Great Keppel Island

Great Keppel Island Departing Rockhampton/Yeppoon

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Great Keppel Island Adventure
3 days 2 night Package $149 per adult

Description
Snorkel the amazing Southern Great Barrier Reef, straight off the Beach of Great Keppel Island.
Swim in the crystal clear water, hike and bush walk the entire Island and discover any of the 17
pristine, white sandy beaches with reef off each point.
Be transported from Rockhampton major transport stops, to the lovely beach town of Emu Park.
Stay in the comfy beds (NO BUNKS) at Emus Beach Resort and enjoy a beer at the bar or a Friday
night BBQ with the locals (depending on your arrival day).
There is plenty to see and do in Emu Park and Great Keppel Island. Don’t miss this fantastic stop
between Fraser Island and Airlie Beach.
Itinerary
Day 1 : Pick up from Rockhampton
Meals : None
Pick up from Rockhampton and Transfer to Emus Beach Resort – (will vary, depending transport
arrival times and other pickups) (No pick ups between 1am and 6am) Have an awesome sleep in the
comfortable beds (NO BUNK BEDS and MAX 4 in a room)
Day 2 : Great Keppel Island Day Trip
Meals : None
Transfer to Rosslyn Bay Marina @ 8:30 for 9:00am Ferry. Spend the day exploring Great Keppel
Island and the Southern Great Barrier Reef. Look for turtles and rays while snorkeling straight off
the beach. Try a hike to the Lookout or visit more of the incredible beaches on the Island. 4pm Ferry
back to the mainland and transfer back to Emus Beach Resort. Meet other travelers at the friendly
onsite bar and then enjoy another awesome nights sleep.
Day 3 : Day in Emu Park and return transfer
Meals : None
Spend the morning discovering the Coastal Town of Emu Park. With an award winning Anzac
Memorial Walk and Singing Ship, quaint Art Gallery and museum and lovely coffee shops and a
Supermarket for the necessities. Take in an optional tour to the Local Crocodile Farm or ask about a
visit to the close by National Park where you can see turtles swimming below. Transfer back to
Rockhampton to meet your ongoing transport, north or south.
Departure Days: 7 Days a week
Food not included in the package.
BOOK NOW +61 7 4974 7029

Book your holiday to Great Keppel Island and visit the inner part of the Southern Great Barrier Reef phone 07 4974 7029, exploring a remote island, snorkelling directly off the shore and having an experience like no other! Great Keppel Island holiday packages help you out so you don’t have the stress or worries… more time to just relax!

Just enjoy the slow, lazy days of island life. With 17 white sandy beaches, great swimming, snorkelling, and beautiful bushwalking tracks to explore this mostly uninhabited island, you can definitely get away from the fast pace of travelling and daily life.  So take a break in your travels and experience an island without the crowds.

What is there to do on Great Keppel Island?

– Guided kayak & motorised canoe trips to surrounding beaches and islands
– Water taxi drop offs & pickups to surrounding beaches and islands
– Heaps of walking tracks to explore interior of island & get to secluded beaches
– Snorkelling – direct from a few beaches
– Safe swimming beaches
– Spectacular sunsets

Where is it located?

Great Keppel Island is just a 30 minute ferry ride off the mainland town of Yeppoon and 45 kms from Rockhampton. It’s just a 3 hour drive from Agnes Water and the Town of 1770.

What time will I get onto the island?

Ferries depart Keppel Bay Marina every day except Mondays.
Tuesday 10.30am to island; 2pm from island.
Wednesday to Sunday – 9.15am to island; 3.45pm from island.
Additional service on Friday only – 3pm to island; 10am from island.
No service on Monday.

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Prices subject to change at any time without notice.
Prices may not be valid for peak times.
T&C’s may apply.
Updated 18.1.18 by LB