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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.

Parilla Argentinian BBQ! Every Friday…

For those of us that enjoy a good BBQ, life isn’t complete with trying the ultimate Parilla Argentinian BBQ. This mammoth contraption slow cooks the meats over hot coals for a number of hours, releasing that slow cooked, smoky goodness every Friday night from 6:30pm. Throughout winter, we have mixed up our meats to try…

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…

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…

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…