Destination guide

Why people love visiting culturally rich Mackay

Enjoy the culture and other features of Mackay. This walkable city is known for its parks, island views and theme park. 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 Mackay

Are you hoping to find attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Mackay a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bluewater Lagoon (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Mackay Leisure Centre (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Black Springs Golf Club (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Mackay

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Mackay is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Queens Park Orchid House (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Jubilee Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Harrup Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Lamberts Beach (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Blacks Beach Park (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Mackay

Fly into Mackay, QLD (MKY), the closest airport, located 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Mackay?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 47 holiday lettings around Mackay. From 23 flats & apartments to 15 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Mackay? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Mackay. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Queens Park Orchid House: 32 holiday lettings
  • Bluewater Lagoon: 32 holiday lettings
  • Jubilee Park: 32 holiday lettings
  • Artspace Mackay: 32 holiday lettings
  • Mackay Enertainment and Convention Centre: 32 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mackay listed on 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 Flats in Mackay?

Yes, of course. offers 23 Flats in Mackay. Our other popular types of Mackay holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 15 self catering accommodations
  • Resorts: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 3 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mackay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 15 holiday homes with pool available in Mackay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.