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Queensland Explore Centre - Yeppoon


When planning a trip to the Capricorn Coast, make your first stop at the Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre, located on Ross Creek Roundabout, Scenic Highway in Yeppoon. The Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre can help you create an itinerary to suit your needs, ensuring the best opportunity to experience all that the Capricorn Coast has to offer. From discovering the underwater magic of the Southern Great Barrier Reef from easily accessible beaches and islands, to exploring the lush rainforests of Byfield, this is your one stop shop for information on where to stay, eat, play and the ultimate ‘must do’s’ for your visit.

Please note: The Queensland Explore Centre - Yeppoon will be closed Christmas Day and Good Friday.


Opening Hours:

Everyday: 9.00am – 5.00pm

Queensland Explore Centre - Capricorn Spire Visitor Information Centre 

What We Offer:

  • Friendly and welcoming environment supported by passionate volunteers
  • Travel information
  • Maps and brochures
  • Itineraries
  • Accommodation and tour bookings
  • Queensland Park National Parks camping permits for your outdoor and island adventures.


Top 10 things to do around the region:

1. Visit Great Keppel or Pumpkin Islands and discover a barefoot paradise with easy access to the underwater magic of the Southern Great Barrier reef. Island hop and explore sea caves with an exhilarating tour.
2. Discover a living laboratory as you explore the wonders of the multi-award-winning Capricorn Caves. Experience the serenity of spectacular above ground limestone cave system.
3. Swim in Queensland’s largest infinity pool. The Yeppoon Lagoon is the jewel in the crown of the Yeppoon foreshore precinct and the surrounding parklands offer barbeques and shady areas great for picnics.
4. Take an adventure by foot along Capricorn Coast’s national park hiking tracks and even spot a turtle swimming below from ‘Turtle Lookout’.
5. Cuddle a koala at Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary – one of the few places in Australia you can get up close and personal with the local residents.
6. We know they say you should never smile at a crocodile, but would you hold one? The Capricorn Coast is home to Queensland’s first Crocodile Farm, Koorana.
7. A popular track for walker, joggers, cyclists and families, the Capricorn Coast Pineapple Rail Trail takes visitors through picturesque bushlands and urban landscape.
8. Take your tastebuds on a tantalising journey as you embark on the Capricorn Coast Food Trail, which showcases local farm to fork experiences across the region.
9. Explore the outdoor beauty of Byfield National Park and immerse yourself amongst the rainforest and crystal-clear creeks. Keep an eye out for a glimpse of the rare Byfield fern as you paddle, kayak or wander in paradise.
10. Reflect and remember at Emu Park’s Centenary of ANZAC Memorial Walk. The award-winning tribute sits in a fitting location allowing visitors a unique and remarkable experience.

Contact us:

Phone: 1800 675 785
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Website: www.visitcapricorn.com.au