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From Yeppoon: Great Keppel Island Snorkeling Trip with Lunch

1. From Yeppoon: Great Keppel Island Snorkeling Trip with Lunch

Explore Great Keppel Island on a full-day trip from Yeppoon with round-trip transfers. Glide across the waters in a ferry, snorkel in idyllic beaches, and enjoy lunch in a local bistro. Depart from the Keppel Bay Marina and cruise over to Great Keppel Island. Take in the coastal views before disembarking directly on the picturesque Fisherman's Beach. Make your way to the beachfront Water sports and Activities hut to collect your snorkeling equipment. Head to the nearest reef directly off Shelving Beach or Monkey Beach to see the world beneath the waves. Enjoy plenty of time to explore any of the 17 beaches on the island. Stop at The Hideaway Bar & Bistro and tuck into a delicious lunch. A choice of burger or Caesar salad, including a can of XXXX or Great Northern, wine, or soft drink. After a day of adventure, return your snorkeling equipment to the hut and board your return ferry back to Yeppoon.

Yeppoon: Keppel Islands Luxury Sail and Snorkel Day Tour

2. Yeppoon: Keppel Islands Luxury Sail and Snorkel Day Tour

Discover the beauty of the Keppel Islands with this premier sailing and cruising charter service. This is the only all-inclusive full-day trip on the Capricorn Coast. Snorkel, hike, swim, or relax on the catamaran deck and enjoy a delicious buffet lunch while the amazing crew guides you through some of the most pristine waters and islands on the Queensland Coast. You might even see a whale during their annual migration from late August to October. Visibility for snorkeling is usually very good in the region but can be impacted by weather conditions and tides so some days will be better than others. Snorkeling gear is provided and the crew will point you in the right direction for the best snorkeling on the day. Finish the day off right with a complimentary glass of champagne, cheese, and deli platter, and take in a magical sunset on the cruise back to Yeppoon. You are welcome to bring alcohol in moderation but this is restricted to beer, wine, and premix drinks. No bottled spirits are permitted. There are large eskies (cool boxes) on board with ice for your cold drinks and snacks. In accordance with safety recommendations, no alcohol can be consumed before snorkeling, and alcohol consumption during the day cruise must be in keeping with safe boating and swimming guidelines.

Keppel Islands Sunset Cruise with cheese platter & champagne

3. Keppel Islands Sunset Cruise with cheese platter & champagne

Every sunset is different and the vast array of stunning natural colours is the perfect backdrop for your evening. Whether you are looking for a romantic afternoon or just want to spend some quality time with friends or family this sunset cruise is a truly spectacular way to unwind. When you step on board, you will be greeted with a sparkling glass of Champagne and then a delicious Mezz Deli Cheese Platter will be served while you spend time relaxing and enjoying the views. Guests are welcome to bring alcohol in moderation but we ask that this be restricted to beer, wine and premix drinks. No bottled spirits. Glass bottles are allowed but no drinking glasses please. We have large eskies on board with ice for your cold drinks and snacks. Please no hard eskies. Cooler bags are ok.

Discover Great Keppel Island: Ferry Transfers

4. Discover Great Keppel Island: Ferry Transfers

Escape to the captivating Great Keppel Island, where you have the freedom to explore at your leisure! Daily ferry transfers provide a swift 30-minute voyage from Yeppoon, a mere 18 kilometers off the Capricorn Coast. As you disembark from their spacious vessels, step directly onto the beach and immerse yourself in the unparalleled beauty of this "Barefoot Island Paradise." Within this island oasis, endless exploration opportunities await. With 1454 hectares of land and 17 pristine, sandy beaches, it's a haven for hikers and nature enthusiasts. The crystal-clear waters surrounding the island beckon you to embrace their refreshing allure, whether it's for a leisurely swim or to partake in various watersports. You can conveniently rent snorkelling gear, kayaks, and paddle-boards from two local businesses on the island. For those keen to explore the underwater wonders, you can embark on snorkelling adventures directly from the beaches, discovering the vibrant marine life thriving in the stunning waters that encircle Great Keppel Island. And when hunger strikes, choose from two licensed venues where you can relish a delightful meal or alternatively take a picnic with you to enjoy under a silky oak or palm tree along the beach. Great Keppel Island warmly welcomes four-legged friends, making it a pet-friendly paradise for you and your canine companions to enjoy together. Discover Great Keppel Island, where adventure and natural beauty come together for your exploration.

Great Keppel Island Snorkel and Boomnet Experience

5. Great Keppel Island Snorkel and Boomnet Experience

Embark on an unforgettable journey with the Great Keppel Island Adventure Tour – a perfect blend of excitement and relaxation featuring a day of exploration, boomnetting, snorkelling, and a captivating glass bottom boat tour. With over 1000 glowing 5-star reviews and over 24 years of operation, this tour promises unparalleled excellence. Rest assured, their tours are always a go – whether with two guests or a maximum of 40. Your adventure begins with a swift 30-minute transfer to stunning Great Keppel Island, featuring a delightful morning tea to set the stage for an unforgettable day. The glass bottom boat is your gateway to a coral-viewing tour, guided by their expert local crew, including a marine biologist and Master Reef Guide. You'll have an hour to explore island trails, pristine beaches, hidden village gems, or simply bask in the pristine waters of Keppel. Lunchtime treats you to a hearty Aussie-style meal with succulent steak, sausages, bread buns, salads, coleslaw, and various fruits, all enjoyed onboard as you float over the Great Barrier Reef. Afterward, dive into the marine world at Keppel's prime snorkelling spot, handpicked by their expert crew. Discover the vibrant underwater life with high-quality snorkelling gear, including wet suits and stinger suits if needed, as well as floatation devices. Their attentive crew is nearby in the motorised tender, ready to assist and ensure you don't miss a thing in the crystal-clear waters. Prepare for the exhilaration of boomnetting, a unique oceanic spa adventure that guarantees excitement and laughter. Imagine being gently pulled by a net dragged behind the vessel, creating thrilling and unforgettable moments. Hold on tight to the excitement for memories that will last a lifetime. After working up an appetite, savour afternoon tea. As your Adventure Tour on Great Keppel Island concludes, your 30-minute return ferry journey offers a relaxed ride back to the mainland, where you can cherish the day's memories. Complimentary tea, coffee, cordial, and water are provided throughout the tour. Your comfort is their priority, with spacious and well-maintained catamarans equipped with onboard restrooms. Join them for a worry-free day filled with exploration, education, and pure enjoyment. Getting to and from the ferry and tour terminal in Rosslyn Bay is effortless, with options like the public bus service, limousine and taxi services, and free parking for your vehicle. For active travellers, their well-connected pathways lead right to their doorstep.

Yeppoon: A Puzzle in Paradise Scavenger Hunt Adventure Game

6. Yeppoon: A Puzzle in Paradise Scavenger Hunt Adventure Game

Are you ready for your next Adventure? After booking, you will receive your play links via email or SMS. There is no need to meet a guide - You decide when you would like to play the adventure and head to the start location Once at the start location - You and your team click on the play links on your mobile to begin your adventure and you'll start to solve the cryptic clues. Each clue once solved leads you to a secret location. Unleash your inner explorer on “A Puzzle in Paradise”! Prepare to embark on a thrilling scavenger hunt through the charming town of Yeppoon. This immersive Adventure Clues Trail invites you to solve 15 cryptic clues, guiding you through the town’s rich settler past, vibrant street art, and lush tropical gardens. As you follow the trail, you’ll find yourself meandering along easy, flat pavements, providing a pleasant and leisurely walking experience. Are you ready to embark on this puzzling journey? Gather your friends and family and secure your spot today. Start Location - Town Centre Carpark corner of Hill Street & Queen Street, Yeppoon, QLD 4703 (free parking) Finish Location - 3 Lagoon Pl, Yeppoon QLD 4703, Australia Duration - 1.5-2 hours (may vary depending on how much time you spend at rest breaks) Go solo or play as a team - We recommend up to 4 players per team. If you want to play against another team then stagger your start times by 5 minutes, which is a great idea for large parties and team building. Play links are valid for 6 months after purchase making it a super flexible option

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What people are saying about Yeppoon

An excellent trip that was great value for money. To get to the snorkel locations I would recommend closed in shoes along with thongs. A few steep inclines/declines. So well worth it though and the reef was seriously amazing. In regards to the lunch, it was very good in the fact you could choose anything off the menu however, the kids were only able to choose from the kids menu. We have pre teens so they eat an adult meal and we had to pay extra. This was not clear in the booking, specifically stated we could choose anything off the menu and that kids meals were not included??This was confusing. Other than that, a brilliant trip and I would definitely do this again as it was such great value in a stunning location.

Great day on the island snorkelling and swimming. Lunch was amazing, friendly staff. Myself and my 2 little boys really enjoyed it