Experience Rockhampton, As You’ve Never Known It Before

A destination for all year round, Rockhampton experiences beautiful sunny days and very comfortable temperatures – warm enough to swim yet cool enough to enjoy the great outdoors. Nights cool down and while many locals will don their winter fashions, most visitors need no more than a light jacket.

The Explore Rockhampton Destination Guide is a must read for anyone visiting the Rockhampton Region. With information on things to do, places to see, where to eat, drink and stay... we have everything covered in one handy little book. Read your copy online now, or pick one up from our Visitor Information Centre at 176 Gladstone Road.

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A Region Full of Colourful History & Modern Entertainment

For the Summer between November and March, the days can be rather warm for the un-acclimatised. Fortunately Rockhampton restaurants, hotels and attractions are designed to make your stay comfortable with airy breeze and plenty of airconditioning. The mountain surrounds are around 5 degrees cooler and there are plenty of places to take a refreshing dip. Balmy Summer nights are perfect for alfresco dining and cocktails along the riverside.

Soak up the subtropical climate with endless sunshine while exploring the river, parks and outdoor spaces. Explore the region’s colourful history along the spectacular riverfront and its inspiring heritage listed buildings from the gold rush era. Listen to a local yarn while staying in one of the oldest pubs in Queensland, good enough for the Queen on her Australian visit!

Get to know where the locals eat, drink and play with award winning restaurants and cafes as well as a vibrant pub scene creating musical legends. Taste a local steak from the world known Beef Capital of Australia, or catch your own Barramundi – the fish caught in the Fitzroy River by the indigenous Darumbal for thousands of years. We invite you to experience Rockhampton, as you’ve never known it before.