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House hunters blow into the Capricorn Coast

Following avid home seekers around the world, the smash-hit series House Hunters International (HHI) landed on the Capricorn Coast on Thursday 9th July, spending four days exploring our exciting family-friendly destination and showcasing it’s beauty to the rest of the… Read more »

Families set to rediscover Aussie holidays in 2020: Rockhampton and Capricorn Coast Region is trending

Wotif research reveals over half (53%) of Aussies believe we need to make the most of 2020 and support local Australian tourism 3 in 4 families (76%) will now place greater importance on Australian travel, even when international travel restrictions… Read more »

Chase away the winter blues this school holidays

The school holidays are here and if you are looking for something to fill your days close to home, here are some cool ideas to warm up your school holiday fun! Have a Whale-y good timeWhen you are a kid… Read more »

Pineapple rail trail to recovery

The iconic Yeppoon Capricorn Coast Pineapple Rail Trail will finally be realised with an extension linking this popular pedestrian and cyclist path with the revitalised Yeppoon foreshore. Construction of the extension is a small, but important, part of Yeppoon’s path… Read more »

August long weekend jackpot

Rockhampton and Capricorn Coast locals – you have all won a prize! With our annual carnival of spinning lights cancelled in 2020, the scrumptious allure of Keppel Dogs and fairy floss will be sorely missed. Our senses will wish for… Read more »

Celebrating the fuel that powers the Capricorn Coast

A day in the life of a Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre volunteer is full of cheer, bellies brimming with laughter and a hearty communal love for promoting everything fabulous about our incredible destination. The busy 31 year-old information hub,… Read more »

Coast tourism operators refuse to sit idle during COVID-19 confinement

Whilst the global pandemic has had a huge impact on our local tourism industry, some Capricorn Coast business operators are choosing to embrace the positive side of slower living, and pushing their ‘backburner’ jobs to the front on the cue… Read more »

WIN a reef to rainforest adventure!

Capricorn Enterprise has launched a competition to engage the community through social media, encouraging visitors and locals to keep their dreams and plans alive with an exciting chance to win and experience the very best of our stunning destination. Struggling… Read more »

Billboard upgraded to keep travel adventures alive

Capricorn Enterprise recently commissioned Signature Signs to upgrade the Yeppoon Road billboard, ready and raring to welcome visitors and locals alike to our always beautiful Capricorn Coast and Southern Great Barrier Reef. We hope that during the COVID-19 crisis, the… Read more »

A new wave of sea-changers for the Capricorn Coast and Rockhampton region

Whilst COVID-19 is causing havoc across many businesses, perhaps our saving grace is the region’s major projects underway which is reflected in the ABS population statistics which show significant growth to June 2019. The data reveals an increased number of… Read more »