Destination guide

The oceanfront setting of South Mackay is ready to explore

The ocean views and parks provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in South Mackay. Travellers appreciate the bars in this welcoming city. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around South Mackay

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes South Mackay a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bluewater Lagoon (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Mackay Leisure Centre (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Black Springs Golf Club (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)

Seasonal weather in South Mackay

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, January, December, February and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 30°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in South Mackay

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, South Mackay is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Harrup Park (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Jubilee Park (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Queens Park Orchid House (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Lamberts Beach (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Blacks Beach Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around South Mackay

Fly into Mackay, QLD (MKY), the closest airport, located 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around South Mackay?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 50 holiday rentals around South Mackay. From 14 holiday houses to 26 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around South Mackay is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to South Mackay?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in South Mackay. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Harrup Park: 39 holiday rentals
  • Northern Beaches Bowls Club: 40 holiday rentals
  • Cape Hillsborough National Park: 33 holiday rentals
  • Basil Bay Beach: 15 holiday rentals
  • Parapi Station: 39 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around South Mackay listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in South Mackay?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 14 Houses in South Mackay. Our other popular types of South Mackay holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 26 holiday houses
  • Villas: 2 holiday houses
  • Studios: 28 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in South Mackay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 16 holiday homes with pool available in South Mackay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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