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Sarina Sugar Shed

Field of Dreams Parklands, Sarina, Queensland 4737, Australia
+61 7 4943 2801
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Great place to visit whilst having a break from driving.

I needed a break from driving and wanted to do a sugar mill tour so I pulled in here. It does not... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Gemma S
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
I learnt so much!

A pity I can only give this a 5 as it deserved more! We visited the Sugar Shed whilst staying at... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Susan H
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Take the Tour - Taste the Action! There is no greater story in Australia’s history than that of Australia’s sugar cane industry. This story is ideally showcased, for visitors of all ages, at the Sarina Sugar Shed where you can "take the tour and taste the action." Sarina Sugar Shed, an award winning tourist facility, is a miniature sugar mill and distillery. Open all year round, visitors of any age can enjoy a fully personalised guided tour of the entire facility and see firsthand how sugar is grown, processed, milled and distilled in the unique miniature mill. The tour takes you on a 'touchy-feely-tasty' journey of three generations of farming sugar cane. Take a tour to experience the tasting of the products produced at the Sugar Shed. Lime and Mango gourmet sauces, liqueurs and schnapps. Smooth flavours of chocolate, rum, local Bowen mangoes tantalise taste buds and have you wanting more. The big attraction for all ages the creation of fairy floss. We love it, you’ll love it! Open Monday to Saturday from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm. Tours 9.30am 11.00am 12.30pm and 2.00pm. Closed Public Holidays.
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Field of Dreams Parklands, Sarina, Queensland 4737, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I needed a break from driving and wanted to do a sugar mill tour so I pulled in here. It does not actually include the large mill that is next to the Sugar Shed (not affiliated). We went to a small outdoors area (bring a...More

Thank Gemma S
SarinaMansfield, Manager at Sarina Sugar Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for your review. Our staff and volunteers are so glad you enjoyed your tour and tastings. When next in our area look us up we are about to introduce our on farm tours.

Reviewed 29 March 2017

A pity I can only give this a 5 as it deserved more! We visited the Sugar Shed whilst staying at Sarina Beach. . Living in the UK I'd never given much thought to how sugar was produced, so the tour really opened our eyes...More

Thank Susan H
SarinaMansfield, Manager at Sarina Sugar Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review we are so glad you enjoyed your tour. Next time you are visiting our area we would love you to take a farm tour which we will be commencing shortly.

Reviewed 11 March 2017

This is a miniature sugar refinery built for demonstrations to tourists and famiiles. The tours are run by people that come from a long line of sugar refinery families - sugar is truly embedded in their veins! The lady doing the tour was very knowledgable...More

Thank curlyfries76
SarinaMansfield, Manager at Sarina Sugar Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2017

Thank you for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed the knowledge our tour guide was able to pass on. Nothing like a tour in the rain. That's North Queensland.

Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

My partner and I took my mum there today and the tour was fantastic. There isn't much happening though if you don't do a tour so make sure you book the tour. Our guide Sarah had a wealth of knowledge and was very easy going....More

Thank Krysti-Lee R
SarinaMansfield, Manager at Sarina Sugar Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2017

Thank you for your review we are so glad you enjoyed your guided tour with Sarah. NOI is proving to be a real favourite with our visitors. Krysti-Lee sounds like you really love all products lime.

Reviewed 29 January 2017

As the daughter of a Sugar Cane farmer (I lived the first 18 years of my life on the farm) I really didn't know a whole lot about how sugar is actually made. On a recent visit home, I took my boyfriend (who is Irish,knows...More

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SarinaMansfield, Manager at Sarina Sugar Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2017

Thank you for your review. Yes it does get quite hot just image how those poor cane cutters in the early years would have felt cutting the cane by hand. The Sugar Shed tour is very educational and we are so glad we could pass...More

Reviewed 8 January 2017

Learnt lot abt sugar industry and whole process. The miniature sugar mill was great to see the process explained to us during the different stages of the product life cycle, I loved the testing and sauces. The kids were amazed to see the old farm...More

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SarinaMansfield, Manager at Sarina Sugar Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

Thank you for your review we are so glad your family enjoyed our tour. Stay tuned in the coming months as we will be releasing our new on-farm tours where you meet the farmer and ride on a wagon around the cane paddock.

Reviewed 20 December 2016

Finally visited the Sarina Sugar Shed - which I've heard so much about - with friends visiting from overseas. Excellent and informative guide. Even growing up here amongst the canefields I was somewhat unaware of the process that takes the cane and turns it into...More

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SarinaMansfield, Manager at Sarina Sugar Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2016

Thank you for your review I will be sure to pass your comments onto our staff and volunteers. Stay tuned to the Sarina Sugar Shed's website as we have some new tours starting next year at the commencement of the crushing season, on farm meet...More

Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely outing so worth the visit and the tour is a must. Learn all about the way Sugar is refined and a taste test at the end

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SarinaMansfield, Manager at Sarina Sugar Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2016

Staff and volunteers are so glad you enjoyed your sugar shed tour. We looking forward to welcoming you back when you are next up our way for one of our new on farm tours commencing in June 2017.

Reviewed 2 November 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and tour of the Sarine Sugar Shed. It was extremely interesting and very informative

Thank jennifersusan54
SarinaMansfield, Manager at Sarina Sugar Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2016

Thank you for your review we are all so glad that you enjoy your Sugar Shed tour. Stay tuned for our new on farm tours to be released in the new year. Meet the canefarmer and explore the paddock experience.

Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Great little place for being shown the sugar insist in the area and a great selection of spirits that they brew onsite

Thank Rod C
SarinaMansfield, Manager at Sarina Sugar Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2016

Thank you for your review Rod we look forward to welcoming you back. Follow our website for more details on our new on farm tours soon to be released.

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