How To Do Great Keppel Island In a Day

Never visited Great Keppel Island before? Time poor and can’t spend the night? Well you’re in luck, welcome to our locals guide to Great Keppel Island in a day. Great Keppel Island is not a national park and is not privately owned so happily welcomes day visitors as well as in-house guests to island accommodation.…

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Keppel Konnections Late Return Ferry Service

It’s BBQ time! Join us for our late return parilla, Friday 28th September! Book your return transfers with Keppel Konnections and add your parilla Argentinian BBQ as an optional extra on check out. Late service departs GKI at 9:30pm. If you’re heading back to Rocky and want to indulge in a few coldies, why not…

Spring has Sprung on GKI!

Winter has flown by and it’s officially the first day of spring which means, the Spring/Summer timetable has commenced with Keppel Konnections. As of today, the regular daily service will depart Keppel Bay Marina at 9am & 3pm with the 7:30am early bird departure running Saturday, Sunday and everyday throughout the QLD school holidays.

Winter Sunsets Blowing us Away

There are sunsets but until you have watched the big golden sun sink down through the mountains in the background, over the waters of Keppel Bay, and create an amazing display of red, orange, pink rays of light into the night sky, you have not lived. Great Keppel Island is loved for not only her…

Operation Clean Up!

It’s Good Morning from a sunny, blue skied Great Keppel Island, Looking outside the reception window right now, you would never believe that less than a week ago, we were in the midst of a Tropical Low that was the former TC Debbie. Many of our regular guests and visitors would know, over the years,…

This is Chelsea…

Hey everyone, I’m Chelsea. The non-Australian-looking Australian that works in reception at GKI Hideaway and Keppel Konnections. You will find me behind the reception desk with a ‘cuppa tea’ in hand – with two lovely Brits by my side it is practically a crime not to have one! How would you like to wake up to…

You’re speaking to Beth…

Good morning, afternoon, evening! Current “new girl” here in reception. The second of the blonde brits hiding behind the desk. To say that I’m blessed to be here would be a complete understatement. Waking up every morning to the white sand and crystal clear water instantly puts a smile on my face – and I’d…

Wedding Season…

Our wedding season is nearly coming to an end, with just two more to go throughout November (and then Party season jumps right in!). We’ve had some wonderful couples through our doors, and have sent away many a happily ever after. With our spectacular views and relaxed atmosphere, we’re not even a little modest about…

Whales Galore!

Whale season is well and truly underway and this year, the magnificent marine mammals have been putting on a mighty show!Spotted first on their migration North around the back of Great Keppel, it isn’t usually until the migration South that beautiful species comes into the shallower waters off the North Western side of the Island. With…