YeppoonCentral Queensland, about 40 minutes drive north-east of Rockhampton.
Yeppoon is a tropical beachside town, a suburban area of Rockhampton, and the gateway to Great Keppel Island, all in one. It is a series of beachside development stretching around 30 minutes along the coast, with several beaches, mudflats, and lakes.
The closest airport is at Rockhampton.
- Wreck Point
- Causeway Lake
- Singing Ship. A memorial to James Cook on the headland at Emu Park. As the wind blows the "strings", the ship sings.
Keppel Bay Sailing Clubaddress: Anzac ParadeDining room overlooks the beach, with large windows looking out over Keppel Bay. Basic furnishing, and casual atmosphere. Food is no more expensive than the other clubs in town.
phone: +61 7 4939 6111address: 92 Pattison St, Emu ParkNewly opened backpackers resort.
L'amor Holiday ApartmentsQuiet, clean and good value option south of the main town area in Yeppoon.
Pumpkin Island Eco RetreatPumpkin Island, between Great Keppel and North Keppel Islands off the coast near Yeppoon, is within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. This retreat consists of five eco-friendly self-catering cottages powered by wind and sun, overlooking a crystalline beach. Each accommodates between four and eight guests (with a maximum of 30) and is fully self-contained.
phone: +61 7 4939 2446
phone: +61 7 4939 3177