The Tropic of Capricorn Spire

Rockhampton, Rockhampton Area

The Tropic of Capricorn is a line that represents the southernmost position of the sun on its annual journey. Rockhampton lies just north of the Tropic of Capricorn. The Tropic of Capricorn Spire Visitor Information Centre is situated at 176 Gladstone Road, Rockhampton. Here you can access visitor information about the region, as well as take a photo with this well-known landmark.

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi

Opening Hours

Season/DateDayOpening Hours
All yearMonday9am - 5pm
Tuesday9am - 5pm
Wednesday9am - 5pm
Thursday9am - 5pm
Friday9am - 5pm
Saturday9am - 5pm
Sunday9am - 3pm
25 dicembre 2017Closed
30 marzo 2018Closed
25 aprile 2018-9am - 1pm

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park

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.
Gladstone Road
Rockhampton, Rockhampton Area
Queensland
Australia

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