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Carnarvon Gorge lands front cover of the 2024 Explore Queensland Caravan Parks directory

Think Carnarvon Gorge is already a BIG deal? Landing on the front cover of 2024 Explore Queensland Caravan Parks directory has made it even BIGGER! We are thrilled that our friends at Caravanning Queensland have chosen an image of Carnarvon… Read more »

Now is the time to re-discover CQ’s Carnarvon Gorge

Reconnecting with the natural world, exploring an ancient past, marveling at the immensity of stunning sandstone cliffs, and basking within a landscape that is simply like no other, Carnarvon Gorge, located in Central Queensland Highlands, is a masterpiece waiting to… Read more »

Fine Dining Event Showcases Central Highlands Agriculture

The flavours of Central Highlands agriculture have transformed into a fine dining experience in Brisbane. The eighth annual Farm to Fine Dining Regional Produce Showcase was held recently (20 July) to promote the local industry to more than 75 leaders… Read more »

Gemfields Festival underway this week!

The Gemfields Festival is underway for 2023, with a fabulous line up of events spanning the week, celebrating this truly unique and wonderful part of the world. On Wednesday 9th August, the Rubyvale Progress Association is hosted a Wine and Cheese night, featuring… Read more »

Carnarvon Gorge takes 6th place in Best Hikes in the World list!

Explore! Releases New Data on the Best Hikes in the World Explore!, the leading adventure travel company, is proud to announce the release of new data on the best hikes in the world. The 35 best hiking trails on their… Read more »

Rubyvale’s time to sparkle!

The 2023 Queensland Top Tourism Town Awards are on again, and this year, our hidden ‘gem’ in the Central Queensland Highlands – Rubyvale, is vying for the Tiny Town gold. Rubbing shoulders with some of Queensland’s other tourism hotspots including… Read more »

Get ready to rock the Sapphire Gemfields in May

One of the BIGGEST and best rock festivals is coming to the Central Queensland Highlands the weekend of the 27th and 28th May 2023. Set to become the destination’s premier event, Gemfields Rocks will bring the four townships of the… 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 »

Social Influencer visits Central Highlands

Social influencer, Matt Williams, was last week exploring the Central Highlands region as part of activity conducted by Capricorn Enterprise and the Southern Great Barrier Reef regions. Matt was commissioned to capture imagery, videos and write blogs that showcase the… Read more »