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An Adults Getaway 
Ideal for a relaxing stay on the Sapphire Gemfields

Visiting Kangaroos

An Adults Getaway  - Ideal for a relaxing stay on the Sapphire Gemfields

A Must Stay Experience on your travels through Sapphire Gemfields, Central Queensland and the Outback.

An Oasis for Adult guests wanting a peaceful and relaxed stay with superb comfort and great features.

Situated 1km from town Centre

500metres from Miners Heritage

Heart of the Gemfields

Walk along the adjoining fire trail and who knows what you'll find

Exclusive 'night with the stars' at Rubyvale Observatory (optional)

Michael & Jane Taylor, the business owners and hosts, also have a Sapphire and Jewellery Business: Taylors Fine Sapphires. You can browse in their shop for Australian Sapphires and Quality Jewellery.


Michael and Jane are passionate about Australian Sapphires, the Sapphire Gemfields and with over 34yrs experience in Rubyvale, are more than happy to help you plan your ideal Gemfields visit.

Your Place

What makes Rubyvale Motel and Holiday Units such a must stay experience:

Adults only

7 units spread over 3 acres with privacy and serenity

Landscaped gardens with wallabies and wildlife

adjoining fire trails for walks

Totally peaceful and quiet

optional exclusive night with the stars at Rubyvale Observatory ($130 per couple - available for guests only

Free laundry facilities

Undercover BBQ area

High standard of friendly service

5/5 on Trip Advisor with Certificate of Excellence

Enjoy the Verandah
Unique Sapphire Jewellery


Experience the thrill of finding your own precious Sapphire. Hear about famous Sapphires found not only by miners but amateurs or ‘Fossickers’

Do some Sapphire fossicking yourself. 


Or browse our onsite Jewellery Shop

Taylors Fine Sapphires.

Night Sky Observatory

The ‘Gems by Day, Jewels by Night’ Observatory Session is a fascinating tour into the wonders of the night sky above the Sapphire Gemfields.

The sessions are for Adults staying at the Rubyvale Motel. Bookings are essential.

While the sapphires take up your day activities, the outback sky provides diamond nights.

Gems By Day Jewels by Night Observatory


Melissa and I have stayed twice recently and would happily stay again, the rooms were neat, tidy, spacious and well equipped.

We spoke with both Michael and Jane who were excellent hosts. One of the main attractions to the area are the gems. 

- Brendan H.

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