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Fossicking in Queensland

Purchase a fossicking licence or fossicking camping permit

Find out how to obtain a fossicking licence or fossicking camping permit.

Central Queensland gemfields

Find out where you can fossick for sapphires near Rubyvale and Sapphire.

Central gold district

Find out where to fossick for gold in the historic gold rush area of Clermont.

South-eastern Queensland fossicking

Find out about fossicking for gold, topaz and petrified wood in southern Queensland.

North Queensland fossicking

Read about North Queensland’s topaz, agate and moonstone fossicking areas.

Western opal fields

Read about where you can fossick for gems on western Queensland’s opal fields.

Fossicking rules and responsibilities

Find out where you can fossick and what tools are allowed.

Last updated 15 June 2014


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