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Fun Over Fifty – Southern Great Barrier Reef Tour launched

Are you fabulously over fifty and ready to take the trip of a lifetime to experience the Southern Great Barrier Reef? Fun Over Fifty has launched the first of 13 new tours for 2021, starting with a 9-day tour which… Read more »

From Sandstone Wilderness to the Southern Great Barrier Reef – lending a lockdown lifeboat

While many of us fantasise spending weeks on a remote island with limited contact to the ‘real’ world, surrounded by white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters and ending each day enjoying a magical sunset, a group of Carnarvon Gorge tourism… Read more »

Dive into an activity you can feel good about

Local operators on the Southern Great Barrier Reef, Keppel Dive have successfully achieved their ecotourism certification, aiming to further improve how they deliver their high-quality nature-based tourism experience. With a primary focus on protecting our ocean, this certified product now… Read more »

International Visitor Growth doesn’t “just happen”

International Visitors right across our Capricorn region and greater Southern Great Barrier Reef destination have continued to grow over the past few years, with one of the highest regional percentage growth rates in Queensland. Whilst international numbers from our key… Read more »

Southern Great Barrier Reef Region Breaks Tourism Records

Tourism has solidified its position as a pillar in our local economy according to new data released yesterday (Tuesday 2nd October) showcasing record high results. The National Visitor Survey data is released by Tourism Events Queensland, and recent figures revealed… Read more »

That’s the spirit! Fabulous food and distilled delights give our region a boost!

Delicious gourmet delights, seriously good coffee and quality locally made spirits, are just part of the Capricorn region’s array of options that will get your taste buds watering.  Right on the ocean’s doorstep, our fantastic part of the Southern Great… Read more »

Selling our destination to the world! Annual Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE)

This week, I am sending our greetings from Adelaide at Tourism Australia’s Annual Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) where 2,500 sellers and buyers in the tourism industry participate in four (4) solid days of back to back 15 minute appointments which… Read more »

BEST OF QUEENSLAND EXPERIENCES – YOUR CHANCE TO SHINE!

Tourism products identified as a Best of Queensland Experience, that demonstrate their ability to deliver a high-quality visitor experience, will have the opportunity for inclusion in future TEQ marketing activities.  This is an incredible opportunity for our operators in smaller… Read more »

Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) on show at Flight Centre Travel Expos

The Southern Great Barrier Reef was once again a very popular choice for potential travellers at the recent Flight Centre Travel Expos held in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. The Travel Expos offer exclusive travel deals on airfares, hotels, tours, car… Read more »

Launch of new leisure website to boost visitors!

An average of 9,720 monthly unique visitors to the destination’s leisure website is about to grow thanks to the launch this week of the new look www.capricornholidays.com.au by Capricorn Enterprise. From the Southern Great Barrier Reef to the Sandstone Wilderness,… Read more »