Central Queensland Region
Capricorn Coast Trail Rides are adventures on horseback. Come along with your friends and family for an exciting, feel good, outdoor adventure with happy, well trained horses. The scenic horse trail rides are personalised and each horse ride is tailored to suit the group. From families through to those seeking adventure, there are one, two and three hour trails which ride over the foothills of Mount Wheeler, as well as 30 minute led pony trails for younger riders. Stroll along on horseback through unique grass tree forests and discover the hidden fantastic views of the Capricorn Coast's ancient volcanic plugs.
Rising abruptly above the surrounding dry plains, Blackdown Tableland protects spectacular sandstone scenery at the north-eastern edge of the Central Queensland sandstone belt. This is the traditional home of the Ghungalu people, who have visited this place for thousands of years and left behind rock art, vivid reminders of their special culture. The park supports diverse plant communities including heathlands, dry eucalypt forests and moist pockets of ferns, mosses and orchids. Being elevated, the tableland is often cooler and moister than nearby plains. Its isolation means plants and animals that are found nowhere else thrive here. There are two walking