The Central Queensland Gemfields in Outback Australia is a destination not to be missed if you like fossicking for gemstones, with its stark beauty in the true Outback Queenslnd style. There are many fossicking fields surrounding the town of Sapphire and Rubyvale, along with Anakie.
This is the place to find a sapphire. You can either try your luck on the fossicking fields, and many people have found enough sapphires to start their families’ heirlooms.
You can visit us on the Graves Hill Road on the way to the Graves Hill fossicking Field.
We can give you advice on which area produces the best sapphire finds and information on sapphires. We also have sapphires for sale direct from our mine, unset or set into beautiful gold Jewelers. We have found some lovely blue sapphires and bi colored sapphires referred to as party sapphires. We also stock Gemstones from around the world, cut by our on site facetor who can also cut your sapphires.
Come and visit us and we can show you around an operating sapphire mine and give you advice on how to best experience fossicking for gemstones and the best places to visit and explore around the Gemfields. There are many good tour operators and fantastic gemstone and jewellery shops to visit also. People often fall in love with this unusual place and revisit often until eventually settling here. The Central Queensland Gemfields is a remarkable place with the chance to find a beautiful sapphire by hand or in the buckets of wash offered through the small country town of Sapphire. A fossickers dream holiday.