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The Spire Tropic of Capricorn Visitor Information Centre

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Welcome to the tropics

The Tropic of Capricorn spire welcomes all to the tropics. The ladies in the information centre... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2019
BellBoy53
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Brisbane, Australia
All Roads leads to Rocky

It doesn't matter If you come from the West or South nor North for that matter, The Spire for the... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2018
keironhorsfieldb2017
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Caboolture, Australia
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176 Gladstone Road | Allenstown, Rockhampton, Queensland 4700, Australia
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Reviewed February 3, 2019

The Tropic of Capricorn spire welcomes all to the tropics. The ladies in the information centre are friendly and welcoming and very knowledgeable about their local area offering lots of suggestions as to what to do.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BellBoy53
Reviewed November 3, 2018

It doesn't matter If you come from the West or South nor North for that matter, The Spire for the Tropic of Capricorn is always there basically telling you Welcome to the tropics better still a tiny fifty kilometre drive in the easterly direction you...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank keironhorsfieldb2017
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Visited on Tuesday 4th September. This spot marks the Tropic of Capricorn Line and well worth stopping to see and take a photo. We also visited the Tourist Info Centre and left with heaps of ideas for things to do on our retun jouney south...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

Nice touch with the Temperate & Tropic Zone indications but apart from that I think I prefer Longreach's Marker ? Either way you are officially in the North !The VIC was closed for the day , so no reflection on those fine people !

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Skeney57
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Well worth a stop as you enter Rockhampton, take a photo and get some traveller information for your trip north. You can even straddle the tropic of Capricorn.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank winmac01
Reviewed May 29, 2018

When to see the marker & went inside & got some info on the area. Staff were informative & very helpful.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank pies1990
Reviewed April 8, 2018

We expected Rockhampton to make more of the tropic. The spire is nice but its position is difficult to photograph and there is not much else there.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Stephen D
Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend stopping in here for information about the local area. Can help with info & stories on not just Rocky, but Capricorn Coast (Yeppoon, Byfield, Emu Park), Keppel islands & surrounds, to the central western region (Carnarvon Gorge, Blackwater, Emerald & the Gem fields)....More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank lau_5567
Reviewed March 16, 2018

Stop by the tourist office staff are wonderful and explain what to see and do in Rocky. Helpful and thank you

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Carol W
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Always wanted to see where the tropic of capricorn crosses QLD. A great place for tourist information with friendly staff.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank FourPlay26
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