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Cape Hillsborough and The Hibiscus Coast

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How to discover Nature never looked so good as the 93 km of coastline that makes up The Hibiscus Coast, running from Farleigh (20 km north of Mackay) to the coastal town of Midge Point. Get to know what lies beyond Mackay's city centre, by heading north on this coastal escape. You'll find that long beaches, mango coloured sunrises, and wallabies on the beach are just the beginning. Cape Hillsborough and The Hibiscus Coast Mackay The Leap Cape Hillsborough Midge Point Halliday Bay Ball Bay Seaforth Calen Brisbane - 951km How to get to Mackay Plane Train Bus Car Cape Hillsborough is situated 50kms north-east of Mackay's city centre and is accessible by road. Where to eat? Dig in at these local favourites... The Organic & Natural Store The Leap Hotel The Old Station Teahouse Seaforth Bowls Club Cape Hillsborough Nature Tourist Park Did you know? More than 65 flights operate each week between Mackay and Brisbane. The ultimate Cape Hillsborough holiday Stay Cape Hillsborough Nature Tourist Park Do Tackle the four hiking trails within Cape Hillsborough National Park See The wallabies on the beach at sunrise Try Fishing off the coastline The Hibiscus Coast's secluded bays and beaches Mackay is warm all year round: Average winter temperature 22 degrees Celsius Average summer temperature 30 degrees Celsius Kuttabul Eungella National Park Airlie Beach - 127km Cairns - 715km Mackay Book ahead and settle in Where to stay? 1. Cape Hillsborough Nature Tourist Park 2. Shambahla Creek Cottage, via Calen 3. The Feathered Nest, via Kuttabul 4. Sticks and Stones B&B, near Seaforth 5. Smalleys Beach Camping Area (National Park fees apply) 6. Seaforth and Ball Bay Campgrounds (Council fees apply) 7. Seaforth Holiday Units 8. Seaforth Beachside Accommodation 9. Halliday Bay Resort Keswick Island 1. Seaforth 2. Ball Bay 3. Halliday Bay 4. Smalleys Beach

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