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TV Show Gets Away to the Gemfields

We’re ready for our close-up, Channel 9! The Sapphire Gemfields will star in tomorrow’s (11 May 2024) episode of Getaway as part of a segment about the Dig the Tropic trail. Tune in at 5:30pm QLD time and watch out… Read more

High Five for Carnarvon

Our very own Carnarvon has made it into Body+Soul’s Top 10 most beautiful national parks in Australia!

Win for local nature photographer

We were already big fans of Michael Chay – you can spot some of his images on our social media feed – so we’re not surprised this local wildlife photographer has won an award. Michael’s striking image of a falcon,… Read more

Putting the ‘event’ into an eventful trip

Get the most out of a trip to the Central Queensland Highlands by timing your visit around one of our major events for 2024.

Top spot for those who reel-y love to fish

Lake Maraboon’s a top spot for people who reel-y love freshwater fishing.

Exploring More of Back Roads of Gemfields

Christmas Shopping at the VIC

Include a stop at the Central QLD Highlands Visitor Information Centre (VIC) when doing your Christmas shopping. The VIC has a range of locally-made treasures and locally-branded souvenirs that make ideal gifts for locals and faraway friends and family. Items… Read more

Latest list of track openings at Carnarvon Gorge

*** THIS NEWS ARTICLE IS NO LONGER CURRENT ** A heavy drenching of summer rain at Carnarvon Gorge has been a welcome relief from the heat and bushfires but it also left a mess! This means some of the walking… Read more


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