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Check out some activities that will get the heart racing.

Blue Water Lagoon

Comprising three tiered lagoons, the Bluewater Lagoon is a free family-friendly leisure facility overlooking the picturesque Pioneer River in the heart of Mackay’s City Centre. Covering an area equivalent to three 50 metre swimming pools, the Bluewater Lagoon provides a safe all-round stinger-free swimming environment.

Facilities include a waterfall which connects the two main lagoon areas which vary in depth up to 1.8 metres, a 19.5 metre water slide from the top lagoon to the middle lagoon, and an interactive children’s water playground and drop-bucket. The lagoon also provides disabled and elderly access with handrails and suitable water levels. Electric barbecue facilities are available as well as Vines Bluewater Cafe with a variety of snacks, drinks and ice creams. A 1.2 metre fence surrounds the facility to provide a secure and safe environment.

  • River St, Mackay QLD 4740, Australia

Hay Point and Darymple Bay Coal Loading Facilities

Hay Point and Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminals are the largest coal export facilities in the world with a throughput of 44 million and 68 million tonnes per annum respectively. The administrative building at the Hay Point Coal Terminal operates a viewing platform where the handling and export activity can be viewed.

  • Hay Point Road

Wakehouse Cable Park

Try wakeboading and kneeboarding. Eat at the Lakeside Cafe and Sunset Bar. Play on the Mackay Aqua Park.

Wallabys on the beach

Now a free experience, Sunrise with the Wallabies Tour is one of Australia’s iconic wildlife experiences, where Eastern Grey Kangaroos and Agile Wallabies come onto the beach to feed on mangrove seed pods. Nowhere else in the wild will you get so close to Kangaroos and Wallabies. Such a wonderful opportunity to capture a magical moment of sunrise on the beach with our national symbol, and reflect on our role in looking after Australia’s natural beauty.  Set in beautiful Cape Hillsborough, rich in history and culture, this magical experience will leave you transformed.


Located in Cape Hillsborough, 48 kilometres north of Mackay CBD.  Please note that this is a self-drive experience.  Please contact our bookings team if you need information such as rental cars, or campervan companies to get to this amazing world-class experience started.  Contact our booking agents on +61 (0) 7 4837 1228.