The Mackay Region's Wildlife and Nature

Get ready to have your mind blown. Mackay has wildlife and nature experiences down pat and the only thing missing is you.
 
Top wildlife experiences not to miss in Mackay
 
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Rainforest Scuba

Finch Hatton, Mackay Area
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Enjoy this world first experience diving in the rainforest in crystal clear waters where platypus live and play. Will you be one of the few in the water with a platypus in natural conditions? You will see at least four breeds of turtles and heaps of fish.

Keswick Island Day Trip

Keswick Island, Mackay Area
Join them to discover Keswick, the treasured island. Keswick Island is a truly natural wonderland - only a stone's throw from Mackay, it's a world of national parks fringed by white sands and coral reef bursting with vibrant marine life.

Romantic Retreat

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Sneak off for a long weekend of love. Treat your special someone to a romantic getaway with a secluded island adventure, fine dining, luxurious accommodation and unforgettable experiences. This three day tour will not only be a great time to enjoy each others company, but to experience it with some of nature's most beautiful backdrops.

Cluffies Park in Coppabella

Coppabella, Isaac Area
Free Entry
Cluffies Park in Coppabella is the perfect place to pull-over the car, stretch the legs and absorb the serenity of the natural environment! You can find it at the entry of the little country town which lies approximately 159 kilometres west of Mackay along the Peak Downs Highway.

Blue Mountain Park

Middlemount, Isaac Area
Free Entry
Blue Mountain Park boasts of being Middlemount’s "Jewel in the Crown"! It is a picturesque setting that provides visitors with a perfect place to have a family barbecue while enjoying the panoramic views of the surrounding areas.

Bluewater Trail

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See highlights of Mackay along the Bluewater Trail, a shared bicycle and pedestrian walkway which connects art, historic architecture and points of interest with natural beauty. The Bluewater Trail is approximately 20 kilometres in length, linking key attractions, including the picturesque Mackay Regional Botanical Gardens and the Bluewater Lagoon to Mackay's natural features, the Pioneer River and Town Beach.
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Reeforest Adventure Tours has operated in Mackay since 1986 and Col and Jenny Adamson have owned and operated the tour business from 1994. A variety of tours operate from Mackay and Airlie Beach to Eungella National Park, Mackay City, Cape Hillsborough National Park, Pioneer Valley, Nebo and the Mining Trail to the hinterland and the highly acclaimed Farleigh Sugar Mill Tour along with the Paddock to Port tour and our new tour Kangaroos on the beach.

The Kommo Toera Trail

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This magnificent walking track allows you to meander under the shade of towering Melaleuca trees to observe a distinctly unique wetland ecosystem. To access the walk, drive 15 minutes north of Mackay towards the Mackay Marina along Harbour Road.

Bushwalking on Keswick Island

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Keswick Island has a number of trails along which you can walk to explore the island. Trails wind through tropical vegetation, up hilly climbs that reward you with spectacular views, or along sandy beaches and fringing reef at low tide.

Natural Wonderland

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Abundant in natural beauty, Mackay is home to a plethora of parks, gardens and nature walks, showcasing its unique subtropical flora and fauna. You don’t even need to travel out of the city to experience the beauty of nature.
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