Eungella National Park

Eungella, Mackay Area

Enriched by dense sub-tropical rainforest with peaks shrouded in mist, a trip to Eungella National Park is both an exciting adventure and an escape to tranquillity.

Eungella National Park is one of Queensland's most ecologically diverse parks in Australia, with species from both tropical and sub-tropical groups living in the rainforest.

Walk one of the many well-formed trails that lead to natural wonders, including the Sky Window walk leading through layers of bright palms with dewy fronds, for a spectacular view across the Pioneer Valley. Much of the park is wilderness, dissected by rugged gorges, which can be explored along the Mackay Highlands Great Walk, a 56 kilometre trail starting in Eungella.

Get back to nature with a bush picnic at Broken River or walk the Broken River trail to the viewing platform to see a platypus swimming in its natural environment.

Watch for a colourful array of birds and butterflies, including blue-faced honeyeaters and rainbow lorikeets. At night go spotlighting to see gliders, tawny frogmouths and possums, or visit Eungella dam for sunset fishing.

There are many accommodation options in Eungella National Park which provides the perfect opportunity to extend your stay and witness a spectacular sunrise.

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
  • Conference/Convention Facilities

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
Eungella Dam Road
Eungella, Mackay Area
Queensland
Australia

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29 April 2017
Relive history with the working horse exhibitions and displays of heavy horses in action. Held at the Gatton Showgrounds, today's Clydesdale, Shire, Percheron and Australian Draft breeds all have ancestral roots that stem back to first settlers.

Laidley Heritage Weekend

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22 April 2017
Discover the heritage of Laidley at the Pioneer Village Museum and Das Neumann Haus. Enjoy a variety of displays, activities and entertainment on offer including live music and activities for the kids.

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24 March 2017
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7 September 2017
There is plenty to see and do over three days at the Laidley Spring Festival with something for the entire family to enjoy. On Thursday, Friday and Saturday, visit the Quilt and Craft Expo, Flowers and Orchid Show, Laidley Uniting Church, Laidley Anglican Church, Das Neumann Haus, the eclectic shops in the Laidley central business district, and Laidley Pioneer Village and Museum.

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8 September 2017
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2 April 2017
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4 March 2017
Take home some fresh local produce and home-made treats from one of the local country markets. You'll also find collectables, arts and crafts, books and lots of other goodies set amongst magnificent landscapes.

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8 June 2017
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25 February 2017
Take home some fresh local produce and home-made treats from one of their local country markets. You'll also find collectables, arts and crafts, books and lots of other goodies. Laidley Markets are held on the fourth Saturday of the Month in Ferrari Park Patrick Street, Laidley from 6am to 12pm.

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25 February 2017
The Laidley Village Markets are held from 7am to 1pm on the corner of Patrick Street and The Mall. Take home some fresh local produce and home-made treats from one of their local country markets. You'll also find collectables, arts and crafts, books and lots of other goodies.
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