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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Simpson Desert National Park

Birdsville, Diamantina Area
Free Entry
Spanning 1,012,000 hectares in the arid outback, this is Queensland’s largest protected area. Parallel wind-blown sand dunes dominate the striking landscape. Some extend 200 kilometres and reach 90 metres high.

French Line - Simpson Desert

Birdsville, Diamantina Area
Free Entry
The Simpson Desert is undoubtedly Australia's most loved desert with large numbers of visitors each year accepting the challenge of crossing the Simpson. Winter rains carpet the desert in wildflowers and the night skies are a star gazers delight.
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The landscape and scenery on the Winton - Boulia via Diamantina National Park journey will leave you awestruck. A challenging journey, this relatively isolated route will require the driver to be well prepared as there are no fuel or food facilities.

Diamantina National Park Circuit

Bedourie, Diamantina Area
Free Entry
Diamantina National Park has been named one of Australia’s top 10 national parks by the Worldwide Fund for Nature. The drive passes through a variety of landscapes, from the river channels and waterholes on the flood plains, to sand dunes, gibber plains and grasslands.

Birdsville Track

Birdsville, Diamantina Area
Free Entry
An Australian Outback Adventure, the well maintained, unsealed track links Birdsville in Queensland's south-west to Maree in the mid-north of South Australia. The Birdsville Track covers some of Australia's most beautiful and challenging country, passing through the Simpson Desert and Sturt's Stoney Desert.

Diamantina National Park

Bedourie, Diamantina Area
Free Entry
In Diamantina National Park, the mighty Diamantina River, one of Queensland’s longest, cuts braided channels through gibber flats, sand dunes and red-capped ranges. The park supports a large number of rare and threatened plants and animals, including the greater bilby.

Red Sandhills

Windorah, Barcoo Area
Free Entry
The Red Sandhills ten kilometres west of Windorah on the Birdsville Road are the reddest that you will find anywhere. They may not be very high, but they are worth stopping to admire, especially for photographers.

Waddi Trees

Birdsville, Diamantina Area
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One of Australia’s rarest plants, the Waddi Trees (Acacia puece) have spiky, needle-like leaves and thick bark. The Waddi tree piqued early explorer William John Wills’ interest, with some samples of the seeds found buried in his diary after his death.

Cuttaburra Crossing

Bedourie, Diamantina Area
Free Entry
Cuttaburra Crossing is a permanent waterhole and a renowned wetland on the Eyre Creek. It is located between Lake Koolivoo and Lake Machattie. Cuttaburra Crossing is home to many species of birdlife.

Big Red

Birdsville, Diamantina Area
Free Entry
Standing at 30 metres in height, this awesome sand dune, Big Red, provides a challenge for any four wheel drive enthusiast. The first of 1113 dunes in the Simpson Desert, the spectacular sunsets from the top of Big Red are an experience not to be missed.
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