Treks & Activities Event
RGSQ recommends that all attendees at this event be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or exempt.
Explore the landscapes and industry of Central Queensland
Registration is now open for a ‘tag-along’ road trip to Central Queensland in early September. The trip will visit a number of points of interest with a focus on their geographical significance.
The trip will start formally in Monto on Monday 5th September and visit Mt Morgan, Rockhampton, Gladstone and places in between on sealed roads over a period of seven days, finishing in Gladstone on Sunday 11th September. Participants need to be in Monto by Sunday 4th September and can choose their own route and timing for their journeys from Brisbane to Monto (and return from Gladstone to Brisbane). On 11th September, the activity will be a harbour cruise which will finish at 1.00 pm, allowing for an early departure to Brisbane for those who wish. The distance to be covered by the trek from Monto via Rockhampton to Gladstone will be about 600 km while Brisbane-Monto and Gladstone-Brisbane together add another 1000 km.
For those who wish, carpooling is encouraged.
Places which to be visited may include:
Accommodation and meals will be at participants’ choice and cost. Overnight stops will be at Monto, Mt Morgan, Rockhampton and Gladstone. For each stop, there is a selection of caravan parks (with cabins) and hotels/motels. Further details will be emailed to registrants.
The number of participants will be limited to 20. The RGSQ fee of $150 pp for members and $155 pp for non-members and covers commercial tour fees plus other expenses. This amount must be paid before registration is secured. Detailed itinerary and other information will be sent to participants upon registration.
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