The port of Gladstone is impressive - even by world standards. Strategically located as a natural distribution point for the world- wide shipment of the considerable resources of Central Queensland, this busy port is already the largest multicargo port in Australia.
The Gladstone Port Authority at the forefront in planning and co-ordination of future development, has already reclaimed large areas of land for the establishment of port industries and services.
The adjacent Gladstone Marina has been constructed to international standard as an anchorage for up to 200 pleasure craft and as the departure terminal for visits to The Great Barrier Reef.
The Gladstone Marina is also the departure point for the large Charter Boat fleet based in Gladstone. If lucky, visitors can catch a glimpse of the harbours resident dolphins. Charters include weekend trips or can be up to seven days duration for a voyage to the mighty Swains Reef with the catch filleted and frozen on board. Charter vessels are equipped to cater for divers and underwater photographers, and sightseers.
Family barbecue facilities, restaurant and boardwalk shops make the Gladstone Marina and ideal family recreational facility.
sound shell and surrounding lawn provide a picture- perfect setting
to showcase entertainment - from the fully staged shows
Festival to concerts performed by school children.