Great Detached Reef

Lockhart, Cook Area

Situated north of Cooktown, close to the Queensland cape, Great Detached Reef is a large complex of several reefs sitting on an old fossil mountain range. With roughly 46 kilometres of edge, wall diving is spectacular here, with steep cliffs dropping down to over 400 metres and small caves scattered across the reef walls. Barracuda, trevally and sharks, along with schools of basslets, fusiliers and sometimes blue-lined snapper, peer over the edges of the Great Detached Reef, while moray eels, lobster, shrimp and nudibranch pocket the coral and rock surfaces. Large potato cod as well as manta rays and turtles are also frequent visitors.

Great Detached Reef
Lockhart, Cook Area
Queensland
Australia

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Great Australia Day Beach Party, The

Yeppoon, Livingstone Area
Free Entry
26 January 2018
The Great Australia Day Beach Party has well-earned reputation as one of the biggest and best Australia Day events in the State. With the availability of the Keppel Kraken Water Play Area, this year’s event will undoubtedly be one of the best ever with a jam-packed 12 hour non-stop entertainment and beach fun activity program.

Yeppoon Community Market

Yeppoon, Livingstone Area
Free Entry
Weekly from 27 January 2018
The Yeppoon Community Market is held each Saturday morning at the Yeppoon Showgrounds. It has been operating for over 35 years and all profits from stall fees go back into the Community.

Causeway Lake Markets

Yeppoon, Livingstone Area
Free Entry
Monthly from 28 January 2018
Held on the fourth Sunday of each month, the beautiful Capricorn Coast is the ideal location for your weekend market experience with a variety of fresh and handmade products for sale.

Fig Tree Markets

Yeppoon, Livingstone Area
Free Entry
Monthly from 4 February 2018
Fig Tree Creek Markets are organised by Keppel Coast Arts and held on the first Sunday each month, adjacent to the Capricorn Coast Tourist Information Centre at Ross Creek Roundabout, Yeppoon. Fig Tree Creek Markets stallholders display, demonstrate and sell unique, handmade, locally designed, home baked and home grown products.

Opera in the Caves

The Caves, Livingstone Area
From AU$49 - 85
25 – 27 May 2018
Opera Underground! Literally! The Underground Opera Company is pleased to announce their latest concerts at The Capricorn Caves, Rockhampton. The Cathedral is the show-piece of the Capricorn Caves and will provide the most unique, intimate opera and light opera concert you will have ever experienced, with some of the best voices you will have heard, in an environment you may never have seen.

Yeppoon Show

Yeppoon, Livingstone Area
From AU$5 - 10
9 – 10 June 2018
One the most successful small shows in Central Queensland , the Yeppoon Annual Show two days of fun filled action! With a variety of competitions, displays and the excitement of sideshow alley. The show attracts a wide range of displays and ground exhibits featuring machinery, irrigation equipment, private and commercial vehicles, marine displays, commercial and retail supplies and products, jewellery and fancy goods, clothing and edible products.

The CQUniversity Village Festival

Yeppoon, Livingstone Area
Free Entry
10 August 2018
The CQUniversity Village Festival is Central Queensland's Premier Music, Arts and Cultural celebration. The Festival has been held annually since 2003 and the event provides a vibrant mix of music, performing and visual arts, children's festival, street theatre, workshops and food and market stalls.
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