Rockhampton is a coastal Queensland town situated on the Tropic of Capricorn in Darumbal country. Being the beef capital of Australia, Rockhampton is also the capital of the surrounding agricultural district. The central business district, particularly Quay Street and East Street, make one of Australias most elegant streetscapes. The concentration of old buildings, tree-lined streets and the Fitzroy River all combine to make Rockhampton a unique place. Attractions in and around Rockhampton include the Rocky Markets, the Mount Archer Lookout, the botanic gardens and zoo, Olsen's Caverns, Byfield, Cooper Downs Cattle Station, Blackwater BHP Coal Mine and the Rockhampton Art Gallery.Rockhampton has a wide variety of accommodation including motels, hotels and serviced apartments.