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Rockhampton Tourist Information & Attractions

Rockhampton Tourist InformationRockhampton is a hub that provides important transport links between the Central Highlands and Capricorn Coast, packed with tourist attractions like The Art Gallery, Koorana Crocodile Farm, Zoo, Botanical Gardens, Capricorn Caves and many more. The following Rockhampton tourist information will show you the best the region has to offer.

Rockhampton is also only a short drive away from the beautiful beaches of Yeppoon & the Capricorn Coast.

CAPRICORN CAVES

Explore spectacular limestone caves as old as the earth itself. For the adventurous, imagine abseiling into the cave and exploring the deepest depths with only a helmet flashlight to guide you. Relax afterwards with a drink from the fully licensed Bat Bar, a swim in the pool or even a barbecue.

KOORANA CROCODILE FARM

Mingle with the mighty Australian salt water Croc. This commercially operated crocodile farm offers an up close and personal meeting with trained crocs, as well as a Restaurant serving many tasty crocodile meat dishes.

KEPPEL ISLAND

Up for some fun? Gorgeous beaches and crystal clear water are the highlights of this gem in the heart of The Capricorn Coast’s extension of one of the world wonders (Great Barrier Reef) Try snorkelling, take a jet-ski for a burn or just relax with a cocktail in the fully licensed bar and beer garden watching all kinds of aqua species.

GHOSTS VAMPIRE

Book your family on a unique ghostly experience you won’t forget. You will be amazed and intrigued as you explore the lanes and alleyways, interacting with parents and friends whilst listening to the true stores. You may hear a Poltergeist, see a ghostly apparition or capture an orb on your camera. Don’t be afraid though as ghosts are harmless.

HERITAGE MUSEUM

Step back in time as this friendly display township showcasing the rich, colourful history of the Rockhampton district 1850 – 1950. Throughout your visit to the Rockhampton Heritage Village you will see vintage vehicles, a hall of clocks, timber cutter’s camp, a blacksmith shop, homesteads and cottages, vintage machinery and a range of friendly farm animals.

MIG JET ADVENTURE

Experience the adrenaline of a flight in a real Mig-15 Jet. Four tonnes of turbine engine delivers potentially 6,000 pounds of thrust reaching speeds of up to 1,076kph.

ARCHER PARK STATION

Curious about the history of the railway and the tram system that was until recently a vital part of Australia’s infrastructure? The Archer Park Station is over 100 years old and its attractions
include a fully restored Purrey Tram, which operates tours every weekday.

ROCKHAMPTOM GOLF COURSE

One of Central Queensland’s premier golfing locations, the Rockhampton Golf Club has been listed in Australia’s Top 100 Golf courses. This 18 hole, par 72 is located next to picturesque Botanic Gardens and Murray Lagoon.

MOUNT ARCHER

No Rockhampton tourist information page would be complete without mention of Mount Archer National Park. Mount Archer National Park protects bushland remnants in the Berserker Ranges, a scenic backdrop to Rockhampton. At 604 m above sea level, Mount Archer is the highest peak and provides spectacular views of the city and the surrounding ranges. The park covers 4250 ha of open forest and woodland communities dominated by eucalypts, with a large pocket of dry rainforest in the deeply incised Moore’s Creek valley. The dry rainforest communities are areas of high conservation value and include several plant species with restricted distributions.

MORE INFORMATION

For any more Rockhampton tourist information, feel free to ask one of our friendly local staff, who will be more than happy to share their local knowledge.