Near Rockhampton Caravan Park
Featuring a restored steam tram, the Archer Park Rail Museum will take you into Rockhampton's rich history! With a state-of-the-art soundscape of passengers speaking around the train line, you'll find yourself thrown into early 20th century Queensland.
Home to the rare Byfield Fern (Bohemia Serrata). The major waterway, Waterpark Creek, is host to ancient and towering remnant rainforest and many birds and animals. Outstanding coastal scenery, massive sand dunes and rugged pinnacles.
10 Aug 2018 - 12 Aug 2018
The CQUniversity Village Festival is Central Queensland’s Premier Music, Arts and Cultural celebration. The Festival provides a vibrant mix of music, performing and visual arts, children’s festival, street theatre, workshops and food and market stalls.
Cruising to Great Keppel Island is half the fun – coral viewing, fish feeding, snorkelling and swimming. When you arrive, enjoy bush walking, bird watching or just sit back and soak in the magnificence of Keppel Bay.
Queensland's first crocodile farm and home to 3,000 of nature's oldest 'children', weighing in from 100g to 800kg, guided tours are available daily at 10.30am & 1.00pm.
There is no better way to begin your exploration of Rockhampton than to drive to the top of its highest peak. From the Mount Archer summit you’ll see spectacular panoramic views of the city, Fitzroy River, the inland ranges and Capricorn Coast.
19 Jul 2018 - 22 Jul 2018
Paradise Lagoons Campdraft is one of the most anticipated regional sporting events in Australia and attracts up to 12,000 competitors and spectators. Not only can attendees have the opportunity to watch some of Australia’s best stock horseman and horsewomen compete for coveted Campdraft titles, they can enjoy the side events, entertainment acts, shopping and food and beverage offerings.
13 Jun 2018 - 15 Jun 2018
The Rockhampton Agricultural Show is the region’s largest annual community run event. Take the time to watch some amazing livestock and competitors in action.
24 Aug 2018 - 26 Aug 2018
The 2018 Rockhampton Expo (Incorporating Rockhampton Home Show & Caravan, Camping, 4×4 & Fishing Expo) is the region’s largest and most successful event of its kind with an estimated 180 local and regional businesses on show.
13 Jul 2018 - 15 Jul 2018
The three-day celebration leverages the riverbank’s stunning heritage. The festival will offer more arts, culture, entertainment, food and enjoyment for visitors.
4 Aug 2018
2018 marks the 21st anniversary of the Rocky Swap, a paradise for treasure hunters from all over Queensland. The event starts at 6am on the Saturday morning with food, drinks and espresso coffee will be available all day, with all profits going to local charities.
Experience this natural phenomenon at the Capricorn Caves
This iconic hotel in the heart of the city holds weekly rodeos for those after a taste of the country. You have to experience the truly Australian atmosphere of The Great Western Hotel, Rockhampton's premier entertainment venue and concert arena.
28 Jul 2018 - 29 Jul 2018
Held on the Capricorn Coast, the Yeppoon Triathlon Festival offers friendly racing, VIP treatment for competitors and an entertaining and vibrant atmosphere for supporters and locals alike.