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Gemfest - Festival of Gems
Gemfest - Festival of Gems
Gemfest - Festival of Gems
Gemfest - Festival of Gems
Map of Gemfest - Festival of Gems

Gemfest - Festival of Gems
Anakie, Central Highlands Area

07 - 10 August

07 4985 4375

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This year, be a part of the celebrations at Gemfest Festival of Gems, at the largest sapphire fields in the Southern Hemisphere.

Trade in the earth's treasures with local, national and international merchants who offer gems, jewellery, crystals, minerals and fossils.

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Marvel at rare and magnificent gems and treasures from private collections that can only be seen at Gemfest.

Celebrate all day and into the night with live entertainment, street theatre and fireworks. Win over AUD20,000 in prizes! Take part in workshops, lectures and sapphire fossicking.

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Property Details


  • Alcohol
  • Ambulance
  • Bar
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Child Activities
    Child Activities
  • Entertainment
  • First Aid Equipment
    First Aid Equipment
  • Kiosk
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
    Sheltered Area
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
    Disabled toilet

Other Information

Pets Allowed:
Yes. Must be on lead at all times. Owners need to take responsibility with own pooper scooper.

How To Get There

Drive west along the Capricorn Highway from Emerald 40 kilometres. Turn left and drive another three kilometres to the Gemfest site. A free bus is also running between Rubyvale Sapphire and Anakie. There is no camping at the Gemfest site, however, there are a number of caravan/camping parks in the Gemfields.

Event Dates

07 - 10 August

Frequency: Annual

Entry Costs

EntryCostValid From 
Adult$10.00   07 - 10 Aug   Day pass. Adult Four Day Passport AUD20 includes entry into mega draw of amazing gems and jewellery prizes!
Student$2.00   07 - 10 Aug    


Allen King Memorial Park

Richardson Road
Queensland Australia 4702
Contact Details:
Phone: 07 4985 4375

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