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Revision as of 10:37, 12 May 2006

Mackay [1] is a city on the eastern coast of the Australian state of Queensland, some 900 km north of the state capital Brisbane.

Contents

Understand

Get in

By plane

QANTAS, Virgin Blue and Jetstar have frequent flights from Brisbane to Mackay.

By train

Queensland Rail has twice weekly services running from Mackay to Brisbane on the "Tilt Train"

By car

Highway #1 The Bruce Highway passes directly through Mackay.

By bus

By boat

Get around

Limited bus services run in the Mackay region. Cars can be hired from the airport.

Taxies are avaliable from major shopping centers and individuals can call the service to be picked up from a specified destination.

See

  • Harbour Beach and The Marina
  • Eungella National Park
  • Cape Hilsborough National Park
  • The Whitsunday Islands
  • Mackay Regional Botanical Gardens
  • Artspace Mackay

Do

Learn

Work

Buy

Mackay has two major shopping centres

  • Mount Pleasant Greenfields located on the Corner Phillip Street and the Bruce Highway

Mount Pleasant (affectionately known by locals as "Mount P") contains major retailers such as

  • K Mart
  • Woolworths
  • Coles
  • House
  • Jay Jays
  • Loot Homewares

Greenfields is a shopping precinct located across the road from Mount Pleasant. Occupants include:

  • Bunnings
  • Warehouse
  • Spotlight
  • Toys'R'Us
  • Birch Carroll and Coyle Cinema's

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  • Caneland Central is located on Mangrove Road and includes major retailers such as
  • Target
  • Big W
  • Woolworths
  • Action
  • Best and Less
  • City Beach
  • Rush Surfwear
  • Mathers Shoes
  • Spend Less Shoes
  • Vodafone
  • Crazy Johns
  • Telstra
  • Optus
  • EB Games
  • Tarocash

Eat

Budget

Mid-range

Splurge

Drink

Sleep

Budget

Mid-range

Splurge

Contact

Stay safe

Cope

Get out

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