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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

Plan B ideas now that Gemfest is cancelled

Need a Plan B now that Gemfest – Festival of Gems is cancelled for 2021? You’ve come to the right place because we’re bursting with ideas! The Saturday Night Spectacular is still happening, thanks to Rubyvale Progress Association. Details here…. Read more

Inspiring passengers to Explore More

It now won’t take long for arriving passengers at Emerald Airport to want to Explore More of the Central Queensland Highlands. Three promotional videos that showcase our region’s top spots – Carnarvon Gorge, Sapphire Gemfields and Blackdown Tableland – are… Read more

The story of Sunflowers

Emerald’s Big Easel is arguably the most photographed spot in the Central Queensland Highlands but it also generates the most questions from visitors… namely ‘what’s its story?’. Well, we’re glad you asked! The monumental installation was created by Canadian artist… Read more

Open Day at Springsure Visitor Information Centre

Youโ€™re invited to Explore More of what we have to offer to the Springsure community, businesses and visitors to our region. The local Visitor Inforation Centre, located inside the Springsure Federation Woolshed, is holding an open day from 12:00pm โ€“… Read more


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