Capricorn Coast’s most shareable photo spots
Welcome to one of Queensland’s most ‘Insta-worthy’ destinations. We’ve put together a list of the most enviable photo spots for you to discover when you holiday here.
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1. Bluff Point Turtle Lookout
With panoramic views and the opportunity to spot turtles, this picture-taking opportunity is almost a rite of passage when you visit the Capricorn Coast. The walking track for this Bluff Point circuit can be found at the southern end of Kemp Beach.
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2. Yeppoon Lagoon
Yeppoon Lagoon glows with photographic beauty and is the jewel in the crown of the Yeppoon foreshore precinct. With its absolute beachfront location, 2500 square-metres of resort style pool and infinity edge, your followers will be in awe of the region’s signature attraction.
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3. Wreck Point Scenic Lookout
Wreck Point Scenic Lookout is the ultimate photo destination offering 360-degree views of the Capricorn Coast and Keppel Bay. Flowing with historical significance and coastal charm, this amazing spot is the ideal place to capture a perfect memory. Located on Matthew Flinders Drive, Cooee Bay.
4. Street Art
Blow up your Facebook and Insta accounts with some of the Capricorn Coast’s coolest urban street art. From Emu Park to Yeppoon, check out our outdoor installations and graffiti murals produced by local and national artists.
Check out the 11 Street art spots you must see in Yeppoon!
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5. Stony Creek, Byfield State Forest
Byfield is one of the most picturesque recreation areas surrounded by rainforest-edged creeks, rugged mountains, pine plantations and ancient cycads. Stony Creek is the most popular swimming hole in Byfield and it’s easy to see why…
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6. Keppel Kraken
Keppel Kraken is a water play feature like no other. With a mythical sea creature centrepiece and set against the spectacular backdrop of Keppel Bay, the Kraken is the perfect place to capture the kids in the sunshine on the beautiful Capricorn Coast. Located Main Beach, Yeppoon.
7. The Singing Ship
The Singing Ship in Emu Park is set against the coastal vista of blue seas and Great Keppel Island backdrop. This majestic monument commemorates the area’s legacy of the historical explorations of Captain James Cook. Perch yourself high above the ocean, open your ears to the music coming through her sails, let the wind and salty air give you a sun kissed and relaxed glow, and say ‘cheese’ as you capture this gorgeous memory.
8. Great Keppel Island
Put yourself in the picture at one of the world’s most iconic destinations – Great Keppel Island. 17 beaches all waiting to be explored. Your underwater lens will give you the chance to snap large hard coral reefs and join colourful fish and big marine life such as turtles, manta ray and dugong for a swim. Prepare for the best photo opportunities within easy reach, right off the beach.
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9. Five Rocks
Five Rocks is a wonderful sight and another precious spot that our stunning landscape has to offer. With uninterrupted views, the Five Rocks that give this location its name are ready to photo bomb your next snapshot. Find this picture perfect spot in the Byfield National Park, but prepare yourself as it is an adventure, and 4WD accessible only.
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