mackay

Business Directory and Tourist Guide

welcome to mackay

Mackay is one of Queensland’s hidden gems - offering a diverse range of experiences for the visitor,
yet remains unspoiled by the tourist masses. A prosperous and friendly city surrounded by magnificent
natural attractions. Spectacular rainforests and national parks, secluded islands and beaches, pristine
coral reefs, plentiful fishing spots, historic townships, genuine country hospitality, scenic drives, great shopping and fabulous dining – make sure you allow enough time to do it all! Whether you’ve arrived
with your caravan in-tow, seeking a magical rainforest or beachside space to pitch your tent, or ready
to relax at a coastal resort or island hideaway – the Mackay-Isaac Region can cater to every taste
and budget. We hope you have a safe and enjoyable stay.

Top things to see and do in the Mackay-Isaac Region

Eungella National Park
is located 2,500 feet above sea level. Eungella and scenic Finch Hatton Gorge are a leisurely hour drive
inland and a must visit! Broken River is the best place in Australia to spot PLATYPUS in the wild.

Bluewater Lagoon
Comprising of a three tiered lagoon, and is a free family-friendly leisure facility overlooking the picturesque
Pioneer River in the heart of Mackay’s city centre.

Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens
offer free guided tours for visitors to explore and enjoy the peaceful surrounds of one of Australia’s newest and most innovative botanic gardens.

Beaches
The Mackay region has over 31 beaches - a different one for every day of the month, so finding somewhere to
lay your towel is never a problem.

Brampton and Keswick Islands
Extend your stay in Mackay with a stay on one of these picture perfect islands.

Serenity Coast
South to Sarina and to the coast, there is a delightful selection of beaches for swimming and fishing.

Hinterland and Coalfields
Beyond the ranges explore an expansive landscape, mining communities and historical sites.


For more information about any of these interesting, free, fun activities and other great things to see
and do in the Mackay Region contact the friendly team at the Mackay Visitor Information Centre.

Ph: 1300 130 001
E: [email protected] www.mackayregion.com

mackay visitor information Centre

The Mill
320 Nebo Road
Mackay QLD 4740