Hotels in Mackay

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Mackay, known as the ‘Sugar Capital’ of Australia, offers a mix of stunning natural landscapes and rich history. Discover the charming heritage architecture, visit the revitalised city centre, or explore the stunning beaches and rainforests of the Eungella National Park. Mackay’s blend of natural beauty and historic charm makes it a must-visit destination.

Mackay, known as the sugar capital of Australia, is a vibrant region situated on the Coral Sea coast of Queensland. The region’s beautiful sandy beaches, lush rainforests, and cane fields provide a diverse range of experiences. Visit the historic town center with its Art Deco buildings, or explore the surrounding Eungella National Park, which is home to the elusive platypus. Mackay’s Bluewater Trail offers a scenic view of the city, gardens, and the Pioneer River.

Mackay is famous for its lush rainforests and beaches.


Discover valuable insights in our FAQs section below to enhance your Mackay experience and make the most of your time amidst the lush tropical landscapes and abundant wildlife of this enchanting region.

Must-see attractions in Mackay include the Eungella National Park, Cape Hillsborough National Park, Mackay Marina Village, Bluewater Lagoon, and the Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens.

Mackay offers popular fishing spots and charter tours, such as the Great Barrier Reef and local rivers, providing excellent angling opportunities and memorable fishing experiences.

People go to Mackay for its beautiful beaches, stunning national parks, and close proximity to the Great Barrier Reef.