Gracemere is located nine kilometres west of Rockhampton in the Fitzroy Shire of the Australian state of Queensland. The town is home to the largest saleyards in the Southern Hemisphere, each week thousands of cattle, horses and livestock go under the auctioneers hammer.
The area was originally explored by Europeans in 1853, when the Archer brothers arrived looking for pastures for their sheep. The name Gracemere comes from "Grace", the name of one of the Archer brothers wife and ‘mere’ which is a Scottish term for lake.
There is accommodation available at the caravan park. Attractions include the saleyards, the long island nature reserve, the Stanwell Power Station and fossick Mount Hay Thunder Eggs.
Temperatures for Gracemere
Gracemere has hot summer temperatures. The summer high temperature for Gracemere is approximately 30 °c. The summer low temperature is approximately 20 °c.
Gracemere has warm winter temperatures. The winter high temperature for Gracemere is approximately 25 °c. The winter low temperature is approximately 12 °c.
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