G’Day from Catalyst

Hi, I am Denise, one of the receptionists from the Hideaway and feel so blessed to be living and working at Great Keppel Island. People tell me, I’m livin’ the dream, as we live on our beautiful catamaran, “Catalyst” at the island. But you don’t have to live here to experience just how special Great…

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 to our other ladies, 1 lives on the island permanently….(we do not let her leave…

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 the most sensational of all seasons and the perfect stillness of the water, enhances the…

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.  Including Whales, Manta Rays, Clown Fish, Turtles, Potato Cod, Giant Clams, Maori Wrasse and of…

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 be air-conditioned over the next week and with a fresh lick of paint, will be…

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 antique books/suitcases as decorations, our bistro area was transformed for their 80 guests into a…