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The Gladstone Region


The Gladstone Region - Australia's best kept holiday secret - begins approximately 450 kilometres north of Brisbane. It's the gateway to the majestic Southern Great Barrier, fantastic fishing hotspots, amazing country adventures and pure national parks. Whatever you are after, you'll find it here.

The region's hub is the city of Gladstone. Full of surprising and interesting experiences, this energetic regional city known for being the 'engine room of Queensland' is also the access points for Southern Great Barrier Reef icons, Heron and Wilson Islands. Surrounding Gladstone are townships of Mount Larcom, Calliope, Benaraby, Boyne Island and Tannum Sands. This part of the region is home to one of Australia's premier freshwater fishing locations, Awoonga Dam.

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To the south, the natural surrounds of the Discovery Coast will beckon you to discover the burgeoning township Miriam Vale, the white secluded beaches of Agnes Water and the township of Seventeen Seventy will entice, as will the breathtaking reef adventures at Lady Musgrave Island and Fitzroy Reef Lagoon.

To the southwest you will find the spectacular Boyne Valley. Travel further west to the Banana Shire area which abounds with opportunities for intrepid travellers to experience a bush adventure holiday or enjoy a genuine farmstay experience.

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  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Cycle
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Kayaking
  • Off Road Driving
    Off Road Driving
  • Shopping
  • Surfing
  • Walking

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How To Get There:
The Gladstone Region situated 500 kilometres north of Brisbane, is intersected by a number of major Australian highways. Queensland's major coastal touring route, the Bruce Highway, provides many access points to seaside and country locations within the Gladstone Region.
From the Bruce Highway, turning off at Miriam Vale are the twin towns of Agnes Water and Seventeen Seventy; thegateway to the Southern Great Barrier Reef.
The Bruce Highway also provides direct links to Boyne Island, Tannum Sands, Gladstone and Calliope.
If you prefer to get to the Gladstone Region without driving, there are a number of other services to choose from, including air, travel train, coach or private vessel.
Jump aboard one of the many daily flights provided by Qantaslink and Virgin Australia who fly directly into Gladstone. The Gladstone Airport is also the departure point for aerial services to Heron Island.

Must See and Do:
Visit the Gladstone Region's website, and 'Be Surprised' at what our Region has to offer - accommodation, dining, entertainment, tours and attractions - all year round!

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Today's Weather

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Gladstone Weather Today - Sunny
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