievments. What a life he had. We thoroughly enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fran B
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Melbourne, Australia
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6 Mt Perry Rd, Bundaberg, Queensland 4670, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Who knew that an Aussie Aviator was so loved that more than 100,000 people lined the streets of Italy to say goodbye when he passed away. Moreover, who knew the pesky bin turkey (aka the ibis) was the source of inspiration for one of the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had no idea of Bert Hinkler's achievments. What a life he had. We thoroughly enjoyed the museum. All of the exhibits were wonderfully displayed. There are alot of hands on and interactive displays. Set amongst the beautiful botanic gardens it was a wonderful days...More

Thank Fran B
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BRCTourism, Public Relations Manager at Hinkler Hall of Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate your feedback. Bert Hinkler’s many adventures and achievements are brought to life within the Hinkler Hall of Aviation through numerous static and interactive displays, including the beautiful Hinkler House ‘Mon Repos’. We...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and I visited the Hinkler Hall of Aviation. It was very interesting for both of us. The interactive displays, along with the linkage to history, makes it appealing to all ages. Whilst there is an entry fee, we both thought it was value...More

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BRCTourism, Public Relations Manager at Hinkler Hall of Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate your feedback. With numerous static and interactive displays, the Hinkler Hall of Aviation has something for all ages to enjoy. We are glad you enjoyed the Hinkler experience within the beautiful Bundaberg...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we drove into Bundy, we saw the sign “the birth place of Bert Hinkler” and wondered who he was. We had no idea until we visited the museum and it sure opened our eyes. What an amazing gentleman - so passionate about aviation and...More

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BRCTourism, Public Relations Manager at Hinkler Hall of Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate your feedback. The word Hinkler is synonymous with Bundaberg, with many man-made and natural areas in the region named after Bundaberg’s favourite son, Bert Hinkler. It is simply amazing how much one...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While I had a vague idea of Bert Hinkler's achievements, visiting here was an eye opener. Not only was he a superb aviator, he was also a gifted inventor in matters aeronautical. Add to that his wartime service and devotion to his family and country...More

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BRCTourism, Public Relations Manager at Hinkler Hall of Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate your feedback. Bert Hinkler was a remarkable man indeed! His inventive mind and world record breaking achievements are nothing short of amazing and provide the backbone to many interesting static and interactive...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Learn about the great Bert Hinkler who was born in Bundaberg. Great for kids as well as adults, the interactive themes are awesome. My grandkids loved it especially as they are from Sydney and learn't a little bit of history about the area and the...More

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BRCTourism, Public Relations Manager at Hinkler Hall of Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate your feedback. Bert Hinkler's life was filled with so many amazing adventures to share through the many static and interactive displays within the Hall. There really is something for all ages to...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We visited with the grand children. They were fascinated by the displays, particularly the hands on activities.

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BRCTourism, Public Relations Manager at Hinkler Hall of Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate your feedback. We are glad you had a wonderful time with your grandchildren within the Hinkler Hall of Aviation. Thank you for visiting us!

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We escape the rain outside and spent an hour browsing the exhibits at the aviation Museum - didn't even know this Hinkler guy existed, but what a legend! the information was really interesting lots of great exhibits that were entertaining and engaging - good one...More

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BRCTourism, Public Relations Manager at Hinkler Hall of Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate your feedback. The Hinkler Hall of Aviation is a great place to visit come rain or shine, with numerous static and interactive displays to keep visitors of all ages entertained. We are...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

My partner and I visited the museum, and as well as learning about a pioneer of aviation that I am ashamed to say I had never heard of, we had a fabulous day. The museum is filled with interactive exhibits, including trying to glide and...More

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BRCTourism, Public Relations Manager at Hinkler Hall of Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate your feedback. The Bundaberg Botanic Gardens are a wonderful place to spend the day with beautiful gardens and wildlife to enjoy amongst three heritage attractions. We are glad you enjoyed your time...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

A great range of historical artefacts and immersive activities - all set in beautiful botanical gardens. My boys loved sitting in Bert Hinkler’s plane, my daughter loved dressing up and emailing a photograph home. Lots of factual information about the aviation industry and the Bundaberg...More

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BRCTourism, Public Relations Manager at Hinkler Hall of Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate your feedback. The Bundaberg Botanic Gardens are the perfect setting to house the life and achievements of Bert Hinkler with much of his childhood being spent in areas close by. The gardens...More

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