Gladstone Region

Gladstone Region

Gladstone Region - Queensland

Gladstone and its picturesque surrounding towns are situated in the centre of the southern reef with a sub-tropical climate, bestowing sunshine in this unique region, for year round enjoyment of the endless opportunities.

The diversity of landscapes adorning the Gladstone region establishes this area as the perfect solution to please everyone in the family, whether your preference is strolling through an evergreen forest, reconnecting with the wonder of wildlife, basking in the sun on a pure white sandy beach, snorkelling, fishing or diving.

The town of Gladstone is located between Rockhampton and Bundaberg, with the beautiful beach communities of Boyne Island and Tannum Sands situated to the south. For a relaxed beach holiday the communities of Boyne and Tannum Sands are a popular choice for visitors with a penchant for fishing and many other marine activities. The charming country town of Benaraby is a popular stop for travellers and is the gateway to the city of Gladstone.

Gladstone provides the launch point from which adventure seekers commence their exploration of the coral cays of Heron Island, where you will discover the wonder of Green Turtles in their nesting ground. Heron island offers some of the the very best snorkelling and diving on the Great Barrier reef, where you can plunge into pristine water and discover the inhabitants of an amazing under water world.

A visit to the Gladstone region is not complete without taking in the Discovery Coast including the Town of Seventeen Seventy and Agnes Water with 7 km of stunning coastline linking them together. Treat yourself to an unforgettable first class, day trip cruise out to the massive coral lagoons of Fitzroy Reef and Lady Musgrave Island. The idyllic position of these two towns creates an invigorating atmosphere that explains why this particular area is believed to be the ideal patch of turf and sand of the Great Barrier Reef.