Rockhampton, Mt Morgan and Surrounds
The bustling hub of Rockhampton
boasts authentic and easy going country hospitality, as well as cosmopolitan shopping, fine dining and a wide range of entertainment options and nightlife.
Situated on the banks of the mighty Fitzroy River, Rockhampton is renowned for its elegant streetscapes with majestic sandstone buildings. The iconic life-sized bull statues represent the country roots of Rockhampton and its status as the ‘Beef Capital of Australia.’
Just a short trip down the road is Mount Morgan
. After yielding over 225, 000kg of gold in a gold rush of epic proportions, as well as a wealth of silver and copper, the bustling township is now home to plenty of tourist destinations, dining and tours, so sit back and take a journey through time.
Book a tour with TMC Tours
, view the town’s historical attractions and marvel at the dinosaur footprints on the ceiling of the clay caves that date back to 150 million years – an eerie reminder of prehistoric times.
Just 23km north of Rockhampton, The Caves
Township is home to some of the most spectacular caves in Queensland. The Capricorn Caves
are the state’s oldest tourist attraction and display incredible above ground limestone caves formed from an ancient coral reef over 400 million years ago.
Visit Mt Etna Caves National Park
at dusk from December - February and experience one of the few places in the world where you can witness the flight of thousands of tiny, bent-wing bats at feeding time.