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.
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.
- 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.
- Automatic Teller Machine
- Bar Licensed bars on premises.
- Child Pool
- Child Activity Program Gecko Kids Club.
- Cafe/Coffee shop Keppels Convenience Store.
- Conference/Convention Facilities
- Cots Available
- Equipment Hire Variety of equipment available for client use.
- Games/Recreation Room
- Golf Course Nine hole.
- Gymnasium Gymnasium with modern equipment.
- High Chair
- 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.
- 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)
- Meetings Incentive Conventions
- Capricorn Tourism
- Sunlover Holidays
- American Express
- Diners Club
- Japan Travel Bureau
- 3 1/2 Stars
- Ceiling Fan
- Clock Radio
- Insect screens
- Iron/Ironing board
- Non Smoking Room
- Rollaway Bed
- Tea/Coffee making facilities
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