Situated on over 4 acres of beautiful bushland in the middle of the Gemfields in Central Queensland, Sapphire Caravan Park (formerly Sunrise Cabins) offers its guests a peaceful and tranquil stay. With great bush views, abundant birds and wildlife, you will feel like you are staying in a retreat rather than a Caravan Park. Experience a real holiday you will never forget and try your luck at finding a Sapphire at the many designated fossicking sites. People from all over the world come to the Gemfields in hope of finding the "BIG"one, so come and experience the thrill and excitement for yourself and put a Sparkle into your life. The Sapphire Gemfields is situated in Central Queensland on the tropic of Capricorn, 320 km West of Rockhampton, 400 Km East of Longreach and 42 km West of Emerald on the Capricorn highway.Stay in one of our air-conditioned, fully self-contained Billy Boulder Cottages, or budget Miners huts. Spoil yourself and stay in our "Deluxe" cottage with a free bottle of wine for that Romantic Get-away. All budget cottages are adjacent to the fully equipped, Rustic Camp Kitchen and modern amenities blocks.After a day of fossicking or just taking it easy and relaxing by the swimming pool, you can sit in the huge BBQ Hut with open fireplace and free gas BBQ, and watch the wildlife feed before enjoying one of our Magical Sunsets. We have 31 powered sites and shady camp sites in a peaceful bush setting, where you can enjoy a campfire under the stars..
Situated on the banks of the beautiful River Red Gum lined Retreat Creek, “where sapphires were first discovered in the region”, the Blue Gem Tourist Park offers a range of facilities to the sapphire seekers. Accommodation ranges from ensuite and economy cabins to more than 40 powered sites positioned in tree lined, lawned gardens with several drive throughs to accept the larger vans and homes. Our convenience store boasts a range of fresh food and quality takeaway delights. We also offer unleaded, premium and diesel fuels from our service station.
A Gem of a holiday or just passing through. Ola's Holiday House is near new, situated in quiet garden surroundings and easy to find - well signposted, just drive in. It is completely air-conditioned and self-contained with two bedrooms, plus a double day bed and sofa bed. All linen, electric blankets and doonas are included. The house is tastefully furnished with a large living area and outside barbecue and large refrigerator and freezer.
Stay at Ola's Holiday House for a fossicking stay - do-it-yourself, or go on a self-drive fossicking tour with a friendly guide. Visit an underground mine or fossicking park. Nearby there are gem and jewellery shops, supermarkets, a newsagency, post office, hotel, coffee shops, restaurants, a pharmacy and medical centre.