Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Bowen

The beaches and gardens provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Bowen. This city's water park, coffeehouses and sailing draw many visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Seasonal weather averages in Bowen

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, December, February, January and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 88°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Bowen

Nature lovers will enjoy Bowen for its pristine beaches, picturesque gardens and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bowen is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mullers Lagoon Park (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Kings Beach (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Horseshoe Bay Beach (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Dingo Beach (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Mount Mackenzie (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Mount Aberdeen National Park (19.5 mi / 31.4 km)

Transportation to and around Bowen

The nearest airport is in Proserpine, QLD (PPP-Whitsunday Coast), located 39.4 mi (63.4 km) from the city center.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Bowen Station or Euri Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around Bowen?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 28 holiday lettings near Bowen. From 23 Houses to 3 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bowen is on HomeAway.

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

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Bowen. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bowen Station: 24 holiday lettings
  • Bowen Jetty: 26 holiday lettings
  • Longford Creek Station: 33 holiday lettings
  • Bowen Harbour: 24 holiday lettings
  • Mullers Lagoon Park: 26 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Bowen listed on HomeAway 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 Bowen?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 23 Houses in Bowen. Our other popular types of Bowen holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Lodges: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bowen?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 13 holiday homes with pool available in Bowen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.