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Ball Bay
Established 4741
LGA(s) Mackay Region
StateLibQld 1 154467 Footprints in the sand at Ball Bay, 1948
Footprints in the sand at Ball Bay, 1948

Ball Bay is a coastal town, a locality and a bay in Mackay Region, Queensland, Australia.


Ball Bay is located 43 kilometres (27 mi) north-west of Mackay and 71 kilometres (44 mi) south-east of Prosperine. It is the nearest settlement to Cape Hillsborough National Park.


At the 2011 census, Ball Bay had a population of 628.


The Mackay Regional Council operate a camping ground at Ball Bay. Beach fishing is a popular local activity.

Coordinates: 20°54′21″S 148°59′48″E / 20.90583°S 148.99667°E / -20.90583; 148.99667

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