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Shell-abrating new life on Great Keppel Island

The most magical time of year is upon us, and Great Keppel Island continues to be a turtle-y magical spot to create and shell-abrate new life. From October, the local fraternity of flatback, loggerhead and green turtles travel across the… Read more »

From Reef to Rainforest, Ch 9’s Getaway explores the Capricorn Coast, Southern Great Barrier Reef

Dropping anchor at Great Keppel Island and Byfield rainforest for four nights last week, presenter David Whitehill and cameraman Roger Price filming for Channel 9’s popular national lifestyle television show Getaway, spent their days exploring our blue and green natural… Read more »

Great Keppel Island’s popular wedding venue up for Industry Award

It’s the place where dreams and memories are made, and Great Keppel Island Hideaway has fast become a top choice for couples tying the knot. Hosting over 40 weddings a year, our very own love island has been announced as… Read more »

Call Out for support crew: Swim Around Keppel 2022

Upcoming open water swim offers family fun day on Great Keppel Island With the annual Swim Around Keppel just 8 weeks away, Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th July 2022 on Great Keppel Island, day visitors are encouraged to book their… Read more »

The Great Keppel Island Trail Run / Hike

Register now – Event on Sunday 12th June 2022 Central Queensland’s most spectacular running/hiking event is happening on June 12 at Great Keppel Island. Registrations are still open, but time is running out. This event caters to both trail runners… Read more »

Hancock Prospecting backs out Woppa-Great Keppel Island resort development

Statement by GKI Investments Pty Ltd (Hancock): GKI Investments Pty Ltd has been reviewing a potential development project on Great Keppel Island in Queensland. A significant amount of work has now been completed as part of an extensive review process… Read more »

Swim Around Keppel Returns July 2022 – Family fun on the Capricorn Coast

One of Australia’s longest swimming marathons is back for another splash in 2022, as Swim Around Keppel (SAK) returns to our Keppel Bay waters on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th July. This one-of-a-kind event will see swimmers from all around… Read more »

Great Keppel Island’s Geoff Mercer features on Channel 9’s My Way

The episode featuring Geoff is now on 9Now at this link: https://www.9now.com.au/my-way/season-3/episode-4. After landing on Great Keppel Island over 43 years ago, Geoff took hold of the reigns of Great Keppel Island Holiday Village in 1998. His passion for his… Read more »

Chase your dreams at the GKI Trail Run

We all know that Great Keppel Island (GKI) located on the Southern Great Barrier Reef has a track record of being one of the most special places to spend your days… Simply set one foot on this spectacular island paradise… Read more »

Altum Property Group working hard to proceed with GKI Resort

Capricorn Enterprise has been very pleased to welcome Leigh and Rob McCready from Altum Property Group this week, with the couple meeting a number of key stakeholders. Livingstone Shire Council Mayor and Councillors welcomed a detailed presentation from Altum Property… Read more »