Description

Mackay is a city in Queensland, on Australia’s east coast. Off the coast is a section of the Great Barrier Reef. Closer to shore are the islands of St. Bees, with reefs, rainforest and koalas, and Keswick, rich in marine life. Mackay itself is known for its Harbour Beach, marina and Bluewater Lagoon, a city water park. Inland from Mackay, Eungella National Park is a habitat for rare frogs and platypus.

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Around Mackay QLD 4740


Our Picks on what to Do in Mackay QLD

Yuwi Paree Toolkoon National Park

Mackay Orchid House

Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens

Eungella National Park QLD

Bluewater Lagoon

Queens Park

Our Picks on where to Stay in Mackay QLD

International Lodge Motel

Rydges Mackay Suites

Coral Sands Motel

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Mackay QLD

Kevin's Place

Rice Buffet

Ban-Na Thai Restaurant

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Community Services  


Mackay Visitor Information Centre
320 Nebo Road,
MACKAY QLD 4740

Mackay Regional Council
73 Gordon Street,
MACKAY QLD 4740

Mackay Police Station QLD
57-59 Sydney Street,
MACKAY QLD 4740

Mackay Base Hospital
475 Bridge Road,
WEST MACKAY QLD 4740

Mackay Regional Council - QLD
Sir Ablert Abbott Administration Building, 73 Gordon Street,
MACKAY QLD 4740

Mackay Memorial Swim Centre
Milton St,
PAGET QLD 4740

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 11
  • Population: 80148
  • State electorate(s): Mackay (central and eastern suburbs), Whitsunday (north-western suburbs), Mirani (south-western suburbs)
  • Federal Division(s): Dawson
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
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Travel To  

Proserpine QLD 4800 (126 km, 1 hr 29 mins)
Sarina QLD 4737 (36.4 km, 32 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Mackay QLD is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s.

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