Accommodation Capricorn Coast
Coastal & Country Accommodation
The Capricorn Coast is home to beautiful Central Queensland scenery, heritage listed attractions and is a stepping stone to the Southern Great Barrier Reef.
Accommodation providers are varied and include coastal resorts, historic farmstays, old country pub/hotels as well as modern apartments and nature based lodges.
Catering to those wanting to see both the Australian Outback and the coastline, the Capricorn Coast offers a diverse mix of accommodation to suit all types of holiday-makers, from backpackers to families and couples.
There are plenty of places to visit including Sapphire, Emerald, The Caves & Great Keppel Island to name a few. Be sure to visit this region as there are plenty of unique attractions and sights to see that you won't find in the main cities. Plan your stay and find accommodation below.
Sitting just in from the coast on the Burnett River, Bundaberg is often referred to as the southern gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. The city is in close proximity to several popular beaches and National Parks that allow camping, making it the perfect location for outdoor getaways. Perhaps the most iconic attraction at Bundaberg though would be the Bundaberg Rum Distillery which is open for tours of the facility and a museum of the spirit’s history.
Only a few cane fields down the road is Bargara, a sleepy little satellite town of Bundaberg on the beach. The small town has become a popular holiday and retirement area in recent years with some quaint resorts along the beachfront and a number of restaurants and cafes opening up on the Promenade.
4 Baxter Street, Bargara, 4670 Bargara
Bargara Blue is one of Bargara's favourite resorts offering energy and lifestyle, as well as family living in large fully furnished self contained units. Just a few hours drive from Brisbane, Bargara Blue Resort offers guests the ideal environment to unwind, relax and enjoy some of the finer facilities on offer.
6 Trevors Road, 4670 Bargara
Kellys Beach Resort has 40 stand alone and self-contained villa units on 5.5 acres of landscaped gardens. While ideal for families the spacious villas also accommodate couples and groups with their own veranda so you can be amongst the beautiful surrounds and the wildlife who call the resort home. With pools, spa, sauna, full sized tennis court and licensed restaurant you may not want to leave. With function and conference facilities these surrounds are excellent for business and pleasure.
19 - 25 The Esplanade, 4670 Bargara
The Point Resort Bargara Beach located right on the waters edge comprises of luxury 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments that have been architecturally designed for the Queensland climate. This is to create the ultimate beachside experience. The contemporary apartments include facilities to help you relax and unwind in your home away from home. The apartments either have a stunning view of the glistening waters of the Coral Sea, the spectacular sunsets over the hinterland or your own patio garden.
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Sitting right on the coast, Gladstone is home to Queensland’s largest multi-commodity port. This gives the city easy and direct access to Heron Island, Wilson Island and several other smaller islands along this patch of coast. With Lake Awoonga to the south and several long stretches of beach Gladstone is perfect for outdoor Australian holidays.
Nearby is the small town of 1770, numerically named for James Cook’s historic second landing, and the incredibly popular tourist town of Agnes Water.
1 Elliot Street, 4677 Seventeen Seventy
SOVEREIGN LODGE RESORT is beachfront accommodation and right in the heart of the famous Town of 1770. Also known as the birthplace of Queensland. We provide all your holiday needs including tropical well manicured gardens, a pristine swimming pool, BBQ and Balinese `Feng Shui' ornaments to help create a unique tropical relaxed feel.
7 Agnes Street, 4677 Agnes Water
Centrally located, Mango Tree Motel is a 2-minute walk from the Agnes Water Beach and 200 metres from Agnes Water Shopping Centre. It offers simple accommodation with free parking and a barbecue area.
Bramston Street, 4680 Gladstone
Quest Gladstone boasts sophisticated and stylish accommodation in the city centre. With apartments featuring full kitchen facilities, laundry, dining and lounge (excluding Studio's), and the added convenience of broadband internet access, Austar connection, LCD television, DVD player, and individually controlled reverse cycle air-conditioning, Quest Gladstone is the perfect location for the business or leisure traveller.
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This sunny, regional river city has so much to offer. With the warm climate, close proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and several National Parks, Rockhampton is the perfect place for a real Queensland holiday. If the myriad of outdoor activities don’t interest you then take a drive down the Heritage Route to see the preserved and restored old architecture of the colonial days, head to the Botanic Gardens to visit the animals of the zoo, or simply find a restaurant to appreciate a truly fresh steak in the Beef Capital of Australia.
139 Gladstone Road, 4700 Rockhampton
Relax and enjoy your stay at the Best Western Cattle City Motor Inn -Rockhampton, which is situated on the tropic of Capricorn. We are conveniently located close to the railway station, airport, bus terminals, churches, hospitals and beautiful botanical gardens. Take a day trip to Great Keppel Island or a pleasant bus tour, which includes the aboriginal cultural centre, Capricorn caverns and the interesting heritage village.
31 Bolsover Street, 4700 Rockhampton
The Bridge Motor Inn Rockhampton, offers you the best in quality, budget hotel accommodation. Our riverside accommodation is central to the Rockhampton city heart. You are only a walk from the Pilbeam Theatre, the Rockhampton Speedway, tennis courts, bowling greens, the Rockhampton Brothers Club and the lido.
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Only 25 minutes out of Rockhampton, Yeppoon is renowned for its beaches, tropical climate and collection of islands out on the bay. The unblemished beaches and shallow coves provide a quiet yet active destination for tourists and people in the local area. Great Keppel Island is a short boat trip away, as are several other islands and even the Great Barrier Reef. Make the most of accommodation in Yeppoon to enjoy a relaxing holiday while maintaining the convenience of being close to major stores and facilities.
76 Yaxleys Road, 4703 Byfield
Rainforest Ranch offers guests the ultimate rainforest experience in a self-contained luxury cottage hidden within lush rainforest on the edge of Byfield National Park, 25 minutes from Yeppoon and 50 minutes from Rockhampton. A perfect retreat for couples wishing to get away from it all, in a pristine place where you can relax in a totally stress free environment. Take some timeout for yourself.
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More about the Capricorn Coast
- Read our tips on what to do on the Capricorn Coast.