Mackay is located between Brisbane and Cairns. The Mackay region extends from Cape Palmerston National Park and Sarina, northward to Midge Point, west beyond Eungella National Park and east to Credlin Reef.Fall into the laid-back lifestyle of the Mackay region and experience a true escape from your bustling life. Beautiful tropical islands and 31 sandy beaches mean plenty of swimming, snorkelling, fishing and sun bathing options are available. Explore the coastline and discover the islands' fringing reef, full of marine wildlife.Inland lies the lush ancient rainforests of Eungella National Park and Finch Hatton Gorge. Be dazzled by giant trees, exotic birdlife and spectacular views from the lookout points. Finish off your day with a cool splash in a freshwater swimming hole. For the best of both worlds, Cape Hillsborough National Park is where the rainforest meets the sandy beach of the Coral Sea.The city of Mackay offers art deco architecture, palm-fringed streets, casual alfresco dining, bars and boutique fashion. On its eastern fringe lies the marina precinct with its yachts, coastal accommodation and al fresco restaurants with views across the Coral Sea.Visitors to Mackay will become captivated by the amount of natural attractions and man-made spectacles, historical buildings and sites, as well as the abundance of activities this town has to offer! It combines an array of city and country style attractions that are sure to knock your socks off! If you're after an outback hinterland adventure, head to historic bush-towns like Nebo or Clermont to discover open cut mines and ancient landscapes, or bushwalk through one of our spectacular National Parks! If a cityscape is more your style, enjoy Mackay's balmy tropical nights by dining alfresco at the Marina, stroll through Mackay and the Botanic Gardens or simply relax by the Bluewater Lagoon!Mackay is a lush tropical region that has an abundance of significant natural attractions of National Parks, gorges, the Great Barrier Reef, tropical islands and unspoilt beaches.The hinterland area features a range of heritage and cultural activities including gold fossicking. The region's relaxed and welcoming people are also seen as an asset.
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