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Queensland Explore Centre - Gympie

Gympie Region Visitor Information Centre (Lake Alford)

The Gympie Visit info Centre is located within the Lake Alford recreational park which is a popular rest stop for travellers driving the Bruce Highway. Our centre staffed by volunteers have a wealth of local knowledge to assist visitors to the region.

Opening Hours:

Mon- Fri: 9.00am – 4:00pm | Saturday: 10:00am - 2:00pm | Sunday : 10:00am - 2:00pm

Emerald Explore Centre, Photo credit Jesse Lindeman Photo credit: Jesse Lindeman

What We Offer:

  • Free Wifi
  • Fossicking Licence purchase
  • Hire of fossicking equipment
  • Sale of local produce
  • Free maps of the region incl neighbouring regions
  • Assistance with heritage walking tours
  • Coffee/Tea and local soft drinks for sale

Top 10 things to do around the region:

1. Gold fossicking at Deep Creek great affordable family activity
2. Heritage Walk or self drive Tours
3. Canoe and Kayaking on the beautiful Mary River
4. Dolphin feeding Tin Can Bay
5.Ride the Mary Valley Rattler Steam Train
6.Horse riding on Rainbow Beach or the Mary Valley Rail Trail
7.Explore the Kilkivan to Kingaroy Rail Trail
8.Step back in time and visit the regions Museums (Gold Mining, Woodworks and Gun Museums)
9.Scuba dive at Wolf Rock Rainbow Beach
10. 4WD along Rainbow Beach to the lighthouse at Double Island Point

Contact us:

Phone: 1800 444 222
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Website: https://www.visitgympieregion.com.au/