Things To Do Around Mackay

These are just a few of the activities that you can do in the area while basing yourself here at Oh Deere Farm Stay.

Things to do around Calen

  • Friday night burgers at the Bowls Club; watch games being played or have a go yourself
  • Post Office
  • Butcher (local meat)
  • General Store; an iconic store worth the visit while staying with us
  • Lastly don’t miss the Calen Hotel; great cold beer, lunch or dinner 7 days a week and a photo with the Big Thongs is a must; live music on weekends, TAB, Pokies

Mackay Area

  • Mackay (1 hour South): Lamberts Lookout, Eimeo Pub, Dolphin Heads Resort, Our Blue Lagoon Free Water Park in Mackay, Mackay Harbour
  • Cape Hillsborough - Kangaroos on the beach at sunrise
  • Zarbys Café - breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, drinks
  • Pioneer Valley (45min): Eundegella Ranges & Chalet & National Park
  • Broken River - see the Platypus swimming
  • Finch Hatton Gorge - swimming & a short walk to the gorge
  • Pinnacle Pub - the best pies
  • Halliday Bay & Ball Bay - netted beaches
  • Seaforth - beach & shops
  • Bredl’s Wild Farm (25min North) - cuddle a Koala, snuggle a wombat, pat a Kangaroo, hold a Crocodile, hand feed a Cassowary, wrangle with a reptile, up-close encounters and Crocodile feeding shows - bookings essential
  • Airlie Beach (1 hour North) - great beaches, shopping, cafes, Airlie Beach Water Park & free swimming; many other tourist venues
  • Sarina Sugar Shed (1 hour South) - this is a great follow up to the Oh Deere Farm Stay tour
  • All these are day trips from Oh Deere Farm Stay