The story of a region is often in its railways and Capricorn boasts two fine rail museums: The Mount Morgan Railway Museum and Rockhampton's Archer Park Rail Museum.
The hub of Central Queensland's art scene is Rockhampton Art Gallery, home to a high quality Australian art collection as well as frequent exhibitions. Nearby is the Rockhampton Heritage Village, including local markets held twice a month on Sundays. The Village showcases the rich, colourful history of the Rockhampton district from the mid-19th Century to the 1950's.
And west of Rockhampton on the Central Queensland sapphire fields you'll find 'Miners Heritage' - Australia's largest underground walk-in sapphire mine. The 30 minute historical mine tour is fascinating and a little eerie, too, and is suitable for all ages.
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Archer Park Rail Museum contains many exhibitions associated with railways and the Rockhampton Council Tramways from 1899.
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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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Boolimba Bluff walking track is located within the Carnarvon Gorge Section of Carnarvon National Park.
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Don't miss the wall and pole murals in Peak Downs Street. The pole near the pub commemorates the fact that the placing of emu plumes in the Australian Light Horse Brigade hats began at Capella during the Great Shearer's Strike of 1891.
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The 1869 'Peak Downs' homestead is the largest restored station homestead of its kind in Australia, and is the centrepiece of the Capella Pioneer Village complex on the Gregory Highway at Capella, in Queensland's Central Highlands region.
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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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16 to 19 Oct 2014 Free Entry
Please join the Capricornia Printmakers at '3' - their third annual fine art printmakers exhibition.
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22 Aug 2015 Free Entry
The Central Highlands Multicultural Festival provides an opportunity for locals and visitor alike, to come together to experience, celebrate and appreciate diversity and promote inclusivity.
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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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