Anakie is positioned at the Sapphire Gemfields 'crossroads' along the Capricorn Highway, and hosts Australia's largest sapphire exhibition, 'Gemfest - Festival of Gems' over four days each August. Visit the historic Anakie Hotel which had to be partially rebuilt in 1971 after a disgruntled patron blew out the front section with gelignite, the hotel now boast a fantastic new mural depicting the infamous event!

Anakie has your accommodation needs covered with a bed and breakfast, caravan park and hotel/motel. You can also enjoy the community's rejuvenated town dam area.

Each year Anakie plays host to Australia’s largest Sapphire Exhibition, ‘Gemfest – Festival of Gems’ over four days in August. The festival showcases exquisite gemstones and jewellery from local, national and international traders.


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