Great Keppel Island Day Trip - Lunch - Snorkel Equipment Hire

Tour Code: 857

Departing: Yeppoon

Ferry Boat - Snorkel Gear - Lunch
  • Take a ferry boat ride from Keppel Bay Marina in Yeppoon to visit Great Keppel Island for the day to snorkel and enjoy a lunch
  • You choose the ferry boat departure time and return time from the Keppel Bay Marina to suit your holiday schedule
  • Wander the pretty bays and explore Great Keppel Island on a day tour that is dictated by yourself
  • Snorkel gear is provided for you to explore the underwater world on the island and a burger lunch with a drink is also included in the snorkel tour package deal

Included In Price

  • Boat transfer from Keppel Bay Marina to Great Keppel Island
  • Snorkel gear hire to use at your leisure
  • Lunch 12pm – 2pm Burger and choice of beer or house wine from Great Keppel Hideaway Island - Gluten Free, vegan & vegetarian options available

Departing from Keppel Bay Marina in Yeppoon on a ferry boat you can spend the day snorkelling around the beautiful bays on Great Keppel Island and enjoy a burger lunch and a glass of beer or wine with your day tour island package deal.

How To Get to Great Keppel Island for a Day Tour

Drive from Rockhampton to Yeppoon and then onto Rosslyn Bay (40klms).

Take the Yeppoon-Rockhampton turnoff from the Bruce Highway

A 30 minute drive will have you in beautiful Yeppon and the Capricorn Coast.

Turn right and after a short 10 minute drive you will see the Rosslyn Bay Harbour turnoff.

You must pre-book your ferry boat tickets

It’s also a good idea to pre-book your secure car space at Great Keppel Island Security Car Park on 07 4933 6670 

Great Keppel Island Snorkel Tour and Lunch Deal

Our Yeppoon ferry boat services are the most comfortable and fast way to visit beautiful Great Keppel Island in the Capricorn region of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. 
Bookings for our Great Keppel Island snorkel tour and lunch deal must be pre-booked as we cannot accept last minute bookings due to catering requirements.

For our 7 days a week, twice daily departures from Keppel Bay Marina, please check in at the Keppel Konnections office, located in the carpark next to the Waterline Restaurant/Keppel Bay Marina building, at least 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure.

Over special events and peak holiday seasons we may add on extra services to the Great Keppel Island timetable schedule. 

Transfers across to the island take approximately 30 minutes so sit back relax and enjoy the wonderful scenery.

We make our way over to Great Keppel Island from the Keppel Bay Marina, dropping you directly on the picturesque Fishermans Beach. From here, make your way to our beachfront Watersports and Activities hut to collect your snorkelling equipment and head to the nearest reef directly off Shelving Beach or Monkey Beach.

The Hideaway Bar & Bistro serve lunch between 11:30am - 2:30pm and your day trip includes anything off the lunch menu including a beer, wine or softdrink. Childrens lunch tickets are from the childrens menu.

Whilst on Great Keppel Island you're snorkel hire is for the entire day so you can take a leisurely stroll to one of the other beaches after lunch or snorkel after lunch, it's your choice how you plan your day!
You will need to return you snorkel equipment to the watersports hut prior to departure and ensure you are on the beach in our drop-off/pick-up spot 10 minutes prior to your departure time for boarding!

Great Keppel Island Return Ferry Trip

For departures from Great Keppel Island please make your way to Fisherman's Beach at least 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure. 

Transfers across to the island take approximately 30 minutes so sit back relax and enjoy the wonderful scenery.

Spend the day snorkeling any beach or bay of your choosing and enjoy a burger lunch and cold beverage between the hours of 12-2pm at Great Keppel Island Hideaway

What is There To Do On Great Keppel Island?

This is a question on so many tourists minds... When you visit Great Keppel Island you had better be prepared for some action and adventure as it a big island with lot's of exciting new places to discover.

Great Keppel Island offers expansive walking trails both inland and around the islands circumference. You will encounter wetlands, scenic lookouts, secret coves and scenic beaches with coral reef outcrops for you to snorkel.

There is an historical homestead, an Aboriginal Shell Midden near Long Beach, big beautiful paperbark trees, wildlife and more.

There are shops on the island where you can buy food and drinks and hire beach equipment to explore to surrounding coral reefs on Great Keppel Island.  

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From


Departure Time

As per confirmed booking details

Departure Instructions

Check in 30 minutes prior to departure


Great Keppel Island

Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation


Closed on Christmas Day


Full day tour
40 minutes to and from the island

Fitness Level Required


Additional Information

Please note this not a guided tour

A soft bag with beach items not to exceed 23kg Excess baggage may incur an extra fee.

All cancellations must be in writing.

Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee.

Please see our terms and conditions  for details prior to booking.

  • All cruises are subject to sea and weather conditions in the interest of passenger safety.
  • No refund offered if you change your mind however you can get a credit for a future date.

Great Keppel Island Day Trip - Lunch - Snorkel Equipment Hire

Tour Code: 857

Departing: Yeppoon

Ferry Boat - Snorkel Gear - Lunch



Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$50.00
Family: au$260.00

Tour Code: 857



15 yrs & over

5 - 14 yrs

0 - 4 yrs

Ages of Children
(Discounts May Apply)
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745

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