|Emerald Hospital||1 min|
|Emerald Airport||10 min|
|Post Office||2 min|
|Emerald Railway Station||3 min|
|Golf Club||5 min|
|Turf Club||5 min|
|Longreach||4 hr 30 min|
3 Cypress Drive
Emerald Queensland 4720
Emerald Botanic Gardens
The Emerald Botanic Gardens is a tropical paradise, the perfect location for an early morning walk, a family picnic or an energetic game. Rifle Range Rd, Emerald.
The lake is stocked with eight different kinds of fish including barramundi, and is famous for the Red Claw Crayfish. You can relax by the lake, take a swim or try your hand at waterskiing. Picnic tables, free electric and wood barbecues are available. Via Gregory Hwy and signed turnoff to Selma Rd, Emerald.
Carnarvon National Park
Carnarvon Gorge is a spectacular gorge system with towering white cliffs and lush side gorges. Located in Carnarvon National Park, it is the Central Highlands’ most popular attraction. Carnarvon Creek meanders through eucalypt and cabbage palm forest and attracts 170 bird species. Explore creeks, mossy gorges and cool rainforests on 21 kms of walking track.
Sapphire Gemfields Fossicking
Catch gem fever as you discover the famous jewels of the Central Highlands. Explore the famous gem shops, galleries, jewellers and locally created cottage industries that are the lifeblood of the Sapphire Gemfields. Sapphire, Rubyvale, Anakie and the Willows Gemfields.
Emerald Historic Railway Station Building
In 1899 Emerald’s first Railway Station was built, but unfortunately burned down within a year. In 1900 a new Railway Station was built of timber, with iron roof and wrought iron trimmings. The heritage-listed railway station boasts an elaborate entry with wrought iron lacework and pillared portico, offering great photos. 100 Clermont St, Emerald.
Emerald Tourism Precinct
Commence your tour at the Central Highlands Visitor Information Centre in Clermont Street, Emerald. Once famous as a major sunflower producer, Emerald is now home to the world’s biggest Van Gogh ‘Sunflower’ painting located in Morton Park. The superstructure is 25 metres high with approximately 13.6 tonnes of steel involved in its construction. Morton Park, Emerald.
To discover even more, visit: https://centralhighlands.com.au/whattodo/attractions/