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COVID Restrictions at Carnarvon Gorge

BY QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT Due to COVID-19 restrictions, some campsites in Carnarvon Gorge camping area over the September 2020 school holidays will be closed. *         Due to social-distancing regulations, there is no guarantee that you will be camping where you booked… Read more

Creek to Coast at Carnarvon

BY CAPRICORN ENTERPRISE Sponsored by Sunseeker Caravans, the crew from Creek to Coast are visiting Carnarvon Gorge this week, providing viewers with the opportunity to get a taste of the Sandstone Wilderness. With thanks to Sandstone Park, Australian Nature Guides… Read more

Discover this fishing spot

We’ve had a few enquiries about Bingegan Weir lately so we thought we’d also share the info with the rest of you! It’s 65kms north of Dingo and it’s a popular destination for fishing and boating. Camping is allowed but… Read more

Virtual reality filming

It’s been a fun few days filming in the Sapphire Gemfields and Blackdown Tableland National Park for a new virtual reality (VR) project. We are working with film maker Lou Petho, Australian Nature Guides and the Queensland Information Centres Association… Read more

** UPDATED: VIC is open (again)

The Visitor Information Centre in Emerald is open to the public again, following confirmation that a COVID case in Blackwater was a false alarm. Call in to the VIC between 10:00am and 4:00pm weekdays and 10:00am and 2:00pm on weekends… Read more

Carnarvon Gorge, Sapphire Gemfields featured in “Holidaying with kids”

BY CAPRICORN ENTERPRISE Family Holiday Destinations (FHD) believes that there is no better place to be confined over Winter than the state of Queensland. Sharing destination information and inspiration for family travel, the website and digital magazine is dedicated to… Read more

Queensland is OPEN!

BY CAPRICORN ENTERPRISE In welcomed news for the ailing tourism sector, Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk yesterday revealed a valuable lifeline for the industry that will deliver significant steps towards reviving the region. From noon today (Monday 1st June), Queenslanders can… Read more

Shout out to Central Highlands tourism volunteers

National Volunteer Week is an opportunity to recognise and celebrate the people at the heart of the Central Highlands’ tourism industry. en volunteers help to run the Visitor Information Centre (VIC) in Emerald 361 days a year (with the exception… Read more

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