Planning a holiday to Mackay in Queensland, Australia and looking for a place to add to your itinerary? Here’s why you should definitely consider stopping by at the Bluewater Quay!
The Bluewater Quay is easy to get to from the city centre and enjoys an idyllic location overlooking the Pioneer River. Around an eight-minute walk from Oaks Rivermarque, this well-known spot is east of Forgan Bridge and can be accessed via Sydney Street.
Exploring the Area
There are several things you can look forward to doing on a visit to the Bluewater Quay from your hotel in Mackay(rhyme unintended!). You can take in the fascinating public artworks on display, visit the historic Leichardt Tree and enjoy a quiet stroll along the boardwalk.
Those travelling with kids will be pleased to know that the area has a small playground as well as a water feature that the little ones are bound to enjoy. You will even find BBQ and picnic spots which make this area an ideal place for a meal with loved ones, that special someone or even by yourself!
Events & Markets
The Bluewater Quay in Mackay is also popular for hosting events; depending on when you visit you will be able to enjoy public concerts or charming festivals as well as shop at local markets. When hunger strikes, you can head over to the Lebanese restaurant called Ashtart Mackay which can be found nearby.