Having lived and fished in the area for the past 30 years Andy knows the best tides and times to catch the fish you want to target. If you are looking for the most experienced Fly Fishing Guide in the Whitsunday’s, Andy is your Guide. (Mackay to Bowen) Never Fly Fished before, why not get a Casting Lesson from Andy to learn the art of Saltwater Flyfishing today. Fly Fishing lessons and Fly Fishing Guiding in Bowen, Whitsunday, Proserpine and Airlie Beach. Both saltwater and the Dam.
Old Macdonald’s Travelling Farms (Established as a Franchise Business in 1991), operates throughout Australia, ‘bringing the bush to the City every day with excitement and education for the young and nostalgia for the not so young!’ We provide a friendly and professional service, together with healthy and clean animals, a features which has been a strength of the business over the 25 years.
Mackay Transit Coaches has been operating within the Mackay Region for over 25 years. We specialise in providing safe, quality, comfortable transport solutions and experiences to a range of public and private sectors. At Mackay Transit Coaches, our team is both proud and passionate about what we do.
With a Redspot Car Rentals vehicle you will be amazed how much you can do in your own time and you don’t have to worry about shuttles or bus schedules. Redspot Car Rentals has a variety of vehicle types to suit all travellers; from compact hatchbacks to SUVs. Redspot Car Rentals has a kiosk inside the Mackay airport which services all inbound flights. Our rentals are parked within walking distance from the terminal, making it easy to collect your hire car upon arrival to Mackay.
Mackay Helicopters has been conducting marine pilot transfers in the Queensland region since 1984 making it the most experienced Marine Pilot Transfer business in Australia. Most recently Mackay Helicopters has been awarded the contract for Marine Pilot Transfer operations at Gladstone and Mackay for Maritime Safety Queensland. Part of the Aviator Group, Mackay Helicopters area of operation stretches from the bases at Mackay and Hamilton Island, to the inner and outer anchorage of Mackay / Hay Point and out to the Hydrographers Passage boarding ground of Blossom Bank, some 120 nautical miles from Mackay. Since 1984 Mackay Helicopters have provided Marine Pilot Transfers on a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week basis.
Official consumer page run by Mackay Tourism. Welcome to those who love living in or holidays in The Mackay Region! Join us & share your favourite Mackay-Isaac Moments!
The Old School House B&B is situated in Septimus, 10km South of Gargett in the delightful Pioneer Valley. This beautifully presented Bed and Breakfast is a short 45 minute scenic drive West of Mackay surrounded by flowing cane fields and mountain ranges, is close to National Parks, walking trails and waterfalls with swimming holes. There is plenty to do and see in the surrounds with local rainforest cafes a must, plus lots of local attractions including the infamous Platypus that inhabit the local waters. Formerly Septimus State School, this spacious home still retains the outer appearance and charm of the 1966 school building whilst inside boasts 2 large ensuited guest rooms each stylishly decorated to embrace time, era, comfort and luxury. A guest lounge area and full kitchen facilities are on offer, as well as, the large former ‘shelter-shed’ used for school assemblies that now serves as an outdoor alfresco dinning/ BBQ area for guests. The B&B also offers a unique Mud Bath experience at its very own Mud Bath Oasis, situated on site within the old school grounds just 40 meters from the house. Imagine yourself unwinding whilst soaking in a mineral rich silky clay Mud Bath in one of the outdoor gazebo huts to top off your stay. Day visitors are also welcome at the Mud Bath Oasis by appointment.
When searching for Spas Mackay, there is only one place people look & that is because Mackay Spa Shed is the largest spa retailer in North Queensland and is proud to be locally owned and operated. We have served the Mackay and surrounding communities since 2005, and, in that time, has earned a reputation as the go-to place for premium spas, spa equipment, and, of course, expert advice. What sets Mackay Spa Shed apart, is its team’s high level of expertise and knowledge of all things ‘spa’ – from industry standards, spa designs, ancillary equipment and all importantly how to look after your spa and keep it clean, hygienic, and working well.
Pure Spa is designed to create a very personal and private feel, being located in an area where there is no walk by traffic you will not feel like a fish in a bowl that everyone is looking at. We have a very relaxed atmosphere and you are surrounded by soft candle lit rooms to help set the mood and get you in a state of total relaxation. You will not have your massage in a White Clinical Room that makes you feel as though you are in a Doctors Surgery! We aim to make your experience as relaxing as possible. Come and see us!
We know how busy and stressful life can be and that it’s important to take some time out to do something good for yourself. In our tranquil salon at blacks beach you’ll be treated like royalty. our luxury salon provides a wide range of professional treatments. you’ll feel safe and comfortable in the expert hands of our therapists. Our qualified and experienced team of beauty and wellbeing experts are passionate about their work! at ultra essence skin & body we create an escape from the outside world, we bring you a little bit of bliss and help you love living in your own skin even more. we guarantee satisfaction!
The perfect place to relax and indulge in some well-deserved pampering. Day Spa Packages, Facials, Body Treatments and Wraps, Face and Body Waxing, Acrylic Fingernails, Gel Toenails, Manicures, Pedicures, Tinting, Spray Tanning, Hydrotherapy Spa Bath, Individual Lash Extensions, Gift Certificates available. It's all about you!
The Farmers’ Markets will be a drawcard for locals and visitors alike to come into the Mackay City Centre to purchase fresh local produce as part of their weekly food shop. The market launched on 8th June and will be every Wednesday 2pm to 6pm at the Wood Street Park (3-5 Wood St) next to the heritage listed Pioneer Shire Building. The market will showcase our regions amazing produce giving farmers and value adders an opportunity to help grow our local food culture. We want everyone to benefit from the farmers’ market initiative and invite local restaurant owners to take part in our ‘Eat Local Wednesday’ campaign. On market day we encourage visitors to shop and dine local within the Mackay City Centre prior to the start of the markets and when they finish their market shopping.
Welcome to Mackay's Weekly Markets. Encompassing Fresh Local produce, Artisan local products, Cake and bakery specialists, Car and trail Bric-a-brac vendors, Licensed bar, Arts and crafts, Live music, Jumping Castle, Kids entertainment, Markets in Mackay with stacks of fresh local produce and over 60 vendor’s onsite. Send the kids wild on the jumping castles, get their face painted while you kick back to LIVE entertainment, with your $2 entry putting you in the draw to WIN a new VW car! Arts and craft, local seafood, camping, gardening, street food, poultry, fresh fruit and veg. It's on from 11am every Sunday. A Fun friendly atmosphere and much more!!!
Joy Flights are available to the general public. You can enjoy the complete freedom of open cockpit flying in this rare vintage aircraft and see the the beauty of Mackay's sandy beaches, islands, the Pioneer Valley and the City of Mackay. You can choose a 20 minute, 30 minute or one hour flight to remember over the beautiful Mackay area. Flights operate most weekends from our hangar besides the Mackay Aero Club in Casey Avenue Mackay. Support was gathered from the Mackay community to purchase the Tiger Moth and the Trust (now the Museum) was formed to administer the operation. The Tiger Moth is owned by the Mackay community and has been christened the "City of Mackay" to confirm its ownership.
Caneland Central is the largest shopping centre in the Mackay region and is conveniently located in the city centre and has been servicing the local region since 1979. Caneland offers the widest variety of retail stores with Myer, Target, Big W, Woolworths, Coles, and more than 220 specialty stores, including fashion, food, jewellery, homewares, pharmacy, banks, gifts and more. There is a large foodcourt overlooking the beautiful Pioneer River and a restaurant precinct that trades 7-nights a week.
Cape Palmerston National Park features sandy dunes, unspoilt beaches and rocky headlands, with Mount Funnel towering to 344 metres. Within its 7200 hectare expanse, this park protects a range of plant communities and threatened animals. The false water-mouse lives in the mangroves and beach stone-curlews frequent the shores. Both are considered threatened species. Enjoy nature in this remote, undeveloped park. Scramble up Cape Palmerston for breathtaking views towards the Northumberland Islands and Mount Funnel. Try your luck fishing or crabbing, but remember to be croc wise. Self-sufficient campers can bush camp at Windmill Bay or Cape Creek. Camping fees apply.
Nebo Hotel, formerly named the Fort Cooper Hotel was first licensed in 1863, we were rebuilt again in 1886, still trading under the name the Fort Cooper Hotel, we became the Nebo Hotel in 1948 and we remain heritage listed to this day. We have always considered ourselves a "home away from home" for travelers, tourists and in more modern days the shift worker. At the Nebo Hotel we have accomodation for singles, ensuited rooms and hotel style rooms upstairs. Fully air-conditioned with Austar available. We pride ourselves on good old fashioned country hospitality, our beer is always ice cold and we're always up for a good chat. Many stories have been told inside our walls over the years, if only they could talk.
Indulge your artistic palate with delicious, culinary creations from the new energetic team at Foodspace. Blessed with the best view in town of the green, spacious Civic Precinct, Foodspace offers a welcome relief for diners in search of a cool, contemporary place to unwind. Foodspace also caters for lunch on the run with a delicious selection of gourmet takeaway food, alongside an affordable new menu.
Artspace Mackay is a regional art gallery operated by Mackay Regional Council which provides the community and its visitors with access to a wide range of cultural services including: An ever-changing program of international standard touring and curated exhibitions of visual arts and social history Access to the Mackay Regional Council collection of artists' books and prints through the Tate Adams Reading Room, with presentations, displays and exhibitions Public and educational programs including art classes, workshops, masterclasses, lectures, seminars, performances, presentations, guided tours and events A multi-purpose functions venue for meetings, seminars, functions and events
Our award winning course and club house facilities are open to the public, so drop in any time for a warm welcome and enjoy a round of golf, a cool drink and a snack, a flutter on the pokies or a sumptuous meal cooked by our resident chef. Visiting golfers from other clubs are welcome to join in our competitions, or just enjoy a social round with your friends. A pleasant easy walking course, you will find our social tees challenging but enjoyable – a test of skill but built for fun.