Mount Archer National Park

Rockhampton, Rockhampton Area

With a height of 604 metres, Mt Archer dominates Mt Archer National Park and provides a dramatic backdrop to Rockhampton. The park protects a range of plants and animals, including plant species with restricted distributions, also the glossy black-cockatoo. Named in honour of the Archer brothers who explored the Fitzroy area, it is part of the Darumbal Aboriginal people’s traditional country. From Mount Archer. view spectacular sunsets. Stroll around the plateau for views across the city and the Capricorn Coast. Walk 11 kilometres from the summit to German Street. Enjoy a picnic in Fraser Park, which is managed by Rockhampton City Council.

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park

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Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
Frenchville Road
Rockhampton, Rockhampton Area
Queensland
Australia

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29 April 2017
Relive history with the working horse exhibitions and displays of heavy horses in action. Held at the Gatton Showgrounds, today's Clydesdale, Shire, Percheron and Australian Draft breeds all have ancestral roots that stem back to first settlers.

Laidley Heritage Weekend

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22 April 2017
Discover the heritage of Laidley at the Pioneer Village Museum and Das Neumann Haus. Enjoy a variety of displays, activities and entertainment on offer including live music and activities for the kids.

CMC Rocks QLD

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24 March 2017
CMC Rocks Queensland is the biggest international country and roots festival in the Southern Hemisphere. Delivering an explosive array of international and national country music superstars, over three massive days and nights, Willowbank, Ipswich.

Laidley Spring Festival

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7 September 2017
There is plenty to see and do over three days at the Laidley Spring Festival with something for the entire family to enjoy. On Thursday, Friday and Saturday, visit the Quilt and Craft Expo, Flowers and Orchid Show, Laidley Uniting Church, Laidley Anglican Church, Das Neumann Haus, the eclectic shops in the Laidley central business district, and Laidley Pioneer Village and Museum.

Powercruise

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8 September 2017
Powercruise- Australia's favourite Crusing Car Show comes to Queensland Raceway drawing hundreds of muscle cars, thousands of spectators during the three day event. This family friendly event is great for any muscle car enthusiasts, with loads of on and off track entertainment.

Queensland Autospectacular

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2 April 2017
The Queensland Autospectacular, which is the largest combined Auto Show and Swap Meet in Queensland, is being held at Willowbank Raceway for the fifth time. The event offers affordable family friendly activities including:

Mulgowie Real Farmers Markets

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4 March 2017
Take home some fresh local produce and home-made treats from one of the local country markets. You'll also find collectables, arts and crafts, books and lots of other goodies set amongst magnificent landscapes.

50th Winternationals

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8 June 2017
The Winternationals is the largest championship Drag Racing event outside of the USA and the biggest drag racing event in Australia. The Winternationals is the highest profile event on the Australian Drag Racing calendar and is the event all competitors want to win, and as a result has a vast number of entries with on track action running all through every day of the event.

Ferrari Park Markets Laidley

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25 February 2017
Take home some fresh local produce and home-made treats from one of their local country markets. You'll also find collectables, arts and crafts, books and lots of other goodies. Laidley Markets are held on the fourth Saturday of the Month in Ferrari Park Patrick Street, Laidley from 6am to 12pm.

Laidley Village Markets

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25 February 2017
The Laidley Village Markets are held from 7am to 1pm on the corner of Patrick Street and The Mall. Take home some fresh local produce and home-made treats from one of their local country markets. You'll also find collectables, arts and crafts, books and lots of other goodies.
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