Yeppoon

Yeppoon is situated 38 kilometres north east of Rockhampton, and is the gateway to the Capricorn Coast and the wonders of the Southern Great Barrier Reef and Keppel Bay Islands.

Wander along the town's picturesque esplanade with its backdrop of offshore islands, sparkling azure sea and clear blue skies and soak up the relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

The township has retained its village style appeal with a variety of wonderful restaurants, accommodation, shops and galleries. A charming esplanade with grassy knoll, palms and covered picnic and play areas form a backdrop to a vista of sea, sand, sky and islands. As well, annual events, including the Pineapple Festival held in September, enliven the town with gala activities, contests and displays. Local markets offer bargains aplenty.

Take a look through the many boutiques and surf stores and be sure to have a bite to eat at one of the beautiful cafes or restaurants in town.

Within walking distance of the town centre are Figtree and Ross Creeks, home to the Black and Little Red flying foxes. At sunset, thousands of these fascinating mammals rise spectacularly as one to head off to their feeding grounds – an awesome sight to see!

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Glenwood Annual Swap Meet

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19 August 2017
Gather at the Glenwood Recreation Park for a car and bike focus swap meet and show, variety concert, car/bike parts, memorabilia, collectibles, model cars, toys and stalls. The event has been running for over 13 years now and attracts around 3000 people.

Bauple Nut Bash

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2 September 2017
This festival at Bauple Recreation Grounds has the world nut cracking championships, tug-o-war, home-grown ware and festivities, celebrating the town as the home of the macadamia nut, locally known as the Bauple (or bopple) nut.

Bauple Markets

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Free Entry
11 March 2017
Bauple Markets are held on the fourth Saturday of every month from 7.00.am at the Bauple Band Hall Green. Stalls have fresh local produce, arts and crafts, books and lots of tasty treats.
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