Dig the Tropic

Multiple Locations

It runs through Australia, Chile, Brazil and South Africa - across a range of landscapes and natural wonders. The Tropic of Capricorn lies 23.5 degrees south of the equator and marks the most southerly latitude at which the sun can appear directly overhead at noon. Head to the Capricorn Tourism Visitor Information Centre on Gladstone Road in Rockhampton where the Tropic of Capricorn Spire is located to learn more about this circle of latitude and its effects on the geology, wildlife and inhabitants of the region.

Journey Details

Duration
182 Hours
Distance
1269 Kilometres

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Public Telephone
  • Tour Desk

Activities

  • Camping
  • Hiking/Trekking
  • Swimming

Full Itinerary

Great Barrier Reef – Capricorn Caves

A sinking coast, a chain of eruptions, and many millions of years created the Tropic of Capricorn's stunning seascape. Volcanic plugs, a gorgeous headline, and the world famous Great Barrier Reef remain a testament to this ancient world.

You may be surprised to know the Great Barrier Reef, which thrives beyond the Keppel Group of Islands, is part of a coastal plain formed from the erosion of the Great Dividing Range!

Heading west - Visit Capricorn Caves and Mount Etna Caves National Park. Fossick for 120 million year old thundereggs or 'volcanic birthstones' at Mt Hay. See the breathtaking sandstone plateau rising above Central Queensland's plains at Blackdown Tableland National Park.

Heading east from Yeppoon you can hop aboard a regular ferry to scenic Great Keppel Island.

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Route Details

Route Type
One Way
Level of Difficulty
Level 1: Suitable for the disabled with assistance
Mode of Travel
4x4
Capricorn Caves – Mt Hay

The Capricorn Caves are a living laboratory displaying dramatic climate change. Evidence of these changes can be seen in stunning rock formations, their inhabitants and the fossils of creatures who did not survive.

Australia has about 10,000 known caves, each unique, however these limestone caves are particularly special because of their elevation above the surrounding plains and location on the Tropic of Capricorn.

Heading west- Visit the historic township of Mount Morgan. Once home to the richest and largest gold mine in the world.

Fossick for 120 million year old thundereggs, or 'volcanic birthstones' at Mt Hay. Visit Blackdown Tableland National Park, a sandstone plateau rising abruptly above Central Queensland's plains. Stop in at Blackwater, the Coal Capital of Queensland and home to the International Coal Centre. Enter the Central Highlands and see Emerald's fossilised tree trunk, before exploring the Sapphire Gemfields.

Heading east- Rockhampton is the gateway to the Capricorn Coast. Admire the picturesque headlands at Yeppoon and the twin peaks of Double Head, dramatic examples of ancient volcanic plugs. Take a walk to Fan Rock, an unforgettable site showing the effects of cooling on a plug; and explore the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world's seven wonders.

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One Way
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Level 1: Suitable for the disabled with assistance
Mode of Travel
Car
Mt Hay – Blackdown Tableland National Park

Nestled at the base of Mt Hay, on what was once a rumbling volcano and the thudereggs you admire today are the fruits of its violent eruptions - "Volcanic Birthstones". Ordinary on the outside, these geo treasures are stunning underneath and their layers tell the story of an incredible geo journey.

The thundereggs formed in silica-rich volcanic rocks resulting from ancient lava flow 120 million years ago. These occurred when two forms of crystallization took place creating spherulites and spheruloids. As the lava cooled the star shaped cavity often seen in thundereggs (spheruloids) developed. The cooling caused minute cracks to occur, allowing silica-rich solutions to seep into the cavities. This filled them with minerals such as quartz, agate, chalcedony, quartz crystals, amethyst, jasper and opalite.

How Can I Experience Mt Hay? Fossicking, guided tour or camping

Heading West
See the breathtaking sandstone plateau rising above the plains at Blackdown Tableland National Park. Stop at Blackwater, the Coal Capital of Queensland and home to the International Coal Centre.

Heading East
Admire the picturesque headlands at Yeppoon and the twin peaks of Double Head, dramatic examples of ancient volcanic plugs.

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Route Details

Route Type
One Way
Level of Difficulty
Level 1: Suitable for the disabled with assistance
Mode of Travel
Car
Blackdown Tableland National Park - Blackwater International Coal Centre

At the north-eastern edge of the sandstone belt, the spectacular gorges of Blackdown Tableland National Park rise boldly above the plains. The steep escarpments offer a dramatic sight and protect a beautiful National Park adorned with waterfalls and aboriginal rock art.

The Park protects a sandstone plateau rising abruptly above the flat plains. Bordered by high rugged cliffs, this is the traditional home of the Ghungalu people. Rock art across the park reminds us of their connection with this country. Dissected by deep gorges, the park offers spectacular lookouts and scenic waterfalls.

Unique plant communities thrive in the cooler, elevated climate. Several short tracks take in creeks, lookouts and interesting relics from the past. Go spotlighting at night or relax in the peaceful Munall campground. Enjoy the views from Horseshoe lookout. In a four wheel drive, explore the 19 kilometre loop road.

Heading West
Stop at Blackwater, the Coal Capital of Queensland and home to the International Coal Centre.

Heading East
Fossick for 120 million year old thundereggs or 'volcanic birthstones' at Mt Hay. Take a short detour to Mount Morgan, once Australia's greatest gold mining town.

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4x4
Blackwater International Coal Centre – Sapphire Gemfields

The Blackwater International Coal Centre provides amazing perspectives to the coal mining industry as it showcases the Australian coal industry to the world. See how early settlers lived and worked. Wonder at the size and scale of the massive equipment used today, and learn about Australia's leading role in the development of technologies of global importance. Experience the warm welcome of a country mining town, see outback scenery and be amazed at the sheer size of this vital, world class industry. It's a total interactive learning experience for the whole family.

Visit Blackwater International Coal Centre, relive the history and explore the future of coal mining at the Blackwater International Coal Centre. If you still want more after visiting the interpretive centre, be sure not to miss a guided tour to see a real working coal mine first hand.

Heading West
Pass through Emerald, the hub of the Central Highlands. Outside the Town Hall you will find a fossilised tree trunk estimated to be 250 million years old.

Heading East
Discover Blackdown Tableland National Park, where a spectacular sandstone plateau rises abruptly above Central Queensland's plains; and fossick for 120 million year old thundereggs at Mt Hay.

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Level of Difficulty
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Mode of Travel
4x4
Sapphire Gemfields - Drummond Range Lookout

The largest sapphire fields in the Southern Hemisphere lie here, in Queensland's Central Highlands: Anakie, Rubyvale, Sapphire and The Willows. Like many of the wonders along the Tropic of Capricorn, the Sapphire Gemfields are a product of incredible time and drastic changes in climate and environment.

Between 70 and 40 million years ago, as the earth's crust shifted, moving Australia closer to its current position, hot spots developed below. Plugs of the Mount Hoy Basalt erupted spewing out basaltic ash and lavas. Abundant sapphires and zircons that had formed deep in the earth's crust, blasted out as crystals in the volcanic ash.

What gemstones might I find on the Sapphire Gemfields? Sapphires come in all shades of the rainbow, although they are typically a deep, royal blue. The Sapphire Gemfields are famous for rich, golden yellow and parti-coloured stones and are also home to the famous black star sapphires.

Heading West
Carry on to Alpha, where dramatic shifts in Tectonic plates formed the Drummond Range - look out for petrified wood.

Heading East
Pass through Emerald, the hub of the Central Highlands. Outside the Town Hall you will find a fossilised tree trunk estimated to be 250 million years old.

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Route Details

Route Type
One Way
Level of Difficulty
Level 1: Suitable for the disabled with assistance
Mode of Travel
Car

Alpha and the surrounding region offer evidence of an incredible geo journey. As you hold a piece of fossilized wood, or admire the Drummond Range, you are connected to an ancient story. Violent volcanoes, dramatic shifts in the earth's crust and years of harsh environmental changes have drastically transformed this landscape.

265- 235 million years ago the Drummond Range formed when crustal compression occurred, folding the sediments and uplifting the terrain. Today the Drummond Range sits at 451 metres above sea level and residents and visitors to Alpha still find fossilized wood today, reminding them of the region's Geo Journey.

Enjoy an expansive view across the Drummond Range at this lookout, a short detour from the Capricorn Highway. Head to the Rowley Roberts Tourist Information Centre, Alpha, where the volunteers can show you examples of petrified wood and direct you to where you might discover your own piece in a natural setting.

Heading West
Passing through Jericho to Barcaldine, home to the Tree of Knowledge, before resting your travel weary body in the healing waters of the Ilfracombe Artesian Spa.

Heading East
East of Drummond Range awaits the Sapphire Gemfields, the largest, richest gemfields in the southern hemisphere.

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Route Details

Route Type
One Way
Level of Difficulty
Level 1: Suitable for the disabled with assistance
Mode of Travel
4x4

The Great Artesian Basin (GAB) is one of the largest artesian groundwater basins in the world. It underlies approximately one-fifth of Australia and extends beneath arid and semi-arid regions stretching from the Great Dividing Range to the Lake Eyre depression.

The water from the GAB continues to be of vital importance to outback regions of Queensland. They often rely solely on this supply for domestic and farming requirements, irrigation, mining, and other essential industries.

Feel the benefits of these therapeutic mineral waters as you soak your travel weary muscles in the Ilfracombe Artesian Spa. Step on in and immerse yourself in the rejuvenating mineral waters of this artesian spa. These warm waters have been waiting up to two million years to alleviate your weary muscles and are believed to contain healing properties. The best part is that entry is absolutely free!

Heading West
Longreach is home to Starlight's Lookout, the jumpup used in Captain Starlight's infamous cattle heist.
Heading East
Stop in at Barcaldine, spiritual home of the Australian Labour movement. Carry on through Alpha, where dramatic shifts in tectonic plates formed the Drummond Range, and keep your eyes out for petrified wood.

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Level 1: Suitable for the disabled with assistance
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Camped on this very rise and surrounded by 1,000 head of stolen cattle, a handful of the outback's most wanted cattle thieves sit huddled around their swags. The infamous Captain Starlight and his men gathered together 1000 stolen cattle on a lonely Jumpup (Mesa), north-east of Longreach. Today you can experience the legend of Starlight and the wonder of Jumpup Country by climbing Starlight's Lookout. Be rewarded with fantastic views and sensational sunset photo opportunities.

Located approximately 40 minutes' drive from Longreach, Starlight's Lookout can be accessed from unsealed Muttaburra-Westside Road. Suitable footwear and reasonable fitness is required. Stop into Cawnpore Lookout, amidst this stunning landscape of red plains and jumpups, discover the trackways of the world's only recorded dinosaur stampede. These prints have remained frozen in time for about 95 million years.

Heading West
Visit Winton's Waltzing Matilda Centre for a dose of Australian folklore and the rustic mining settlement of Opalton to search for treasure. Stop for a cold one at Middleton's pub before admiring the mesa at Cawnpore Lookout.

Heading East
Heading toward the Main Dividing Range enjoy the therapeutic properties of the Ilfracombe mineral spa, a result of the Great Artesian Basin.

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Route Details

Route Type
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Mode of Travel
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Age of Dinosaurs Museum - Opalton

Do you dare to tread Dinosaur Country? Winton's eternal flats once swarmed with prehistoric wildlife and lush flora. From the frightening to the fantastic, see the remains of these Capricorn dinosaurs at Winton's Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum.
When Winton was a forested wetland, the region was full of incredible prehistoric creatures.

How can I experience Dinosaur Country?
Winton Dinosaur Preparation Project: Help bring these prehistoric giants back to life! Get hands on with real dinosaur bones, and help to prepare fossils for display.
Dinosaur Discovery Week: Dig for dinosaur bones as part of this exciting excavation project. Join the team amid the vast, rolling Mitchell grass downs, and help retrieve 'never seen before' dinosaur bones.
Lark Quarry Dinosaur Trackways: See the trackways of the world's only recorded dinosaur stampede, which have remained frozen in time for about 95 million years.

Heading West
Visit Winton's Waltzing Matilda Centre for a dose of Australian folklore and the rustic mining settlement of Opalton to search for treasure.

Heading East
Longreach is home to the Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame, and Starlight's Lookout, the jumpup used in the infamous cattle heist.

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Opalton – Lark Quarry Dinosaur Trackways

The rustic mining settlement of Opalton lies 120 kilometres south west of Winton, and is home to the Queensland Boulder Opal. First discovered in 1888, the boulder opal is unique to Queensland's Tropic of Capricorn, occurring within a belt of weathered Cretaceous sedimentary rocks known as the Winton Formation.

A combination of mineral rich water and a slight electrical charge has grown a crystal structure inside the opal that refracts light, creating the stunning appearance of this Tropic treasure. The largest piece of opal on record was uncovered at Opalton, a pipe opal over three metres long. With a fossicking licence you can try your luck 'specking' and 'noodling' for fragments of opal from the surface or spoils of old workings. Licences are available for one to 12 months and can be obtained from the Mining Registrar in Winton and the Opalton Outpost. There are camping facilities and basic cabins.

Heading West
Visit Winton's Waltzing Matilda Centre for a dose of Australian folklore and the rustic mining settlement of Opalton to search for treasure.

Heading East
Longreach is home to the Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Starlight's Lookout, the jumpup used in the infamous cattle heist.

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Lark Quarry Dinosaur Trackways - Cawnpore Lookout

Around 95 million years ago a herd of small two legged dinosaurs gathered on the banks of a forest lake near Winton. The herd was attacked by a four tonne theropod and stampeded in a panic across the muddy flats.

A record of this dramatic encounter is cast in more than 3300 fossilised footprints at the Lark Quarry Dinosaur Trackways. Lark Quarry, 120 kilometres south west of Winton, is currently the only recorded dinosaur stampede on earth. The footprints tell us about a cooler, wetter world, when dinosaurs roamed the earth and the mammal's time is yet to come. When Winton was a forested wetland, the region was full of incredible prehistoric creatures.

Lark Quarry Dinosaur Trackways are conserved in an ecologically sustainably designed building in Lark Quarry Conservation Park. Drive north from Jundah, or south west from Winton along a gravel road.

Heading West
Stop for a cold one at Middleton's pub before admiring the mesa at Cawnpore Lookout. Browse the marine reptile fossils at Boulia's Stonehouse Museum and have yourself a Min Min Encounter.

Heading East
Visit Winton's Waltzing Matilda Centre for a dose of Australian folklore and the rustic mining settlement of Opalton to search for treasure.

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Cawnpore Lookout - Stone House Museum

During the Cretaceous Period, much of Outback Queensland was part of an extensive Inland Sea. Take a journey through time and discover why the ocean filled the Outback; how approaching the Tropic of Capricorn changed Boulia forever; and how the Great Artesian Basin you stand in today links us to this dramatic past.

The Stone House Museum in Boulia features an extensive vertebrate and invertebrate fossil display. See the remains of large fossil marine reptiles, sharks, and fish that once inhabited this region. The museum's unique stone design keeps out the harsh summer heat, typical of the Tropic of Capricorn.

Take a guided tour with local expert 'Dinosaur Dick' Stone House Museum's Marine Dinosaur Collection. Before departing Boulia, decide for yourself whether the Min Min light is a geological wonder or supernatural phenomenon at the spine tingling Min Min Encounter.

Heading West
West of here waits the stunning panoramas of the Northern Territory.

Heading East
Heading east see the dinosaur trackways at Lark Quarry. Around 95 million years old, this is the only recorded dinosaur stampede on earth. Your geo adventure continues at Winton's incredible Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum, as you enter the fascinating world of paleontology.

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Henderson Park Farm Retreat

Rockhampton, Rockhampton Area
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From AU$165 - 225
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!

Sunlover Lodge Holiday Units and Cabins

Capricorn Coast, Livingstone Area
From AU$90 - 130
Sunlover Lodge Holiday Units and Cabins have got something different, real peace and quiet! Sunlover Lodge is designed for complete relaxation. People seek them out because they are so quiet, set off the main highway, close to the beach in over an acre of lush, tropical award-winning gardens and only a short walk to lovely Kinka Beach. Lounge beside the palm fringed pool or watch the antics of the local birdlife whilst enjoying free use of the barbecue. Stay one night, stay for a week or more you'll love it and you'll love their low costs. Kina Beach is also great for shell collecting, fishing, swimming and walking. The self contained accommodation is sure to please, it's bright, fresh and clean with comfortable furnishings and good quality bedding, large kitchen and lounge rooms, everything you could think of including all linen is supplied and changed weekly. The pool is a good size for laps and a wading pool for the kids to have splash in safely. Parking is mostly shady with plenty of room to park a boat as well. A short drive to Emu Park provides you with everything you could possibly need with lovely restaurants and food outlets.

Casa Nostra Motel

Rockhampton, Rockhampton Area
From AU$100 - 175
Casa Nostra Motel is a brand new motel with large spacious, fully air-conditioned rooms. With a convenient location on the Bruce Highway, they are a perfect stop over for the weary traveller. To ensure you get a good night sleep the rooms are over 100 metres off the highway. Features include a pool and covered barbecue area, air-conditioning, parking for large vehicles, coin operated laundry and flat screen television. One, two and three bedroom accommodation is available.

Great Keppel Island Hideaway

Great Keppel Island,
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From AU$60 - 300
Great Keppel Island Hideaway welcomes guests to share their barefoot island paradise, an authentic locally owned Island resort situated on the Southern Great Barrier Reef, merely 30 minutes ferry from Yeppoon. The Resort boasts simplistic back to basic cabin style accommodation, a fully licensed restaurant and bar overlooking The Great Barrier Reef with 17 pristine white sandy beaches. Explore private coves and pockets of fringing reef around Great Keppel Island for safe swimming, snorkelling, diving or simply lazing in the azure waters with turtles and dolphins. Hire stand-up paddle boards, kayaks or join a guided kayak or Jet Ski tour. Fish straight off the beach or jump aboard a deep water fishing trip for a fresh dinner catch. Great Keppel has stunning scenic bushwalks which disperse trekkers around the island to secluded beaches and spectacular lookouts where you can enjoy hidden island picnic spots to indulge and unwind. The animal life is prolific, with brush tailed possums, blue-tongue lizards, goannas, echidnas and a huge variety of birdlife. Alternatively simply relax sipping cocktails overlooking the tranquil waters of the Great Barrier Reef.

Blackall Caravan Park

Blackall, Blackall-Tambo Area
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From AU$27 - 160
The Blackall Caravan Park offers powered and unpowered sites, fully self-contained cabins and units. There are two amenity blocks, a laundry, dump point, pets are welcome, free wi-fi and drive through shady grass/slab sites. Situated off the highway, this park offers a peaceful and relaxing stay. The rich diversity of the Caravan Park offers many attractive options for the holiday maker or traveller. There is a coffee shop open 9am to 7pm and damper making demonstrations. They have a camp oven dinner followed by damper and billy tea every night (May to August). It's a great opportunity to meet, mingle and talk with fellow travellers. The next morning you can stroll downtown - it's just a short walk to shops, pubs, clubs, and aquatic centre. Debbie, Chelsea, Cliff and Denise at the Blackall Caravan Park would like to welcome you to Blackall.

Riverside Tourist Park

North Rockhampton, Rockhampton Area
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From AU$29 - 120
Riverside Tourist Park is set on five acres right on the Fitzroy River, with only a short walk into the heart of the city and the bowls club next door. They offer a variety of accommodation levels which include self contained cabins, onsite vans and powered and unpowered sites. There is also a recreation and outdoor barbecue area.

Discovery Parks - Rockhampton

North Rockhampton, Rockhampton Area
From AU$35 - 220
Discovery Holiday Parks, Rockhampton is a quality property situated in North Rockhampton and covers an area of 10 acres with beautifully landscaped gardens. They offer a large variety of self-contained cabins and villas to suit every budget and need from individuals, families to larger sporting groups. Discovery Holiday Parks, Rockhampton, is the ideal destination for a romantic getaway, the family holiday or large sporting group and corporate functions. The resort is perfectly located for all shopping needs with Rockhampton's largest shopping centre and Homemakers centre both within walking distance. The property offers to guests two swimming pools, Kangaroo Jumper cushion, half size court tennis and playground. Whether you want to make the most of every minute or simply while away the hours, Discovery Holiday Park, Rockhampton is full of unexpected surprises.

Capricorn Caves

The Caves, Livingstone Area
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From AU$30 - 180
Capricorn Caves is a tranquil bush retreat, located just 23 kilometres north of Rockhampton, just minutes off the Bruce Highway. The 33 hectare property offers a range of accommodation options which can cater for the individual right through to large groups. Spacious one and two bedroom deluxe cabins are fully self contained, and air conditioned with large decks for outdoor dining. The caravan park has large van sites, a spacious undercover barbecue area and immaculate amenities. Groups can book into the 48 bed lodge featuring quad share bunk beds, large recreation room and wrap around verandahs. Guests can enjoy easy walking guided tours through the spectacular limestone caves or a wild caving adventure. Cook up a barbecue, swim in the pool or photograph the kangaroos and other native animals.

Coolwaters Holiday Village

Capricorn Coast, Livingstone Area
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From AU$38 - 270
They are located between Yeppoon and Emu Park on the stunning Capricorn Coast. A 40 minute drive from the city of Rockhampton. The Capricorn Coast is part of the Southern Great Barrier Reef and is situated on picturesque Keppel Bay close to Rosslyn Bay Boat Harbour, with Great Keppel Island only 30 minutes away. Coolwaters has the spectacular Kinka Beach at the front, natural bush walks at the back, all set on the banks of the iconic Causeway Lake. Family fun is created at Coolwaters. Children will be entertained for days with the facilities on offer including a massive five slide Water Park, a BMX track and a 90 metre Resort Pool. If it's relaxation you're needing, enjoy the natural beauty offered on their unique 150 acre sea side resort style Holiday Village. Your family hosts Paul and Louise invite you to experience a memorable holiday at Coolwaters Holiday Village. Coolwaters offers a wide selection of accommodation options. They have spacious powered and unpowered caravan and camping sites, with or without slabs and 32 self contained cabins and units. If it's camping, caravanning, self contained cabins, units or camp and conference facilities they have it all at Coolwaters Holiday Village.

Rubyvale Gem Gallery Apartments

Rubyvale, Central Highlands Area
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From AU$107 - 200
Your comfort is guaranteed staying in one of Rubyvale Gem Gallery's spacious self-contained holiday apartments. Private patios and verandas surrounded by attractive gardens, ensure you will relax and unwind after an exciting day of sapphire fossicking. Located in the centre of Rubyvale means you can walk across the street to the pub, a grocery store, the Post Office, laundromat, fossicking park, and you are right next door to the Rubyvale Cafe serving delicious meals and coffees. Also next door is the Australian Tourism award winning Rubyvale Gem Gallery where you will discover sapphires as you have never seen before, in an unbelievable array of colours and shapes, and set in the most exquisitely designed jewellery that will make you feel like royalty. Whisper quiet air-conditioning in all the apartments will keep you cool in their warmer months and toasty warm in the winter. The friendly staff have all lived on the Sapphire Gemfields for over40 years so they can share their wealth of information with you, entertain you with stories of the colourful characters past and present, and maybe even steer you in the right direction so that you can dig up your own sapphire fortune!
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