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Turtle Cove: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Blacks Beach


Located at Mackay's Northern Beaches, Black's Beach is Mackay's longest continuous beach, approximately six kilometres in length. It is a 15 minute drive from Mackay's city centre. Head north on the Bruce Highway and turn right onto the Mackay Bucasia Road, following the Black's Beach signage. A car park and walkway to the beach can be found on Coral Drive.

The beach is dotted with beachfront accommodation options, ranging from caravan and camping to self-contained, motel-style and resort. Guests wake each morning to the relaxing sound of the waves rolling onto the sandy beach.

Popular with walkers, Black's Beach is a pet-friendly beach, however it is not an off-leash area and therefore all pets must be kept on their lead and under control.

Bream and whiting are caught off the beach, and excellent fishing can be found at the southern point near the mouth of McCready's Creek.





Bourke Street
Blacks Beach, QLD, 4740

Located 0.5K from Turtle Cove

Dolphin Heads


A beautiful part of Mackay's Northern Beaches, Dolphin Heads is a rocky and sandy headland, popular with photography enthusiasts. It can be reached by car within 15 minutes from Mackay's Central Business District.

The area is thought to have been named after the shape of the headland, which looks similar to the shape of two dolphin heads. The view looks out toward southern Whitsunday islands, including Brampton Island.

At low tide it is possible to walk from Dolphin Heads to neighbouring Eimeo Beach across the tidal creek bed. There is a beachfront resort providing accommodation, dining and function options at Dolphin Heads.





Admiral Drive
Dolphin Heads, QLD, 4740

Located 1.8K from Turtle Cove

Mango Avenue


Mango Avenue is the focal point of the beautiful Eimeo Village.

The 80 year old Mango trees that stretch between Whittles Lane and Heidke Street form a spectacular shady canopy 20 metres above the streetscape and remain a heritage listed, must-see tourist attraction!

If you happen to be en route to Eimeo Beach for a refreshing swim, you won't miss the splendour of Mango Avenue as it is the main thoroughfare to this destinations.

Make sure you have your camera at the ready, or for those avid artists, a sketchpad and pen to capture the stunning natural tunnel formed by the towering overhead branches.

A nearby hotel provides spectacular elevated coastal views as well as dining and refreshment options.




Mango Avenue
Eimeo, QLD, 4740

Located 2.6K from Turtle Cove

Eimeo Beach


In a sheltered bay with powder soft sand, Eimeo Beach is a favourite destination of visitors and locals for fun in the sun.

The beach is seasonally patrolled during the summer months by volunteer lifeguards.

Eimeo Beach is a 15 minute drive from Mackay's Central Business District. Heading north on the Bruce Highway, turn right toward Northern Beaches on the Mackay-Bucasia Road. Turn right onto Eimeo Road at the roundabout near the Northern Beaches Shopping Centre.

Drive under a canopy of mango trees at Mango Avenue, a heritage-listed attraction that stretches between Whittles Lane and Heidke Street, forming a shaded canopy above the streetscape. Enjoy an ocean side picnic at the Eimeo Esplanade, or dine with an elevated coastal view at the nearby Eimeo Pacific Hotel. The pub's enviable position overlooks the Coral Sea and Eimeo Beach with views toward the southern Whitsunday islands.

The Eimeo Esplanade includes a children's play area, picnic tables, large trees for shade, public toilets, fresh water showers, drinking fountains and barbecue facilities.





Mango Avenue
Eimeo, QLD, 4740

Located 2.7K from Turtle Cove

Bucasia Beach


Located in the Northern Beaches area of Mackay, Bucasia Beach is a picturesque sandy haven, popular for walking, swimming and fishing. Kick off your thongs (footwear) and feel the soft white sand underfoot.

Approximately four kilometres in length, Bucasia Beach is one of the longest beaches in the Mackay Region. Nearby accommodation options include a beachside resort and a beachfront caravan park.

Keen anglers can fish off the beach at high tide for Flathead. A popular fishing location is toward the southern end of the beach, near the sandy spits and mangroves of Eimeo Creek. A boat ramp is also located at this part of the beach.

This is a pet-friendly beach with a designated off-leash area between Williams Avenue and Symons Avenue.

Views take in Dolphin Heads to the north and the Cumberland Islands.

Seaview Park on the Bucasia Esplanade includes barbecue facilities, shade, picnic tables, public toilets, water fountains and a children's playground. A caf? is located on the Esplanade and the Hibiscus Shopping Centre is approximately a two minute drive from the foreshore.





Waverley Street
Bucasia, QLD, 4740

Located 4.1K from Turtle Cove

Lamberts Beach


Lamberts Beach is seasonally patrolled and the nearby Lambert's Lookout offers fabulous sea views out to the Cumberland Islands. It's also a popular spot for surfers when the swell is right, and a great whale watching platform during the winter months.

Shady areas, picnic tables, public toilets, showers, play equipment and barbecues are all available at Lamberts Beach, at Ram Chandra Park. Slade Point Reserve is near Lamberts Beach, stretching 73 hectares and conserving one of the last remaining areas of coastal dunes and paperbark wetlands in the Mackay region. Visitors can walk through the reserve.

Lambert's Beach, Lambert's Lookout and Ram Chandra Park can all be found on Pacific Esplanade, Slade Point.

Lamberts Beach and Slade Point, on the other side of McReady's Creek are often favourite haunts for mackerel and reef fish.

There is a resort hotel located at Slade Point for accommodation across the beach and ocean view dining.




Pacific Esplanade
Mackay, QLD, 4740

Located 4.1K from Turtle Cove

Lamberts Lookout


Overlooking Lamberts Beach, the Cumberland Islands and Slade Point, Lamberts lookout offers stunning views especially at sunset. This is also a popular viewing platform to see the migrating whales as they breach and play off the coast of Mackay.

This beautiful location is also one of the few places in Mackay you can watch both a sunrise and a sunset, and is a popular location for wedding photography. The lookout also provides views toward a rustic old water tower.

Easy parking available at the lookout and shady areas, picnic tables, play equipment and barbecues are all available at Ram Chandra Park beside Lamberts Beach.

Lamberts Beach, Lamberts Lookout and Ram Chandra Park can all be found on Pacific Esplanade, Slade Point.




Lamberts Beach Esplanade
Mackay, QLD, 4740

Located 4.3K from Turtle Cove

Slade Point


Slade Point is a short five minute drive from Mackay Harbour, and is one of the few locations in the region where you can enjoy both a stunning sunrise and sublime sunset.

Slade Point Reserve lies at Lamberts Beach, stretching 73 hectares and conserving one of the last remaining areas of coastal dunes and paperbark wetlands in the Mackay region. Visitors can walk through the reserve.

Lamberts Lookout perched above Lamberts Beach provides an excellent vantage point to view the spectacular coastline, including passing whales during migration season.

Ram Chandra Park provides picnic tables and barbecue facilities, overlooking beautiful Slade Bay, for a relaxing beach barbecue dinner.

The beach near McReady's Creek is a favourite haunt for mackerel and reef fish.




Pacific Esplanade
Mackay, QLD, 4740

Located 4.4K from Turtle Cove

Mackay Golf Club


Mackay's award winning course and club house facilities are open to the public, so drop in any time for a warm welcome and enjoy a round of golf, a cool drink and a snack, a flutter on the pokies or a sumptuous meal cooked by their resident chef.

Visiting golfers from other clubs are welcome to join in our competitions, or just enjoy a social round with your friends. A pleasant easy walking course, you will find their social tees challenging but enjoyable - a test of skill but built for fun.

There is also a pro-shop onsite.





Lot 2 Mackay Bucasia Rd
Beaconsfield, QLD, 4740

Located 5.4K from Turtle Cove

Mackay Driving Range


Practice your swing, have a laugh with some friends and generally have a good relax! Mackay Driving Range offers a 16 bay facility that has something for all ages and abilities. A fully Licensed Kiosk to quench your thirst so you can really kick back and relax. Fantastic rates with some good mates or some quiet time just to blow off some steam. Bring your own clubs or take advantage of the hire option.
Ask the friendly staff for a hand with your swing or just show them how it is done, it's all on offer at the Mackay Driving Range.




Harvey's Rd,
Corner of Beaconsfield Road
Beaconsfield, QLD, 4740

Located 5.6K from Turtle Cove

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