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3 Little Birds that sit in Reception…

Part Two… Good morning #idreamofkeppel #greatkeppelislandhideaway lovers, hope you are all enjoying our blog sessions and you find them interesting and entertaining. I am part of the reception team here at the hideaway and as a local living in Yeppoon, as opposed… Read more »

Winter on The Southern Great Barrier Reef

When you’re looking for your next adventure this winter, remember that Great Keppel Island is a mere 30 minutes away from Keppel Bay Marina on the ferry. Don’t let the cooler night time temperatures put you off, winter sunsets are… Read more »

Guided Jet Ski Tours

The activity companies on the island are growing from strength to strength, with both Keppel Water Sports & GKI Adventures recently purchasing Jet Skis for guided tours around the island. Brett treated myself, Mandy & Kelly to an impromptu guided… Read more »

Visit Great Keppel and see the Great Eight

Africa has the “Big Five”, well, in Australia, we have the “Great Eight”. That’s Eight iconic residents of this marvellous underwater eco-system which until you have seen them all, really means you haven’t seen the Great Barrier Reef at all. … Read more »

A Day in the life of a Long Term Backpacker

When I first visited the Capricorn Coast it was to do my 88 days regional work to gain my second year working holiday visa. For those regular to the Hideaway, you may know me as the Pome in reception(!) to… Read more »

Coming Soon!

It’s all go here at Great Keppel Island Hideaway, and we cannot wait to share all our exciting up-coming projects with you. Firstly, our “Reef Rooms” are under-going a make-over and renaming process to become our “Garden Rooms”. They will… Read more »

Our First Wedding of 2016

Today we would like to offer massive congratulations to Mr & Mrs Cornell. Kate & Lindsay have become our first Bride & Groom of 2016, with a quirky reception at our bar and bistro. With a vintage theme, and beautiful… Read more »