Blue Gem Tourist Park

Sapphire, Central Highlands Area

Indicative Rate * AU$26 to AU$120

Blue Gem Tourist Park, the Friendly Fossickers Park is situated in Sapphire on the banks of Retreat Creek where Sapphires were originally discovered. The Fossicking Park located on site allows you to search for Sapphire and Zircon under the guidance of staff and all equipment is supplied.. For the more serious Fossicker you can hire some equipment and wander down to the creek or public Fossicking areas and do some digging for yourself and maybe find the Big One! They can also provide information on local Fossicking Tours out to the fields.

The Caravan Park has large green grass sites and sites with slabs. Set along the banks of Retreat Creek with beautiful gums the well maintained gardens provide a restful and pleasant atmosphere to relax in. The camp kitchen is a popular gathering place with free gas barbecue, fridge and other kitchen items to make it easy for campers. Happy Social Hour every day during winter, and host provides nibbles on Saturdays afternoons. Come along and enjoy this family and pet friendly park.

The Blue Gem shop provides groceries, fuel, gas, ice, takeaway food, souvenirs, jewellery sales, fossicking/camping permits, hire equipment and much more.

Internet Access

  • Broadband Internet Access

Facilities

  • Automatic Teller Machine
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Camp Kitchen
  • Car park
  • Communal Kitchen
  • Communal Refrigerator
  • Gas
  • Laundry
  • Open fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pets allowed, enquire on booking

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Swimming

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
925 Anakie Sapphire Road
Sapphire, Central Highlands Area
Queensland
Australia

Our Rooms

Fully self contained cabin with a queen bed in a 1922 renovated Railway Cabin. Split system air-conditioning/heating. television/DVD, full kitchen, ensuite bathroom. Linen included. Sleeps five people comfortably. Camp kitchen has free barbecue. Suitable for couples.

Fully self contained cabin that sleeps five people, one queen bedroom and lounge area with double/single bunk. Ensuite bathroom.

The Budget Cabin sleeps three people and has tea and coffee facilities, fridge, television, double bed and king single bed. The cabin is air conditioned and linen is included.

Slab or grass sites. Drive throughs when available. Amentities close to all sites. Great camp kitchen.

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24 June 2017
Alpha Jockey Club Inc. presents the Alpha Community Cup. The day will include a six race programme, Fashions on the Field, full catering facilities on the day/night, On Site Bookies, Children's Entertainment, Live Entertainment, Over Night Camping and Sunday Morning Recovery Breakfast.

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10 August 2017
Join the fun experience of Gemfest 'Festival of Gems', set on the largest sapphire fields in the Southern Hemisphere. One of the few in the world you can fossick for your own family heirloom! Local, national and international merchants offer gems, jewellery, crystals, minerals, fossils.
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