Local Attractions

How to get the most out of your break in Bowen…

Bowen is located approximately one hour’s drive north of the Whitsundays and 200km north of Mackay and 210km south of Townsville. It offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, overcrowded shopping centers and the routine of life itself. Here are some of our suggestions of things to see and do during your stay in Bowen. The local events calendar is a great way to see what’s happening in the region throughout the year. You may even wish to plan your holiday around a particular event. Click HERE for information on these attractions.

Local Events

Bowen Lions Flea Markets – Hansen Park

7am – Noon every Sunday 

Bowen River Rodeo & Campdraft

June Long Weekend

Bowen Super Boats Championships

July 2019

Bowen Orchid, Art, Craft & Leisure Expo

July 2019

Bowen Family Fishing Classic Weekend

September 3rd weekend