Keswick Island Camping and Glamping

Keswick Island, Mackay Area

Indicative Rate * AU$20 to AU$80

Experience camping and glamping on a natural Whitsunday island.

Keswick Island is a truly natural wonderland, and there is no better way to experience the wonders of this magical island than to camp under the stars.

Nestled on a leafy hillside, just a stroll from the tranquil waters of Basil Bay, the Keswick campground provides guests with a few of life's little comforts while still being immersed in nature.

By day, you can explore beautiful Keswick Island. By night, simply relax and unwind - sit around the camp fire, soak up the night air, roast marshmallows and marvel at the stars.

Come and experience the freedom, on Keswick!

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Camp Kitchen
  • Communal Kitchen
  • Communal Shower
  • Gas
  • Open fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Sailing
  • Scuba-Diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Swimming
Keswick Island
Keswick Island, Mackay Area
Queensland
Australia

Our Rooms

Keswick Camping offers you an opportunity to get back to basics within a natural island wonderland.

The boutique campground is nestled amongst trees and only a stroll from stunning Basil Bay beach. The non-powered camp sites are landscaped for privacy, and range in size from smaller (5 metres) to larger sites (10 metres).

Campground facilities including - fire ring, toilet/change room/showers, recycling and waste facilities, camp sink with fresh water.

Plus, the nearby Basil Bay Hut facility is solar-powered with kitchenette, barbecue, microwave and fridges, power points for charging, picnic tables with umbrellas, change room/toilet/beach shower.

Simply bring your own camping equipment and supplies OR instead opt to hire your camping equipment on Keswick.

Great for couples, groups or families. Suitable for children.

Keswick Glamping offers a peaceful nature retreat within the Great Barrier Reef.

The suites are set up for you, so the minute you arrive you can sit back, relax and enjoy your idyllic island escape.

Gamping suites (for 2 people) include - safari tent on timber deck, camp beds with mattress, all linen including towels, deck chairs, lantern, esky and eating utensils, plus welcome pack including a pot of unique Keswick Island honey!

Facilities include - toilet and shower (hot water bags available), fire ring, recycling/waste facilities, camp sink with fresh water. Nearby Basil Bay hut is powered and offers kitchenette, barbecue, microwave, fridges and picnic tables.

Experience the freedom, on Keswick!

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