The platypus loves the crystal clear waters of Eungella National Park, around 90 minutes drive west of Mackay. And you can spot them from viewing platforms. For all the photography lovers here is the best place to take it to the next level at Cape Hillsborough National Park.
Hike to Finch Hatton Gorge to discover waterfalls, freshwater swimming holes, and some great walks.
Learn to wakeboard at GoWake Cable Park. Advanced riders can master their skills in the controlled environment.
Mackay has some of the best fishing spots in Australia with commercial fishing boats running daily from the marina or Just 30 minutes drive north of Mackay, The Feathered Nest is for the birds as well as the guests. Meet owner Gordon Lockie and have the chance to see some of his rare black cockatoos.