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Tourist information

Tourist Information

The Central Highlands is more than you expect—it’s home to some of Queensland’s most unique attractions. Carnarvon Gorge is one of the most visited national parks in Central Queensland; the soaring cliffs and natural beauty make it a major tourist attraction for the region. The Sapphire Gemfields are the largest of their kind in the Southern Hemisphere. The Blackwater International Coal Centre houses the Australian Coal Mining Museum, while Capella’s Pioneer Village and Springsure’s Old Rainworth Fort showcase the region’s European and indigenous heritage.

Visit our official tourism and lifestyle website

Visit the Capricorn Holidays ‘hero’ destination website for information on the Sapphire Gemfields and the Sandstone Wilderness

For information on applying to register land for a caravan park or camping ground, as well as regulation of council’s caravan parks, camping grounds and other accommodation services in the region, click here.

Contact our Visitor Information Centres

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