Cultural Precincts

Cultural and on country experiences

With over two cultural centres to explore, including On Country experiences and tours on offer, you'll be spoilt for choice if you're looking for cultural experiences when visiting the Rockhampton region. 


Rockhampton CBD located | Directions to Walter Reid Cultural Centre

Rockhampton’s principal community arts and leisure centre is the heritage-listed Walter Reid Cultural Centre. Visiting the centre is a great way to view local exhibitions and join in activities such as arts and crafts workshops, movies, photography, pottery, woodwork and rail modelling.

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9km from Rockhampton CBD | Directions to Dreamtime Cultural Centre

Gain insight into our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage with a trip to the Dreamtime Cultural Centre. Witness the diverse beating cultural heart of our city through one of the guided tours on offer at the centre. The Torres Strait Islander’s Complex includes huts, the giant dugong and plants particular to the region, with the Aboriginal Traditional area complete with a replica burial site, rock art, gunyahs and traditional ceremonial sites of the Darumbal people. The combination of these two distinct cultures within the one complex provides the Dreamtime Cultural Centre with a very unique appeal.

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Want to get out on Country and experience, learn and be educated on significant sites, Darumbal Dreaming Stories, Medicinal Plants Use, Traditional Food and Tasting? Look no further! With Darumbal Elders and People, they take you and your team on a journey through Darumbal Country which is perfect for schools, conference groups and tourists.

If you would like to know more about Cultural Programs and Tours please contact

(07) 4926 0026

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