Things to See and Do

Near Bowen, Queensland, Australia

Bowen is North Queensland's oldest town and murals around town show our history. Beautiful tropical weather and beaches are prominent. Lookouts around town show the area in all its splendour including the fishing port. Fresh seafood is always abundant from the fishermans wharf co-ops. Centrally located between Townsville and Mackay, it's a great place to stop.

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Local Highlights

While you're visiting Bowen, see the Big Mango!
Located on the A1/Bruce Highway, entering Bowen, our world famous 'Big Mango' is a sight to see for all! Erected on the 25th May 2002, and standing at 10 metres/32.8 feet high, this iconic Australian landmark is a must see for all visitors - and there's even delicious mango sorbet available at the information centre next door! Want to hear more about the Big Mango and it's smaller counterpart? Head to the link to find out about when the Big Mango went missing...

Skydive in Airlie Beach
Experience the thrill of your life in beautiful scenery - Airlie Beach Skydive is a professional skydiving service that can take you all the way up to 14,000 feet!

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