Attractions

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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…
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…
Lake in Gladstone

Lake Awoonga

Created by the construction of the Awoonga Dam in 1984, Lake Awoonga is a popular recreational area 30km south of Gladstone. Backed by the rugged Castle Tower National Park, the barramundi-stocked lake has landscape…
Gardens in Gladstone

Toondoon Botanic Gardens

More than 80 hectares of rainforest, lakes and Australian native plants. There’s a visitor centre, an orchid house, and free guided tours between February and November. About 7km south of town.