"Eungella National Park" Mackay Off The Beaten Path Tip by mikegr

Mackay Off The Beaten Path: 7 reviews and 7 photos

A pleasant National Park within 2 hours drive of Mackay in Queensland. I highly recommend the rustic accomodation at the Platypus Bush Settlement, where huts are open sided and built no stilts so you ake up not only to the sound of birds, but also to the sight of them perched just a few metres away. The site backs straight onto a pool in the creek where platypus can be seen in the evenings - a great opportunity to see these reclusive animals.

An easy walk in the area takes you through rainforest and past beautiful waterfalls - a couple of spots are great for swimming.

Trips can be arranged through the Youth Hostel in Mackay.

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 15, 2004
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