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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 »

Summer on the Capricorn Coast School Holiday program will bring the fun for families

Make a splash into the summer school holidays this Christmas, as Livingstone Shire Council delivers another sun-sational school holiday program! The upcoming Summer on the Capricorn Coast program is filled with fun and exciting events, offering a great range of… Read more »

Audition Call for 2024! Showcase Queensland Destinations to the World!

Do you know an individual, family or couple planning to relocate to Queensland? Or a staff member who has just arrived to work with you? HGTV’s House Hunters International is on the hunt for enthusiastic international candidates eager to rent… Read more »

Keepers of the Reef featured in Qantas Spirit of Australia

If you are flying with Qantas this November, check out the mention of Pumpkin Island and Reef Distillers on page 26 in the story titled “Keepers of the Reef”. This beautiful 10 page story about reef guardians is supported by… Read more »

Cruise shore excursions in our sights

Visiting from Sydney, a delegation from Intercruises, one of five (5) ground handling companies offering shore excursions to the Cruise industry in Australia, is familiarising themselves with our destination this week. Hosted by CEO Mary Carroll, this is a direct outcome… Read more »

Keppel Bay Sailing Club wins Best Club in Australia

With exceptional growth in membership, hosting highly successful regattas throughout the year, and consistent growth in participation across a range of club-related positions and activities, the Capricorn Coast’s Keppel Bay Sailing Club has anchored the top gong at the 2023… Read more »