Holiday rentals in Mackay

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Discover a letting that matches your criteria among the 30 beautiful holiday lettings from more than 14 partner websites in Mackay. By directly analysing these properties, HomeToGo features the lowest prices as well as the most popular accommodation options in Mackay.

Recommended holiday rentals in Mackay

Rent a holiday home, apartment or cottage in Mackay from just $31 per night

House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Mackay, Mackay Regional, Australia
from $45
Airbnb
5.0
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Apartment ∙ 3 guests
Mackay, Mackay Regional, Australia
from $88
Airbnb
4.5
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Motel ∙ 4 guests
Mackay, Mackay Regional, Australia
from $95
Booking.com
4.2
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests
Mackay, Mackay Regional, Australia
from $1,040 $1,113
Expedia.com.au
4.7
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Aparthotel ∙ 4 guests
Mackay, Mackay Regional, Australia
from $150
Hotels.com
4.1
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Mackay, Mackay Regional, Australia
from $109
Airbnb
4.5
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House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Mackay, Mackay Regional, Australia
from $199
Airbnb
5.0
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House ∙ 15 guests ∙ 6 bedrooms
Mackay, Mackay Regional, Australia
from $271
Airbnb
5.0
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Private room ∙ 3 guests
Mackay, Mackay Regional, Australia
from $75
Airbnb
4.5
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Best holiday rentals with a pool

Pool
Aparthotel ∙ 4 guests
Mackay, Mackay Regional, Australia
from $175
Hotels.com
4.4
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Pool
Aparthotel ∙ 4 guests
Mackay, Mackay Regional, Australia
from $128
Booking.com
4.2
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Pool
Apartment ∙ 4 guests
Mackay, Mackay Regional, Australia
from $175
Hotels.com
4.6
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Best holiday homes with a patio or terrace

Balcony/Patio
Motel ∙ 4 guests
Mackay, Mackay Regional, Australia
from $104
Booking.com
4.4
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Balcony/Patio
Motel ∙ 4 guests
Mackay, Mackay Regional, Australia
from $808
Expedia.com.au
4.5
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Balcony/Patio
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Mackay, Mackay Regional, Australia
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HomeAway - Stayz
4.3
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Popular holiday rental amenities in Mackay

  • Internet (39)
  • AC (34)
  • TV (33)
  • Washer (28)
  • Kitchen (27)
  • Microwave (25)
  • Parking (22)
  • Pool (21)
  • No smoking (19)
  • Balcony/Patio (17)
  • BBQ (14)
  • Yard (13)

The weather in Mackay

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Check out the climate diagram for Mackay. January is the warmest month in Mackay with average maximum temperatures of 31°. No heat wave is expected in July, where minimum average temperatures usally hit a 14° low. The rainiest month is March while the driest month is August.

In Mackay, more than half of the holiday properties happen to be hotel rooms, which represent 50% of Mackay's available options. Interestingly, the average price of hotel rooms is $471 a night, with an average size of 80 m². Moreover, these rentals are usually ideal if you're going in a group of 4, as that's the average number of guests that hotel rooms are able to accommodate in Mackay. Travellers interested in something other than hotel rooms will also find many house rentals, which are the other most popular accommodation option in Mackay. The average size of house rentals in Mackay is 530 m², and the average price is $187 a night.

Mackay

Airy, beach-style villas are the typical type of apartment rental you'll find in Mackay. The glorious location away from the hustle and bustle of the city means there's plenty of space for generously sized houses, many with views of the ocean to enjoy at your leisure. If you can tear yourself away from your home-away-from-home, beaches, fabulous restaurants, and trips to the idyllic Whitsundays await.

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Food & Drink

Dig into Mackay's lip-smacking cuisine

Mackay offers visitors a diverse range of dining options, from traditional BBQ and seafood to Asian fusion and quality pub grub. For a family-friendly meal of Aussie-style BBQ, head to The Paddock & Brew Company. The gargantuan portions are served up alongside an excellent selection of locally brewed beers to wash down the plentiful grub.

For international cuisine, check out George's Thai On The Marina, just a 10-minute stroll from the city centre – its reasonable prices and sublime dishes make the walk worth every step. If you're seeking a proper sit-down meal, head to Fusion 128 or BURP.eat.drink & The Dispensary, which both offer classic food in a contemporary setting.

Art & Culture

Where to get your dose of culture in Mackay

Since settlers arrived in 1862, Mackay has become one of the coast's cultural hotspots, with plenty of museums and events your whole family can visit. To learn more about the area's history, visit the touching WWI cenotaph in Jubilee Park, the Lagoons Café & Gallery, and the nearby town of Clermont's memorial dedicated to those who died in the floods of 1916.

Trace the region's vibrant history at Clermont's Old Town Site, which depicts life during the Australian Gold Rush, and don't miss the picturesque town hall's events and workshops. You'll also want to bring the family to the Clermont Historical Centre, which has recently undergone extensive refurbishment and exhibits key moments in the area's history.

Local Attractions

Exploring beyond Mackay: Islands and Australian icons

Situated on Australia's eastern coast, the Mackay region is known for being the gateway to the glorious Great Barrier Reef, which offers some of the world's most sublime snorkelling and scuba diving. Visit the paradisical Whitsundays, considered one of the world's most stunning collections of islands – they're just a short hop from Mackay.

Hamilton Island, a highlight of the Whitsundays, is car-free. Explore the island and spot iconic Australian wildlife such as kangaroos, koalas, and wallabies. For an adventure close to Mackay, head to the Bluewater Lagoon water park or Eungella National Park, an extensive area of outstanding natural beauty packed with wildlife ranging from amphibians to exotic reptiles. Don't miss the sweeping views of the Pioneer Valley from the Sky Window viewpoint.

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