Tourism

Visit the Keppels and stay for a day or for a month. Some visitors never leave.

Plan your visit to the extraordinary Keppel Islands:

Ferries and cruises

Accommodation

Keppel Lodge is well appointed beachfront accommodation on tropical Great Keppel Island.

Pumpkin Island is nestled in the Southern Great Barrier Reef’s Keppel Group of islands 14 kilometres off the coast of Yeppoon. The Island is the ultimate ‘get away from it all’ for couples, family groups or larger parties undertaking special celebrations.

Great Keppel Island accommodation and holiday getaway where you can rest, swim, snorkel, bushwalk and enjoy the peacefulness of a remote, natural island.

A small, secluded, friendly, eco-sensitive accommodation retreat on the quiet side of Great Keppel Island.

Emu’s Beach Resort is located at Emu Park and offers budget friendly retreat with a range of rooms and onsite facilities, ideal for the self-catering adventure holiday.

3 bdrm cottage with outdoor deck nestled at the base of the Singing Ship Hill opp. Bell Park. Beautiful breezes and sea views. 

Fisherman’s Beach Holiday Park (formerly Bell Park Caravan Park) really is a hidden gem, located right on the beach in the picturesque village of Emu Park.

Great Keppel Island Hideaway accommodation is a back to basics, barefoot experience, offering an affordable Southern Great Barrier Reef holiday for everyone.

3 bedroom beach house is perfectly located only metres from Fisherman’s Beach on Great Keppel Island to enjoy your holiday on this sub-tropical island paradise.

The Endeavour Inn Emu Park provides visitors a comfortable and conveniently located home base to take advantage of the many local sites and attractions whilst exploring the Capricorn Coast.

Visitor information

Visitor information centres

Capricorn Coast Information Centre

Ross Creek Roundabout, Scenic Highway, Yeppoon QLD 4703
Phone: (07) 4939 4888 or 1800 675 785
Fax: (07) 4939 1696
Email:

 

Capricorn Tourism Information Centre

Tropic of Capricorn Spire, Gladstone Road, Rockhampton
Phone: (07) 4927 2055 or 1800 676 701
Fax: (07) 4922 2605
Email:

 

Marine zoning and fishing

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority

Zoning information

Zoning map – up-to-date information

Phone: 1800 990 177

 

Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol – Yeppoon
Rosslyn Bay Boat Harbour
Phone: (07) 4933 6404

Fishing regulations
Phone: 13 25 23

Report illegal fishing
Fishwatch Hotline
Phone: 1800 017 116

Report marine animal strandings
RSPCA Qld
Phone: 1300 ANIMAL (1300 264 625)

 

Marine safety

Australian Volunteer Coastguard
Yeppoon Flotilla QF11
Rosslyn Bay Harbour
Phone: (07) 4933 6600
Fax: (07) 4933 6606

Frequencies monitored
27MHz, VHF Ch.16
Repeater Ch. 20, 21 & 22
MF/HF 2182, 2524, 4125, 6215 & 8291

Call sign: VMR 411