Fun things to do around Gladstone

This is an ideal central location to base yourself and discover the delights of the region. Gladstone is surrounded by a beautiful natural harbour, pure national parks and many amazing islands.


Snorkel & Dive Heron Island
Explore the Outback - Cania Gorge and Mt Walsh National Park
Catch the Curtis Endeavour barge to neighbouring Islands
Camp on Curtis or Facing Island
Photograph turtles hatching on Curtis Island
Watch the Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race
Enjoy the Seafood Festival and join in ‘1-handed’ prawn peeling
Watch the spectacular fireworks at the annual Harbour Festival
Stroll through the Botanical Gardens with a FREE tour
Kayak or Barra fish at Lake Awoonga
Indulge in a FREE wine tasting at Gecko Valley Winery
Participate in Industry tours, including visits to the world’s largest refinery and Australia’s 2nd busiest port
Check out the music and stalls at BAM in Tannum Sands.
Hike up Mt Larcom and enjoy amazing 360 views
Camp in the natural surrounds of Carnarvon Gorge
Work with Conservation Australia


Or if this all sounds toooo much just pull up a chair, enjoy the view and do nothing!