About Pioneer Lakes

Pioneer Lakes is a high quality residential Masterplanned estate ideally situated a short walk from the heart of the Mirani urban township, which is located 25 minutes drive west of Mackay city. It is an urban oasis nestled among a scenic rural backdrop of canelands and framed by the mountains which form the edge of the Pioneer Valley.

The Lifestyle

  • Lakes and parklands
  • Surrounded by nature
  • Scenic rural backdrop
  • Only 25 minutes to town


Pioneer Lakes provides an enviable mix of residential lot sizes, ranging from traditional 600m2 home sites to larger 5965m2 lots which provide a transition to nearby farmlands. The estate will also include smaller 450-500m2 lots to provide affordable housing options for residents who wish a low maintenance lifestyle.

Pioneer Lakes will ultimately comprise approximately 740 dwellings. A series of lakes, wetland and parklands are the central feature of the estate. They set a benchmark in environmental design and sustainability.

The lakes and wetlands embrace and enhance the semi-rural open character of the broader locality and provide a refuge for water birds during the drier winter months. The lakes and associated wetland system have been carefully designed to improve stormwater quality outcomes and take account of the local weather patterns.

Families continue to be drawn to Pioneer Lakes to take advantage of its idyllic location, landscape setting and the sense of community connectedness that has been achieved through careful planning.

Pioneer Lakes has achieved the perfect balance of an estate which offers affordable home sites without compromising on quality.

The inspired vision of Pioneer Lakes will continue to take shape as future stages and parkland areas are set aside for the enjoyment of current and future residents. The adoption of best practice planning tools such as separation buffers, guided by expert consultant advice ensure Pioneer Lakes has been devised to minimise potential conflict with ongoing sugarcane farming activities, which are a driver of the local economy.