Campervan Hire in Mackay

The beautiful town of Mackay lies in the Queensland region of Australia. It is 390 km from Townsville and has a large population of 166, 811. If you visit Mackay in a rented campervan, you’ll be able to make the most of the many activities on offer, using your own transport to get around quickly.

Your Mackay Campervan Adventure

My Campervan™ is the place to be when you’re looking for a great site for your stay in your campervan rental in Mackay. You can choose from some affordable and family friendly sites such as the Mackay Marine Tourist Park, The Park Mackay, Armstrong Beach Caravan Park, Bucasia Beachfront Caravan Resort, Premier Caravan Park and the Central Tourist Park.

When you choose campervan hire for your holiday in Mackay, you can enjoy all kinds of great benefits in comparison to staying in a hotel.

You can safely take your kids and in the evening you can tuck them safely in bed and have a couple of hours of adult time, knowing that they are safe in the campervan with you.

Inside the campervan, there is room for all the luxuries of home. It guarantees a great night’s sleep with your own sleeping quarters. If you are looking to explore in comfort then it is a great option.

You can save money on transport costs and the low fuel consumption of modern campervans means you can keep the costs even further down.

If you do not like somewhere you are free to just drive on. If you do like somewhere you can stay.

Things to do Near Mackay, in your Hired Campervan

Mackay has plenty of fun things for you to try. Whether you’re travelling with friends, family or just your partner, there are all kinds of great things that you shouldn’t miss.

You can visit Seaforth Beach, Bluewater Lagoon and enjoy traditional Australian tea on the Arlie Beach with family and kids.

Go to Eungella National Park to enjoy some captivating scenery and wildlife.

Experience Sunday Markets in Mackay and visit the Mackay Marina Village. You can even go toArt space Mackay and discover the arts and culture of the Mackay region.

Swim in the beautiful fresh mountain stream Araluen Falls with its cascading waterfalls over the rocks or learn about Wallabies and Stone Faced Curlews as you take in the history and sites of Halliday Bay.

Finally, why not learn about EcoFarming by visiting private EcoFarms in the area.

You can use the two main roads in Mackay to take you all around the town and to other areas of Australia.

The Peak Downs Highway links the towns of Mackay and Clermont in the Australian state of Queensland. The other main road is Mackay Bucasia Road with road works between Eimeo Road and Kemp Street being completed in late July 2012.

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Take Your Motorhome through Mackay’s History

When you come to stay in Mackay with your campervan rental, you will be able to admire the cultural and historical heritage of the area as well as enjoying the fun activities that Mackay has to offer.

The City of Mackay was founded on Yuibera traditional lands. In 1860, Mackay’s virgin pastures where claimed. John Mackay founded the Greenmount station in January 1862 with 1,200 head of cattle.

Mackay has had more than its fair share of natural disasters over the years. A major Tropical Cyclone with hurricane-force winds and a large storm surge hit Mackay in 1918 causing severe damage and loss of life. The death toll due to the Tropical Cyclone was increased by a Bubonic plague outbreak soon after. June 14,1943 marked the largest loss of life in an Australian aircraft accident when a B17 aircraft crashed in the Bakers Creek area after its departure from Mackay Aerodrome. 40 of 41 people on board perished. On February 18, 1958, a massive flood caused by heavy rainfall broke Australian records when Mackay was hit and flooded within hours. The flood peaked at 29.99 ft and residents needed to be rescued from their rooftops.50 years from the last major flood, On February 2008, another severe flooding due to over 600mm of rain in just 6 hours devastated Mackay. Around 200 homes were affected. Finally, as recently as March 21, 2010, over 60000 homes lost power and some phone services when Mackay was battered by a category three tropical cyclone.