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Louise Heginbotham3 years ago

Love getting out on the water? You’ll love this!

The 5th annual Mackay Boat Show will be in full swing this weekend, bringing all boat lovers together for a few days of fun in the sun! There will be a range of new marine product launches encompassing the recreational marine industry—so come one, come all, and have a fantastic day out with the kids! The show features a fun-tastic kids zone, as well as a Yamaha Supertank where you can learn all about recreational fishing. With all that fun, you’re going to need some food. We’ve found the best places to have some lunch and dinner, so your day is sorted!

Are you a boat enthusiast? Do you love being on the water, with the wind sweeping through your hair and the ocean rolling underneath? If you love boats, or anything to do with the marine industry, you are going to adore the Mackay Boat Show! With a great festival atmosphere, it’s the place to be this weekend. You’re going to need some fuel before and after your visit, and we’ve found the perfect Mackay restaurants to fill up. If you’re inspired to get a boat of your own, we’ve also found a great boatyard that will take care of all your marine needs!

You’ve arrived at the marina, but you’re hungry. Grab some brunch at this restaurant nearby.

The Deck Steakhouse at the Marina

You'll love their mouth-watering cuisine, The Deck Steakhouse at the Marina - Mackay
You’ll love their mouth-watering cuisine, The Deck Steakhouse at the Marina – Mackay

Have some delicious lunch with magnificent views of the Mackay Harbour by heading to The Deck Steakhouse at the Marina. With award-winning grazier steaks and rib fillets, as well as delicious fresh seafood dishes, you’re sure to love every bite here. Whether you’re feeling like pork, chicken, beef, fish or lamb, your tastebuds will be dancing no matter what you order! If you’re bringing the kids along, they can choose from their very own kids menu, where meals come with complimentary ice cream!
Where: Mulherin Dr, Mackay QLD 4740


Had a great time at the Mackay Boat Show? Before heading home, have some dinner and take in the amazing water views.

Angelos On The Marina

Amazing views of the marina, Angelos On The Marina - Mackay
Amazing views of the marina, Angelos On The Marina – Mackay

The show finishes at 5pm both Saturday and Sunday, so if you find you’re not quite ready to leave, have some dinner at Angelos On The Marina. For those that love traditional and authentic Italian cuisine, this is the perfect place to have dinner. Offering spectacular marina views, choose to dine in air-conditioned comfort or alfresco on the deck and feel the sea breeze. All pasta is made fresh onsite, and if you’re really feeling the pangs of hunger, have a look at their seafood buffet. They also cater for dietary needs, such as gluten and dairy-free requirements. Sure to hit the spot every time, you really won’t want to leave once you settle down for some dinner here!
Where: Mulherin Dr, Mackay Harbour QLD 4740


Looking for a new boat or want to upgrade your old one? Head over to Sugar City Marine.

Sugar City Marine

Pick up a new boat or jet ski, Sugar City Marine - Mackay
Pick up a new boat or jet ski, Sugar City Marine – Mackay

So you’ve been inspired by the new models, fancy upgrades and helpful new accessories that are on the market. If you have a boat, or are thinking of investing in one, head over to Sugar City Marine for some expert advice. The friendly team here is passionate about everything marine, so you can expect the highest quality of service. Offering a variety of boating packages and accessories, you’ll be ready to hit the water in no time! Open from 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday, and 8:30am to 11:30am Saturdays, there’s plenty of time to come in and chat with the helpful staff at Sugar City Marine.
Where: 11 Victoria St, Mackay QLD 4740

If you prefer the roads to the water, check out these great stops for your Saturday drive in Mackay.

Are you checking out the Mackay Boat Show this weekend? Let us know how you go!

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