Basil Bay on Keswick Island

Keswick Island, Mackay Area

The beautiful Basil Bay is Keswick Island's prime swimming beach.

Located on the western side of the island, Basil Bay boasts crystal clear water at high tide, crisp white sand and gentle shade trees - making it an idyllic spot to enjoy your quintessential island adventure.

Popular with swimmers, snorkelers and walkers. Beginner scuba divers also use the protected waters for introductory dives.

At low tide, the fringing reef makes an appearance, which is popular for beachcombers, who enjoy the opportunity to visit the neighbouring Arthur Bay on foot.

The Basil Bay Hut facility provides visitors with barbecue facilities and picnic tables, a toilet, change room and beach shower.

The area is easily accessible on foot of by golf buggy.

Basil Bay is a perfect place to relax with family and friends.

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities

Other Information

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
Keswick Island
Keswick Island, Mackay Area
Queensland
Australia

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