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Great Keppel Island Voted One of Australia’s Top 10 Island Destinations!

Great Keppel Island Voted One of Australia’s Top 10 Island Destinations! Great Keppel Island has taken out sixth (6th) position in an annual consumer poll by leading travel experience provider Experience Oz. Voted #6 Island Destination to Experience in 2017,… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise continues investment in Tourism Trade

Last week, the three regions of Capricorn, Gladstone and Bundaberg again partnered to promote the Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) Destination to Sydney ITO’s (Inbound Tour Operators). Capricorn Enterprise CEO, Mary Carroll, led a delegation of operators new to trade over three… Read more »

Northern Australia Alliance in the nation’s capital

100 guests attended the Annual Northern Australia Statement function at Parliament House on Tuesday in Canberra hosted by the Hon. Barnaby Joyce MP, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources and Minister for Resources and Northern Australia… Read more »

2017 Best of Queensland to showcase state’s tourism gems

This week, Capricorn Enterprise was thrilled to host Tourism and Events Queensland and our local tourism operators to learn how to be part of a world-first marketing initiative to shine the spotlight on Queensland’s BEST tourism experiences. By identifying products… Read more »

Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef – Help us recruit the first 5,000 Citizens!

In just a few weeks we launch our website to the world, coinciding with the annual coral spawning event. We’ve set ourselves a target of recruiting 5,000 Citizens by November and are reaching out to you, the tourism industry, businesses… Read more »

Government the key to unlocking Tourism potential for Great Keppel Island

“Critical Infrastructure to support both community and visitors is the key to Great Keppel Island reaching its potential with increased tourism product, operators and jobs.” “Government at all levels has an opportunity to work together to provide the necessary infrastructure… Read more »

YOUNG TOURISM LEADERS PROGRAM

Today (Thursday, 5th October) in Brisbane, Minister for Tourism the Hon Kate Jones MP  announced a second group of young tourism leaders, with not one, but TWO local Young Tourism Leaders in our Capricorn Region – Zac Garven (Cassidy Hospitality… Read more »

Sandstone Wilderness famil with Don Fuchs

Capricorn Enterprise coordinated a Sandstone Wilderness Famil for photojournalist Don Fuchs and freelance journalist Hannah James to Carnarvon Gorge last week. Don and Hannah have been commissioned by Australian Geographic to write a story about the Carnarvon Great Walk. They… Read more »

Keppels Gentle Giants

It’s been hard NOT to see a Humpback Whale in the Keppels this season, with many locals and visitors experiencing this added bonus onboard Freedom Fastcats, Keppel Konnections, Sail Capricornia, Pumpkin Xpress and most other charter and private boats! Local… Read more »

UK Journalist visits our Keppels and Southern Great Barrier Reef

This week, Capricorn Enterprise hosted UK journalist Lydia Bell, from The Daily Telegraph, who travelled directly to the Keppel Islands to write a story on the incredible health and diversity of our Southern Great Barrier Reef.  Lydia stayed on Pumpkin… Read more »