About Great Keppel Island

Nestled upon the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef, Great Keppel Island has a little slice of paradise for any kind of visitor. It is the largest of the islands in the Keppel Group and sits on the untouched coastline of the Capricorn Region. Much of the island’s attraction is its accessibility. Great Keppel Island is just a 30-minute boat ride from Rosslyn Bay Marina which is located just south of Yeppoon. The island can be reached by a packaged tour, sailing trips, ferry transfers, private charters and even by helicopter. 

Pristine beaches and aquatic adventures

The island is home to 28km of beaches and bays that sit upon the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. There are 17 pristine beaches waiting to be discovered, all of which boast pure white sands, beautiful palm trees, and clear turquoise waters. The island’s beaches make for perfect year-round swimming conditions with an average water temperature of 25 degrees.

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Nestled upon the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef, Great Keppel Island has a little slice of paradise for any kind of visitor. It is the largest of the islands in the Keppel Group and sits on the untouched coastline of the Capricorn Region. Much of the island’s attraction is its accessibility. Great Keppel Island is just a 30-minute boat ride from Rosslyn Bay Marina which is located just south of Yeppoon. The island can be reached by a packaged tour, sailing trips, ferry transfers, private charters and even by helicopter. 

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