Mackay, Mackay Area
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.
The thriving commercial precinct boasts an impressive array of shops, bars and restaurants as well as the luxury Clarion Hotel Mackay Marina. The hotel contains 79 self-contained suites - each with waterfront view - Latitude 21 Bar and Restaurant, function facilities, walk-in wine cellar, 24-hour reception and tour desk. Tours and activities available include game fishing, sailing, rainforest treks, platypus watching, nature trails and much more. Tours to Keswick Island are also available.
The marina is next to sandy Harbour Beach and home to the Pine Islet Lighthouse, one of the only working kerosene lighthouses left in the world. The marina itself contains 328 berths, with six Mega Berths of 60-metre capacity and alongside vehicle access, 18 new big boat berths, which can hold boats of up to 38 metres and 32 fishing berths - plus one maintenance berth. The marina offers berths purpose-built for multi-hull vessels and is designed for vessels with a four and a half metre draught at lowest average tide.