History

Seaforth is a small coastal holiday and fishing town located 35km North-northwest of Mackay.

In 1899 the Queensland Government bought Seaforth Estate from H.M. Finlayson as a settlement and named it Springcliff, however local residents always called it Seaforth and it was officially renamed in 1966.

Seaforth a relaxing beach-side community ideal for fishing and the local camping ground is popular with holiday makers.  Seaforth provides essential retail and community services. It’s a quiet place with a close-knit community of approximately 500 residents.

Seaforth is a leisurely 45 minutes drive north of Mackay. A number of the small vacation homes have been replaced with larger, more modern dwellings but you still get the distinct feeling that those who live here prefer to remain in holiday-mode.

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