GORV - Digital Magazine Issue #42 | Page 66

WHERE GREAT BEGINS 'Feel Good' on Pumpkin Island. WHY YOU NEED TO PUT THE CAPRICORN COAST ON YOUR BUCKETLIST… With its picture perfect beaches, pristine national parks and perfect island getaways that rival any South Pacific destination, the Capricorn Coast will entice you to adjust your bucketlist to include a visit to this spectacular coastal region of Central Queensland. After towing our Coromal caravan through this region a number of times, we have whittled it down to our four must-experience destinations that will suit every type of traveller and leave you booking your return visit as soon as you arrive. BYFIELD NATIONAL PARK Byfield NP is a beautiful blend of rugged mountain ranges, massive sand dunes, remote beaches and campgrounds, pine plantations and rainforest-fringed creeks. Located 40km north of Yeppoon, Ferns Hideaway Wilderness Resort (fernshideawayresort.com) is a perfect base to set-up camp and explore the 15,000 hectares and surrounding conservation park. Whether you want to 4WD, hike, fish or walk for miles on a secluded beach, your choice of activities here are endless. YEPPOON Yeppoon is the spectacular beachside accommodation hub for the region and is known as the Heart of the Capricorn Coast. If you are a travelling family, Yeppoon is the perfect location to entertain the entire tribe. With a multitude of free activities, including the ‘Keppel Kracken’ water park and ‘Yeppoon Lagoon’, these fantastic foreshore play areas offer year-round swimming with first-class restaurants and cafes to keep you satisfied. 66 \