The Greater Whitsunday Region
Mackay (Bowen), Isaac, Burdekin and Whitsunday
The Greater Whitsunday Region is massive and incorporates the Mackay, Isaac, Burdekin and Whitsunday areas.
Not only is this region huge, but it also spans from major farming districts to the coastline and some of Australia's most popular tourist destinations including the Great Barrier Reef.
Bowen is a major coastal town located in the Mackay area, which is surrounded by beautiful beaches, coral reefs, and some fantastic fishing spots! We hope you will love exploring the Greater Whitsunday Region.
Below you will find information about Bowen, from where to shop, do your banking and send letters, to where to spend your days enjoying our town.
We have also included some tips from previous visitors to help you settle in.
People who live in Bowen are famous for their big smiles and open hearts! When you attend events, go shopping, or enjoy a meal make sure you have a chat with the locals. If English is not your first language, take this opportunity to practice, you might hear some fantastic and memorable stories!
As you explore our region, remember to share with us your experiences and what you enjoy the most! Just tag #japanagriexchange on Instagram, or @bowen.growers on Facebook.
Take a look around the below information.