Cape Hillsborough & Hibiscus Coast
Cape Hillsborough and Hibiscus Coast
Teeming with an abundance of native beauty, Cape Hillsborough and the Hibiscus Coast, approximately 50KM north of Mackay. A star attraction is the rugged natural paradise of Cape Hillsborough National Park, where dense rainforest meets the ocean and volcanic rock formations add to the almost pre-historic ambience.
The closest thing to a crowd here is the group of agile wallabies and Eastern Grey kangraroos that fossick in the morning tides at sunrise, the perfect chance to capture that 'ultimate Australian' photo.
The park is scattered with walking trails including bush walks through rainforests teeming with tiger blue butterflies, walking the barnacle encrusted rocks to Wedge Island or exploring the vine strewn rainforest of Hidden Valley.
Near Cape Hillsborough you will find a variety of experiences and environments throughout the Hibiscus Coast. Learn more about how suburb 'The Leap' got it's name by stopping in at the nearby hotel. Or why not pamper yourself with a day at a country day spa or shopping for precious gems nearby? Continuing further you will find a group of small beach communities including Seaforth, Ball Bay, Halliday Bay and Smalleys Beach - perfect for a relaxing beachside camping holiday. Near Cape Hillsborough, you will also find the relocated historic Marian Train Station, now a teahouse famed for it's delicious home-style baking.
Cape Hillsborough and the Hibiscus Coast is the perfect place if you are looking to disconnect and completely escape to nature.