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Why Cook chose the name Whitsunday Passage

Premium Content Why Cook chose the name Whitsunday Passage

Cape Hillsborough, Slade Point and more: here’s how Captain Cook chose their names...

Five of Mackay’s best whale watching spots

Premium Content Five of Mackay’s best whale watching spots

Make sure to give a wave to the region’s largest tourists as whales start moving...

Parks you still can’t visit despite relaxed restrictions

Premium Content Parks you still can’t visit despite relaxed restrictions

While most national parks have reopened, a popular swimming spot remains closed due...

Campers lend helping hand to lost baby turtles

Premium Content Campers lend helping hand to lost baby turtles

Campers rescued two confused baby turtles after they tried to go bushwalking...

HISTORY: Attempts to establish an oil industry in Mackay

Premium Content HISTORY: Attempts to establish an oil industry in Mackay

A prospecting syndicate’s attempts near Sarina and Cape Hillsborough were not as...

Top 6 picnic spots in the Mackay region

Premium Content Top 6 picnic spots in the Mackay region

Now the weather is warming up, get outdoors and explore what Mackay has to offer...

WATCH: Mackay destination stars in national ad campaign

Premium Content WATCH: Mackay destination stars in national ad campaign

Commercial showcases beloved tourism experience.

Photo gallery: Misty dawn at Cape Hillsborough

Premium Content Photo gallery: Misty dawn at Cape Hillsborough

Up close and personal experience.

Cute baby wallabies melting tourists' hearts

Cute baby wallabies melting tourists' hearts

New joeys on the beach at Cape Hillsborough

Alarming numbers of dead turtles washed up

Alarming numbers of dead turtles washed up

Several dead mature turtles have washed up near Seaforth

Bizarre sight shooting across the sky captured

Bizarre sight shooting across the sky captured

Once in a lifetime shot caught by amateur photographer

Two-year-old stung by box jellyfish

Two-year-old stung by box jellyfish

Child stung by jellyfish at Cape Hillsborough

'Why we drove 800km to buy a treehouse with a disco ball'

'Why we drove 800km to buy a treehouse with a disco ball'

A couple travelled almost 800km for the home of their dreams.