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Man and Wife Rocks Dive Site

Great Keppel Island,

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Located in the Keppel Group of Islands on the Great Barrier Reef, Man and Wife Rocks features a beautiful plateau (around six to eight metres) of rich coral reef with extensive varieties of hard and soft corals. Staghorn corals are prolific - great macro photography. A number of sea anemones with resident clownfish, large schools of pelagic fish. There is a drop-off where large sponges, sea fans, sea snakes and wobbegong sharks can be encountered.

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Great Barrier Reef
Great Keppel Island,
Queensland
Australia

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Freedom Fast Cats

Multiple Locations
From AU$55.00 - 138.00
Freedom Fast Cats takes you through the spectacular Keppel Bay Islands; located at the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef near the Tropic of Capricorn, and boasting some of the most pristine beaches, and unspoilt habitats the reef has to offer. Join the experienced crew for a memorable day exploring the Keppel bay Islands. They have a range of different cruising options to suit all ages. If you like a more laid back pace, sit back relax and soak up the scenery as you cruise the coves and beaches. For the more adventurous type they have glass bottom boat cruises, snorkelling and the famous boom-netting. Guaranteed to be a highlight of your visit to the Capricorn Coast!

The Waterline Restaurant

Capricorn Coast, Livingstone Area
  • Deals
Located on the deck at Keppel Bay Marina, The Waterline Restaurant is the ultimate waterfront dining experience. Open daily from 7and and for evening dining Wednesday to Sunday, the all day dining menu features the best of local beef and seafood. Multi awards winning, The Waterline Restaurant is as essential part of any Capricorn Coast holiday experience.

Sail Capricornia

Multiple Locations
From AU$115.00 - 115.00
Grace is a purpose built sailing catamaran which sails the beautiful Keppel Bay and Islands off Yeppoon, Central Queensland. Your hosts, Anthony and Vicki have the enviable task of sailing you to places only accessible by boat. Come and allow them to show off their isolated sandy beaches and coral outcrops inhabited by turtles, dolphins and all kinds of fish. Grace sails at 8.30am from Keppel Bay Marina. Then it's snorkelling, exploring or just chilling out after morning tea. A full buffet lunch including fresh local prawns and fresh fruit platter awaits you on return to Grace. Then it's all hands on deck for wildlife spotting as you sail homeward, arriving back to reality at about 4.30pm. It's a great day of fun and discovery. Sunset sails are also on the menu, casting off at around 5pm for a romantic sail around the bay.

Coco's @ Seaspray

Capricorn Coast, Livingstone Area
Coco's @ Seaspray restaurant is open for all day dining offering both Seaspray Resort guests and other visitors a tranquil coastal-style alfresco space in which to enjoy Modern Australian cuisine. The outdoor setting is contemporary and relaxed whilst the interior bar offers a more stylish and intimate dining retreat. A great place to dine if you're around the Capricorn Coast.

Keppel Bay Marina

Capricorn Coast, Livingstone Area
  • Free WiFi
Free Entry
Located at the gateway to the Keppel Group of Islands, Keppel Bay Marina is the friendliest and largest marina in Northern Australia. The multi award winning tourist facility is home to over 500 berths, The Waterline Restaurant, Sail Capricornia and a range of charter vessels. No holiday to the Capricorn Coast is complete without a visit to Keppel Bay Marina.

Man and Wife Rocks Dive Site

Great Keppel Island,
Free Entry
Located in the Keppel Group of Islands on the Great Barrier Reef, Man and Wife Rocks features a beautiful plateau (around six to eight metres) of rich coral reef with extensive varieties of hard and soft corals. Staghorn corals are prolific - great macro photography. A number of sea anemones with resident clownfish, large schools of pelagic fish. There is a drop-off where large sponges, sea fans, sea snakes and wobbegong sharks can be encountered.

Egg Rock Dive Site

Great Keppel Island,
Free Entry
Egg Rock is located in a Marine National Park "B" Zone - the Keppel Group of Islands on the Great Barrier Reef are totally protected. Wall dives to 30m on the seaward side, numerous types of corals and fish life - some up to 70kg! Coral Trout in abundance and Clown Fish (the size of your hand) in their Anemones in patches up to 10m in diameter. Sea Snakes, Cod, Barramundi, Hussar's, Sweetlip, Hump-headed Batfish and Red Emperor to name a few. This site is a photographers dream.

Outer Rocks Dive Site

Great Keppel Island,
Free Entry
Outer Rocks, in the Keppel Group of Islands on the Great Barrier Reef, has entry at 8m over superb ridges rich in hard and soft coral. The ridge is known as Snake Paradise due to the resident population of olive sea snakes. There are many gutters to explore, ledges, and a good variety of marine life. Green and loggerhead turtles are also regular visitors. Snorkeling and safety stop area over the staghorn and coral patches.

Child Island Dive Site

Great Keppel Island,
Free Entry
In the Keppel Group of Islands on the Great Barrier Reef, you can drift dive the deep channel to 30 metres between the Child and Barren islands known as "The Gulch". Its walls are lined with small colourful invertebrates. On a good dive, gropers, barracuda, trevally, stingrays, wobbegongs, cobia and surgeonfish can be seen. Novice divers can dive at 15 metre level to view magnificent coral formations, the Gulch cave, forests of sea whips and sea fans.

Keppel Bay Islands National Park

Capricorn Coast, Livingstone Area
Free Entry
Keppel Bay Islands National Park protects 13 islands in the Keppel Group and is surrounded by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. The islands are the traditional home of the Kanomi-Woppaburra people. Secluded beaches, plunging cliffs and diverse plant communities are just some of the attractions on offer. Sea turtles breed and feed around the islands. On North Keppel Island, discover wildlife and enjoy the views on three walks. Snorkelling and diving are also popular. Go fishing, but adhere to regulations. Learn about Humpy Island's history and explore its circuit walk. Enjoy camping on one of seven islands. Camping fees apply and bookings are essential. Book in advance for school holidays. Take water and a fuel stove. Check restrictions on activities such as spearfishing, anchoring, fishing and collecting.
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