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Great Keppel Island Holiday Village

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Fisherman's Beach, Great Keppel Island, Queensland, Australia
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed there with package brought online in conjunction with the mainland backpackers. The boat leaves at 9am but return the next day at 3:45pm from the island for most days, so do not plan long trips. The island is well maintained ONLY at each establishment, outside the establishment is not maintained - the road have many pot holes, trees... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I had two nights camping at GKI Holiday Village and loved every minute. The place was extremely relaxed, yet hospitable, and was well maintained, despite the remoteness. The kitchen was clean and well equipped with everything you need to cook your own meals and chill your beers. Helen and Dave met us with a friendly smile and... More 

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Easton, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We (Parents and two boys, 17 and 13 visited Great Keppel in late June. The QLD area was having an unseasonal windy and cool period. The reason i mention this is that we still had a fantastic time. The island itself is just beautiful, you can walk for hours and not see a soul (you will see many goats). You... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Stayed in the dolphin cottage. Really great place to relax and enjoy the island. Basic cottage but well set up for family and self catering. Geoff was a fantastic friendly host that went out of his way to help. Still have the option of going to the bistro in the neighbouring resort to buy a meal. Highly recommend.

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Yeppoon, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

My family has had several lovely stays at the Great Keppel Island Holiday Village. The owner and team of friendly backpackers make the stay very easy. It's location a brief stroll from Putney Beach provides easy access to bush walks and watersports. The camp kitchen has adequate facilities for cooking and food storage and is kept very clean.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Peaceful place for family to unwind and relax on holiday, and have a break from the stress of everyday life. With lovely surroundings, the island itself is beautiful and just waiting to be explored. This is easily accomplished as paddle boards and snorkel gear is provided with your visit. This combined with the friendly managements suggestions will allow you to... More 

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Wentworth Falls, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We spent our winter 2015 school holidays at GKI and were surprised to find it uncrowded and peaceful. On most days we had the beautiful white sand beaches to ourselves for hours at a time. Snorkeling on the fringing coral reefs was a highlight - they may not be as spectacular as the outer reefs but they were the perfect... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

My sister and I came to Great Keppel to work with Geoff and I can say it is one of the best experiences I've had in Australia! The island is so beautiful and relaxing! Going back to mainland and the 'real world' is a huge struggle! The beaches are beautiful and the walks are so lovely! The beds are comfortable... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I can't say enough about how wonderful this place is. Geoff bends over backwards to make customers happy. We're an American couple on a RTW tour and oddly, this was the highlight of our Australia trip, even considering we saw Sydney and the Great Barrier Reef, among other places along the coast. It's a low budget, beautiful spot on a... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We had a group of 8. 5 of us were in Dolphin Cottage (which needs a little TLC I must admit) and the others in Cabin 1. The first night the temp dropped crazy low and we froze our butts off with no blankets. I was over it at this point. However the next day we were plied with as... More 

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