Capricorn Coast is a coastline in Australia that is just below the tropic of Capricorn thus its name. It makes a wonderful holiday destination because of the sandy beaches, the Great Barrier Reef, the marine activities, just to name a few. Despite being a small coastline, only 75 km in length, the area has a number of towns that you can visit during your holiday. We will give you a rundown of some of these towns and hopefully you can decide to take advantage of the low-cost hotels and holiday facilities available on the coastline.
This is located 15 km inland and is the southern gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. There are many tour companies that offer you the chance to see the coral reef. The town also has plenty of beaches, and you can camp at the National Park and enjoy a great range of outdoor activities. If you like the outdoors, you can explore the dunes or take hikes and enjoy the breathtaking scenery.
You can also tour the Bundaberg rum distillery as well as the national museum.
With more than five beaches to choose from, you have plenty of space to just sit back and soak in the sun and the sandy beaches. November is when the turtles come to lay their eggs and you can see them at night depending on where you are, Mon Repos beach is very popular for this.
Gladstone is perfect for your holiday because of the number of the beaches and National Parks within the area. You can easily access the wide range of activities including snorkeling, reef walking, diving, and enjoying the scenery, amongst others. The National Park offers four-wheel-drive adventures and you can also camp there if you so wish.
You may want to take note of the temperature in Gladstone, it has a mean temperature of 18 degrees Celsius throughout the year, but during summer it does experience heavy rainfall while during winter you’ll get more moderate rainfall. If you are going for a bush excursion, you will, therefore, need to consider this carefully.
Yeppoon is famous for its climate, islands, and its sandy beaches including the Great Keppel which is known for its beaches. You will also have a view of the barrier reef and enjoy the clear waters and marine diversity. You also have a chance to visit the Coberrie park wildlife sanctuary and dine at the restaurants that border the waterline.
Yeppoon enjoys warm summer days although there’s a period when it can get a bit wet.
This river city enjoys a warm climate and proximity to the Great Barrier Reef, the National Park, and many water activities. You also have an opportunity to visit the botanic gardens or enjoy 4-wheel drive tour at the National Parks. The area is also known for music and arts festivals, great architecture and great food.
Capricorn coast will offer you a wide variety of activities you can enjoy during your holiday break, so go ahead and make an early booking.