Looking for a holiday that will suit the whole family? Take the family swimming, fishing or camping. Give your children a glimpse of Australian native animals in their natural surroundings. Why not let them hold a baby crocodile, fossick for precious gemstones, explore ancient Aboriginal art sites and enjoy the friendliness of rural country towns.
A short drive north of Rockhampton is the Capricorn Caves. The Caves offer a variety of tour options so why not try the ‘Family Caving Adventure’. Bats are more likely to be seen on this tour as they prefer the quieter, darker caves.
Enjoy the cool seclusion of a rainforest village at Byfield. Hire a canoe and paddle along the freshwater creek where the rainforest spills to the water’s edge. Here you’ll find excellent picnic areas perfect for a family BBQ and beautiful freshwater swimming holes that will keep the kids occupied for hours. Discover local art and pottery galleries and take home a unique souvenir.
Depart with the family on a day cruise around the Keppel Bay Islands. Enjoy a Glass Bottom Boat tour for coral viewing and fish feeding. Experience a ride in the boomnet before completing your cruise - lie in the net while cruising the magnificent Keppel Island bays, it’s just like a spa, but in the ocean!
Take the children to the Crazy Joker indoor adventure playground and let them loose with the great range of slides, maze and jumping castles as well as a parent friendly cafe.
Experience the wonders of being close to today’s link to dinosaurs with a public tour of the Koorana Crocodile Farm. The farm also offers spotlight dinner tours, education tours, crocodile leather products for sale, and a fully licensed restaurant with crocodile meat dishes