Located at the foothills of the Connors Range south of Mackay, Sarina’s town centre is a blend of natural country charm, while having developed into a thriving business area. Enjoy the friendly hospitality, beautiful beaches, prime fishing and prawning available nearby. A range of restaurants, cafes, unique retail and services can be found in the town centre.
A world of discovery can be found at Sarina’s Field of Dreams. Learn about the region’s thriving sugar industry and watch how sugar is extracted from the cane on an interactive tour at The Sarina Sugar Shed. The Sarina Tourist Art and Craft Information Centre, also located at the Field of Dreams, will provide you with friendly local advice. It also carries a host of beautiful locally-made arts, crafts and souvenirs.
Take a morning stroll along one of Sarina’s golden beaches, including Sarina Beach, Grasstree Beach, Salonika Beach and Freshwater Point. Keep an eye out for nesting turtles in season, who lay their eggs among the grassy dunes. Sarina Beach provides a range of accommodation and dining options. Lake Barfield, which adjoins Salonika Beach, is a thriving bird sanctuary; home to black swans, white herons and egrets.
Hay Point and Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminals are the Mackay Region’s coal export facilities. The administrative building at the Hay Point Coal Terminal operates a viewing platform for panoramic views over the massive facility.
Keep an eye out for Buffy, a large Cane Toad statue placed in the middle of the Sarina township, in-between the north and south-bound lanes of the Bruce Highway.
Sarina is an Urban Location area within the local government area of Mackay in Queensland, it is located approximately 775kms from the capital Brisbane and extends over an area of 250.543 square kilometres. Sarina has a recorded population of 5522 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Standard Time zone Australia/Brisbane.
If you are planning a visit to Sarina we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Sarina and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.