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Rockhampton & Yeppoon Attractions

CQ Military & Artifacts Museum: houses artifacts from the military history of Rockhampton and district including American Army uniforms from World War Two and a room devoted entirely to Rockhampton history.

Heavens Above Skywatching: allows visitors to get up close with the night's sky. Through their telescopes, you can explore the cosmos and star gaze with the experts. Enjoy a complimentary indoor DVD screening and then venture out to the platform where through our telescopes you can experience the beauty of the cosmos.

Koranna Crocodile Farm: Located half an hour drive from Rockhampton, Koorana Crocodile Farm is a commercially operated crocodile farm and restaurant. Fully guided tours are operated daily with crocodile hatchings being seen from March to May. Visitors have the opportunity to touch and hold a specially trained crocodile.

Mount Archer National Park: Rising out of Rockhampton's north eastern suburbs, Mount Archer National Park provides magnificent views of the city and showcases a spectacular range of native Australian flora and fauna.

Mount Hay Gemstone Tourist Park: is an internationally known destination for thunderegg fossicking. Thundereggs or 'volcanic birthstones' are crystalline formations that occur when gas bubbles in molten lava solidify on cooling. Visitors to the park have a choice of browsing the gift shop, going fossicking (tools and assistance provided), or taking a guided tour of the fossicking area and the gemstone cutting and pewter casting factories.

Rockhampton Art Gallery: with the fine quality of its Australian art collection, its frequent exhibitions and its busy program of activities, is the hub of Central Queensland's art scene.

Botanic Gardens: is regarded as one of the best in regional Australia.

Yeppoon: The township has retained its village style appeal yet offers a variety of wonderful restaurants, shops and galleries. A charming esplanade with grassy knoll, palms and a covered picnic and play areas form a backdrop to a vista of sea, sky and islands.

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Dive the Great Barrier Reef

 

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