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Chase away the winter blue this school holidays

Looking for something to do that everyone will enjoy? Here are some cool ideas to warm up your school holiday fun. Warm up your weekends with a swag of fun events that’ll get your heart pumping or your feet tapping. … Read more »

We have some whaley exciting news!

    The Humpback Whales are now on the move. And just in time for school holidays… Local Whale Watch operators have advised clear sightings on this morning’s tours just off the Capricorn Coast. Every year between July and September,… Read more »

Carnarvon Great Walk

Picturesque, remote and challenging. Three words that describe the miraculous Carnarvon Great Walk. Set aside some time during your next Queensland holiday for the ultimate winter walking escape and discover this mind-blowing wonder which has been carved out by Mother… Read more »

Yeppoon hub on track for edgy makeover

Yeppoon hub on track for edgy makeover Who said that urban street art is only reserved for the big smoke? Many may remember one of our region’s first tastes of ‘urbanism’ back in 2015 following the unforgettably destructive Cyclone Marcia… Read more »

TELSTRA ABANDONS CARNARVON GORGE IN PEAK TOURISM SEASON

Carnarvon Gorge has been thrown into the dark ages without basic landline phone coverage since the 9th May 2019 with an expected two week wait for a resolution. 200 customers are being affected due to the failure of Telstra’s transmission hardware… Read more »

Diverse line up of events across the Tropic of Capricorn

From Twilight Tastings to Triathlons, and pinot to precious stones, the Capricorn region has such a diverse range of events you’ll find yourself sipping, savouring, singing, and sporting your way through this beautiful part of the Southern Great Barrier Reef…. Read more »

A region on the rise!

Our region is on the rise with the latest statistical releases from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (registered businesses and population) and the Department of Employment (employment) painting a positive picture for the Capricorn Coast and Rockhampton region. With a… Read more »

52 Capricorn Tourism businesses Best in Queensland!

It’s official – 52 local tourism businesses from across the Tropic of Capricorn (29 Capricorn Coast, 17 Rockhampton, 6 Central Highlands) have been named as 2019 Best Of Queensland Experiences!  The Best of Queensland Experiences Program is an innovative approach… Read more »

Southern Great Barrier Reef Trade Workshop

Thirty tourism operators across the Southern Great Barrier Reef destination headed to the Town of 1770/Agnes Water on Monday 18th February to learn about tourism trade distribution with our very talented Amanda Kruse from Success Matrix.  This training is thanks… Read more »

New Holiday Planner Released for Southern Great Barrier Reef Destination

Capricorn Enterprise is proud to release the new 2019/20/21 Holiday Planner for the Southern Great Barrier Reef Destination…. Where Great Begins… Since 2011, three Regional Tourism Organisations Capricorn Enterprise, Gladstone Area Promotions & Development Ltd (GAPDL) and Bundaberg Tourism have… Read more »