Mackay Regional Botannic Gardens are a stunning reflection of Mackay's tropical beauty. Featuring the flora of the Central Queenslands Coastal region, view rare and unusual local plant species, with l...
Soak up the tropical Mackay heat with a trip to Bluewater Lagoon, a free three tiered lagoon situated in the heart of the city centre. Covering an area equivalent to three 50 metre swimming pools, the...
Artspace Mackay joins a network of outstanding regional galleries throughout Queensland, many of which are housed in adapted existing buildings such as Cairns, Townsville, Gladstone and Brisbane. By c...
The Mackay region is renowned for its sugar production. The tours of Fairleigh Sugar Mill at Fairleigh will explain how cane is transformed into sugar and molasses. Tours 9am and 1pm Monday -Friday du...
Mackay Visitors Information Centre is open daily.
Orchidways
Orchidways at Homebush, Mackay is an exhibit of orchids and tropical plants. Devonshire teas, kiosk and souvenirs.
Scenic 7,000 ha coastal national park between Ilbilbie and Koumala. Remarkable for it's long sandy beaches, palm forests, freshwater lagoons and giant stands of melaleuca. Camping with minimal facilit...
A very large mountainous area reached by a sealed road through the Pioneer Valley. At Broken River there are swimming facilities.
Panoramic views of the city, harbour and sea.
The largest coal export facility in the Southern Hemisphere. Port wharves stretch 3.8kms south to sea. Coal trains, up to 2kms long, arrive at port daily. Port administration building has a viewing ga...