St Lawrence, south of Mackay, is one of the oldest towns on the coast of Queensland. Major attractions include the St Lawrence Wetlands, freshwater fish habitats and abundant bird life. The township was originally built to service the Customs Office for the Port of St Lawrence. Interesting sites include the recently refurbished meatworks site and the Centenary Pavilion. There is one General Store, a hotel, post office, bowls club, golf course, swimming pool, library/internet access centre and an arts and craft shop. Campers and caravans can enjoy the recreation reserve. There are great fishing and crabbing spots close by.
Take a four wheel drive and travel the countryside along the Bicentennial National Trail, starting from the coastal town of St Lawrence. Visit the historical buildings and sites around St Lawrence, enjoy a spot of fishing or play a game of bowls with the locals on Sunday.
St Lawrence is a small Queensland Rural Location within the local government area of Isaac, it is located approximately 669kms from the capital Brisbane covering an area of 1579.503 square kilometres. St Lawrence has a recorded population of 235 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Standard Time zone Australia/Brisbane.
If you are planning a visit to St Lawrence we’ve put together some of the things nearby that 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 St Lawrence and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.