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The town lies on the Fitzroy River, approximately 45 kilometres (28 mi) from the river mouth, and some 600 kilometres (370 mi) north of the state capital, Brisbane. Rockhampton has a north and south side with three bridges connecting both sides, one for trains and two for vehicles and people.

Rockhampton 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,  Dreamtime Cultural Centre, Archer Park Rail Museum, Mount Archer National Park, Heritage Village and much more.

The following Rockhampton tourist information will show you the best the region has to offer.

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ROCKHAMPTON HERITAGE  BUILDINGS

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CAPRICORN CAVES

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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.

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 KOORANA CROCODILE FARM
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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.

Public Tours – Koorana Crocodile Farm

For visitors coming between the months of February to April you may also be lucky enough to view a baby crocodile hatching as we hatch them out on tour (subject to availability)

  • Open every day (except Christmas Day) from 10am
  • Morning tour 10.30am – 12 noon
  • Afternoon tour 1pm – 2.30pm
  • Last entry 2.00pm
  • Closing time – 3pm

 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.

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 HERITAGE VILLAGE
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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.

The annual Rockhampton Cultural Festival held each August at the Rockhampton Heritage Village features a variety of market stalls, displays, international foods, music and cultural displays.[78]

The Rockhampton Heritage Village is also the venue for market days held every second month, and for other annual events such as the Rockhampton Heritage Festival held each June, and the annual Emergency Services Day which is held every July.

 

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ARCHER PARK RAIL MUSEUM

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.

 

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 MT MORGAN GOLD MINE

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Mount Morgan is a quaint, historic town with a population of around 3, 000, nestled in the foot of the Dee Ranges. The old mine still dominates the landscape overlooking the town and the Dee River giving an eerie appearance from a time long ago. TMC Tours offer the best experience for touring Mount Morgan- viewing its present, and discovering its past

 

 

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