Rockhampton straddles the Fitzroy River in Queensland, Australia. Meat lovers will love visiting the city, as it is the Beef Capital of Australia. As you explore the city, keep an eye out for the six statues of bulls situated around town, which represent the different breeds in the area. Rockhampton also celebrates the diversity of the area. On the north side of town, you will find Heritage Village, a living museum. You can see what life was like here with the cottages, woolshed, and antique cars from 1850-1950. You can also see life from the point of view of the Aboriginals and the Torres Strait Islanders at the Dreamtime Cultural Center.
Nature lovers will also appreciate the area, with its mountains and beautiful scenery. Mount Archer National Park sits about a mile above sea level and has stunning views of the city and sea. Enjoy a day out at the Botanic Gardens, over 130 years old, where you will see a peaceful Japanese garden, a grove of 150-year-old Banyan Fig trees, and the Cenotaph, which honors Australia’s fallen soldiers. Also located at the Botanic Gardens is the Rockhampton Zoo, with over 50 species of animals from Australia and around the globe. Best of all, it’s free.
Put on some sturdy shoes and head north of the city to the Capricorn Caves. These limestone caves are so much fun to explore. There are three different tours available, including a fossil tour, where you can see and hold prehistoric fossils of some of the creatures that have been discovered here. And, at the end of the day, you need somewhere to lay your head. Read on to find out more about the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Rockhampton, Australia, and book a room today!
Located in the Norman Gardens area is this vacation rental, ideal for couples or singles. The rental includes a private bedroom in the host’s home. You will have access to the bathroom, kitchen, living room and the veranda, outside. The home is surrounded by lush gardens and you will find a BBQ on the veranda.
The host provides a homecooked breakfast to get your day started. You will be near the shopping center and university. Rockhampton is about a 25-minute drive away, as well as the Capricorn Coast beaches.
Norman Gardens, Queensland, AustraliaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe bed was incredibly comfortable & had air con in the room for those from ‘outa town’the bed was super comfortable with lovely crisp white sheets i had a wonderful sleepshe also fixed us some yummy breakfast and coffeewell located with good wifivery clean and convenientclean and everything providedroom was clean and bathroom goodour room was clean and the bed was very comfortableher house is spotless and her dog dessie is cute and very well behaved
Host:margaret was a great hostthe host is knowledgeable and friendlyshe was really nice and kindshe is very welcoming and kindmargaret was a wonderful host and went out of her way to make me at homeRead more reviewsnice place to stay and close to shopsmargaret gave good advices about close restaurantsthe place is located in a very neat neighborhood with lots of palm treesconvenient location and comfy bed for a great night's sleepthe neighbourhood is nice and quiet
This private bedroom in the host’s home is ideal for couples. You will have access to the bathroom, kitchen and living room. There are lots of amenities nearby, including the Frenchville Sports Club and the Berserker Tavern and the Stockland Shopping Centre is a 10-minute walk. To get to Rockhampton and the beaches is a 30 minute drive.
Frenchville, Queensland, AustraliaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsbeautifully renovated home very comfortable double bed in air conditioned roombed was very comfy and having ac was a bonus in the heatthe brass bed is very comfortable delightful room with a beautiful poinciana tree outside the windowsour 2 nights in tacey`s lovely and comfortable house were really enjoyablethe house has a nice loggia and a modern inviting bathroomit was clean and very invitingvery clean house inside and outvery comfortable and clean hometraceys place is well equipped very clean and comfortablethe house is modern clean and well kept
Host:thank you for being an awesome hosttracey was a great host in a lovely hometracey was a great hosttracey was a welcoming hosttracey is a friendly welcoming host who makes you feel at home straight awayRead more reviewsperfect location for my requirementscomfortable bed great location that is walking distance to some restaurants and shopsgreat neighborhood close to supermarket and restaurantsexcellent location and very comfortable and stylish homecomfortable bed in a quiet suburb close to restaurants
This is a private bedroom in the host’s home that includes access to the bathroom, living room and dining area. It’s centrally located, with many restaurants, shops and attractions within walking distance. The zoo, fitness center and the main street of Rockhampton are all about a 10-minute walk away. The host provides bottled water and a continental style breakfast.
The Range, Queensland, Australia
Top guest reviewsit seems like every room has a full length mirrorthe room was air-conditioned which was perfect for the humid weather when we arrivedbed was comfortable had an amazing sleep thanks again& got so comfortable i slept with my room door openthe rooms are gorgeous and look like a holiday innvery cleana nice clean comfortable place to staygreat very clean room and facilitiesher place is very clean and tidyvery clean and lovely bed with super pets
Host:she was very accommodating :)annette was a lovely host and made us feel very at homeannette was the perfect hostannette is an amazing hostannette is a great hostRead more reviewsthe location is close to everything in town if needed and we had a comfortable sleepgreat place to stay for one or two nights close to the airport (20 minutes walk)lovely stylish space in a very handy locationannette's is a great place to stay if you're in rockhamptonit’s well appointed the card and dogs are friendly and the location is good
This three bedroom, one bathroom home is excellent for families and groups traveling together. The upstairs apartment has a living room with DVDs and books provided for your enjoyment. The fully stocked kitchen has all the cookware and basic essentials you need. It’s across the way from the Glenmore Shopping Village, only a four-minute drive to Rockhampton Heritage Village and 10 minutes from Main Street.
Norman Gardens, Queensland, Australia
Top guest reviewseach room had working air conditioning which would be great for summerloved having a 2 no tv in the bedroom toocomfortable accommodation with many extras such as a collection of board games and dvdsthe accomodation is comfortable and as describedthere was adequate sofas for all of us and the beds were made up and cleanclean and very comfortablecrispy clean bed linen on comfy bedsnicholas’s place was clean and comfortablethe house is clean and well stockedthe house was very clean and comfortable
Host:nick was a great hosteasy contact with hostthe host was helpful and quick response when we rang a couple of timesnicholas was a great hostgreat place and great host highly recommendedRead more reviewsgreat location close to the universityexcellent location close to the shops and cq universitygood location and comfortable placegreat location - very convenient to shopsgreat location close to take away and supermarkets
Sitting one block from the river, this rental is ideal for couples. It includes a private bedroom in a shared apartment with other guests. You have access to the bathroom, kitchen and living room. The apartment is part of the host’s home, but fully self-contained.
The host goes out of his way to make guests feel welcome, including providing a fruit tray and goodies upon arrival. You will find shops and grocery stores nearby and getting to all of Rockhampton’s attractions is only a 10-minute drive.
Depot Hill, Queensland, Australia
Top guest reviewsbeds were also very comfortablehis room in our had charming character it had all we needed for our overnight staythe bed was incredibly comfortable and glen was more then accomodatingwe liked that we had our own bathroom and kitchenuseful knowledge of town and nice bed to sleep onsimple clean bathroom and kitchen for gueststhe space is clean and the beds are comfortableglen has a beautiful historic home which he keeps super clean for his gueststhe place was cleanthe room is comfortable clean and beautiful
Host:shared house with hostsglens great hostglen was a friendly hostglen is a wonderful hostglen was a gracious hostRead more reviewsgood location to access cbdgreat location close to shops and eating spotsclose to the river for a nice walkperfect location and hostgreat location close to everything that i needed when i stayed in rockhampton
This is a comfortable bedroom and private bathroom in the host’s home. Located right off the highway, this is a great rental for couples or singles. The room has a TV, DVD player and a coffeemaker. Enjoy a continental style breakfast provided by the host in the beautiful garden. The home is located on a quiet street near Rockhampton. Within walking distance are restaurants and the Botanic Gardens.
Allenstown, Queensland, AustraliaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsroom was great and fruitbread and preserve breakfast deliciouslorelle left us a lovely continental breakfast and we had everything we needed for our stopoverthe private ensuite is as described and as pictured - very clean spacious and comfortablelorelle’s place is comfortable and homelythere is a lovely garden in which to sit and a fridge for breakfast supplies etcvery clean and very beautiful placeclean and easy to findclean and comfy place in a quiet neighbourhoodclean tidy and easy to findvery clean and spacious extremely comfortable stay
Host:the host was very helpfulpleasant & courteous hostand a delightful hostlovely room and fantastic hostlorelle is a lovely hostRead more reviewsit’s in great location close to nearby eateriesgood place for a break on a long drivegreat place beautiful garden close to everythingreally good place central to most shops not fargreat value for this apartment and very close to the city
This is a great weekend rental for a group of friends or a family. This house for six people has three bedrooms each, with a comfortable queen bed and a bathroom. The house also has a spacious living room, a kitchen cum dining room and a balcony with a sitting arrangement. The famed Capricorn Caves is just a short drive from this Airbnb vacation rental in Rockhampton. Rockhampton Botanic Gardens and a number of eateries are within walking distance from here.
Top guest reviewsclean and brightthe house is clean and bedrooms comfortablegreat place to stay so so clean and great spot
Host:mike is very nice and helpfulmick made our stay easy great host fully recommendableand the price is amazing too mick is also a fab hostand very friendly and respectful hostmick was a great host and this house it’s a gem on the townRead more reviewswe enjoyed staying at michael's placethis is a perfect location and a fantastic little housegreat stay fantastic location and michael made the check in process super easywe had a great time at michael's placesuch a great place to stay
This private bedroom in the host’s home is excellent for singles, couples or business travelers. You will have access to other areas of the house, including the bathroom, kitchen, living room and courtyard. The location is perfect for getting to just about everything. There is a large shopping center across the street, a restaurant just a few steps away and the Botanic Gardens and Aquatic Center are only a 10-minute walk away.
This is a private room in the host’s home, located in a quiet suburb of Rockhampton. This rental is perfect for solo travelers or couples. You will have access to a shared bathroom and kitchen. The Kershaw Botanic Gardens and the river are about a 10-minute drive away. Rockhampton, with its many attractions, is just across the river, or a 15-20 minute drive.
This self-contained two-bedroom cottage can accommodate up to four people. The rental includes a clean bathroom, a dining cum living area, and a kitchen where you can prepare meals. Continental breakfast is served to guests during their stay. The property is close to a train depot, bus terminal, and the airport. The host of the property can also arrange for pickup and dropoff from the airport and the train depot on request. Fast food joints, restaurants, parks and supermarkets are available within walking distance from here.
Rockhampton City, Queensland, Australia
Top guest reviewsthe cottage was equipped with everything you might need and the breakfast supplies were very generousvery good shower and hair dryerthe bed was super comfy and the cottage was spotlesswe were 3 adults staying in kylie’s cottage and were quite comfortablethe beds are all incredibly comfortablevery clean and tidyclean and comfortable lovely bathroomvery clean and has everything anyone could needhouse was very clean and had everything that we neededvery clean lots of nice thoughtful touches and very welcoming host
Host:good helpful hostkylie was a super nice hostthe host kylie was so helpful and kindkylie is a very helpful hostlovely host who was very accommodating to all our needsRead more reviewsfantastic location nice and quietit was the perfect location for our little familygreat central location in a cute and very comfy cottagelocation was easy to find and it's not far from shops tooabsolutely adorable place in a great location
This private wing of the host’s home is ideal for families or groups traveling together. You can rent up to three bedrooms here and the host only books one group at a time. In your wing of the house, you have the bedrooms, a private bathroom and living room. Kitchen access in the main part of the home is available, as is the backyard with a BBQ. Located just off the highway, you will be close to a couple of shopping centers and restaurants.
Rockyview, Queensland, Australia
Top guest reviewsgreat space that was comfortable and quietthe beds were very comfortablenice kitchen there are all the things that you may need when cookinggreat secluded guest rooms etc definitely stay there againafter a big day travelling our room was super comfortable and the surroundings were very tranquilwe always had clean towels and sheetsa comfortable and clean stayso tidy and clean placebeautiful home sparkling clean and tidyso much space and very clean
Host:they were the perfect hoststhe hosts are very nice peoplelovely welcoming hosts with adorable dogsbrad and megan were amazing hostsbrad and megan are very nice hostRead more reviewsthis is a great place and ideal for those travelling throughgreat location lovely house and welcoming hostsclose to the highway airco good value for moneyvery very lovely house close to the highway great stopover place or even longer it's good houseperfect location to cut the drive from agnes water to airlie beach
Something for everyone
No matter what you enjoy doing while on vacation, you can find it here in Rockhampton. Hike and climb the trails in the national park, or just enjoy a lazy stroll along the river. Grab your surfboard and hit the beaches of the Capricorn Coast. You will find numerous retail centers to indulge your need to shop. And, since this is the beef capital of Australia, there are plenty of restaurants to enjoy a nice, juicy steak.
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