Living In Mackay

Mackay is a city located on the eastern coast of Queensland, about 970 kilometres north of state capital Brisbane.

The Mackay region stretches from secluded islands off the coast through golden sand beaches and into lush sub-tropical rainforests. The historic town of Mackay is filled with 1920s Art Deco buildings and public artworks, as well as a vibrant dining precinct.



Mackay, the hidden gem of North Queensland.

Beaches & Islands

With 31 uncrowded beaches to explore, you will never be out of options in The Mackay Region.  There are also a host of off-shore unspoilt tropical islands ready to explore. Find out more here. 

Mackay Harbour

Mackay’s magnificent world-class Marina Village has a tropical ambience, with leafy palms lining the waterfront esplanade and a view beyond to luxury yachts, sailing boats, blue skies and tropical islands. Home to a variety of bars and restaurants as well as a luxury hotel.