Life in Mackay

Living in Mackay Australia

Living in Mackay Australia

Life in Mackay

Welcome to Mackay.  We know you are going to love living in Mackay and have a great time if you are passing through.

Life in Mackay

Life in Mackay

Is Mackay a good place to live?

Yes, Mackay is a great place to live or visit.  Below our guide to Mackay will give you all the information you need to make moving here easier or make your trip a more informed and enjoyable one.

Visas required to live in Mackay

If you happen to be a citizen from a country other than Australia and are looking to move to Mackay, you are going to need a visa to do so.  Australia has many visas on offer that could allow you to live and work in Mackay.  Due to there being many different visas, each with it’s own rights and obligations, it is best to take our Free Visa Assessment so we can provide accurate advice on the visa options available to you in your specific circumstances.


If you are moving to Mackay and want to find a job in Mackay we have a guide specifically on how to find and apply for jobs in Mackay for new arrivals.  Always make sure you have secured a visa that allows you to work before starting your new job.

Map of Mackay

Weather in Mackay


Hotels and Accommodation in Mackay

There are all types of accommodation available in Mackay.  The best place to find Hotels, serviced apartments or holiday lets is via Book Direct and Save

This website lists the exact same properties as Airbnb and but does not charge the high commissions so their nightly accommodation rates are cheaper.

Or contact any of these great local hotels, apartments or holiday accommodation businesses.

The Bear Bottom Inn
14 reviews
412 Spruce St, Mackay, ID 83251
Wagon Wheel Motel & R V Park
14 reviews
Hotels, RV Parks
809 W Custer Hwy 93, Mackay, ID 83251
White Knob Motel & RV Park
2 reviews
Hotels, RV Parks
4255 N US Hwy 93, Mackay, ID 83251
Knob Hill Inn
45 reviews
960 N Main St, Ketchum, ID 83340
High Country Motel
13 reviews
766 S Main St, Bellevue, ID 83313

Mackay is full of great businesses and helpful services. Below are a selection of our best.

Accountants in Mackay


1 review
Tax Services, Accountants, Business Consulting
Hailey, ID 83333
Deffe and Associates
1 review
120 2nd Ave N, Ketchum, ID 83340

Banks in Mackay


East Idaho Credit Union
2 reviews
Banks & Credit Unions
120 W Grand Ave, Arco, ID 83213
D.L. Evans Bank
1 review
Banks & Credit Unions, Mortgage Brokers
680 Sun Valley Rd, Ste 101, Ketchum, ID 83340
Mountain West Bank
1 review
Banks & Credit Unions, Mortgage Brokers
206 N Main St, Hailey, ID 83333


Cafes in Mackay


scoops corner cafe
2 reviews
221 Main St, Mackay, ID 83251
Café Della
25 reviews
Cafes, Coffee & Tea, Breakfast & Brunch
103 S Main St, Unit C, Hailey, ID 83333
Golden West Cafe
28 reviews
2431 US Hwy 20, Arco, ID 83213
Dana’s Place
1 review
Coffee & Tea
610 Custer St, Ste 93, Mackay, ID 83251
Lost River Valley Coffee
6 reviews
Coffee & Tea
242 S Front St, Arco, ID 83213


Carpet Cleaners in Mackay


Medalist Cleaning And Restoration
2 reviews
Carpet Cleaning, Office Cleaning, Grout Services
1597 N 775 E, Shelley, ID 83274
Green Solutions Carpet Cleaning & Restoration
2 reviews
Carpet Cleaning, Damage Restoration
Rexburg, ID 83440
Chem-Dry of Southern Idaho
2 reviews
Carpet Cleaning, Carpeting
Hailey, ID 83333
Valley Maintenance & Restoration
1 review
Carpet Cleaning, Damage Restoration
4030 Glenbrook Dr, Hailey, ID 83333
Breaking Clean
1 review
Home Cleaning, Office Cleaning, Home Organization
406 Energy Dr, Apt 2, Idaho Falls, ID 83401

Dentists in Mackay


Summit View Dental Services, PLLC
1 review
General Dentistry
211 E Custer St, Ste A, Mackay, ID 83251
Sun Valley Dental Group
7 reviews
General Dentistry, Endodontists, Cosmetic Dentists
181 1st Ave N, Ketchum, ID 83340
Hillary Whipple, DMD
1 review
Cosmetic Dentists, General Dentistry, Endodontists
5 Galena St, Hailey, ID 83333
Scott Featherstone, DDS
1 review
General Dentistry
191 5th St W, Fl 2, Ketchum, ID 83340
Snowy River Dental
1 review
General Dentistry, Endodontists, Periodontists
304 S Main St, Bellevue, ID 83313


Doctors and Medical clinics in Mackay


You can make an appointment at any of these local doctors or clinics.

Ketchum Family Medicine
1 review
Family Practice, Obstetricians & Gynecologists
431 Walnut Ave N, Ketchum, ID 83340


Contact one of the Mackay Electricians below


Gietzen Electric
2 reviews
Electricians, Solar Installation, Generator Installation/Repair
125 9th Ave S, Buhl, ID 83316


Hospitals in Mackay



Mechanics in Mackay


Dick Yorks Auto Service
12 reviews
Auto Repair, Towing
4320 Glenbrook Dr, Hailey, ID 83333
One Stop Auto Shop
3 reviews
Body Shops, Auto Repair
4141 Black Oak Dr, Unit B, Hailey, ID 83333
The Car Doctor
2 reviews
Auto Repair
30 Gannett Rd, Bellevue, ID 83313
Tony’s Automotive & Towing
11 reviews
Auto Repair, Towing
318 Idaho St, Gooding, ID 83330
Hailey Auto Clinic
9 reviews
Auto Repair, Transmission Repair, Oil Change Stations
610 S Main St, Hailey, ID 83333

Newspapers in Mackay




Pest Control in Mackay


ArborCare Resources
1 review
Pest Control, Tree Services, Landscaping
1731 Lear Ln, Hailey, ID 83333



Plumbers in Mackay


Evans Plumbing
4 reviews
Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning/HVAC, Water Heater Installation/Repair
2140 Floral Ave, Twin Falls, ID 83301
Hailey Plumbing
1 review
504 N Main St, Bellevue, ID 83313
Evans Plumbing
2 reviews
Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning/HVAC, Water Heater Installation/Repair
2140 Floral Ave, Twin Falls, ID 83301
Sawtooth Plumbing & Heating
1 review
Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning/HVAC, Solar Installation
1730 Lear Ln, Unit D, Hailey, ID 83333
Allen’s Plumbing
2 reviews
3150 Amherst Cir, Idaho Falls, ID 83404


Real Estate Agents in Mackay 


Jamie Briscoe-Sun Valley Life
2 reviews
Real Estate Agents
333 South Main St, Ste 208, Ketchum, ID 83340
Julie Anglesey – Berkshire Hathaway Silverhawk Realty East Idaho
6 reviews
Real Estate Agents
901 Pier View Drive, Ste 106, Idaho Falls, ID 83402
Stephanie Reed  – Keller Williams Luxury International
3 reviews
Real Estate Agents
333 S Main St, Ste 206, Ketchum, ID 83340
Summer Baldwin Bauer – Sun Valley Real Estate
2 reviews
Real Estate Agents
300 N Main St, Ketchum, ID 83340
Joanne Wetherell – RE/MAX Sun Valley
2 reviews
Real Estate Agents
360 Sun Valley Rd, Ketchum, ID 83340


Restaurants in Mackay


L7 Bar
7 reviews
Bars, Seafood, Steakhouses
402 W Custer, Mackay, ID 83251
scoops corner cafe
2 reviews
221 Main St, Mackay, ID 83251

Schools in Mackay


Sun Valley Ski School
5 reviews
Ski Schools
1 Sun Valley Rd, Sun Valley, ID 83353


Solicitors in Mackay



Supermarkets in Mackay 


A & A Market
10 reviews
218 N Idaho, Arco, ID 83213
Grocery Outlet
2 reviews
Grocery, Discount Store
615 N Main St, Hailey, ID 83333


Vets in Mackay 


Sun Valley Animal Center
13 reviews
106 S Clear Creek Industrial Park Rd, Ketchum, ID 83340
Acker Randall L DVM
5 reviews
Veterinarians, Pet Stores
102 Clear Creek Canyon Rd, Ketchum, ID 83340


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