Description

Just 20 minutes inland from Airlie Beach, you will find the charming town of Proserpine, named by the explorer George Dalrymple, after Proserpina the goddess of grain and harvest, recognising the fertile qualities in the region. Since the late 1800s, cattle grazing and sugar cane have been the economic mainstays here.replacenewlinereplacenewlineThere are pleasant picnic grounds at Pioneer Park near the town entrance, Mill Street Park, and the Cultural Centre. The bus stop for Airlie Beach and Cannonvale is at Mill Street Park which has an enormous historical shady fig tree. Rotary Park in Faust Street has an excellent children's playground.replacenewlinereplacenewlineThe Proserpine Waterpark and community pool is a great spot to enjoy a cool off during the warm tropical months.

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Whitsunday Gold Coffee Plantations

Proserpine Golf Club

Proserpine Historical Museum

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Community Services  


Whitsundays Visitor Information Centre
12505 Bruce Highway,
PROSERPINE QLD 4800

Whitsunday Regional Council
83 Main Street,
PROSERPINE QLD 4800

Proserpine Police Station
18 Mill Street,
PROSERPINE QLD 4800

Proserpine Hospital
26-32 Taylor Street,
PROSERPINE QLD 4800

Proserpine Library
12 Main Street,
PROSERPINE QLD 4800

Proserpine Swimming Pool
79-83 Anzac Road,
PROSERPINE QLD 4800

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 20
  • Population: 3562
  • State electorate(s): Whitsunday
  • Federal Division(s): Dawson
  • Established (yr): 1890
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
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Acknowledgement of Country

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

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