Visit Australia’s Beef Capital, Rockhampton and tuck into a perfect steak at one of the city’s grand old pubs. Or, head south to visit the old gold rush capital, Mount Morgan with many beautifully preserved 19th century artefacts.
Head west to Rubyvale and venture underground to see for yourself how sapphire mining is done at the largest sapphire fields in the Southern Hemisphere.
Capricorn’s wilderness areas offer remarkable variety. Carnarvon National Park is home to 19,000 year old Aboriginal rock art set amidst the towering cliffs of the famous Carnarvon Gorge. The Central Highlands also offer some of the best freshwater fishing in the region.