Mackay Working Sugar Mill Tour

 

During the Crushing/Harvest Season ONLY

(June to November)

Bookings Essential

This tour is no longer available in 2017

 

If you’re curious about how a sugar mill works and how sugar cane is turned into sweet and yummy sugar, then a Farleigh Sugar Mill tour with Reeforest is a definite must.

Meeting at the Farleigh Sugar Mill, you will be taken through the mill by your guide and have the process explained to you step by step. On this tour you will be able to see up close how the crushing of sugar cane takes place. Take the tour from June in the morning at 8.30am  until the mid November 2017. 7 days a week except when the mill has a Maintenance day or when a tour guide is unavailable please contact the office for bookings (Monday to Sunday). Morning tea and Afternoon tea is included.

 

PLEASE NOTE THIS A WORKING SUGAR MILL AND ALL HEALTH AND SAFETY RULES AND REGULATIONS APPLY TO ANYONE ENTERING THE MILL ON TOUR.

LONG SLEEVE SHIRTS (TUCKED IN), LONG PANTS and CLOSED IN SHOES ARE MANDATORY. ( We have a supply of shirts, pants for hire at the tour desk)

ABLE BODIED PEOPLE WHO ARE OVER THE HEIGHT OF 1.2m  MAY TAKE THE TOUR, CHILDREN MUST HOLD THEIR PARENT’S HAND AT ALL TIMES.

Direct Booking Cost:

All inclusive – Adult $28.00, Child $14.00 (Up to -12), Students 12+ to 17 $19.00, Family(2 Adults and 2x Primary Students) $75.00 or  Family(2x Adult and 2x Secondary Student) $89.00 

Directions- Please note at this point in time certain roads do not exist in maps used by Sat Nav and GPS technology. The best way to find us is to follow these simple directions. Also to ensure the tour is running on that day please phone ahead.

From Bruce Highway, come to Farleigh and turn off onto Childow Street and follow this street until you get to the rail crossing.  Next turn left into Station Street.  Then left hand turn to the car park.  The Mill Hall is at the top of the car park.

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