In addition to the fame that Mackay holds as one of the largest cane farming regions in Australia, it is also known for the diverse places to visit. Apart from the amazing beaches and tropical islands here, you can add a lot of fun and excitement to your holiday with other forests and national parks as well!
The Mackay City
There are a lot of places to explore in the Mackay City, and all of these places are sure to grant you some vibrant experiences. The Mackay Regional Botanical Garden which is just a 10-mins drive away from Oaks Carlyle is just one good example that exposes you to the vistas of tropical flora of the region.
If you want a peaceful retreat into nature, the Cape Hillsborough National Park is the place that you should go to during your holiday in Mackay. For adventure seekers who love to camp during their vacations, this region also has the best campsites.
Eungella national park
Although traveling to the Eungella National Park from hotels in Mackay is around a 1.5 – 2-hour drive, it’s indeed all worth it because in the rainforest you find here, there are beautiful natural waterfalls and other landscapes that you will fall in love with!
The collection of islands
In Mackay, it’s not just about one island, but a collection of peaceful islands. Brampton Island and Keswick Island are just two of them on which you can make long-lasting cherishable memories.