Activities

  • Kangaroo on Beach

    Kangaroo’s and Wallabies on the Beach

    The Kangaroos and Wallabies on the beach at sunrise is an experience like no other. Cape Hillsborough is renowned for its spectacular sunrises. Not only for the vast array of hues that colour the sky but for the greeting you get from the local residents....

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  • Mini Golf

    Guest Activities

    Whilst staying in the park the are a number of guest activities which you or your family can enjoy. See our staff at reception to find out more.  Mini Putt Putt Enjoy a game of Mini Putt Putt on your next visit with the family.  Get...

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  • Walking Tracks

    Walking Trails

    Cape Hillsborough Nature Tourist Park is surrounded by the beautiful and peaceful Cape Hillsborough National Park. The area is blessed with four picturesque walking trails, all which are located in close vicinity to the park.    Diversity Boardwalk This award-winning environmental walk meanders through Melaleuca...

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  • Fishing

    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. In November...

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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,  making our location the perfect spot for boating & sailing.    Launching: Boats can be launched from two points around the...

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  • Evening Stroll

    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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  • Bird at the beach

    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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  • Kangaroos on the Beach - Phantom Photography

    Wildlife

    Many animals and birds can be observed around the park, in the National Park and the ocean. Wildlife is abundant with more than 140 species of birds, reptiles, turtles, possums and a variety of butterflies. All which can be observed busily going about their lives....

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  • Swimming

    With the park being hugged by the pristine Cape Hillsborough Beach, there are numerous swimming locations which you or your family can explore and enjoy.  Ocean: The park overlooks the Hillsborough Channel in the Coral Sea. The beach at Cape Hillsborough is protected by the...

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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 stretch of sand from Andrews Point to Indian Head at Cape Hillsborough provides endless beachcombing opportunities. There are numerous caves, rock pools, geological...

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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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