The Gemfest Festival is located at: Alan King Memorial Park, Anakie Qld, 4702
Have any questions at all? Feel free to get in touch.

Gemfest is at Anakie Qld. 42 kms west of Emerald – turnoff  the Capricorn Highway and travel  1 km to the Gemfest site.

Plenty of parking available.




The Sapphire Gemfields are located in Central Queensland. 

There are 4 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 6klms between the towns) are the two main commercial centres of the Sapphire Gemfields.

Rubyvale has a hotel, general store, fuel, fossicking, Undergound mine tours, Sapphire shops, post office & cafés.

Sapphire has a general store, fuel, fossicking, Sapphire shops, post office & cafes.

The Sapphire Gemfields are an easy drive from other holiday destinations:

  • Carnarvon Gorge – 268kms

  • Emerald – 62kms

  • Longreach – 390kms

  • Mackay – 390kms

  • Rockhampton – 328kms

  • Roma – 454kms

  • Townsville – 610kms

  • Barcaldine – 283kms