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Ever Seen Red Algae?!

Red algae occurs in narrow landscapes where direct sunlight is minimal. These plants have adapted to photosynthesise using reflected light, rather than direct sunlight, so they reflect the opposite end of the colour spectrum compared with most other plants. (A… Read more

Festival Puts Country into Capella

With amazing acts and so much to see and do, The Capella Country Music Festival 2022 is going to be an event not to be missed. The event runs from 3 to 8 May at the Capella Covered Arena and tickets… Read more

Temporary closures at Carnarvon

Update 20.1.22: This alert is cancelled. All tracks are now open Previously: There’s been significant rain at Carnarvon Gorge – which is awesome but it also means all tracks and most sites have temporarily closed. This includes the main walking… Read more

Holidaying at Carnarvon Gorge is now a Breeze

BY CAPRICORN ENTERPRISE With a strong commitment to helping guests create an enjoyable holiday experience that won’t quickly be forgotten, Queensland owned and operated, Breeze Holiday Parks has recently taken the reigns of the former Takarakka Bush Resort at Carnarvon… Read more

Savannah Guides recruits one of our own as first female President

BY CAPRICORN ENTERPRISE Launching herself into the great outdoors, immersed in nature and surrounded by wildlife, Michelle Whitehouse began living out her passion in 2016 amongst the pristine sandstone beauty of Carnarvon Gorge. Committing herself wholly to developing a greater… Read more

Meet Michelle and Simon from Carnarvon Gorge on My Way

BY CAPRICORN ENTERPRISE UPDATED: You can watch this clip from My Way here: PREVIOUSLY: With over twenty years of experience based on the iconic Queensland landscape of Carnarvon Gorge, Michelle and Simon from Carnarvon Gorge Eco-Tours are proud to share… Read more

ALERT: Bushfires at Carnarvon Gorge National Park

UPDATE 28 OCTOBER 2021: Carnarvon National Park is re-opening today, after recent rain reduced the bushfire threat. All visitor facilities, campgrounds and walking tracks will re-open, excluding the Carnarvon Great Walk. The Carnarvon Great Walk (and camping areas within the… Read more

Happy Sweet 16th to Us!

The Visitor Information Centre (VIC) in Emerald was officially opened on 26 September 2005 by the then Emerald Mayor Peter Maguire and Member for Maranoa Bruce Scott. Today, the centre is run by a dedicated team of staff and volunteers… Read more

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