Just offshore from the
are the tropical islands known as the Keppel Islands. There are 18 islands in
the group, of which one of the most well known is the Great Keppel Island, which
at 1,454 ha is the largest of the island group.
Among the group of islands in the Keppel Bay area, 12 of the islands have
been declared National Parks:
At 627 ha, North Keppel Island is the largest of the national parks island in
- Barren (First Lump) Island
- Corroboree Island
- Divided Island
- Halfway Island
- Humpy Island
- Middle Island
- North Keppel Island
- Peak Island
- Pelican Island
- Sloping Island
Other islands in the group and area include:
As well as the flora and fauna of the national park islands, visitors to the
region can enjoy the unspoilt peacefulness of the area and
pristine beaches of white sands. The areas crystal clear tropical waters are
teaming with brilliantly coloured fish, other marine life and corals.
There are opportunities for swimming, diving, snorkelling, glass bottom boat viewing,
canoeing, bush walks, tours and cruises or just relaxing. The region also offer
an array of accommodation options from camping, eco style and resorts.
The average weather conditions ranging from 26บ - 30บC throughout the year,
except for June to August, when the temperature drops to an average of 22บC.
Great Keppel Island is approximately 18 km from the mainland.
North Keppel Island is approximately 15 km from the mainland.
Underwater Observatory off Middle Island.
Check out our listing of
Island accommodation. In addition to our listed online travel guide
information, contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for
more attractions, tours, local maps and other information.