Reef, Beef and Carnarvon Gorge
Where: Yeppoon > Rockhampton > Carnarvon Gorge
Duration: 4 Nights +
Distance: 460 km
Wind your way from coastal vistas to sandstone cliffs and take in spectacular scenery, nature and history along this route.
Day 1 & 2: Start on the Capricorn Coast and stay in the seaside village of Yeppoon, or on a pristine Southern Great Barrier Reef island paradise – or indulge yourself and a couple of nights at both.
Day 3: After soaking up some coastal calm, head to the Beef Capital of Australia, Rockhampton. Sample local cuisine, explore the historic streetscape on the banks of the mighty Fitzroy River, and enjoy city vistas and mountain views.
Days 4 & 5: Travel via Mount Morgan and take a living history lesson through a former gold rush town.Head west to Carnarvon Gorge in the Sandstone Wilderness. Whether you visit because of its geological appeal, its rare and ancient Indigenous rock art or for its delightful walking tracks, you will surely be struck by its magnificence and grandeur.
- Capricorn Coast – Yeppoon and Great Keppel Island
- Rockhampton – Beef Capital
- Mount Morgan – Local history
- Carnarvon Gorge – Natural wonder