Getting Here

Map showing how to get to Great Keppel Island

Great Keppel Island lies approximately 15km off the coast of Yeppoon, near Rockhampton in Central Queensland.

Getting here is easy, with the option of a short Ferry ride or Flight

View from the Plane

By Ferry

Freedom Fast Cats operate a ferry transfer service to and from Great Keppel Island daily (excluding Mondays). The ferry departs from Pier One at Rosslyn Bay Boat Harbour in Yeppoon and takes around 30 minutes to get to the island.


Day Departure from Pier One Departure from GKI
Monday 10.30am 3:45pm
Tuesday 10.30am 2:30pm
Wednesday 9:15am 3:45pm
Thursday 9:15am 3:45pm
Friday 9:15am 1:00pm
Saturday 9:15am 3:45pm
Sunday 9:15am 3:45pm
Check-in 45 mins prior 15 mins prior
Timetable effective from March 2014 to March 2015.

Secure Car Parking

If you are driving to Rosslyn Bay, we recommend that you park your car at the Great Keppel Island Security Carpark, located just before the turnoff to the harbour. A courtesy bus service is provided between to and from Pier One.

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View from the Plane

By Plane

Peace Aviation operate an efficient air charter flight service to Great Keppel Island from Rockhampton Airport for very reasonable rates. The scenic flight to the island takes around 20 minutes and is a really special and exciting way to get to the island.

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By Boat

Have your own boat? There are boat ramp and marina facilities available at Rosslyn Bay Boat Harbour in Yeppoon. Take the short trip across the waters of Keppel Bay to Fishermans Beach on the island. Fishermans beach is a popular anchorage and is generally well protected from prevailing winds. Mooring facilities can be provided on request.

See you there!

Which ever way you travel to the island, we will greet you with our vehicle to transport your luggage and guide to you the Lodge.