Destination guide

The oceanfront setting of South Mackay is ready to explore

The ocean views and parks provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in South Mackay. Travelers appreciate the bars in this welcoming city. 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.


Activities and attractions in and around South Mackay

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes South Mackay a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bluewater Lagoon (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Mackay Leisure Centre (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Black Springs Golf Club (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)

Seasonal weather in South Mackay

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, January, December, February and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 85°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in South Mackay

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, South Mackay is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Harrup Park (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Jubilee Park (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Queens Park Orchid House (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Lamberts Beach (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Blacks Beach Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)

Transportation to and around South Mackay

Fly into Mackay, QLD (MKY), the closest airport, located 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around South Mackay?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 24 holiday lettings near South Mackay. From 15 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 South Mackay is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in South Mackay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 15 Houses in South Mackay. Our other popular types of South Mackay holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 4 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in South Mackay?

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