Capricorn Caves

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Capricorn Caves is the premier nature based attraction in Central Queensland. Here you can explore spectacular caves set in a limestone ridge and even spot little insectivorous bats in certain seasons. These magnificent caves are located north of Rockhampton and are winners of many major tourism and environment awards, they are also eco-tourism accredited.

The Cathedral Cave Tour is the most popular with its wheelchair access and amazing natural acoustics within the Cathedral Chamber. It's a popular venue for weddings and Underground Opera held in the Cave twice a year. In December, the natural phenomenon of Summer Solstice Light can be seen on the 11am tour.

For the adventurous, there are wild caving explorations or abseiling. The adrenaline charged caving tours involves underground exploration with the light of a cave helmet and are available on request. Try our new Fossil tour where you travel back in time to discover the fossils of ancient creatures and see life size reconstructions of giant prehistoric beasts .

After your tour, enjoy a bite to eat from the Kiosk or cool off with a swim in the pool. A visitor centre provides fascinating information about the local geology, bats and community history.

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Capricorn Caves

These amazing tropical limestone caves offer a beauty different to that of deep underground caves. Daily tours are conducted by experienced guides through large well lit caverns with beautiful decorations, rare ferns and massive tree roots and occasionally small bats. The huge domed Cathedral Cave is renowned for its acoustics and is a popular wedding venue. A fun option at the end of the tour is a walk through the pioneer passage on to a swinging suspended bridge in the rainforest.
Guided tours depart hourly 9:00 am –4:00 pm

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Not Far to Go Now

Charters Towers, Charters Towers Area
Free Entry
3 – 8 March 2018
Katie Jones is a classically trained artist who works primarily in charcoal. She lives with her husband and three children in Pentland; her family are her primary subjects. Born and raised in Canada, it was after she met her husband and moved to the Australian bush that she 'found her muse'.

March 4X4 Fun Day

Charters Towers, Charters Towers Area
4 March 2018
Keen to try out your new 4x4 and don't know where to go? Had a 4x4 for years and have run out of new places? Don't have anyone to go with? CT 4x4 Club Fun Day allows novice and experienced drivers an area to test their vehicles in a range of terrain including soft sand and rocky outcrops, with the surety of having experienced Four Wheel Drive Queensland members on-hand to assist and guide where required or just for recovery.

Leaving Jackson: The Johnny Cash and June Carter Story - Charters Towers

Charters Towers, Charters Towers Area
From AU$43 - 48
9 March 2018
For more than 40 years, Johnny Cash and June Carter enthralled audiences around the world with their songs of life, love and heartache.  A love story played out through some of the greatest songs ever written.

Round One of The 2018 Great Northern Bullriding Series

Black Jack, Charters Towers Area
From AU$10 - 20
10 March 2018
Charters Towers plays host to Round One of The 2018 Great Northern Bullriding Series at the Dalrymple equestrian centre. Grab your boots and cowboy hats and plan to come along for a great family friendly action packed night of Bullriding.

Queen's Baton Relay - Charters Towers

Richmond Hill, Charters Towers Area
Free Entry
12 March 2018
The Queen’s Baton Relay is a Games tradition that celebrates the Commonwealth’s diversity, inspires community pride and excites people about the world-class festival of sports and culture to come. The Queen’s Baton Relay will arrive in the Charters Towers region on Commonwealth Day, Monday, 12 March 2018, arriving in Pentland at 12:

Dust N Gold Rodeo

Charters Towers, Charters Towers Area
From AU$10 - 40
7 April 2018
Charters Towers is indisputably the centre of Rodeo in the north and has a long history with rodeo. You will be entertained by the best competitors in rough stock and timed event action. A live band will keep the mood going once the arena action is completed.

The Grigoryan Brothers: Songs Without Words Tour [Live]

Charters Towers, Charters Towers Area
From AU$20 - 29.50
7 April 2018
Regarded as Australia’s finest guitar duo performing today, the Grigoryan Brothers’ have a passion to expand their horizons through new arrangements, their own compositions and the classic guitar repertoire .

Charters Towers Dust N Gold Rodeo

Black Jack, Charters Towers Area
From AU$10.00 - 40.00
7 April 2018
Charters Towers is indisputably the centre of rodeo in the north. Many Australian and World champion competitors commenced their careers in the gold mining community of Charters Towers. Great family friendly outing.

April 4X4 Fun Day

Charters Towers, Charters Towers Area
8 April 2018
Keen to try out your new 4x4 and don't know where to go? Had a 4x4 for years and have run out of new places? Don't have anyone to go with? CT 4x4 Club Fun Day allows novice and experienced drivers an area to test their vehicles in a range of terrain including soft sand and rocky outcrops, with the surety of having experienced Four Wheel Drive Queensland members on-hand to assist and guide where required or just for recovery.

James Blundell Live Music - Charters Towers

Charters Towers, Charters Towers Area
From AU$12 - 15
14 April 2018
Live Music Matinee. This year James Blundell celebrates 30 years within the country music industry with his latest album ‘Campfire’, showcased at Tamworth Country Music Festival. One of Australia’s favourite sons, ARIA Award Winning James Blundell is celebrating over 30 years of entertaining with selected shows around the country performing his modern brand of country music.
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