Activities

  • Sunrise with our Friendly Locals

    Cape Hillsborough is renowned for its spectacular sunrises. Not only will the vast array of colours amaze you but find yourself greeted by our friendly local residents - Wallabies and Eastern Grey Kangaroos. Watch them as they feed on seaweed and mangrove seed pods washed...

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  • Guest Activities

    Mini Putt Putt Enjoy a game of Mini Putt Putt on your next visit with the family.  Get the competition running on our course and see who, will be the who's who of Mini Putt Putt.                Dyno Karts Take...

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  • Fishing

    Did you say fishing!? Well ask the dedicated and they say ‘no, the fishing’s no bloody good anymore’ but that is like the endless stories of ‘the one that got away’ – no one wants to share the good fishing spots with anyone else. In...

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  • Boating & Sailing

    The park fronts onto Casuarina beach where the bay is protected by the lower end of the Whitsunday Islands including Brampton and Keswick Islands. Beach access for boating is provided at the entrance to the park as well as Hidden Valley. What better way to...

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  • Bush Walking

    Diversity Boardwalk [caption id="attachment_1997" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo Credit: Tourism & Events Queensland[/caption] This award winning environmental walk meanders through Melaleuca woodland, a mangrove community, eucalypt open forest and vine thicket. Along the way, the diversity of the communities, their wildlife and cultural significance are highlighted....

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  • Wildlife

    Many animals and birds can be observed around the park, in the National Park and the ocean. Wildlife is abundant and able to be approached. More than 140 species of birds, reptiles, turtles, possums and a variety of butterflies can be observed busily going about...

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  • Bird Watching

    Cape Hillsborough is a bird watchers paradise – more than 150 species of birds call the area home. Many of the species can be observed within the boundaries of the park. Some are migratory and visit for only a few months of the year. Early...

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  • Swimming

    Ocean: The park overlooks the Hillsborough Channel in the Coral Sea. The beach at Cape Hillsborough is protected by the lower end of the Whitsunday Islands. There are many beautiful and secluded places to swim with popular snorkeling spots being around Wedge Island and Orchid...

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  • Beachcombing

    The park is located on a narrow strip of land between Cape Hillsborough and Andrews Point, and fronts onto Casuarina Bay. The extensive walk from Andrews Point to Indian Head at Cape Hillsborough provides many special places to explore. There are a variety of caves,...

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  • Night Walks

    A stroll in the moonlight is always delightful, but here it can have many added bonuses as so many of our animals are nocturnal. On the beach sand baller and ghost crabs scurry around in search of food. At the right time of year you...

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  • Seaforth Bowls Club

    The Seaforth Bowls Club is our local club and like most locals, they have frequent events including the awesome Barefoot Bowls, social club parties, Melbourne Cup celebrations, Christmas and New Years parties. They also provide a FREE shuttle bus running Friday and Saturday nights to and...

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  • Markets in the Mackay Region (All year)

    Seaforth Markets Every Sunday from 8:30am - 12.00pm situated along Palm Avenue, Seaforth under the shady trees. Seaforth Mega Markets are held on the 1st Sunday of every month.   Markets within our Local Region There are plenty of markets in Mackay and the surrounding...

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