Family Fun in Mackay City

Multiple Locations

It's a stress free holiday when you visit the Mackay City, with a huge range of things to keep everyone in the family happy! Mackay City is bursting with fun activities, from nice strolls, picnics and fishing along the river, to swimming in the beautiful Bluewater Lagoon. Discover history and culture, or simply relax in the beautiful parks located throughout the changing landscape of the city.

Journey Details

Duration
24 Hours
Distance
30 Kilometres

Full Itinerary

Bluewater Quay to Sandfly Creek Environmental Walkway

Begin your morning with a stroll along Mackay’s Bluewater Quay past an array of public sculptures. Continue toward the Sandfly Creek Environmental Walkway, where the mouth of the Pioneer River meets the Coral Sea. If your family enjoys fishing, there is a designated fishing platform on the Bluewater Trail to drop a line.

The Sandfly Creek Environmental Walkway will lead to Iluka Park, an all-abilities children’s playground. With disabled access and interactive play equipment for children. The park is located beside Town Beach.

LINESTRING (149.18123 -21.13803, 149.18117 -21.1384, 149.18148 -21.13844, 149.18236 -21.13855, 149.18235 -21.13856, 149.18235 -21.13857, 149.18234 -21.13857, 149.18234 -21.13858, 149.18234 -21.13859, 149.18234 -21.1386, 149.18234 -21.13861, 149.18234 -21.13862, 149.18234 -21.13863, 149.18234 -21.13864, 149.18235 -21.13864, 149.18235 -21.13865, 149.18235 -21.13866, 149.18236 -21.13866, 149.18236 -21.13867, 149.18236 -21.13868, 149.18237 -21.13868, 149.18238 -21.13869, 149.18239 -21.13869, 149.18226 -21.13959, 149.18211 -21.1406, 149.18212 -21.1406, 149.18213 -21.1406, 149.18214 -21.1406, 149.18215 -21.1406, 149.18216 -21.1406, 149.18217 -21.1406, 149.18218 -21.1406, 149.18218 -21.14061, 149.18219 -21.14061, 149.1822 -21.14061, 149.1822 -21.14062, 149.18221 -21.14062, 149.18221 -21.14063, 149.18222 -21.14063, 149.18222 -21.14064, 149.18223 -21.14064, 149.18223 -21.14065, 149.18223 -21.14066, 149.18223 -21.14067, 149.18223 -21.14068, 149.18224 -21.14068, 149.18224 -21.14069, 149.18223 -21.1407, 149.18223 -21.14071, 149.18223 -21.14072, 149.18223 -21.14073, 149.18222 -21.14073, 149.18222 -21.14074, 149.18221 -21.14075, 149.1822 -21.14076, 149.18219 -21.14076, 149.18218 -21.14077, 149.18211 -21.14119, 149.18194 -21.14247)
Route Details
Mode of Travel Bicycle, Car, Walk
Distance 5 kms
Route Type One Way
Level of Difficulty Level 1: Suitable for the disabled with assistance
Suggested Stops
Bluewater Lagoon
Bluewater Quay
Mackay Entertainment Centre
Sandfly Creek and Queen's Park
Sandfly Creek and Queens Park to Bluewater Lagoon

The Sandfly Creek Environmental Walkway will lead past mangroves and grasses to Iluka Park, an all-abilities children's playground. With disabled access and interactive play equipment for children, the activities on offer incorporate a range of senses, including sound and touch. The park is located beside Town Beach.

A short 10 minute walk from Town Beach is Queens Park, with a range of playground activities and wide-open spaces to enjoy a family game of cricket. The cool oasis of large trees and tropical gardens provide plentiful shade for a picnic. Visit the enchanting Orchid House, with a colourful array of native, international and hybrid orchid varieties on display.

Route Details
Mode of Travel Bicycle, Car, Walk
Distance 5 kms
Route Type One Way
Level of Difficulty Level 1: Suitable for the disabled with assistance
Bluewater Lagoon to Mackay Central Business District

Escape the heat and prepare for fun in Mackay's Bluewater Lagoon, featuring three age-appropriate swimming pools, a waterslide park, restroom facilities and a cafe, it's a fun and refreshing haven on the waterfront!

If the kids aren't completely exhausted after this adventurous day, finish the evening with a meal in one of Mackay's family-friendly restaurants, followed by a performance at the Mackay Entertainment and Convention Centre, or a movie at the local cinema.

Route Details
Mode of Travel Bicycle, Car, Walk
Distance 10 kms
Route Type One Way
Level of Difficulty Level 1: Suitable for the disabled with assistance
Suggested Stops
Orchid House

Find What's Nearby

Displaying 1-10 of 162
Sort by:
表示:

Hilton Cairns

Cairns, Cairns Area
From AU$149 - 934
Situated in lush Tropical North Queensland and set overlooking Trinity Inlet and Marlin Marina, Hilton Cairns is the ideal base from which to explore the region's many attractions. Hilton Cairns continues to demonstrate a commitment to industry leadership and innovation.

Coconut Grove Apartments Port Douglas

Port Douglas,
From AU$340 - 900
A heavenly retreat waits at Coconut Grove Apartments Port Douglas - one of tropical north Queensland's most impressive interpretation of luxurious Port Douglas accommodation. Situated in cosmopolitan Macrossan Street, just 140 metres from magnificent Four-Mile Beach, divine views of rainforest mountains can be enjoyed in absolute privacy from a choice of 33 glamorous holiday apartments.

Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort & Spa

Palm Cove, Cairns Area
From AU$299 - 1149
Located in the very heart of majestic Palm Cove, Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa is the absolute luxury escape. Designed for those with total luxury in mind, this magnificent resort features 126 luxuriously appointed studios, apartments and stunning penthouses with the choice of luxurious swim-outs, private plunge pool and rooftop terraces.

Lizard Island

Lizard Island, Cook Area
From AU$1800 - 6380
Lizard Island, Australia's northernmost island resort on the Great Barrier Reef, is truly secluded from the rest of the world and is located a one hour scenic flight over the reef from Cairns. With only one resort on the island hosting 40 rooms – it is the tranquillity and natural beauty of the island that will first greet you.

Thala Beach Nature Reserve

Oak Beach, Douglas Area
From AU$256.00 - 899.00
Thala Beach Nature Reserve is a deluxe family-owned eco and wildlife retreat on Oak Beach 15 minutes south of Port Douglas. Overlooking the Coral Sea, Thala’s 83 deluxe eco-designed bungalows are set amongst 58-hectares of lush native beachfront native forest.

Castaways Resort and Spa, Mission Beach

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
From AU$120 - 600
Castaways Resort and Spa Mission Beach is your absolute beachfront escape in the tropics. Idyllically bound by the Great Barrier Reef and World Heritage Wet Tropics Rainforest, Castaways is the perfect destination for couples, families with children and groups of friends.

Pullman Port Douglas Sea Temple Resort and Spa

Port Douglas, Douglas Area
From AU$299 - 1299
Located in one of the most internationally acclaimed locations in Australia on Four Mile Beach, Pullman Port Douglas Sea Temple Resort and Spa has been designed with the utmost luxury and relaxation in mind.

The Ville Resort Casino

Townsville, Townsville Area
From AU$110 - 595
The Ville Resort - Casino is superbly located on the breakwater boasting a variety of accommodation rooms overlooking either Magnetic Island and the Coral Sea or Marina and city. Enjoy some of the best dining options Townsville has to offer at The Ville's restaurants.

Silky Oaks Lodge and Healing Waters Spa

Mossman, Douglas Area
From AU$358 - 998
From the moment you arrive at Silky Oaks Lodge on the Mossman River, you will feel the aura of the Daintree, the oldest living rainforest on earth. Simply relax, escape from everyday life or get out and discover many of the Regions attractions.

Paradise On The Beach Resort

Palm Cove, Cairns Area
From AU$160 - 360
Framed by giant melaleuca trees, Paradise on the Beach is Palm Cove's hidden secret. Located just 15 metres from a picture perfect tropical beach edged by palm trees and a sparkling seascape of offshore islands.
No Results Message
Displaying 1-10 of 162
Sort by:
表示:

Explore the Region

Note: Information on listed products and services are provided by the operator and were correct at the time of publishing. Rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available prices of products and services. Please visit the operator’s website for further information. All prices quoted are in Australian dollars (AUD).