Blackwater

Best known as the Coal Capital of Queensland, Blackwater is home to the Blackwater International Coal Centre where you can learn everything there is to know about coal. With over 20 exhibits and displays, the centre tells the story of the region's coal mining industry - past, present and future. Apart from its rich mining history, the town also boasts one of the finest Japanese gardens in the state...a symbol of the bond between Blackwater and its sister city Fujisawa.

Test your knowledge of flags with a walk in Lions Park where you'll see one of the largest displays of flags in the world. Or head over to Bedford Weir to enjoy fishing, boating and camping.

Take a trip 55 kilometres east of town to the spectacular Blackdown Tableland National Park where you'll discover hundreds of plant and animal species. It's a great place to pitch a tent for a few nights with lots of walking trails, lookouts and picnic areas to enjoy.

Blackwater
Blackwater, Central Highlands Area
Queensland
Australia

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Mud Run Emerald

Emerald, Central Highlands Area
From AU$20 - 60
17 March 2018
Tickled Pink CQ Inc is proud to host the fourth Mud Run Emerald event. Mud Run Emerald is the major fundraiser for local Central Highlands regional cancer support groups. Have fun with their five kilometre mud run with obstacles to suit all abilities.

Ag-Grow Emerald Field Days

Emerald, Central Highlands Area
From AU$10 - 25
28 – 30 June 2018
Ag-Grow in Emerald is one of the most successful marketing events available to businesses wishing to access the agricultural, mining and associated demographic of Central Western Queensland and beyond.

Gemfest - Festival of Gems

Anakie, Central Highlands Area
9 – 12 August 2018
What is Gemfest? A Festival of Gems! There’s no better place to celebrate the origin, appeal and sheer beauty of precious and semi-precious stones at the home of the largest sapphire fields in the Southern Hemisphere.
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