Mackay’s northern beaches offer all the appeal of a tropical getaway, just 20 minutes from the CBD.
Take the drive and discover a string of small, seaside towns – fringed by long stretches of sand and blue ocean.
Eimeo Pacific Hotel is a popular stop for thirsty and hungry travellers. The heritage pub has been in the same family for more than 70 years and enjoys a prime position on the headland, with 300 degree views of the coastline.
Looking for somewhere to stay on Mackay’s northern beaches? Blacks Beach Holiday Park offers a range of family accommodation. There are 87 caravan sites, some just metres from the water. Visitors can expect a newly renovated amenities block and great swimming pool. Travellers without tent or van can settle into a one or two-bedroom villa.
If you’re a shutterbug, you won’t want to miss a visit to Shoal’s Point on the northern-most end of Mackay’s beaches. It’s where you’ll find the ‘Lone Tree’ – a solitary sentinel that stands at the tidal edge of the beach. This striking natural feature draws photographers from across Queensland.