100 Spencer Street, West Rockhampton QLD, Australia
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens
What better way to enjoy the best tropical climate Queensland has to offer than by exploring and discovering the delights of the Rockhampton Botanic Gardens, regarded as one of the best in regional Australia.
Whether you’re after the ideal venue for a family picnic, a garden lover’s sanctuary, a fun playground for the kids, or the perfect place for some tranquil ‘me time’, the Botanic Gardens is the tropical paradise for you.
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens is the perfect venue for weddings, private functions, or educational and guided tours – fees apply for these services and bookings are required.
Open from 6am to sunset daily – entry is free.
100 Spencer St, The Range QLD 4700, Australia
Discover more than 60 species of native and exotic animals at Rockhampton Zoo! Come and meet the newest member of our chimpanzee family, baby Capri who was born in February 2018, or stop by the Australian Wetlands zone to marvel over our giant saltwater crocodile 'The Colonel'. Spot the colours of the rainbow in our aviaries, overload on cuteness in kangaroo country and watch the otters play like children in the water - Rockhampton Zoo has something for everyone!
Our 'Keeper Talks' in the late afternoon are always a delight, especially for children. Give yourself a couple of hours to meet the animals, then take a relaxing walk around Rockhampton's Botanic Gardens and the Murray Lagoon - all free and all in the same spot!
Rockhampton Zoo is FREE and open everyday from 8am to 4.30pm (except Christmas Day).
Canoona Rd, West Rockhampton QLD 4700, Australia
Rockhampton Airport (ROK) is a major Australian regional airport that services the City of Rockhampton and Central Queensland, with flights to Brisbane, Mackay, Townsville and Cairns.
Rockhampton Airport is located 5km from the Rockhampton city centre and has approximately 650,000 passengers passing through the terminal every year. Both domestic and international aircraft including B747 to B776 and A340 service the Rockhampton terminal.
Rockhampton Airport is a commercial business unit of Rockhampton Regional Council and is responsible for the management and operations of the Airport.
176 Gladstone Road, Allenstown QLD, Australia
Tropic of Capricorn Spire Visitor Information Centre
The Tropic of Capricorn Spire Visitor Information Centre is located at the Tropic of Capricorn Spire on Gladstone Road, at the southern entrance to Rockhampton.
This visitor information centre offers a one stop shop for travel information including maps, brochures, and itineraries. Staffed by skilled and knowledgeable volunteers, The Spire Visitor Information Centre can provide advice on the things to see and do and where to eat in the Rockhampton Region and surrounds.
51-87 Denison Street, Rockhampton City QLD, Australia
Archer Park Rail Museum
Commemorating the Rockhampton region’s rich railway history, the Archer Park Rail Museum offers a glimpse into the past.
Whether you’re into trains and rail history or not, the museum’s impressive displays of rail memorabilia, engines and rolling stock present a captivating insight into a unique world.
The museum is located at the historic Archer Park Station, which was built in 1899, and is home to the world’s only Purrey Steam Tram.
Victoria Parade and Cambridge Street, Rockhampton QLD 4700
The Pilbeam Theatre
One of the focal points of performing arts and live entertainment in Central Queensland, the 967-seat Pilbeam Theatre offers a diverse range of productions all year round, from local performers to international acts.
For upcoming events and attractions, please click here.
Wheelchair access available.
30 Olsens Caves Road, The Caves QLD, Australia
Great for both adults and kids, the Capricorn Caves are one of the most popular natural attractions in the Central Queensland region.
Located just north of Rocky, these spectacular caves feature stalactites, flowstones, cavernous chambers and a whole host of cave-dwelling wildlife, including bats.
There are a number of tours to choose from, ranging from easy, wheelchair-accessible caves to the “Wild Caving” option, which features tight tunnels and creepy dead ends.
65 Savages Road, Coowonga QLD, Australia
Koorana Crocodile Farm
Koorana Crocodile Farm is a commercial farm and restaurant specialising in all things crocodile-related, from croc steaks to leather accessories.
Established in 1981, Koorana was the first commercial crocodile farm in Queensland. Starting as a live capture service for Queensland, Koorana’s founders used their skills to safely detain problem crocs, which they would later use as breeding stock.
Today, Koorana boasts over 3,000 crocodiles, as well as a hatchery and small number of trained crocs.