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My soul

The river is my soul..... I was brought up in the Vally and learnt to fish and swim in the river... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Leslie M
Toowoomba, Australia
Blue river bliss

Mackay’s Pioneer River is one of only two blue rivers in Qld. Stunning sunsets and excellent... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Mackay, Australia
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21 Aug 2018
“My soul”
7 Aug 2018
“Blue river bliss”
Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

The river is my soul..... I was brought up in the Vally and learnt to fish and swim in the river near Marian. I have only fond memories of this place. Now they have rowing on the river and can of you are inclined, catch...More

Thank Leslie M
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Mackay’s Pioneer River is one of only two blue rivers in Qld. Stunning sunsets and excellent walking tracks around the banks. Excellent fishing spots and stunning views. Take some time to explore.

Thank annwf2014
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

A lovely walk along a well manicured track next to a magnificent river. Do it if you get the opportunity.

Thank Roger D
Reviewed 3 April 2018

As we travelled down the Queensland coast, we came across beautiful rivers, many of which we had never heard of before. The Pioneer River was a real eye-opener for its size and elegant flow.

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Still a great fishing and viewing river. Great platforms to view from,plenty of boats yesterday,so different than Cyclone Debbie's visit.

Thank Leanne T
Reviewed 7 April 2017

went for an early morning walk along the banks of the river , it is very wide with lots of flood plain

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Hire a tinny and go up and down and drop a line, you are guaranteed to catch some great fish, its pretty, and blue water, just take care when tide goes out, it can be shallow, its nice and safe for families to go up...More

Thank sandrajacksonml
Reviewed 17 November 2016

This is the bluest river in Australiaibe been told, I have to say it is very blue, it's the main river through Mackay with some eatery places over looking the river. The council have built a blue water trail which is great to walk, jog...More

Thank Vicki B
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Walked along the Pioneer River-Blue Water Trail and it was a lovely relaxed experience. The water really is blue and the trail has a picnic area and a few seats in another area for resting.

Thank Luana R
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The Pioneer is accessible at various locations along the river. Good to go fishing, walking, boating. A walking/cycling track is provided on the southern side of the river, the track passes through town and one can stop for a coffee or meal at one of...More

Thank thebridge18
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