A must for travellers is to experience the main city actions of Gladstone Harbour and Gladstone Marina. Additional attractions like Heron Island, the Gladstone Gallery and Museum, Gecko Valley Winery and Great Barrier Reef tours can be found within close proximity. Visitors will find the Gladstone region offers many things to see and do. Enjoy beautiful beaches and a relaxing atmosphere at nearby Curtis Island, Boyne Island, Tannum Sands, offering miles of shoreline, countless nature trails, recreational areas and walking paths.
Many travellers use Gladstone accommodation for one night stop overs to Wilson and Heron Islands. Many of the accommodation options are budget priced and have limited facilities to match. There are a few hotels with more facilities suiting longer holiday stays like the Rydges Gladstone. With a spectacular harbour, marina and foreshore visitors should consider staying a few more days.