The Tropic of Capricorn Spire

Allenstown, Rockhampton Area

Free Entry

The Tropic of Capricorn is a line that represents the southernmost position of the sun on its annual journey where the sun can be directly overhead. Rockhampton lies just north of the Tropic of Capricorn. Visit their SPIRE, a marker that acts as a sundial, one of the only locations in the world that allows you to observe how the earth moves around the sun and 'see' the extent of difference in length of shadows at mid-winter and mid-summer.

Due to current health advice on social distancing, please contact the business for the most up to date information regarding opening times and services.

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi

Opening Hours

Season/DateDayOpening Hours
All yearMonday9am - 5pm
Tuesday9am - 5pm
Wednesday9am - 5pm
Thursday9am - 5pm
Friday9am - 5pm
Saturday9am - 5pm
Sunday9am - 3pm
25 December 2019Closed
10 April 2020Closed
25 April 2020-1pm - 5pm


  • Car park

Other Information


Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
176 Gladstone Road
Allenstown, Rockhampton Area
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