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Get ready for an adventure like no other at Capricorn Dinosaur Park, the latest addition to the Capricorn Coast’s rich array of tourist attractions.

Just a short drive from Rockhampton and 15 minutes north of Yeppoon, this unique destination offers an engaging escape into the world of the Jurassic era, perfect for families and dinosaur enthusiasts of all ages.

Spanning five acres, the park seamlessly integrates with the region’s ‘Dig the Tropic’ geo-trail, enhancing the visitor experience with a blend of education and entertainment. Whether you’re a kid or just a kid at heart, the Capricorn Dinosaur Park provides a thrilling day out with its life-sized dinosaur displays and immersive Jurassic environment, complete with the roars and aromas of a prehistoric world.

Capricorn Dinosaur Park Coalface

Upon arrival, friendly and helpful staff greet visitors, providing guidance and a personal resource book complete with a “passport” for an interactive journey. The park is equipped to accommodate guests of all types with ample space for caravans, trailers and buses.

The main attractions include a three-kilometre wheelchair and stroller-friendly dinosaur trail where you can encounter a variety of dinosaurs in naturalistic settings. As you explore, engage with interactive rubbing plaques to complete the images in your passport, enriching the educational aspect of your visit.

For hands-on fun, the dinosaur fossil dig is a must-do, allowing you to unearth hidden fossils beneath the sand. The park also boasts a dinosaur-themed playground, ensuring that younger visitors have plenty of activities to spark their imaginations.

Capricorn Dinosaur Park Coalface

If you’re looking to extend your day, the park also features dinosaur-inspired mini golf and the adjacent Cooberie Park Wildlife Sanctuary, making it easy to turn your visit into a full day of family fun. Note that each encounter is priced separately, so plan accordingly to make the most of your experience.

The Capricorn Dinosaur Park is open daily from 10 am to 3 pm, offering a fresh and exciting destination for tourists and locals looking to explore the wonders of the ancient world on the Capricorn Coast.

This month, @ The Coalface sent a journalist to explore Rockhampton’s newest tourist attraction and the experience was nothing short of spectacular, adding yet another reason to visit this charming region. Whether you’re uncovering fossils or spotting gigantic dinosaurs, Capricorn Dinosaur Park promises an unforgettable journey through time.

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