Camping in the Mackay region

The Mackay region is the perfect place to escape on your next camping trip. With beautiful waterfalls, kilometres of pristine beaches and freshwater dams teeming with barramundi, the region is popular for fishing, outdoor adventures and relaxing with family and friends.

Mackay Regional Council operates camping reserves at Seaforth, Ball Bay and St Helens Beach, located in some of the region’s most picturesque settings.

Note - Bookings are not required for St Helens Beach and Ball Bay reserves, and powered sites are not available at Seaforth, Ball Bay or St Helens Beach.

Access council’s camping guidelines brochure here for more information.