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Two local operators share in accessibility funding

Congratulations to Capricorn Caves and Keppel Dive and Water Sports who have been successful in the Access Project Grant (as part of the $5 Million Accessible Tourism Elevate Fund released last year by the State government).  The Access Project Grant provided… Read more »

Capricorn Coast region shines as Best of Queensland’s tourism experiences named for 2024

• More than 2,000 Queensland tourism products have been named Best of Queensland Experiences (BOQE).• The number of BOQE has increased by 800 in the past five years, reflecting the tourism industry’s commitment to meeting and exceeding consumer expectations. More… Read more »

Capricorn Coast operators receiving a funding boost

Congratulations to five (5) of our Capricorn Coast operators (total 82 applicants shared $1.15M across 13 tourism regions in Qld) which received funding via the Boosting Accessible Tourism Experience Grant program, thanks to the Department of Tourism, Innovation and Sport (DTIS). Unfortunately, only… Read more »

Our diverse destination wows TEQ Executives!

This week, Capricorn Enterprise was thrilled to host recently appointed Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) Group Executive of Marketing Kim McConnie and Claire Sim, Trade Engagement & Distribution Director to our beautiful Capricorn Coast Southern Great Barrier Reef destination.  Our… Read more »

Capricorn Caves Lights up with the Summer Solstice Spectacle

As the festive season approaches, Capricorn Caves embraces the spirit of celebration, not just for Christmas and New Year but also for the mesmerizing phenomenon of the Summer Solstice.   Capricorn Caves, located just 23km from the city of Rockhampton, celebrates… Read more »

Dive into Holiday Fun with these Exciting Events at Capricorn Caves

Capricorn Caves is gearing up for an action-packed school holiday season with a series of exciting events that promise fun and adventure for visitors of all ages. Mini Adventurer Day – December 13th and 20th 2023, January 16th 2024 Young… Read more »

Cruise shore excursions in our sights

Visiting from Sydney, a delegation from Intercruises, one of five (5) ground handling companies offering shore excursions to the Cruise industry in Australia, is familiarising themselves with our destination this week. Hosted by CEO Mary Carroll, this is a direct outcome… Read more »

Capricorn Caves Presents Halloween Spooktacular: A Night of Frights and Delights for All Ages

Capricorn Caves cordially invites fearless adventurers to embark on an unparalleled journey into the unknown this Halloween season, unveiling our much-anticipated annual event: Halloween Spooktacular. Attendees should prepare for a bone-chilling night filled with family-friendly and adults-only frights and delights… Read more »

Unearthing History: Ancient Koala Tooth Fossil Discovered at Capricorn Caves

In an exciting twist of time, a recent citizen science program for Capricorn Caves’ Big Science Adventure unearthed a remarkable find – a fossil tooth from an ancient rainforest koala! This discovery provides a fascinating glimpse into the prehistoric past… Read more »

The stars align for Empire Apartment Hotel and Capricorn Caves

Both Empire Apartment Hotel and Capricorn Caves have recently been placed on the Gold List for Australia’s most exclusive accommodation. The Star Ratings Gold List celebrates only those properties which hold themselves to their independent quality standards, aggregating millions of… Read more »