Emu Park – On the Capricorn Coast

Emu Park is situated on the Capricorn Coast, Queensland, Australia. The small town was established in the 1870s when families from nearby Rockhampton built seaside holiday homes. It is also where my Great-grandfather chose to live.

Rocks and Sea, Emu Park, Queensland, Australia

Rocks and Sea at Emu Park

One-Legged Sea Gull, Emu Park, Queensland, Australia

One-Legged Sea Gull at Emu Park, Queensland

Drift Wood, Emu Park, Queensland, Australia

Drift Wood, Pine Beach, Emu Park, Queensland

Jetty, Emu Park, Queensland, Australia

Jetty, Emu Park, Queensland, Australia

Jetty, Emu Park, Queensland, Australia

Jetty, Emu Park, Queensland – Opened in 1926 by Mrs Fisher wife of the then Prime Minister

Keppel Bay, Coral Sea, Emu Park, Queensland, Australia

Keppel Bay part of the Coral Sea, Emu Park – in the distance is Great Keppel Island

The Singing Ship, Emu Park, Queensland, Australia

The Singing Ship, Emu Park, Queensland – A monument to Captain James Cook who sailed the east coast of Australia in 1770

Pine Beach, Emu Park, Queensland, Australia

Pine Beach, Emu Park, Queensland, Australia

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