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Pioneer River

Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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We were surprised to find so many lovely rivers

As we travelled down the Queensland coast, we came across beautiful rivers, many of which we had... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
Trimley11
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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
After the floods

Still a great fishing and viewing river. Great platforms to view from,plenty of boats yesterday,so... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
Leanne T
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Melbourne
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3 Apr 2018
“We were surprised to find so many lovely rivers”
14 Apr 2017
“After the floods”
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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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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 Trimley11
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Reviewed 24 July 2016

Well, there is a lot of dirty brown water flowing down the Pioneer river. It has its purpose, but is hardly worth going out of the way to see

Thank Constant T
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