2 MAY - 8 MAY 2021


Around the Region


Welcome to the Rockhampton Region, with over 300 days of sunshine per year it offers beautiful sunny days for you to explore all that we have to offer.  Soak up the subtropical climate with endless sunshine while exploring the river, parks and outdoor spaces – and the vibrant festivals and events.

The Rockhampton Region is full of colourful history and modern entertainment. 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 in the Fitzroy River, as the indigenous Darumbal have for thousands of years.

We invite you to experience the Rockhampton Region

While in Rockhampton for Beef Australia, why not stay on and take in the extraordinary sights of the beautiful Capricorn region?

Rockhampton is located just 30 minutes from the beach, the beautiful Keppel Islands and the Southern Great Barrier Reef. Head inland and take in the magnificent Blackdown Tableland, Carnarvon Gorge and the Gemfields.


A local visitors guide to the area is available here and more information about the tourism opportunities around regional Queensland is available here.

For international visitors, Quadrant Tours is organising a series of tours both pre and post Beef Australia 2018, as well as special tours for Spanish and Portuguese speaking passengers.