Hit the road in Central Queensland

Why Central Queensland should be on your must-see destination list for 2021.

Travel in 2021 has changed considerably and the good old fashioned road trip has become a sought-after holiday option for many Queenslanders.

Central Queensland’s drive routes feature numerous homegrown alternatives to some of the most famous attractions across the globe. 

Yeppoon and Capricorn Coast, Rockhampton city, Carnarvon Gorge and Sapphire Gemfields and everything in between, are the perfect backdrop for an epic family road trip. 

There has never been a better time to pack up the car, your loved ones, your sense of adventure and set off to explore this beautiful part of Australia.

With the towering sandstone escarpments, impressive national parks, awe-inspiring ancient cave systems, pristine and untouched coral reefs, and up close and personal wildlife interactions make this destination one of the greatest tourist spots on earth.

Sharing its latitude with Rio de Janeiro to the east and Mauritius to the west, the region enjoys sub-tropical days all year round, making Central Queensland and the Southern Great Barrier Reef perfect places to add to your drive itinerary. You can do it all in your own time, at your leisure. 

Whether you are looking for cultural tourism or adventure, travelling for food or relaxation, or in search of wide-open natural landscapes that were simply designed for social distancing local offerings will help you to discover your ultimate “CQ” experience.

Put simply, it’s sun, sand and surf. It’s paddock to plate, from fifth generation farmers to the new-age millennial tastemakers. It’s history rediscovered. It’s open spaces and endless possibilities. 

Ready to hit the road?
There are five major touring routes leading to Central Queensland which pass through some of Queensland’s most iconic locations. Follow the Pacific Coast Way, Australia’s Country Way, Leichhardt Way, Great Inland Way and Capricorn Way and discover your next adventure.

For more information visit: www.VisitCapricorn.com.au