On Great Keppel Island you will never get bored, with plenty of great spots and activities for all to enjoy. Just some of the activities and things to do on the island include:

17 Stunning Beaches

Putney Beach
Shelving Beach

You've just found the perfect holiday escape to relax and unwind, Its the beaches that really set Keppel apart from other Queensland Islands.

There are 17 pristine white sand beaches together with coral reefs, walking tracks & vantage points waiting for you to explore.


Great Keppel Island is situated in the Great Barrier Reef and has many surrounding coral reefs with abundant fish and marine life, making for spectacular Snorkelling. You can hire snorkelling equipment from us explore the reef straight out off the beach. Don't be surprised if you find Nemo or a Turtle!

You're welcome to hire snorkelling equipment from us even if you're just at Keppel for the day.

Beach Fishing

Beach Fishing

Great beach fishing is available on Fishermans, Putney and Leekes Beaches with seasonal runs of Whiting, Trevally and Flathead. Putney Point can offer larger pelagic species. Be sure to grab a Marine Park Zoning Map from us and ask where the fish are biting.

Bush Walking & Scenery

View from Putney Point to Leekes Beach track

From a gentle sunset stroll on Fishermans Beach to an all day hike out to the light house, Great Keppel has an extensive variety of beach & bush walks for all ages and fitness. Pick up one of Carl Svendsen's track maps and head off for a beach picnic or snorkelling excusion.


The Fishermans Beach Watersports has Catamaran & Kayak hire, Waterskiing & Tube rides available.

Glass bottom boat tours and Cruise packages (including Boomnetting and Snorkelling) are also available. Book with Freedom Fast Cats prior to arriving at the island, or at the Tropical Vibes on the island.

Bars & Eateries

Island Pizza
  • The Tropical Vibes offers Ice Creams, Snacks, Drinks, Clothing & Souvenirs
  • Island Pizza specialises in gourmet style pizzas. Check the noticeboard for opening times and menu.