Mackay is a vibrant exciting tropical city, booming from the richness of sugar and mining. The climate & environment of the Mackay area attract many families and today more than 75000 people live in Mackay. More and more people are drawn by the promise of sunshine, warmth and relaxed family living. The mackay region boasts some of the most spectaluar fishing spots along the Queensland coast, come experience the best fishing in a range of areas including the beaches, reef, estuarine, fresh water creeks and in-land dams!
Things to see and do
The Mackay Region is proud to offer its visitors a host of experiences. For a taste of Mackay’s Culture and Heritage, visit Mackay’s modern art gallery, Artspace Mackay or take a stroll around one of Mackay’s many weekend markets to find arts and crafts and produce. Experience Mackay’s multi-cultural heritage as you dine in some of the cities many quality restaurants, cafes and bistros or take in the exciting nightlife.
While in Mackay you must check out;
· Islands and beaches
· Rainforests & National Parks
· Eungella National Park
· Cape Hillsborough National Park
· Serenity coast
· Hinterland & Coalfields