Gracemere

Gracemere is located nine kilometres west of Rockhampton, the Beef Capital of Australia. The town is home to the largest saleyards in the Southern Hemisphere and is the heart of the Capricorn cattle industry.

Experience the dust and drama as thousands of cattle, horse and other livestock are rounded into the saleyards to go under the auctioneer's hammer each week. Sales are held most week days, with the major cattle and bull sales held every Friday. After the sales, be sure to stop by the Gracemere Hotel - this pub has all the charm of a classic Aussie pub with a modern twist.

The Archer Brothers, early pioneers of Rockhampton, opened up the Gracemere region in April 1853 and established their home at the settlement of Gracemere. The area was named in honour of Tow Archer's wife, Grace.

Paradise Lagoons is a privately owned cattle property and is the location for Australia's richest campdraft. The property is located 16 kilometres from Rockhampton (near Gracemere), and the nation's best campdrafters flock to compete here annually.

20 minutes west of Gracemere on the Capricorn Highway is Mt Hay Gemstone park. Fossick for thunder-eggs or gemstones and browse their quality pewter products.

Gracemere, Rockhampton Area
Queensland
Australia

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Mon Repos Turtle Season

Bargara, Bundaberg Area
From AU$2.70 - 28.75
2 November 2017 – 30 March 2018
The Mon Repos Conservation Park, within the Southern Great Barrier Reef, supports the largest concentration of nesting marine turtles on the Eastern Australian mainland and has the most significant Loggerhead turtle nesting population in the South Pacific.

Bundaberg Chinese New Year Celebrations

Bundaberg, Bundaberg Area
Free Entry
24 February 2018
Come on kids - hound mum and dad to come and enjoy some great family fun as the region welcome’s in the Year of the Dog at Bundaberg’s Chinese New Year Celebrations. From 3pm a variety of events will be unleashed on Bourbong Street featuring performances by artists direct from Nanning, Lion and Dragon dancing, Taiko drumming, lantern parade and fireworks.

The Bundy Easter Roundup - Country Music Festival and Talent Search

Bundaberg, Bundaberg Area
30 March – 1 April 2018
The Bundy Easter Roundup is a well established weekend event of Country Music and with on-site camping in a quiet bush setting situated in close proximity to many local tourist attractions. The talent search is open to non-professional performers of all age groups.

Winterfeast

Bundaberg West, Bundaberg Area
6 – 15 July 2018
Winterfeast is back for another year of tantalising treats, enticing events and farm-fresh produce. These 10 delicious days are set to spoil food lovers with an abundance of premium quality produce, first-class dining experiences and family-friendly events.

Bundy Flavours and Winterfeast Farmers Market 2018

Bundaberg, Bundaberg Area
Free Entry
7 July 2018
Bundy Flavours showcases the incredible local produce the region has on offer with an amazing farmers market as well as providing some of the best local culinary artists and producers hosting live cook
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