There are over 36 Mackay Suburbs across the region. Each suburb of Mackay is unique in its own right.
For example, the Northern Beaches areas of Bucasia, Shoal Point, Eimeo, Blacks Beach, and Dolphin Heads are suburbs close to some of the best beaches in Mackay. A typical commute from the Northern Beaches to the City would be 25-30 minutes, and if you work in Paget add an extra 5 minutes to your journey.
On the northside of the city, you have suburbs like North Mackay, Andergrove, Beaconsfield, and Glenella. There are old and new homes across this region, with some properties having large block sizes. Commute time 10-15 minutes on average.
If you are seeking a rural location, consider Mount Ossa, Finch Hatton and Eungella, as they offer wonderful views and space for the extended family or hobby farmer.
The City, West Mackay, East Mackay, and Southern Suburbs offer close proximity to the industrial centre (Paget), many major schools, the two universities, and hospital services.
Here is a list of the main suburbs that surround the City of Mackay:
Answering this will depend on your definition of ‘best’. Is it ‘best’ for return on investment, or ‘best’ to live in, or ‘best’ for schools? Is it the best suburbs in Mackay for crime rate, flood clearance, or something else?
We can answer your question once we understand your specific needs. We appreciate that each person has a different set of lifestyle and home standards. We can accomodate your specific needs through our service.
If you want acreage, a beachside address, large family home, or a quiet rainforest retreat, we can help you.
If you intend to work in Paget, then perhaps homes on the southside might interest you. If you work in the hospital, you may consider Glenella or West Mackay.
Contact us using the form and tell us what you are looking for. We know the area, the flood zones, and the opportunities on offer.
The best suburbs to live in Mackay has been a question asked of many Mackay Real Estate Agents. The simple truth is there are many. There are ‘best suburbs in Mackay’ on the Northside of the City and there are ‘best suburbs in Mackay’ on the Southside of the City.
A poll conducted in 2019 indicated that people liked to be close to the city or on the southside of the city if they worked in the industrial zone of Paget. For those working in the city or hospital, West Mackay and Glenella were prime targets. For families who have kids play sport, the northern suburbs have many sporting facilities. And finally, for those seeking a beach lifestyle, head to Eimeo, Dolphin Heads and Bucasia Beach. So, the best suburbs to live in Mackay, is the suburb that meets your particular lifestyle.