Gladstone is a must visit while you’re in the Macleay as the quaintest little village along the Macleay River. Beckoning those who enjoy a riverside stroll and love heritage, history and funky finds, stop for a while and explore the village. With 19 beautifully preserved buildings, art galleries, specialty shops and cafes, you can relax and take a stroll.
Don’t miss the famous Gladstone Quality Markets on the 3rd Sunday of every month from 9am to 2pm opposite the Gladstone Hotel. Brimming with local food, art, craft and locals who are passionate about their wares, the market regularly attracts a big crowd to this usually quiet riverside village.
For those who enjoy boating and fishing, there is a boat ramp ready for a great day out on the Macleay River exploring the local waterways.