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8 Must Visit Destinations in Gladstone - Stunning Attractions of Surreal Charm

The beautiful city of Gladstone is a place that offers everyone who visits it, an array delightful opportunities to discover breathtaking destinations. The article below gives details about 8 mesmerizing destinations that you must definitely consider visiting when you travel in this part of Queensland, Australia.


Heron Island

This stunning island is an ideal destination for water sport enthusiasts. The crystal clear waters that surround Heron Island are teeming with colourful marine life, providing perfect conditions for snorkelers and divers. You will be able to spot reef sharks, sting rays as well as manta rays when you explore the azure ocean waves of this destination. If you visit Heron Island between the months of January and March you will get the opportunity to witness baby turtles hatching as well.


Lady Musgrave Island

The pristine shores of Lady Musgrave Island are popular camping spots especially among nature lovers who find this exotic paradise truly irresistible. There is so much to do and see here that you will never feel like leaving this little sunny island! You can snorkel to your heart's desire and take idyllic glass bottom boat rides to admire the spectacular beauty the world beneath the glistening waves to blissfully enjoy the thrill of being at one with nature.


Gladstone City

The majestic charm of Gladstone City is one that definitely is worth witnessing! So visit the Auckland and Round Hill lookouts and gaze at the breathtaking vistas of the city that will alluringly spread beneath your feet. This city is also great for food lovers as there is a plethora of eateries and restaurants to visit. If you stay at a centrally located hotel such as Oaks Grand Gladstone, you will be able to treat yourself to an epic culinary adventure by sampling the delicacies served at the many unique restaurants in Gladstone.


Tannum Sands

This idyllic destination provides a haven of blissful indulgences by the sea. You can enjoy an invigorating swim here or tempt yourself with the exhilaration of sail boarding. Even the apex adrenaline junkies will be able to find sublime thrills here as the ocean waves are perfect for water skiing. Of course, relaxing by the gentle waves as the sun sinks in the horizon is truly the best way to end a day spent at the gorgeous Tannum Sands.


Agnes Water and 1770

These remarkable spots provide a kaleidoscope of delightful activities to enchant visitors. You will be able to revel in the majestic beauty of nature at these two mesmerizing seaside communities. Surfers will find absolute pleasure in the waves that crash upon the shores here while romantic souls will get the opportunity to admire the spectacular beauty of a golden sunrise. Even those who possess the passion for fishing can lose themselves in perfect reverie for hour when a visit is made to Agnes Water and 1770.


Middle Island

If you find yourself yearning the thrills of a different kind after spending a majority of your time amidst the ocean waves here in Gladstone, you can visit the stunning Middle Island and treat yourself to a sensational time of sand boarding. The golden hued sand dunes of this glorious destination are able to provide you and your loved ones hours and hours of blissful delight!


Kroombit Tops National Park

Lose yourself in the sheer emerald majesty of Kroombit Tops National Park and witness the breathtaking beauty of Australia's flora and fauna. The area has quite a number of spectacular cliffs, waterfalls and creeks too so do take your cameras along as the sights will truly be photo worthy here!


Lake Awoonga

The shimmering waters of Lake Awoonga are teeming with barramundi so if you are fishing enthusiast, this place will offer your heart true delight! The lake is a popular fishing spot all year round too. You can also enjoy a wide range of water sports such as kayaking and stand up paddle boarding when you visit Lake Awoonga.