Marian is the gateway to the Pioneer Valley and is situated approximately 30 kilometres west of Mackay. This riverside town is home to the region's largest sugar mill; all sugar cane grown in the Valley is now crushed at this mill. The crushing season extends from mid June to November each year.
Melba House is the Pioneer Valley's Visitor Information Centre and also the house in which famous Australian Opera Singer, Dame Nellie Melba, lived during her time in the area. It is an excellent spot to stop off for local & tourist information, learn more about Melba and her time there, check out craft by very talented locals and buy local produce like Langdon Coffee, Honey and Dried Mango. Marian is also serviced by Orange Grove Caravan Park, a hotel, Convenience and Takeaway stores, bowls club and a service station.
Temperatures for Marian
Marian has hot summer temperatures. The summer high temperature for Marian is approximately 30 °c. The summer low temperature is approximately 23 °c.
Marian has warm winter temperatures. The winter high temperature for Marian is approximately 22 °c. The winter low temperature is approximately 12 °c.
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