• 21-23 July 2020
  • Mackay Showground

Discover Mackay

Situated half way between Brisbane and Cairns along the Queensland coast, Mackay is widely known as the gateway to the Bowen Basin. Mackay has a population of 80,000 and its region is well known for its tropical weather, and abundant range of activities and facilities. 

Explore

Discover the best sights the Mackay Region has to offer - beautiful beaches, scenic coastal views, peaceful islands and more. 

Play

Enjoy your time at Mackay by visiting the natural attractions and wildlife wonders and experiencing the cultural heritage, fishing and boating recreations and spotting the iconic platypus. 

What's On

Find out what's on in the Mackay Region this year. The city is buzzing with markets, festivals, theatre shows, musicals and events.  

Stay

There are a range of places to stay in Mackay including apartments, hotels, motels, resorts, cabins, cottages, holiday houses and much much more. As QME comes closer, there will be a huge demand on accomodation in Mackay and surrounding areas. Make sure you make your booking well before then. 

Travel Guide

With so much you can do at Mackay, it is a good idea to plan your trip before you go. Explore itineraries, find an Information Centre and find out how to get around through, The Mackay Region, the Mackay experts.