How to get to Great Keppel Island

Finding your way to Great Keppel Island will always take you through Rockhampton. The beef capital of Australia! Rocky is located 40 kilometres or approximately 45 minutes drive from Yeppoon on the Capricorn Coast.

Transport to Rockhampton, Queensland will be by private car, Qantas or Virgin Australia, Greyhound or Premier Buses and Queensland Rail.


Upon booking accommodation, ask our friendly reception team about our sister company Keppel Konnections and book both your accommodation and transfers together in one seamless transaction.

Transport Options

Rockhampton to Keppel Bay Marina

Self Drive to Yeppoon

Security Car Park

Contact to book your secure parking. The security car park runs a shuttle down to the ferry departure point.

From Rockhampton

From Rockhampton, travel to Yeppoon, and then to Rosslyn Bay (40kms drive). Take the Yeppoon-Rockhampton road turnoff, just north of Rockhampton from the Bruce Highway.  A 30-minute drive will bring you to Yeppoon and the Capricorn Coast.  Turn right along the Scenic Highway (The Capricorn Coast Tourist Organisation office is just on your left).  After a short ten minute drive you will be at the Rosslyn Bay Harbour turnoff (Great Keppel Island Security Car Park is on your right – phone 0488 004 785 or

Alternative Experiences:

Keppel Konnections phone 0484 241 505 or 

Funtastic Cruises phone 04 3890 9502 or »

Sail Capricornia phone  0421 709 238 or »

Or by Air

Peace Aviation phone 07 4922 7055 or »

Heli-Central 0413 275 773