Get your hands dirty with this two-day itinerary to the Sapphire Gemfields around Emerald.
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From the sapphire waters of Heron Island to finding actual sapphires, this itinerary has you covered!
Can you dino dig it? Yes you can!
Gold was discovered in Charters Towers in 1871 by an Aboriginal horseboy, Jupiter, who was travelling with prospectors looking for gold. He came across it by chance whilst rounding up their horses which had bolted in fright during a thunderstorm.