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Shell World Yeppoon

Capricorn Coast, Livingstone Area

Free Entry 

Shell World Yeppoon is a display of over 20,000 shells which include marine, land and fossil molluscs. The display is in an easy viewing format with all displays fully documented. These displays appeal to all visitors including children. Preserved marine life is also on display as are many varieties of corals and samples of shell craft. Groups are catered for and morning and afternoon teas can be catered for on arrangement with staff. School children of all ages are welcome. Shells and craft items are on sale at reasonable prices. Admission is a gold coin.

Open Times

Note: Open 0900 until 1700, seven days a week, excluding Good Friday and Christmas Day.

Facilities

  • Car park

Other Information

Accessibility:

Lift at entry for wheelchair access. All displays are easy viewing for visitors in wheelchairs.

Children:

There is a touch display. School groups are welcomed and given information on the contents of the displays. Educational worksheets are provided on request. Keppel Bay Shell Club Inc. holds a "Kids' Club" meeting on the fourth Friday of the month from 6:30p.m. to 7:30p.m.
1 Scenic Highway
Yeppoon, Capricorn Coast
Queensland
Australia

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From AU$165.00 - 225.00
Henderson Park, a fifth generation family run working cattle property, is uniquely positioned just 10 minutes off the East Coast Highway and 30 minutes north of Rockhampton, Central Queensland. Join an educational property tour, simply unwind or take a break from travelling. Go on a bush walk, see wildlife and cattle in their natural environment, go canoeing, swimming, fishing (creek is stocked with Barramundi!) and admire the stunning sunset and evening bird song. There are two styles of fully self contained accommodation available. Luxurious accommodation is provided in an intimate setting at Hedlow Lodge, which boasts 180 degree views over the property and water from the spacious communal deck. Four queen ensuited rooms are available in Hedlow Lodge. Their Pioneer Style Cabins are cosy and timber lined with private verandahs also overlooking beautiful Hedlow Creek. Two cabins are available each with different bedding configuration. Ranked number 1 of 32 places to stay in the Rockhampton region on Trip Advisor, hosts Annika and Ryan are waiting to welcome you to their little piece of paradise!

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  • Free WiFi
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  • Free WiFi
From AU$35.00 - 180.00
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  • Free WiFi
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From AU$60.00 - 200.00
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Poinciana Tourist Park

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From AU$30.50 - 95.00
The most central caravan park on the Capricorn Coast. Relax and enjoy the natural beauty, close to golden tropical beaches, local shops and a range of eateries. Poinciana Tourist Park features spacious, shady sites set amidst tropical gardens, a saltwater pool, large covered barbecue area, self-contained cabins and modern amenities. Poinciana Tourist Park is just 200 metres from beautiful Cooee Bay beach and the Coral Sea. A range of shops, good fishing, a local bus service and lots of tourist activities are all close by. Dogs are welcome at Poinciana Tourist Park, so your canine companion can stay by your side. Conditions do apply, so please talk to them at the beginning of your stay for details. They invite you to enjoy all that Yeppoon's friendliest park has to offer. Poinciana is ideal for your next holiday escape.

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From AU$90.00 - 130.00
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  • Free WiFi
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