The Mackay Harbour is situated within 10 minutes to the city centre. With multiple high rises and restaurants overlooking the beautiful ocean, the Mackay Harbour is home to many elderly people for their retirement. Most housing along the harbour is generally priced between $500,000 up to $2 million. The apartments and single dwellings are generally brand new or only a few years old. The Clarion is the only motel at the harbour including its own lovely restaurant. The area is home to 2 large parks for children of all ages along with barbecue areas for a family lunch.