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  The best from North Queensland (Trent Clarke/Rockhampton ISA) has joined forces with the best from South East Queensland (Shanon Zunker/Vball in Paradise) to deliver a Beach Volleyball event like no other. Together with Great Keppel Island Hideaway Resort we… Read more »

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… Read more »

18 Reasons that Great Keppel is our favourite Great Barrier Reef island

We’ve been talking in the office at Great Keppel Island Hideaway and discussing what a magical little hidden gem we live and work on. It’s funny to us how so many locations around the world are such desirable, tropical romanticisms… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »