Things To Do

Freshwater Fishing in Mackay Queensland

By at April 1, 2011 | 4:23 pm | 1 Comments

While in Mackay's Pioneer Valley, experience the fine art of freshwater fishing at the Eungella, Teemburra or Kinchant Dams. There is an abundant reserve of fishing just waiting for the keen angler to catch. Just remember, that due to recent laws on freshwater fishing a fishing permit is needed. These can be readily purchased at any fishing tackle/bait shop or from an

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Mackay Coal Mine Tours

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[caption id="" align="alignright" width="210" caption="Coal Mining Tours"][/caption] Located just 22 kilometres north of the well established Mackay town of Clermont, the first coal was discovered in Blair Athol, in 1864. Now, the western section of the Mackay region is known to lie over Australia's largest coal seam and mining from the shire annually contributes over

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Camping near Mission Beach

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Mission Beach has great weather, 14 kilometers of stunning beaches, lush tropical rainforests and a welcoming local community. Also surrounded by hectares of National Parks and featuring Dunk Island just off the coast, Mission Beach is an ideal location for camping enthusiasts. This form of accommodation is the best way to truly experience Mission Beach’s natural

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Underwater Observatory Whitsundays Australia

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The underwater observatory can be found at Hook Island. Hook is rugged and wild and less developed than many of the other Islands. There is a small resort on Hook, and also Camping facilities on the Island. Hook Peak stands 459 metres above sea level, but of more interest to many of the visitors, is the underwater observatory which is 6 metres below the sea.

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Whitsundays

The Whitsunday Islands are an exquisitely arranged assortment of 74 major islands located just off the Airlie Beach coastline, in Queensland. Renown for their stunning natural beauty and close proximity to the Great Barrier Reef, the Whitsunday Islands invite travelling families, groups of friends, individuals and couples to enjoy a piece of paradise.