Central Queensland

Welcome to Central Queensland! Following the line of the 'Tropic of Capricorn' and stretching from the pristine Southern Great Barrier Reef in the east to Queensland's Central Highlands in the west, Central Queensland offers a laidback holiday destination offering some of Australia's best kept secrets. At the centre of the region is the city of Gladstone. Known for being the 'engine room of Queensland', this dynamic regional city is full of surprise and unexpected experiences from snorkelling crystal-clear waters to surfing Queensland's most northern surf break. 

If your idea of a good time involves spending it on the water, Gladstone offers a multitude of ways to dive right in. Whether it's casting off in some of Australia's bountiful waters, snorkeling crystal clear sea or surfing Queensland's most northern surf break, there are plenty of ways to cool off in Gladstone.