Mackay, Queensland


About Mackay

Mackay is a city on the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia. It is located approximately 970 km’s north of Brisbane, on the Pioneer River and known as the Mackay – Whitsunday Region.
Due to strategic proximity, Mackay, recognized as the gateway to the Bowen Basin coal mining reserves, the single largest coal reserve in Australia is a location of choice for many large mining conglomerates.
Dine alfresco, enjoy the entertainment or take in the panoramic views, Mackay Marina Village is a favourite with locals and tourists alike,
Now more than 20 years old and the largest regional arts festival in Queensland, the Mackay Festival of Arts features wine and cheese tasting, live jazz and an array of music, exhibitions, and stand up routines.