Cape Hillsborough National Park, Queensland

4.5
#66 of 121 in Nature in Queensland
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  • A 45 minute drive from Mackay will bring you to Cape Hillsborough. Breathtaking scenery, a beautiful beach with crystal clear water. Early morning and late evening the wallabies come out to feed on th...  more »
  • A wonderful place to walk on the beach with a huge variety of wildlife from the Wallaby, through to a huge range of birds. Low tide is a fascinating time to walk as there can be coral and sea anemones...  more »
  • We got up early and made the 45min car trip from Blacks Beach (Mackay) to arrive in time for sunrise to watch the kangaroos and wallabies having breakfast on the beach. The morning we were there mothe...  more »
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  • Very annoyed and disappointed. After visiting this place over 20 times in 10 years, we left one morning very early after staying in a cabin. There was nowhere to leave the key out of hours, so we rang at 8 am and told them we had to leave and would mail the key back to them. We put the key in Australia Post the next day and for whatever reason Australia post took some 10 days to get it back to them. During the 7-10 days an older lady threatened me with police action, even though we had mailed the key back. After some 20 stays, I wanted to book another cabin and was told I am now blacklisted but they don't know why. I am presuming that it is the issue with the key but if they had somewhere to leave the key this wouldn't have happened at all. It's a nice place but customer service? Doesn't exist.
  • Best spot to see kangaroos at the beach. But you have to be there before sunrise. At sunrise the kangaroos jump back into the forest. The beach itself is very nice and good for having a breakfast after kangaroo watching.
  • Came here for the sunrise Roo and wallaby beach experience. Called beforehand and had a lovely receptionist set us up for an after hours check in. If you can, do some of the walks as well. Absolutely worth checking out. Go here before it becomes too popular.
  • Pretty. Did not see any kangaroos.
  • Great place for a BBQ or picnic wetlands walk is beautiful especially after a couple of days rain

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