Rockhampton in Central Queensland is known for two things; caves and crocodiles. I love travel experiences that teach my girls a little about the world, and it’s even better when it also fascinates them.

That’s why we decided to make a stop in this Queensland town on our Australia road trip, because there are so many things to do in Rockhampton that provide eye-opening and inspiring experiences for families.

Things To Do In Rockhampton

If you’re not sure what to do in Rockhampton, then keep reading to learn about the most unmissable attractions and activities.

Check Out the Capricorn Caves

Capricorn Caves is a fantastic place to visit and not only offers cave tours, but adventure caving experiences, school camps, rock climbing, abseiling, high ropes and accommodation by way of camping, caravanning and cabins.

Visit the Koorana Croc Farm

Koorana Croc Farm helped to give me a deeper appreciation and respect of the saltwater croc. The saltie has evolved and thrived since prehistoric times.

Visit The Great Keppel Island

Accessible from Rockhampton, this tropical paradise is a haven for snorkelling enthusiasts who want to witness the vibrant underwater world and colorful coral reefs of the GBR.

Get Cultured at Rockhampton Museum of Art

This vibrant cultural hub serves as a natural meeting place where creativity and community come together. RMOA is a space that inspires, engages, and enriches visitors through art.

See The Animals at Rockhampton Zoo

This zoo showcases a diverse range of exotic animals such as meerkats, chimpanzees, and tigers, as well as native Australian animals such as koalas and kangaroos.

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