Middlemount is one and a half hours drive from Emerald and three hours from Rockhampton and Mackay. Middlemount, established in the early 1980s, is a purpose-built coal mining town. Contact your local council office for more information.
Things to do
- Blue Mountain Park: Free barbeque facilities and panoramic views.
- Olympic size pool
- Bundoora Dam: Camping, skiing and fishing the dam has native and stocked fish and facilities include free camping, toilets, barbeques and picnic tables. For creek and river fishing, anglers should check out the nearby Isaac, Mackenzie and Connors River systems - all within one hours travelling time.
- Golf: Open to visitors as well as locals, Middlemount hosts two annual golfing events; the Emergency Services Golf Day and its Pro-Am Tournament. For more information contact the Middlemount Golf Club on (07) 4985 7830.
- Race Day: First Saturday in August annually.