Blue Gem the Friendly Tourist Park for People and Pets

Your hosts, Ewan and Claire Letts welcome you to Sapphire, the heart of the Central Queensland Gemfields.  Thank you for choosing to stay at the Blue Gem Tourist Park.  We hope you enjoy your stay and good luck with the fossicking!

 Phone: 07 49854162

The services and facilities on offer are:-

Landscaped Pet Friendly Caravan and Camping Park with 42 powered sites with green grass and lovely gardens. Clean and tidy.

 Shop Hours 7.00am to 7.00pm – Bread [Fresh bread Mon Wed Fri) , Milk, Ice, Groceries, Newspapers, Take Away Food, Gas, Fuel, Jewellery, Fossicking Licences and Hire Equipment;

If you have any special requests please ask. ( eg Birthday Cakes. Etc)

 Laundry – Open 7am – 7pm. Washing Machines $ 4.00 (4 x $1.00) or $6.00. Approx 40 minutes per wash;

 Dryer 4 x $1 Coins approx 40 minutes per dryer; Please ask at the shop if you require an iron.

 Camp Kitchen – Free gas BBQ , Microwave, Fridge / Freezer, Toaster, Kettle, Sink and covered entertainment area;

 Do you have a talent? Let us know and we can talk about some entertainment.

 Pool –There is a brand new solar heated public pool about 100m up the road.

 Notice Board - Please check the notice board in the amenities for what’s happening around town.

 Pets – Dogs on approval. Dogs must be kept on a leash & please walk your dogs outside the park

 Please pick up after your pet: NO Dogs permitted in cabins or camp kitchen.

 Fossicking Park –We have our own FossickingPark. Try your luck! Wash from the creek is not to be washed in the park.

 Fossicking Tag Along Tours – Enquire at the Shop, we can help organise these.

 Waste Water – Please dispose of grey waste water [water from your sinks] into the dump point near the amenities building.

 Dump Point /Chemical Toilets We do not have a dump point here at the Park, however there is a Dump Point situated near the Sapphire Public Toilets [opposite the water facility]. The chemicals from these toilets can cause major problems with the park septic system so please use the public dump point. See the girls in the shop for directions.

 Please help us to conserve our precious water. No washing cars or caravans or filling fossicking water drums at the park. Please use the water facility.

 Water For Fossicking – Water required for Fossicking is located near the public toilets. A very small charge applies. Please ask for directions at the shop.

 Doctor - We have a medical Centre here in Sapphire, the Doctor visits on Thursdays. However we have a full time nurse who can do just about anything medical M- F 9-3.

 Emergencies call 000 – an ambulance station is at Sapphire

 Internet Access - Need to check emails / Internet Access etc? We have the best internet access in the Gemfields area. No computer, not a problem the Gemfields Community Centre open Mon-Fri 9am-3pm

 Feel like a night out - A Free bus runs to and from Anakie & Rubyvale Hotel on Friday nights please enquire at the shop for a Bus Timetable.

 Markets - Every Saturday morning in Rubyvale and every Sunday Morning from April through to September at the Sapphire Footy Fields across the road from the Park. You will need to take cash.

 Checking Out: Check out time is 10 am. Don’t forget to return your keys and receive your deposit back.

Please let us know if we can help with any special needs you might have.

Thank you for choosing to stay at the Blue Gem, we value your patronage and feedback. We are here to help make everyone’s stay a pleasant one and we look forward to seeing you again.