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Mackay is a city along the eastern coastline of Queensland and has about 167,000 inhabitants. It's about 1,000 kilometres north of Brisbane.

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I had mistakenly booked for March instead of February, but resolved this before Christmas and received a confirmation e-mail. When I arrived the lady at reception told me I had been booked in for 3 days starting in 2 days time. She also mistook the price I had on my e-mail as wrong, assuming it was for A$ not UK£. ... more


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  • Best places to visit
    Rainforest (Queensland). You could fly to Mackay or Cairns for the barrier reef. Cairns is also close to the Daintree Rainforest and Mackay is where the boats leave to the Whitsundays if you want to see or stay on one of them. You should definitely see the Whitsunday coast. About 80km west of Mackay is a mountain ...

  • Hervey bay to airlie beach - anywhere worth stopping?
    When I travelled in the area I quite enjoyed Eungella National Park which is west of Mackay - there are some great views, interesting waterfalls and the possibility of spotting a platypus in Eungella Dam. The area around Yeppoon is quite pretty and the beach was nice as well. ...

  • Flying to Australia 21st Feb and want friends :)
    Hey guys, My name is Simon and i am flying into Brisbane on Feb 21st and spending a few weeks with sister in Mackay then looking at travelling alone the east coast. Anybody else doing similar? Would like to get chatting on here or facebook with other people that are on their own for a bit of support i guess ...

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