Not Dog Friendly
In and around Blackwater Holiday & Caravan Park
Distance from park: 74km
Learn of the homeland of the indigenous Ghungalu people and wander through the mesmerising Blackdown Tableland National Park. With a 4WD and a sense of adventure, you will love exploring the cascading Rainbow Falls, aboriginal art and walking trails with spectacular views.
Distance from park: 100 m
Walk across the road from the park and discover why Blackwater is named the "Coal Capital" or Australia. Learn and view the history of the Australian mining industry through the displays of life-size machinery and antiques and a unique, guided tour of one of the coal mines. Finish your tour with a picnic at the relaxing Japanese Gardens
Distance from park: 137km
This is Australia's largest underground walk-in sapphire mine experience. Fossick for your own gem, take a tour of the mine and browse the jewellery shop on your way out!
Distance from park: 150km
Welcome to ancient Australia. This small, but impressive, national park features a set of mountains which were once active volcanoes - some dating back 20 million years. Wave hello to the wallabies and 'roos or eat lunch at one of the several sweeping views of the landscapes.
Distance from park: 128km
A keen gemologist or just love a splash of jewellery? The Sapphire Gemfields are a dazzling opportunity to explore Central Queensland. Go on a walking tour of the underground minds or tag along to a digging. Fossicking can be fun!