Mackay activities, tickets and more

Cultural & Theme Tours

Taste of Sugar Tour

• Your Guided Tour… takes around 1 hour and includes a movie in the theatre, a tour of the cane plantation and outdoor display area, then indoors to see the miniature mill in action. A touch of history, a little about farming innovation and a demonstration of the magical way that sugar is made, all topped off with a tasting treat – fairy floss for the kiddies, a taste of our home made chef’s gusto sauces and a nip of liqueur, schnapps, vodka or ginger beer for the adults.There’s lots to keep you entertained whatever your age.
1 day
Outdoor Activities

Outer Barrier Reef Sailing and Snorkeling Adventure from Port Douglas

Set sail from Port Douglas for a day of snorkeling and adventure on the Outer Barrier Reef.Immersed in the northern frontier of Great Barrier Reef, this is the perfect sailing and snorkelling adventure for a conservation minded visitor. Ideally suited to those who can swim and have a spirit of fun and adventure.  The white sands of the coral cays are surrounded by tropical waters filled with fish, turtles and coral. This smaller cruise is limited to just 45 passengers, ensuring good company and helpful assistance from the crew. A buffet lunch is included, along with a reef interpretation talk, a guided snorkel tour and a glass-bottom boat with an expert marine biologist as your guide.Discerning guests can fully enjoy an inspiring full day of adventure using wind power to the absolutely stunning sand cays on the Great Barrier Reef in the most environmentally way!
9 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Personalised Private Platypus Land Tour

Brand new tour that won Gold 2017 tourism awards.  An Australian experience ideal for everyone that leaves a lasting memory.  Tour the Pioneer Valley and end the day at Broken River learning about the platypus knowing that you’ll have a 98% chance of seeing the platypus in the wild.  If there is anything you wish to see or do just ask and we will add it in.  Pick-up from 7.30am Coffee to start the day, mini tour of Mackay then the Pioneer Valley stopping at Dame Nelly Melba's house.  Further into the Valley to Finch Hatton Gorge walking to 2 waterfalls.  Lunch at either Church Cafe - a little taste of Italy, Pinnacle Pub for a famous award-winning pie or Ulysses Café, vegetarian/raw option in the Rainforest.  Up to Eungella for breath taking views followed by a short walk at Sky window.  Next stop Hideaway Cafe to walk through stunning gardens and see handmade jewellery, crafts, hats and admire the hand carved walls, doors and coffee tables of local flora and fauna. 
1 day