Rockhampton, in Capricorn Coast, is a city that about 62,000 people call home.
Brisbane, the state capital, is about 330 miles (531 kilometers) to the southeast of Rockhampton, while Sunshine Coast is 280 miles (451 kilometers) to the southeast.
Nature lovers will be pleased to discover that the local city also has some ecological preserves with unique surrounds and interesting wildlife. To tour one of the most visited local nature preserves, head to Mount Archer National Park.
Stockland Shopping Centre is the perfect place to head to if you have a passion for shopping and watching the world go by. It is a busy area filled with fashion, accessories and fresh food venues.
For those who like animals, be sure to add Rockhampton Botanic Gardens and Zoo to your itinerary and discover animals great and small. If you only have a short time to explore, collect a map so you don’t miss any of the zoo’s many highlights.
If you are interested in art, culture and history visit the Rockhampton Art Gallery, one of the most interesting museums in Rockhampton. Even if you are only casually interested in art, this is a great place to enjoy the atmosphere and learn more about art and history.