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Rockhampton YHA

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Things to do in Rockhampton YHA

Rockhampton is the gateway to nearby Great Keppel Island and the perfect base for backpackers to experience the Australia outback. Ask about farm stays, Great Keppel packages, cave tours or visits to the gem fields and crocodile farm. Visit a local cattle sale or rodeo.

Tours & activities related to this hostel

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2 Day Outback Farm Experience

Experience the authentic outback lifestyle. Hosted by the farmers themselves, this experience includes horse riding, animal feeding, wild kangaroos, campfires and so much more!
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27 Night East Coast Adventure Package

Travel Australia's East Coast and save with this great value package. Experience Fraser Island, The Whitsundays, Magnetic Island, and the Great Barrier Reef. Includes all accommodation.
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Fraser Island and Whitsundays package

Save time and money with this flexible package that includes YHA accommodation, Fraser Island 4WD Bus Tour from Hervey Bay, and a Whitsunday Sailing Tour. Save $100!
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3 Day Fraser Island Tour

Departing from Hervey Bay, experience all the must see sites (and MUCH more) of the world's largest sand island. Save $35 with YHA!

FREE things to do in Rockhampton

  1. Visit the Botanical Gardens and Zoo.
  2. Head to the rodeo at the Great Western Hotel on Wednesday and Friday nights. Free courtesy bus drop off from Rockhampton YHA.
  3. Take a walking tour along the river and historic Quay Street.
  4. Visit the Tropic of Capricorn Spire at the Visitor Information Centre on Gladstone Road.

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