Hitch the camp trailer, cue the road-trip playlist and enjoy the landscapes of Mackay’s Mining Trail & Serenity Coast. Follow the journey of coal and sugar cane production in Queensland’s heartland through Clermont, Moranbah, Dysart, Nebo, Mackay, Hay Point and Sarina.
- Swing past St Lawrence, one of Queensland’s oldest coastal towns renowned for its excellent fishing and witness the coal industry in motion from the Hay Point lookout
- Camp under the she-oaks at Windmill Bay in the Cape Palmerston National Park and hike to vantage points of Northumberland Isles and Mount Funnel.
- Ensure a roadside stop at Carmila Beach for homemade lychee and ginger ice-cream at Flaggy Rock.
- Tour Australia’s only miniature sugar mill and distillery in Sarina to learn about the production process and sample delicious sauces, liqueurs and schnapps.