Contact & Directions

Gecko’s Rest Budget & Backpacker Accommodation

34 Sydney Street

Mackay QLD 4740





Phone:  +61 7 4944 1230

Fax: +61 7 4944 1260

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Gecko's Rest is located on Sydney Street (river end), in Mackay’s city centre. You’ll find us three doors down from Kate O'Reilly's Irish Pub. Next to us is a dentist, 1300 Smiles.


From the Bus Stop (Caltex): We are 10 minutes walk from the Greyhound / Premier bus stop (corner Victoria / Tennyson ST). Walk along Victoria Street into the city centre (towards roundabout). Turn onto Sydney Street at the corner Victoria / Sydney Street (Palace Hotel). Next to it is Q Bar on Sydney, we are three doors down from them.

From Airport: Please take a cab as there is no public transport (approx. $20/6.5km via Milton Street).

From Railway Station: Please take a cab (approx. $20/6.5km via Nebo Road or Milton Street).

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