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Great Keppel Island
a great place for a tropical island vacation experience

Off the Queensland coast city of Rockhampton sits Great Keppel Island.  Great Keppel offers a totally unique tropical island experience with 17 beautiful beaches, many of them secluded and safe for swimming, acres of natural bushland and 28Km of golden sand. The island is 43 Km in circumference and has heaps of colourful fish just right for snorkelling as have many of Australia's exotic getaways.



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Great Keppel is the largest island of the Great Keppel Group, which consist of 14 islands offering excellent marine life and great spots for snorkelling and diving. Other water sports include windsurfing, sea kyaking and catamaran sailing.

Enjoy a sub-tropical climate on your exotic vacation

Almost astride the Tropic of Capricorn, Great Keppel Island enjoys a sub-tropical climate and near constant sea breezes which combined with the turquoise crystal of its waters creates a vacation escape unique to the region.

Laced with picturesque walkng trails, the island lists 10 different tracks. The island is a sanctuary to extensive native flora and fauna including more than 100 species of bird life including rainbow parikeets, kookaburras and a diverse range of sea birds. It's also common to see goannas and possums. The mangrove swamps near Leeke's Beach are particularly impressive. Great Keppel Island is more than a place to lie in the sun.

Watch the sun set on Great Keppel on your exotic vacationIt's accessibility - 20 minutes by air from Rockhampton, 30 minutes by high speed catamaran from Rosslyn near Yeppoon and only 696Km north of Brisbane makes it an exotic getaway which can be reached with a minimum of travel.

Great Keppel Island is just one of Australia's exotic getaways.

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