Summer Holiday Activities at the Capricorn Coast

There is plenty to do over the summer school holidays, but if you need some ideas, visit our wonderful volunteers at our Visitor Information Centre in Yeppoon, open every day except Christmas Day with limited hours on Boxing Day (open 10am to 2pm) and New Years Day (open from 1pm to 5pm).

We have some amazing tourist attractions on both land and water, but here are some additional activities you may not have considered:

Kids learn to SailTackers 1 for ages 6-12, 12-15 December & 16-19 January at Keppel Bay Sailing Club

Free Introduction to Sailing on a Yacht- January 7 at Capricornia Cruising Yacht Club

School Holiday CraftsLivingstone Shire Libraries:

  • Yeppoon Dec 15, 18, Jan 12, Jan 19
  • Byfield Dec 19, Jan 9, Jan 16
  • Emu Park Dec 20, Jan 10, Jan 17
  • Zilzie (Thwaite Park) Dec 21, Jan 18

Free Art Workshop at Fig Tree Creek Markets Jan 7 (Kim Warcon Mandala art)

New Yeppoon Skate Park has Re-opened!

Christmas Wreath Workshop Dec 22 at The Studio Garden (Shannon Hawkes Artisan Florals)

Christmas Carols at Tanby Garden Centre Dec 23 from 6 pm

Christmas Day Lunches with availability:

Footlights Theatre Restaurant (booking essential)

Great Keppel Island Hideaway (Keppel Konnections ferry 8.30am and 10.30am departure and returning at 4pm and 6pm – bookings essential)


The Waterline Restaurant, Keppel Bay Marina – Live on the Lawn 31st December and kids eat free every night until Christmas

Pie Alley Blues

  • Friday Dec 29 Swamp Blues Slide Guitar 8 Ball Aitken (limited tickets)
  • Saturday Dec 30th: Alley Katz
  • Sunday Dec 31st: NYE with Medicinal Porpoises 8:30 – 12:30

Pacific Hotel New Years Eve Party Live music from 4 pm

Keppel Bay Sailing Club 2018 Diamond Dazzler New Years Eve Party

The Spinnaker New Years Eve Family Fun Night (Kids Movie, Jumping castle, Live entertainment)

Krackers Bar & Grill New Years Eve Glow Party

Rosslyn Bay Resort Christmas Eve Special Family Parilla, live music & Santa visit

On behalf of the Directors, Staff and Volunteers of Capricorn Enterprise, we wish you all a safe and enjoyable festive season with your loved ones.

See you in the New Year!

Mary Carroll CEO Capricorn Enterprise

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