Best known for hosting one of the largest coal loading facilities in the world, Hay Point also houses a growing community of residential and lifestyle properties.
Travelling east from the Bruce Highway to Hay Point there are a large number of small and larger acreages including pastoral grazing farms. The beaches of Half Tide and Salonika host a community of residential properties that enjoy both beachfront and lakeside positions.
The Hay Point Hotel, Sea Eagles Resort and Alligator Creek Store offer accommodation in the area as well as their dining facilities and the Coal Port stores give locals the convenience of a Doctor, Chemist, Newsagent, Bakery, General store and fuel.
Alligator Creek Primary School is within the Hay Point area and buses run to private and secondary schools within Sarina and Mackay.