Rockhampton

Rockhampton - Capricorn - Queensland

Situated 108 kilometres north of Gladstone Rockhampton is the region's largest city and well known as "Australia's Beef Capital" with statues of bulls signifying the city's entrance and a spire signifying Rockhampton's location on the Tropic of Capricorn. The wonders of the Great Barrier Reef lay just a short ferry ride from the mainland. Just another one of Queensland's magical towns intertwined with bush and beach discoveries where you will be captivated by natures outstanding attractions.

The city lies on the banks of the Fitzroy river where you can meander down Quay St, the longest National Trust Heritage street in Australia, appreciating the monumental heritage buildings including the sandstone and copper domed Customs House. Just 35 mins north east of the city is the Capricorn Coast, with 13 long stretches of sandy coastline from Yeppoon to Emu Park. Head 38 kilometres south west of the town to explore the historical mining town, Mount Morgan, to experience the bygone days of a gold mine that was once one of the richest in the world.


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Towns surrounding Rockhampton


Emerald Capricorn
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Gracemere Capricorn
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Great Keppel Island Capricorn
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Mount Morgan Capricorn
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Yeppoon Capricorn
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