An angler’s paradise! Grab one of the local guided fishing charters and catch the one that didn’t get away.
With 140,000 sq kilometres of deltas and tributaries in the Fitzroy River catchment, our waterways are brimming with barramundi that won’t disappoint. Let a local give you tips on these charter options.
Gardens galore (with playgrounds and a zoo too!)
Kershaw Gardens is not only a fantastic place to walk (or scooter), but it’s a great day out for the kids with an amazing playground and water play area. Prepare to get your toes wet in a meandering water course designed to represent the flow of water through the Fitzroy River.
Rockhampton is a great shopping hub, whether you’re holidaying or stocking up on everyday supplies.
Shops are filled with homewares, iconic local department stores and retail chain favourites. Head to Stockland Rockhampton or take a trip to the weekend markets for your fill of artisan creations and fresh produce. The fashion scene is amazing with some local stores commissioning international designers to create stunning fashions.
Rockhampton and Mount Morgan are filled with contrast.
Rockhampton’s riverfront precinct pairs heritage listed buildings with innovative riverside designs. Walk the longest heritage listed street in Australia. Take a living history lesson with a short trip to the former gold rush town of Mount Morgan.
When you’re in the Beef capital of Australia, it’s a must to taste a local steak.
Experience the thrill of watching professional bull riders while you tuck into a juicy steak! The Great Western Hotel has a weekly live rodeo in their very own indoor arena. To learn more about the main breeds of the area, follow a trail to see the six bull statues.
Explore Rockhampton from above.
On the award-winning Nurim Circuit Elevated Boardwalk at Mount Archer National Park your eyes will open wide to views spanning across the region from its peak 604 metres above ground.
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