A weekend away in Sapphire Gemfields

It was time to leave the beautiful Capricorn Coast and finally head inland to explore Queensland Central Highlands. The Capricorn Highway leads from Rockhampton to the city of Emerald. From Emerald, it takes another hour to reach the town of Rubyvale. The Sapphire Gemfields is one of the largest sapphire bearing areas in the world and includes the towns of Rubyvale, Sapphire, Anakie and Willows.