Our 2 million annual visitors agree this premier coastal destination is the gateway to the stunning Southern Great Barrier Reef. Visitors can learn about crocodiles at Koorana Crocodile Farm, see the wonders of the natural environment at Capricorn Caves, cuddle a koala at Cooberrie Park, or dip their tired limbs in the crystal waters and white sands of Great Keppel Island. Byfield National Park and rainforest retreats are popular destinations to unplug and clear the mind. Tourism is a growing opportunity, lucrative for the visitor as well as the operator.
It is not only the diverse offerings of the region that attract visitors but also the year-round range of iconic cultural and sporting events on offer. Events in the Capricorn Coast entertain thousands of visitors and locals who spend $162 per person on average each night. These events include the Tropical Pinefest, CQuni, Village Festival, Great Australia Day Beach Party, Yeppoon Running Festival, Yeppoon Triathlon Festival and Emu Park Festival of the Wind.
Head to Visit Capricorn to find out more and plan your next trip to the Capricorn Coast!
Discover Taste Capricorn Coast and follow the flavours of the Capricorn Coast and go food trail foraging on a self-guided expedition.
Experience the Capricorn Coast’s street art by following the Capricorn Coast Art Trail from Yeppoon to Keppel Sands. Packed with augmented reality experiences and offering insights into the artwork, it’s not to be missed!