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Capricorn Coast - Cities, Towns and Localities
• Agnes Water
• Bargara
• Bundaberg
• Burnett Heads
• Childers
• Fraser Island
• Gin Gin
• Gladstone
• Great Keppel Island
• Heron Island
• Hervey Bay
• Keppel Islands
• Lady Elliot Island
• Lake Awoonga
• Maryborough
• Rockhampton
• Seventeen Seventy
• Stanage Bay
• Yeppoon
Other towns, villages and localities in the Capricorn Coast region include:
• Bouldercombe • Calliope • Eidsvold • Emu Park • Howard • Kilkivan • Marlborough • Monto
• Mount Morgan • Mount Perry • Rainbow Beach • Sarina • St Lawrence • Tin Can Bay
Located between the Fraser Coast and the Whitsundays, and only 30 minutes from Rockhampton, with unspoilt beaches, rainforests, and sub-tropical islands that include the Keppel Islands group with Great Keppel Island, is the beautiful Capricorn Coast, a coastal region of Queensland that encompasses some great tourist destinations, attractions and tours.

Set on the Tropic of Capricorn the region is loosely defined as being the area stretching from the Hervey Bay in the south, to Shoalwater Bay and Byfield to the north, encompassing the major city of Rockhampton, Gladstone, Bundaberg and Yeppoon. As well as the numerous islands, stretching inland it includes the towns of Gin Gin, Childers, Biloela and Calliope, just a handful of the many towns and localities. Some of the popular coastal destinations include Keppel Sands, Agnes Water and Burnett Heads. With an average temperature of 25 degrees Celsius, the region is a haven for those seeking warm sunny days, pristine coastlines, beautiful towns and localities.

Check out our listing of Capricorn Coast accommodation. In addition to our listed online travel guide information, contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions, tours, local maps and other information.

Information Centre Capricorn Coast Visitor Centre - Yeppoon

Queensland Parks & Wildlife Service

For some great maps follow the links through the Queensland Government Department of Main Roads site: Interactive map

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Capricorn Coast Attractions

Capricorn Cays National Park
• Made up of 22 reefs at the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef on the Tropic of Capricorn. There are 16 coral cays  attached to the reefs with the largest being North West Island at 105ha. 8 of these cays are part of the National Park, with 4 available for camping, they are Tyron Island, North West Island, Masthead Island, and Lady Musgrave Island.

Capricorn Coast National Park
• Small coastal park near Yeppoon with a variety of habitat including windswept cliffs, dry rainforest and grasslands, dune vegetation.

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Capricorn Coast Events

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The Village Festival of Arts & Music
• Ph:07 4922 2989 • Mobile: 0422 654 709 • Email
• August
• The Capricorn  Coast's major arts celebration staged annually by the Keppel Coast Arts Council since 2002. The Festival is a kaleidoscope of contemporary culture with something for everyone featuring music, performing arts, visual arts,  cultural arts, children’s activities, street theatre, workshops, food, stalls and on site camping.
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