The best place to stay
on the Sapphire Gemfields
The Sapphire Gemfields are located in Central Queensland.
They take in 4 small towns: Anakie, Rubyvale, Sapphire, and the Willows.
The Sapphire Gemfields covers 900 square klms and are one of the most significant Sapphire bearing areas in the world. (And you can keep what you find).
The townships of Rubyvale and Sapphire (only 6 klms between the towns) are the two main commercial centres of the Sapphire Gemfields.
Rubyvale has a hotel, general store, fuel, Sapphire shops, gem galleries, post office & cafés.
The Sapphire Gemfields are an easy drive from other holiday destinations:
Carnarvon Gorge - 268kms
Emerald - 60kms
Longreach - 390kms
Mackay - 390kms
Rockhampton - 328kms
Roma - 454kms
Townsville - 610kms
Barcaldine - 283kms