Mackay

Area

A world of discovery is illuminated with the dawn of each new day, from the glistening sand of one of Mackay’s untouched beaches, to the raw outback beauty of the Isaac District.

The Mackay Region has so much to those wanting to get off the beaten track and explore. Discover spectacular rainforests and national parks, secluded islands and beaches, coral reefs, genuine country hospitality and historic townships. largely untouched, the Mackay Region offers a unique holiday experience that is a natural and diverse escape from the crowds.

Located midway between Brisbane and Cairns, the Mackay Region coastline stretches 200 kilometres from St Lawrence in the south to Midge Point in the north, as well as inland west to the town of Clermont. The region’s rich and colourful past is economically founded upon sugar cane, mining, beef and agriculture.

The Mackay Region is becoming popular as a holiday destination for travellers seeking an unspoilt, friendly contrast to more developed destinations.

Holiday-maker ‘must-sees’ include: the vivacious city centre, set beside the mighty blue Pioneer River; the Pioneer Valley, Finch Hatton Gorge and the famous Eungella National Park. Artspace Mackay – gallery and museum, Regional Botanic Gardens, the impressive Mackay Marina Village, spectacular scenery of Cape Hillsborough National Park. Historic seaside townships such as Sarina and Seaforth and outback communities such as Clermont and Nebo.

Stroll superb golden beaches, take a fishing charter to the Great Barrier Reef or discover the spectacular inner islands, such as Keswick Island.

Mackay

Area
Mackay City

Mackay

Urban CBD

Population: 4072 | Mackay

With plenty to offer the traveller, Mackay is a relaxed tropical city with a cosmopolitan mix...

Armstrong Beach

Urban

Population: 533 | Mackay

Ball Bay

Urban

Population: 628 | Mackay

Campwin Beach

Urban

Population: 575 | Mackay

Eton

Eton

Urban

Population: 732 | Mackay

Situated on the Peak Downs Highway, Eton is a charming rural community, 25 kilometres west of...

Farleigh

Urban

Population: 801 | Mackay

Finch Hatton Gorge Waterfall

Finch Hatton

Urban

Population: 535 | Mackay

Finch Hatton is a small suburb located in the Pioneer Valley, west of Mackay. It is...

Hay Point

Hay Point

Urban

Population: 1470 | Mackay

Hay Point is located approximately 40 kilometres south of Mackay, and is best-known for hosting one...

Cattle Creek

Marian

Urban

Population: 3019 | Mackay

Marian is the gateway to the Pioneer Valley and is situated approximately 30 kilometres west of...

Midge Point

Midge Point

Urban

Population: 254 | Mackay

Midge Point is the northernmost part of the Mackay district, approximately 100 kilometres, or just over...

Mirani

Mirani

Urban

Population: 1671 | Mackay

Mirani is situated 38 kilometres west of Mackay in the Pioneer Valley. It boasts a museum...

Sarina

Sarina

Urban

Population: 5730 | Mackay

Located at the foothills of the Connors Range south of Mackay, Sarina's town centre is a...

Seaforth

Seaforth

Urban

Population: 788 | Mackay

The trip to Seaforth takes you past lush subtropical rainforest and fields of sugar cane. Seaforth...

Walkerston

Urban

Population: 3089 | Mackay

Walkerston is situated approximately 10 kilometres west of Mackay on the Peak Downs Highway, a small...

Andergrove

Suburb

Population: 9372 | Mackay

Beaconsfield

Suburb

Population: 4934 | Mackay

Blacks Beach

Blacks Beach

Suburb

Population: 2871 | Mackay

Blacks Beach is located just 15 minutes' drive from the centre of Mackay. It's the longest...

Bucasia

Suburb

Population: 4257 | Mackay

Cremorne

Suburb

Population: 38 | Mackay

Dolphin Heads

Suburb

Population: 398 | Mackay

Dundula

Suburb (Unbounded)

Mackay

East Mackay

Suburb

Population: 3636 | Mackay

Eimeo

Eimeo

Suburb (Unbounded)

Mackay

Eimeo Beach is sheltered and picturesque, a popular choice for swimming. During the summer months the...

Glenella

Suburb

Population: 4633 | Mackay

Haliday Bay

Suburb (Unbounded)

Mackay

Mackay Harbour

Suburb

Population: 733 | Mackay

Mount Pleasant (Mackay)

Suburb

Population: 4751 | Mackay

North Mackay

Suburb

Population: 6597 | Mackay

Ooralea

Suburb

Population: 2601 | Mackay

Paget

Suburb

Population: 360 | Mackay

Rural View

Suburb

Population: 3324 | Mackay

Shoal Point

Suburb

Population: 1086 | Mackay

Slade Point

Suburb

Population: 3859 | Mackay

South Mackay

Suburb

Population: 7416 | Mackay

West Mackay

Suburb

Population: 6507 | Mackay

Alexandra

Locality

Population: 388 | Mackay

Alligator Creek (Mackay)

Locality

Population: 701 | Mackay

Relaxing on Blacks Beach

Bakers Creek

Locality

Population: 919 | Mackay

Bakers Creek is a small town, seven kilometres south of Mackay. The creek itself is home...

Balberra

Locality

Population: 428 | Mackay

Balnagowan

Locality

Population: 389 | Mackay

Belmunda

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

Benholme

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

Bloomsbury

Locality

Population: 594 | Mackay

Brightly

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

Broken River

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

Calen

Locality

Population: 451 | Mackay

Cape Hillsborough

Cape Hillsborough

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

Cape Hillsborough National Park, approximately 50 kilometres north of Mackay, is a rugged natural paradise where...

Chelona

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

Crediton

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

Dalrymple Heights

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

Devereux Creek

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

Dows Creek

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

Dumbleton

Locality

Population: 296 | Mackay

Dunnrock

Locality

Population: 258 | Mackay

Erakala

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

Eungella Platypus

Eungella

Locality

Population: 422 | Mackay

An hour west of Mackay, in the rainforest-clad mountains lies Eungella National Park and the township...

Eungella Dam

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

Eungella Hinterland

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

Foulden

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

Freshwater Point

Locality

Population: 239 | Mackay

Gargett

Gargett

Locality

Population: 494 | Mackay

Gargett is located approximately 65 kilometres west of Mackay city in the picturesque Pioneer Valley. This...

Grasstree Beach

Locality

Population: 989 | Mackay

Greenmount (Mackay)

Locality

Population: 469 | Mackay

Habana

Locality

Population: 925 | Mackay

Hampden

Locality

Population: 589 | Mackay

Hazledean

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

Homebush

Locality

Population: 277 | Mackay

Kinchant Dam

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

Koumala

Locality

Population: 789 | Mackay

Mirani Railway Station

Kuttabul

Locality

Population: 796 | Mackay

Kuttabul is a character-filled rural town, approximately 33 kilometres north-west of Mackay on the Bruce Highway.The...

Laguna Quays

Locality

Population: 237 | Mackay

Mcewens Beach

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

Mentmore

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

Mia Mia

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

Mount Charlton

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

Mount Jukes

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

Mount Martin

Locality

Population: 306 | Mackay

Mount Ossa

Locality

Population: 240 | Mackay

Mount Pelion

Locality

Population: 317 | Mackay

Munbura

Locality

Population: 273 | Mackay

Netherdale

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

Nindaroo

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

North Eton

Locality

Population: 536 | Mackay

Oakenden

Locality

Population: 433 | Mackay

Owens Creek

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

Palmyra

Locality

Population: 302 | Mackay

Pindi Pindi

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

Pinevale

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

Pinnacle View

Pinnacle

Locality

Population: 337 | Mackay

Pinnacle is situated in the Pioneer Valley and is approximately 64 kilometres west of Mackay city....

Pleystowe

Locality

Population: 367 | Mackay

Racecourse

Locality

Population: 242 | Mackay

Richmond (Mackay)

Locality

Population: 505 | Mackay

Rosella

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

Sandiford

Locality

Population: 335 | Mackay

Sarina Beach

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

Sarina Range

Locality

Population: 221 | Mackay

Septimus

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

St Helens Beach

Locality

Population: 117 | Mackay

Sunnyside (Mackay)

Locality (Unbounded)

Mackay

Te Kowai

Locality

Population: 217 | Mackay

The Leap

Locality

Population: 673 | Mackay

Victoria Plains

Locality

Population: 471 | Mackay

Yalboroo

Locality

Population: 376 | Mackay