Bowen

Bowen - Whitsundays - Queensland

You will find the spectacular pristine beaches of Bowen 40 minutes drive north of Airlie Beach and halfway between Mackay and Townsville, where there is a beach to suit all preferences and activities from sweeping stretches of crystal clear deserted beaches to award winning family favourites complete with playgrounds and picnic areas. Bowen is the jewel in the Whitsundays crown with a perfect climate, long white sandy beaches for lazing around and playgrounds for snorkellers and divers abound, take your pick from eight sensational pieces of paradise.

Well known for its murals illustrating the towns diverse history from early settlement to present day is well worth spending the time on a self guided tour with most of the murals situated in the town centre. Murals are not the only thing the town is well known for after it was thrust into the spotlight after Baz Luhrmann filmed the epic movie, Australia, in the town. An interpretive centre at Front Beach depicts the town's role in the making of the movie.

From kings of comfort to happy campers Bowen has it all covered with accommodation for every taste and budget including dining options for everyone from takeaway shops to stylish cafes and beachside restaurants. Every visitor will be well entertained with activities for young and old sailing, tennis, golf, bowling, fishing, bush walks, shopping and the list goes on. Taking in the sights and enjoying the delights of Bowen is well worth the effort.


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Towns surrounding Bowen


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Hayman Island Whitsundays
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Long Island Whitsundays
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