17 white stunning beaches hug the island of GKI which is the largest of the 18 islands in the Keppel Group.
47km in circumference and located at the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef, Central Coast Queensland. The island is only 15 km from the Capricornia Coast and the local town of Yeppoon.
Great Keppel is known for her landscape, walking trails, deserted beaches, native wildlife, and - turquoise water. GKI is beautiful, peaceful, and simply breathtaking. Great Keppel Island forms part of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage, which was inscribed in 1981 for all four of the natural criteria specified in the World Heritage Convention criteria.
Being the largest coral reef ecosystem on the planet, the Great Barrier Reef is protected under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 and the GBR is a matter of national environmental significance.
SVENDSEN'S BEACH ~
GKI HOLIDAY VILLAGE ~
KEPPEL LODGE ~
KEPPEL BEACH HOUSE
PUMPKIN ISLAND ~
NORTH KEPPEL ISLAND ~
WHERE TO EAT?
GREAT KEPPEL ISLAND PIZZA
Island Pizza, open weekends, holidays, licensed.
Available for functions.
61 + 7 4939 4699
HOW TO GET to gki!
30 MINUTES ON THE FERRY
From Rockhampton, it is around 40kilometres to Yeppoon. Follow the signs to Rosslyn Bay. For car parking - leave your car at the car park below and they will drive you to the ferry.
GKI SECURITY CAR PARK ~
FREEDOM FAST CATS ~
KEPPEL KONNECTIONS ~
ACTIVITIES ON & AROUND THE ISLAND
GET READY TO CREATE AWESOME MEMORIES!
TOUR AROUND GKI
Explore secret beaches, sea caves, surf, seclusion… the ONLY way to explore it all is on the Keppel Explorer! Jump on for an exhilarating, fun and scenic adventure around the islands on an epic tour of discovery, sightseeing, relaxation and photo opportunities like no other.
Our tours offer a balanced blend of time exploring or relaxing on the islands AND cruising to secluded beaches, swim & numerous snorkel locations where no other tourists go. If you’re only going to do one tour of Keppel, this is it!
KEPPEL WATERSPORTS ~
DIVE CENTRE & watersport hut
FISHING AROUND KEPPEL