Sarina Sugar Shed Tour and Tasting

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Highlights & inclusions

One hour guided tour of the sugar cane crushing process
Sample freshly-crushed sugar cane juice
A unique and genuine Queensland experience
Tastings of both alcohol and food products made onsite
See heritage machinery used on early sugar cane farms
Use of umbrellas for shade and wet weather conditions

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Wed, May 22, 2024

What you can expect

This true food tourism experience showcases the importance of sugar in the creation of so many alcohol and food products. More than a just a tour, this journey celebrates the sugar cane pioneers who brought great prosperity to the region through their back-breaking work and mechanical ingenuity. The Sarina Sugar Shed tour is approximately one hour and conclude with tastings of rum and fruit liqueurs products, chutneys, sauces and non-alcoholic ginger beer and freshly spun fairy floss.

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What you need to know

Inclusions
  • One hour guided tour of the sugar cane crushing process
  • Sample freshly-crushed sugar cane juice
  • Taste products made onsite
Highlights
  • See heritage machinery used on early sugar cane farms
  • Join a daily guided tour taking you on a journey from growing sugar cane to crushing and processing it
  • The tour finishes with tastings of both alcohol and food products made onsite to showcase sugar in its finished form
  • With a cafe and retail store, Sarina Sugar Shed is the taste of the tropics, providing a unique and genuine Queensland experience
Time
  • This experience starts at 9:30am, 11am, 12:30pm or 2pm
  • Visitors should check-in at least 15 minutes prior to their booked tour time. Each tour starts on time
Duration
  • Please allow 1 hour for this experience
Location
  • This experience is located at Field of Dreams Parkland, Railway Square, Sarina. From the south (eg. from Rockhampton), turn left into the Field of Dreams Parkland precinct at the first set of traffic lights into Sarina. From the north (eg. from Mackay), drive through Sarina and turn right into the Field of Dreams Parkland precinct at the last set of traffic lights
What To Bring
  • Hats are advised for the outdoor section of the tour
  • Closed footwear is highly recommended for visitor safety
  • Footwear must be worn (no bare feet)
Additional Information
  • Alcohol products can only be consumed by visitors aged 18 and over - ID may be requested
  • Water is provided during the tour, however, visitors are encouraged to bring their own water as there is limited air-conditioning during the tour
  • Dogs are welcome in a designated area of the cafe, with a dog water bowl provided. However, except for assistance dogs, dogs are not allowed on tour or off a leash
  • Many dietary requirements are catered for in the cafe
  • Bookings are highly recommended, especially during holiday periods, as each tour has limited capacity
  • Each tour capacity is from one - 20 participants. Four tours are operated each day (subject to operating conditions such as sufficient staffing)
  • Tours operate in most weather conditions except where there is a safety risk for visitors. Tours may be limited or modified in extreme heat or severe storms. Umbrellas are provided to visitors for general shade and rain protection
  • Accessibility: The venue is flat-surfaced and suitable for almost all accessibility assistance aids. There are various surfaces during the tour, including paved areas, light gravel paths, concrete floors and hardwood floors. There are no steps or stairs at the venue. There is a wheelchair-accessible toilet available
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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  • We are committed to sustainability
  • We have an approved Science Based Target
  • We use third party verified standards
From
$28.00AUD
or 4 payments of $7.00 with more info
Free cancellation up to 48 hours prior to experience
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