The Tropic of Capricorn Spire

Landmarks and Buildings

The Tropic of Capricorn is a line that represents the southernmost position of the sun on its annual journey where the sun can be directly overhead. Rockhampton lies just north of the Tropic of Capricorn.

Visit their Spire, a marker that acts as a sundial, one of the only locations in the world that allows you to observe how the earth moves around the sun and ‘see’ the extent of difference in length of shadows at mid-winter and mid-summer.

Facilities

Carpark Coach Parking Picnic Area Public Toilet

Internet Access

Free Wifi

Membership

Australian Tourism Export Council Queensland Tourism Industry Council Visitor Information Centre

Accreditation

Australian Tourism Accreditation COVID Safe

Rates

Free Entry

Nearby Things to Do

View All
River Cruises CQ

River Cruises CQ

Rockhampton

Customs House at night

Customs House

Rockhampton

Photo of helicopter flying over Capricorn Coast

Rockhampton Helicopters

Rockhampton

Underwater cooper

Aqualification & Fitness: 42nd Battalion Memorial Pool and Waterslides

Frenchville, Rockhampton

RMAO - external

Rockhampton Museum of Art (RMOA)

Rockhampton

The iconic Barramundi caught in the Fiztroy River in Rockhampton

Reel Fishing CQ

The Common, Rockhampton

Contact Us