Mirani is situated 38 kilometres west of Mackay in the Pioneer Valley. It boasts a museum and library, Post Office, Olympic sized swimming pool, caravan park, 18 hole golf course and three squash courts. The 112 year old Mirani Hotel can supply you with a cold beer and some interesting yarns from the locals. Groceries, meat, bakery and fuel supplies are all available.
Mirani area highlights include; the Mirani Museum which brings to life the early pioneer lifestyle and also includes historical industry displays. Check out the Illawong Fauna and Flora Sanctuary (don’t miss animal feeding time!), Meadowsweet Herb Gardens, Kinchant Dam – a water sport wonderland which offers a resort with caravan and camp sites as well as cabins. It’s also home to Australia’s largest rustic bush furniture display. And there’s the picture-perfect Pioneer Valley Golf Course – watch out for the kangaroos!
The Kungurri Hill Climb, a dirt bike race to find “King of the Mountain”is held once a year approximately 16 kilometres from Mirani township.
The Wintermoon Folk Festival is held on the Labour Day long weekend every year at Cameron’s Pocket; about a half hour drive from Mirani.