Hotel Facilities - Information
Nestled amongst 22,000 acres of sprawling tropical landscape,?Mercure Capricorn Resort offers an unparalleled range of leisure facilities, sightseeing activities and day tours to key tourist attractions within the Capricorn Coast region.
The Resorts magnificent array of activities, together with its quality accommodation and wide choice of restaurants and bars, allows guests to design the holiday they want, whether it be a relaxing overnight getaway, a three-day golfing escape, or a longer stay taking in all the region has to offer.
Just 45 kms from Rockhampton, this integrated resort facility is located where an alluring stretch of coral reef coastline meets wetlands and rainforest. The surrounding unspoilt bush and wetlands is home to some of Australia's most beautiful and rare birdlife and wildlife.
From the Resort's very own 20 km of pristine beach frontage, guests can enjoy some of the many water sports and beach activities on offer, including sand sailers, catamarans, windsurfing, surf skis, boogie boards, waverunners, land yachts and quadbikes.
Guests can walk, jog or horse ride the entire length of the beach, which looks out towards the cool clear waters of the Great Barrier Reef and tropical islands of the neighbouring Keppel Island Group. Or for those who prefer to laze around soaking up the sunshine with a refreshing cocktail and a soothing poolside massage, the Resort also boasts one of the largest freshwater pools in the South Pacific with heated adjoining beach pool.
For the social golfer there is the classic Thomson-Wolveridge course, which is exacting but forgiving, with wide fairways that cut through beautiful native bushland.
The second course, created in 1992 by internationally renowned designer Karl Litten, will test the skills of the most seasoned professional, presenting a real challenge with tight fairways and plenty of scenic walks for the wayward shot.
Other facilities include an activities centre and gymnasium, lawn bowls, tennis, guided horse riding tours, archery, massage and beauty centre.
Staff at the resort can also arrange island cruises, scenic flights over the Great Barrier Reef and a variety of half and full-day tours to regional attractions including Dreamtime Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Centre, Koorana Crocodile Farm, the famous Capricorn Caves and more.?
Mercure Capricorn Resort offers an international standard of service for all visitors through the harmonious blending of first class amenities with the natural wonders of a unique environment. The Resort comprises three buildings surrounding a large freshwater swimming pool with adjoining heated beach pool.
Sit back and relax on your private balcony overlooking either the lush subtropical gardens and/or the lagoon swimming pool and the ocean - feature queen size bed, ensuite; balcony and air conditioning.
From your private balcony overlooking the lush subtropical landscape and/or the lagoon style swimming pool - all have ensuite with bath & shower, queen size bed in front room, sofa bed, and a single bed in the second bedroom.
Ocean View Suite
Why not enjoy the views these rooms have to offer from your private balcony. Our spacious Ocean View Suites all have ensuite with bath & shower, queen size bed in front room, and two single beds in second bedroom.
Resort Kitchenette Suite
Our spacious Kitchenette Suites feature a kitchenette, with 2 burner hotplate, microwave, pots & pans, cutlery and crockery. The Suite has a queen size bed in front room, and two single beds in second bedroom.
Let the world pass you by while relaxing on your own private corner balcony, overlooking the lush subtropical gardens and/or the lagoon style swimming pool and the ocean. The large corner rooms, feature a queen size bed in the master bedroom.
Capricorn Kitchenette Suite
With a spacious layout, expansive corner balcony offering views of the lush subtropical landscape and/or the lagoon style swimming pool and the ocean and a kitchenette for those who wish to self-cater, why wouldn't you love it. Each room has its own kitchen, there is 1 queen size bed and 1 single bed in the one bedroom.
One Bedroom Apartment
Perfect for the whole family, our one bedroom apartments have balconies with views of the lush tropical gardens and/or the ocean. The main bed room has a queen size bed, and the second bed room has two single beds.The apartment is fully self contained, however house keeping is available at a small cost.
Two Bedroom Apartment
Perfect for the whole family, our two bedroom apartments have balconies with views of the lush tropical gardens and/or the ocean. The master bedroom features a queen size bed, and the second room has two single beds. The apartment is fully self contained, however house keeping is available at a small cost.
Two Bedroom Semi Self Contained Apartment
Each apartment is spacious in design offering the families ample room to move about. Each room features an all inclusive lounge, kitchenette and sleeping area, with queen size bed. The master bedroom has a queen size bed and ensuite, the 2nd bedroom has two single beds.
Capricorn Resort Information Summary
Number of Rooms at Capricorn Resort: 281
Nearby activities and attractions:
Yeppoon Central is situated back in Yeppoon 10 minutes fron the Resort. The Koorana Crocodile Farm is approx 45 minutes away, Great Keppel Island is a 15 minute drive to the harbour and a 30 minute boat ride.
Getting to Capricorn Resort
Our Property is situated 10 minute drive along the Farnborough Road. Rockhampton Airport is 45 minutes drive north of the Resort.
Plan Your Event at Capricorn Resort Yeppoon Meetings & Conference Venue in Yeppoon Few resorts offer the excellence that Capricorn Resort Yeppoon offers to conference delegates. Nestled into a lush tropical landscape our Resort is the perfect setting for your special event. We cater for conferencing from 6 to 600 people and our variety of eight complexes allows us to offer suitable venues for Conferences, Seminars, Dinners, Product Launches, Presentations and Gala Events.
Conference & Meeting Facilities Eight conference facilities catering from 6 to 600 delegates Diverse range of themed events and team building exercises available The latest in technology including built-in sound system, projection screens, flexible lighting, staging, projection and video equipment are available Our dedicated banquet and sales staff liaise with meeting planners from the concept stage through to the actual event to ensure everything is perfect.
Dining at Capricorn Resort
Capricorn Resort Yeppoon Restaurants & Bars Billabong Restaurant Open for breakfast and dinner, seven days. (subject to change without notice) The Billabong is situated on the ground floor of Royal Palms overlooking the picturesque Resort gardens and pools. The Restaurant offers a full buffet breakfast daily, a la carte menu for dinner and the region's best "The Great Australian Buffet" experience every Saturday night. The Lagoon Restaurant Open Friday and Saturday for dinner only. (subject to change without notice, depending on occupancy) Experience the freshest and most dynamic contemporary Australian fusion cuisine in intimate and tranquil surrounds. Lagoon combines a stylish and tropical atmosphere with superior quality food and complimented by elegant service to ensure a memorable dining experience. Tsuruya Japanese Restaurant Open Tuesday to Saturday for lunch & dinner. (subject to change without notice) Indulge yourself in the authenticity, personalised interactive table cooking and tradition of the exquisite and delicate flavours of Japanese cuisine.
Located on the ground floor of the Palms, Tsuruya overlooks the lush green lawns of our Japanese gardens. The Rocks Bar Open from 5.30pm, seven days. (subject to change without notice) The Rocks is a fabulous Bar located off the main lobby, opposite Billabong Restaurant. Its laidback and relaxed atmosphere with live music, tapas style cuisine and creative cocktail styles make it the perfect place to kick back, relax, and sit the night away with family or friends. Ripples Poolside Bar Open from midday until sunset, seven days. (subject to change without notice) Overlooking the Lagoon pool is Ripples Bar, the perfect place to soak up the Capricorn sun. Apart from cold beer, Ripples offers a wide range of diverse wines, spirits, innovative cocktail blended by our poolside mixologists matched with simple poolside cuisine. Tropic of Cappuccino 9am to 5pm, seven days. (subject to change without notice) Cafe and Juice Bar. Modern and stylish in look, but relaxed and welcoming in feel. Offering freshly blended Juices, fusion coffees and a selection of salads, foccacia and cakes. Juice do it!!
Activities at Capricorn Resort
Capricorn Tours and Activities While you're staying at the beautiful Capricorn Resort Yeppoon, make sure you take part in some of the many activities and tours available to you. Golf on one of our Two World Class Courses From $80 - 18 holes (inc motorised cart) Offering two of the finest golf courses in central Queensland, Capricorn Resort Yeppoon is a golfers haven.
The 36 hole layout features the challenging Championship Course, weaving it's way through native melaleuca scrub, and the links style Resort Course, offering a more open and relaxing round. Wetlands Eco Tour $45 per adult, $35 per child View the resorts 22,000 acres of wilderness with one of our experienced wildlife guides. See sweeping views from the hilltop lookout and glimpse some of the 150 species of birds that call the Resort home. Contact Activities for tour times Bring: comfortable clothes and your camera Guided Beach Horseriding $80 per person Guide your friendly horse through the coastal dunes and down on to our endless beach, taking in spectacular views of the Keppel Island group. Your trek will be fully supervised. Children must be from 10 years of age. Departs: 7.00am and 9.30am (during summer) and 8.00am and 10.30am (during winter) - Wednesday - Sunday Bring: closed shoes and long trousers Max 100 kilos Rainforest Canoe Adventure $55 per adult, $35 per child The cool serenity of Waterpark Creek is just a short drive from the Resort, where our guide will lead you on a easy and picturesque paddle. Contact Activities for tour times Bring: comfortable clothes and your camera Minimum of 20 kilos Massage and Beauty Massages from $45 (30 minutes) Our Massage and Beauty Centre offers a full range of massages, including Pohaku Hot Stone Massage, beauty treatments, waxing salt glow scrubs, mud wraps and spray tans. Wear: loose fitting clothes
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