Must Do Experiences

Tour around the Rockhampton Region. Listen to the stories of old as you are walk through Rockhampton’s Heritage Precinct of Quay and East Street then head to the Botanic Gardens for lunch followed by a wander through the Rockhampton Botanic Gardens and Rockhampton Zoo during feeding times.

Drive tour of Rockhampton 


Spend some time driving around the Rockhampton Region, taking in the sites and familarising yourself with the region.

CBD Heritage Walk


There are not many places in Australia that you can walk along an iconic historical street such as Quay Street. See the old mixed with the new as you take in the historical buildings and the revitalised riverbank precinct. Listen to stories of lust, murder and intrigue with this CBD Heritage Walk and do a bit of shopping while you’re there. 

Customs House


Dreamtime Cultural Centre


Step into the Dreamtime, 12 hectares of beautiful landscaped gardens the allows you to delve into the culture of our traditional owners the Darumbal Tribe at the

Lunch at Rockhampton Botanic Gardens and Zoo


Rockhampton Botanic Gardens and Zoo are the top two must do’s for the Rockhampton Region and the best way to start your time here is with lunch at the Gardens Tearoom.

Botanic Gardens


What better way to enjoy the best tropical climate Queensland has to offer than by exploring and discovering the delights of the Rockhampton Botanic Gardens, regarded as one of the best in regional Australia.

Whether you’re after the ideal venue for a family picnic, a garden lover’s sanctuary, a fun playground for the kids, or the perfect place for some tranquil ‘me time’, the Botanic Gardens is the tropical paradise for you.

Rockhampton zoo


Rockhampton Zoo is nestled within the Botanic Gardens and adjacent to the Murray Lagoon in Rockhampton. At the Zoo you will discover more than 70 species of native animals from across Australia, exotic animals from around the world, tropical rainforests and outback Australia exhibits.

Keeper talks and feeding times take place every day in front of the relevant animal enclosures.

Bird Flight aviary     
Chimpanzees 3.00pm
Wild lorikeets 3.15pm


Rockhampton Zoo Chimpanzee Exhibit