Capricorn Coast & the Southern Reef Islands attractions

Top Choice Cave in Rockhampton & Around

Capricorn Caves

A rare acoustic and visual treat is found deep beneath the Berserker Range 24km north of Rockhampton near the Caves township. The most popular one-hour tour includes a classical music recording and, around mid-morni…
Top Choice Gardens in Rockhampton & Around

Botanic Gardens

Just south of town, these gardens are a beautiful oasis, with tropical and subtropical rainforest, landscaped gardens and lily-covered lagoons. The formal Japanese garden is a zone of tranquillity, there's a cafe (o…
Top Choice Gallery in Gladstone

Cedar Galleries

This old-school Aussie artists’ colony (25km south of Gladstone) is signposted off the Bruce Hwy, 7km southeast of Calliope. It has limited farmstay accommodation available (studio $100 first night, $60 subsequent n…
National Park in Agnes Water & Town Of 1770

Deepwater National Park

Eight kilometres south of Agnes Water you'll find an unspoiled coastal landscape with long sandy beaches, walking trails, freshwater creeks, good fishing spots and two camping grounds accessible only by 4WD. It’s al…
Gallery in Byfield

Nob Creek Pottery

Nob Creek Pottery is a working pottery and gallery nestled in leafy rainforest. The gallery showcases hand-blown glass, woodwork and jewellery; the handmade ceramics are outstanding.
Historic Site in Gladstone

Calliope River Historical Village

If you are in the area, market days (8am to 1pm, seven times a year; ask the visitor centre or see website for dates) at the Calliope River Historical Village, 26km south of Gladstone, are hugely popular, attracting…
Wildlife Reserve in Around Yeppoon

Koorana Crocodile Farm

Fifteen kilometres along the Emu Park–Rockhampton road, the Koorana Crocodile Farm can only be explored via informative guided tours. After watching the man-eaters splash and dash around frighteningly, get your feeb…
Cultural Centre in Rockhampton & Around

Dreamtime Cultural Centre

The story of the local Dharumbal people is well conveyed in this easily accessible insight into Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage and history. The excellent 90-minute tours are hands on – throw your own…
Wildlife Reserve in Yeppoon

Cooberrie Park

About 15km north of Yeppoon, Cooberrie Park is a small wildlife sanctuary on 25 acres of bushland. You can see kangaroos, wallabies and peacocks wandering freely through the grounds. You can also feed the critters a…
Street in Rockhampton & Around

Quay Street

In town, wander down this historic streetscape, with its grand sandstone Victorian-era buildings dating back to the gold-rush days. You can pick up leaflets that map out walking trails around Rockhampton from the vi…