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Mercure Resort Great Keppel Island, Great Keppel Island

Fringed by 17 separate white sand beaches encircling its 28 kilometre shoreline like a pearl shell necklace, Great Keppel Island offers an unique holiday destination.

Almost astride the Tropic of Capricorn, Great Keppel enjoys a sub-tropical climate and near constant sea breezes which combined with the turquoise crystal of its water creates a holiday escape unique to the region.

Laced with picturesque walking trails, the island lists 10 different tracks ranging from a 15 minute beach walk to a hike to the lighthouse at the island’s tip.

A sanctuary to extensive native flora and fauna including more than 100 species of bird life including kookaburras, rainbow lorikeets, drongos and a diverse range of seabirds and with strong Aboriginal heritage links, Great Keppel Island is more than a place to lie in the sun.

Its accessibility – 20 minutes by air from Rockhampton, 30 minutes by high speed catamaran from Rosslyn Bay near Yeppoon and only 696 kilometres north of Brisbane – makes it a getaway which can be reached with a minimum of travel.

The Mercure Resort combines gracious Queensland hospitality, comfortable accommodation and abundant facilities for guests seeking to enjoy the islands many facets while indulging in a traditional holiday focused on families, friends, couples and relaxation.

Whether your perfect holiday consists of balmy days cocktail in hand under a palm tree, a hit of golf, snorkelling, or all of the above you’ll be moved by the beauty and charm of this magical island.

Accommodation Options


Garden View rooms are located near the reception building overlooking the tennis courts and golf course within easy access to the resort facilities. Serviced daily.


Beachfront rooms are located either side of Keppel’s Restaurant and have direct access to the northern and southern ends of Fisherman’s Beach complete with stunning views. Serviced daily.


Hillside Villas feature air conditioning, are split level and command spectacular views over the Golf Course, resort grounds and the Capricorn Coast’s neighbouring islands. Serviced every second day.

Activites and Experiences at Mercure Resort Great Keppel Island

  • Bushwalking Walking along various bush trails on the island.
  • Cruising Sailing and snorkelling adventures.
  • Game Playing Group, skill, chance and endurance.
  • Golfing Nine holes.
  • Seakayaking
  • Para-Sailing/Para-Flying Parachute and harness attached to motor boat.
  • Animal Riding Camel treks along beach.
  • Sailing Available to all clients.
  • Scenic Flight
  • Skiing – Water Undertaken out the front of resort.
  • Skydiving Jumping out of plane using parachute.
  • Snorkelling Swimming with snorkel around fringing reef.
  • Swimming Beach and pools.
  • Tennis Tennis courts located in the centre of resort.
  • Water-based Wide range of water based activities.
  • Mercure
  • Direct
  • Inbound
  • Retail
  • Wholesale
  • Automatic Teller Machine
  • Babysitting
  • Bar Licensed bars on premises.
  • Child Pool
  • Child Activity Program Gecko Kids Club.
  • Cafe/Coffee shop Keppels Convenience Store.
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Cots Available
  • Entertainment
  • Equipment Hire Variety of equipment available for client use.
  • Games/Recreation Room
  • Golf Course Nine hole.
  • Gymnasium Gymnasium with modern equipment.
  • Hairdresser
  • High Chair
  • Kiosk
  • Laundry Laundry facilities located close to rooms.
  • Masseur/Masseuse Masseuse only.
  • Medical Facilities Clinic located on premises.
  • Swimming Pool Outdoor Five swimming pools located outside.
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shop Island Boutique.
  • Spa Available for use by all clients.
  • Tennis Court – Full Size Available on premises for client use.
  • Tour Desk
  • Water Sports Gear Watersports Hut located on premises.
  • Active Variety of energetic activities available.
  • Beach Beach and poolside.
  • Cruise Variety of cruising options.
  • Diving PADI courses and introduction.
  • Golf
  • Health and Fitness
  • Island Offering a lot of water activities.
  • Nature based Bushwalks through preserved natural bushland.
  • Nightlife Entertainment and nightclub available for clients.
  • Reef Fringing reef located around island.
  • Relaxation Unwind and take it easy.
  • Romance Villas offer romantic getaways.
  • Soft Adventure Experience some adventure in comfort.
  • Sport Variety of sport based activities.
  • Water based Variety of water based activities available.
  • RTN, QH and National Distributors (TQ)
  • Family
  • Group
  • Meetings Incentive Conventions
  • Self-Drive
  • Wedding
  • Capricorn Tourism
  • Sunlover Holidays
  • American Express
  • Bankcard
  • Diners Club
  • Japan Travel Bureau
  • MasterCard
  • Visa
  • 3 1/2 Stars
  • Balcony
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Clock Radio
  • Ensuite
  • Refrigerator
  • Hairdryer
  • Insect screens
  • Iron/Ironing board
  • Linen
  • Non Smoking Room
  • Telephone
  • Rollaway Bed
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities
  • Television

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