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Eve O'Connell4 years ago

Discover the wonders of Rocky with the kids

Whether you're passing through on a family road trip or you're a regular vacationer to the town, Rockhampton is always a wonderful place to visit. If the kids are getting restless, take a break - park the car, grab some lunch and take a stroll through Rockhampton's beautiful park areas. Everyone will feel refreshed and recharged in no time, ready to hit the road with cheerful children and relaxed parents!

Whatever your reason for visiting Rockhampton, you can always find something exciting to get up to during your visit. Packed with lush parklands, terrific restaurants and rich historical sites, Rockhampton is great for the whole family! Keep reading to discover some of the choice locations to check out on your next visit.


Saigon Saigon by the River

Start off your afternoon with a beautiful meal and equally beautiful views at Saigon Saigon by the River. Nestled against the Fitzroy River, this popular restaurant offers delectable Vietnamese and Chinese cuisine to suit any taste. So, whether you prefer a mild noodle dish, or something with a little more heat, Saigon Saigon by the River has got you covered. Stay after your meal, relax and take in the scenery with a glass of wine — the perfect afternoon delight.
Where: 189 Quay St Rockhampton QLD


Giddy Goat Cafe & Bar

If you’re after a more relaxed atmosphere with morning tea in mind, then Giddy Goat Cafe and Bar is your go-to place. The Giddy Goat Cafe andBar prides itself on their daily specials and is the best place to dine in for tea and coffee, light meals, desserts or big lunches and dinners. If you’re in town on a Wednesday afternoon, be sure to pop in for their $2 tacos, or even a $5 steak on Thursdays!
Where: 128 East St Rockhampton QLD


Golden Fountain Motel

With so much of Rockhampton to discover, why not stay for a few nights? Rockhampton has a diverse selection of accommodation suited any length of stay. The Golden Fountain Motel is only a short drive from the middle of town, surrounded by parks and boasts a tropical setting. Also containing a barbecue and pool area, the Golden Fountain Motel is suited to families looking for a friendly escape from the daily grind. Be sure to check in, take a load off and spend an evening with the family having fun by the pool, sizzling some sausages for dinner or simply sitting back in your room, watching a movie.
Where: 166 Gladstone Rd Rockhampton QLD


Rockhampton Zoo

Why not finish off your visit by treating the kids (and yourself) to some time at the zoo? With a vast array of Australian wildlife to look at, as well as many other interesting critters! With daily shows, feedings and educational tours, the Rockhampton Zoo is an excellent way to stretch your legs and get some much needed fresh air. Situated right next to the Rockhampton botanic gardens, you can also go for a wander through the flora after checking out the fauna. Not only is the Rockhampton Zoo an exciting place to enjoy the outdoors, it’s free too!
Where: 100 Spencer St West Rockhampton QLD


Where’s your favourite spot in Rockhampton? Tell us all about it in the comments below.

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