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New Capricorn Coast Distillery gives back to the region’s greatest natural wonder

With a strong commitment to supporting the preservation of our region’s miraculous Great Barrier Reef, newly launched Reef Distillers on the Capricorn Coast have become proud members of 1% for the Planet. 1% for the Planet is a global movement… Read more »

Keppel Dive’s Tilly Shepherd announced as our region’s fourth Master Reef Guide

Growing up on boats and learning to snorkel almost before she could walk, there is no wonder Keppel Dive’s staff member Tilly Shepherd put both hands up to become the fourth Master Reef Guide (MRG) working across Keppel Bay. Joining… Read more »

Cooberrie Park celebrates 50 years of wildlife rescue and family fun

Established during December 1973, Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary has been successfully operating for half a century this month, providing a safe and peaceful space for injured wildlife, and generating plenty of exciting, up close and personal encounters for visitors and… Read more »

Family Holiday Destinations puts Yeppoon in the spotlight

Putting a spotlight on Yeppoon as an ideal holiday destination, family friendly website Family Holiday Destinations, has outlined where to go, what to do, and how to make the very best of your time on the Capricorn Coast. From swimming… Read more »

Southern Great Barrier Reef promoted in UK and Europe!

For 5 days and nights across 6 events this week (3-8 Dec), Eloise Chaffers is representing the Southern Great Barrier Reef destination at “Queensland is Calling”, Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) roadshow to UK and Europe.  A huge delegation of… Read more »

Cheers to our wonderful volunteers!

Christmas cheer was on the menu for our wonderful Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre volunteers at Yeppoon’s Stir & Stitch on Tuesday night. Every year, our 35 incredible volunteers, supported by our lovely VIC Supervisor Sarah Lawrence, welcome nearly 18,000… Read more »

Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre reducing their carbon footprint

This week, the Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre (VIC) is another step closer in their goal of reducing their carbon footprint. In April this year, VIC Supervisor, Sarah Lawrence, met with Eco-Biz Coach, Andrew Chamberlin, to develop a plan to… Read more »

Funtastic Cruises launches ‘The Kraken’ just in time for school holidays

Imagine the thrill of skimming across the azure waters of the Southern Great Barrier Reef, the wind in your hair, the sun on your face, and the breathtaking beauty of the Keppel Islands on the horizon. Local brothers Ollie and… Read more »

Amy Harris, Great Keppel Island Hideaway, nominated for the Young Tourism Leaders program

Capricorn Enterprise nominated Amy Harris from Great Keppel Island Hideaway for the Young Tourism Leaders program conducted by the Department of Tourism. Young Tourism Leaders are inspiring young professionals who promote the diverse, exciting careers which tourism offers. YTLs make… Read more »

Business champions acknowledged at regions night of nights

With the glistening waters of Keppel Bay as the backdrop to this year’s business night of nights, Keppel Bay Marina became a hub of excitement and celebration as 230 distinguished and eager guests, arrived for the 2023 Best in Business Awards proudly presented… Read more »