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Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary

Yeppoon, Livingstone Area
From AU$20 - 30
At Cooberrie Park, you can cuddle a Koala, hold a Crocodile, Snake or Lizard, play with Birds, interact with playful Monkeys and hand feed Kangaroos! Located just just 28 minutes from Rockhampton and 15 minutes from Yeppoon Beach.

Capricorn Caves

The Caves, Livingstone Area
From AU$35 - 90
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.

Keppel Bay Marina

Rosslyn, Livingstone Area
Free Entry
Located at the gateway to the Keppel Group of Islands; Keppel Bay Marina is the friendliest and largest marina in Northern Australia. The multi award winning tourist facility is home to over 500 berths, The Waterline Restaurant, Sail Capricornia, Funtastic Cruises and a range of charter vessels.

Wreck Point Scenic Lookout

Cooee Bay, Livingstone Area
Free Entry
This scenic lookout located in Cooee Bay gives 360 degree views of the Capricorn Coast and Keppel Bay. Only a short drive from Yeppoon town centre. In October 1848 the 62 ton transport schooner Selina was found waterlogged and dismasted, washed ashore near this point, by Captain Roach of the cutter Will-o’-the-Wisp.

Emerald War Memorial

Emerald, Central Highlands Area
Free Entry
An Ulam marble draped column stands in a traffic island opposite Emerald's old town hall as a permanent reminder of the local patriotism shown in WWI. War hero Major-General Sir Thomas (Bill) Glasgow unveiled the memorial in its original location opposite the railway station on 24 January 1925.

Mount Morgan No. 7 Dam

Mount Morgan, Rockhampton Area
With picturesque natural views, the Mount Morgan No. 7 Dam offers a tranquil place for a get together, with free electric barbecues, picnic areas and completely shaded playground equipment available. If you enjoy getting out on the water, try swimming, boating or sailing or throw a line in and you might catch a Dawson River Barramundi (Saratoga), Sleepy Cod, Yellow Belly, and Red Claw (otherwise known as Fresh Water Lobster).

Arthur Timms Lookout Mount Morgan

Mount Morgan, Rockhampton Area
Named after a former Chairman for the Mount Morgan Council, the Arthur Timms Lookout is the closest lookout to the Mine. This viewing point provides a perfect photo opportunity of the Mine from a distance and a great way to view the spanning township.

Shell World Yeppoon

Yeppoon, Livingstone Area
Free Entry
Shell World Yeppoon is a display of over 20,000 shells which include marine, land and fossil molluscs. The display is in an easy viewing format with all displays fully documented. These displays appeal to all visitors including children.

Van Gogh Sunflower Painting

Emerald, Central Highlands Area
Free Entry
The world's biggest Van Gogh sunflower painting is situated in Morton Park, Emerald. The superstructure is 25 metres high with approximately 13.6 tonnes of steel involved in its construction. It is part of a concept by Cameron Cross to erect seven Sunflower sculptures in seven different countries, reproducing Van Gogh's seven different Sunflower paintings.

The Singing Ship

Emu Park, Livingstone Area
Free Entry
Set against a spectacular coastal vista of blue seas and Great Keppel Island in the distance, the Singing Ship is a majestic monument that commemorates the area’s legacy of the historical explorations of Captain James Cook, who discovered this bay in May 1770.
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