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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Townsville Town Common Conservation Park

Townsville, Townsville Area
Free Entry
The park's wildlife viewing areas and walking and mountain bike trails offer a range of nature-based recreation activities close to the centre of Townsville. The park features deep-water lagoons and seasonal wetlands, coastal woodlands and vine thickets, and sheltered beaches fringed by rocky headlands.

Magnetic Island National Park

Magnetic Island, Townsville Area
Free Entry
Rocky granite headlands and towering hoop pines stand sentinel over tranquil sandy bays on this rugged, mountainous island covered with open eucalypt woodlands and surrounded by coral reefs. The island is easily accessible from Townsville and is noted for its abundant wildlife and varied history.

Fishing at Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island, Townsville Area
Free Entry
Magnetic Island is an angler's dream with a catch virtually guaranteed! Sit back, throw in a line and enjoy the rush of reeling in your latest bite. What a catch it can be; 22-pound Coral Trout and 44-pound Spanish Mackerel are among the trophies happy fishermen have taken home.

Picnic Bay

Magnetic Island, Townsville Area
Free Entry
With a sweeping beach, tranquil setting and the iconic jetty, Picnic Bay on Magnetic Island is a spectacular location to enjoy a relaxing swim, beachside dining or a spot of fishing on the jetty. Snorkel and explore the abundant marine life of Picnic Bay or see what you can spot from above while taking a stroll along the jetty.

Pelorus Island

Townsville, Townsville Area
Free Entry
Pelorus Island, located 800 metres north of Orpheus Island in the Palms Island group is an untouched, pristine environment accessible by private boat or on a dive tour. Pelorus Island offers spectacular fringing reefs accessible straight off the beach, which make for a remarkable snorkel or dive experience.

Arcadia at Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island, Townsville Area
Free Entry
Arcadia is the smallest of the four main bays around Magnetic Island and is surrounded by the prominent Alma Bay and Geoffrey Bay. Geoffrey Bay is a Marine National Park Zone - which means no fishing or collecting - but is great for exploring during low tide.

Wreck Diving at Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island, Townsville Area
Free Entry
Located within the waters of the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Magnetic Island has a wealth of interesting dive sites. Some of the best places to dive are found in Geoffrey, Alma, Arthur and Florence Bays and the reef in Nelly Bay.

Cape Pallarenda Conservation Park

Townsville, Townsville Area
Free Entry
Set in a scenic coastal location amongst open woodland and vine thickets, this park features an historic quarantine station, established in 1915. The station was initially used to quarantine passengers on incoming ships.

Castle Hill

Townsville, Townsville Area
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Just metres short of a mountain, Castle Hill is the giant pink granite monolith that stands proud in the centre of Townsville - a perfect place for visitors to orientate themselves. As well as offering vehicle access, Castle Hill provides a number of popular walking tracks, which are frequented by more than 2,500 locals a day!

"The Moltke" Dive Site

Magnetic Island, Townsville Area
Free Entry
"The Moltke" is a wreck dive accessible from the shore on Magnetic Island. The old cargo Boat has been here for over 70 years. The structure is fairly broken up providing many corners and holes for marine life to hide in.
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