Queensland & the Great Barrier Reef - Capricorn Coast (Chapter)
This is the Capricorn Coast chapter from Lonely Planet’s Queensland & the Great Barrier Reef guidebook.
The stunning powdery white beaches and aqua-blue waters of the tropical islands and coral cays of the Capricorn Coast superbly fit the picture-postcard image, while inland you’ll find cattle, coal and gemstone country, as well as the weathered plateaus of the Great Dividing Range.
- dive the spectacular underwater coral gardens of Heron Island and Lady Elliot Island
- play castaway on the deserted islands and coral cays of the Southern Reef Islands
- restaurants & accommodation
- discover ancient Aboriginal rock art and hike through the twisting sandstone canyon of Carnarvon Gorge
Coverage includes: Rockhampton & around, Yeppoon & around, Byfield, Great Keppel Island, Other Keppel Bay Islands, Gladstone, Southern Reef Islands, Agnes Water & Town of 1770, Eurimbula & Deepwater National Parks, Capricorn Hinterland, Blackdown Tableland National Park, Emerald, Gemfields, Springsure and Carnarvon National Park.
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