For lovers of outdoor action Capricorn offers fantastic choices spanning the Southern Great Barrier Reef to the Central Highlands.
The Keppel Bay Islands National Park area includes excellent diving spots on the Southern Great Barrier Reef such as Egg Rock and Man and Wife Rocks. Other water sports around the islands and nearby coast at Yeppoon include snorkelling, sea kayaking, water-skiing and tubing. Keppel Bay Sailing Club and Sail Capricornia at Yeppoon offer plenty of opportunities for boating fun including learn to sail lessons.
Inland and north of Rockhampton you can go caving in the spectacular Capricorn Caves located above ground in a limestone ridge. Adventurous cavers can test their nerve with tour options such as the Commando crawl and a 30 cm hole known as Fat Man's Misery.
Also popular is freshwater fishing in the Fitzroy river- famous for its Barramundi - and in the large freshwater lagoons and damns that dot the region.
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Australia's Country Way guides you to the delights and treasures that pepper the countryside of the Great Dividing Range.
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APT (Australian Pacific Touring) offer unforgettable Queensland holidays. Their exciting variety of small group Four Wheel driving through Cape York, Outback Queensland and the coast showcase the wonders of Queensland.
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From AU$2325 - 3395
Auswalk is the pioneer of walking holidays in Australia. On their tours you will walk through national parks, progressing from one accommodation to the next.
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The Bedford Weir is a man-made impoundment on the Mackenzie River, situated 25 kilometres north of Blackwater.
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Blackdown Tableland National Park protects a sandstone plateau rising abruptly above Central Queensland's flat plains.
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11 Sep 2014
The Broncos return to Rocky this September!
Two grand final specialists are coming to Rockhampton to give an insight into the NRL finals when Shane Webcke and Petero Civoniceva hit town on September 11.
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Capricorn Cave Tour is the premier nature based attraction in Central Queensland. Here you can explore spectacular caves in a limestone ridge and spot little insectivorous bats in certain seasons.
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The bustling hub of Rockhampton boasts authentic and easy going country hospitality, as well as cosmopolitan shopping, fine dining and a wide range of entertainment options and nightlife.
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Hidden in the rugged ranges of Queensland's central highlands, Carnarvon Gorge features towering sandstone cliffs, vibrantly coloured side gorges, diverse flora and fauna and Aboriginal rock art.
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The nine day Central Queensland Outback Drive follows the Tropic of Capricorn west from Rockhampton, the Beef Capital of Australia.
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