We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Great Keppel Island Holiday Village

Certificate of Excellence
Fisherman's Beach, Great Keppel Island, Queensland, Australia
Hotel amenities
Great Keppel Island Holiday Village
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Certificate of Excellence
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
SingoFam
Add Photo Write a Review

128 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this property
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    99
    19
    3
    2
    5
See reviews for
34
43
14
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (28)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (128)
  • Mar-May only
    (27)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (41)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (38)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (22)
All months
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wentworth Falls, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Madison, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
37 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Stayed here with my daughter for 5 days over Easter. We had an amazing time sleeping in a tent with real, comfortable beds, furniture and electric. All perfectly adequate and we really enjoyed our cosy tent with its sheltered deck and lovely outlook. The loos and kitchen were kept clean by friendly staff, who even made yummy muffins for all... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I've been visiting GKI on and off since the 1980s. It's an absolutely beautiful island. The closed resort is a sad sight but on the other hand I much prefer the tranquility of less people being around. (The remainder of the accomodation and the Hideaway is open). We stayed at the Village over 10 years ago with friends and had... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I had a fantastic time staying at the Great Keppel Holiday Village. Geoff,the owner is a wonderful guy. He was always making sure that everyone was well taken care of. He is very accommodating and found us a different tent to stay in when we wanted to extend our stay from 2 nights to 5. We did... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rockhampton, Australia
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I have just returned from another idyllic trip to Holiday Village. I am a solo traveller and a local. I always stay in the tents and like the convenience of electricity , clean linens and a deck of my own to make my experience more comfortable. After all it's still camping, or so I like to tell myself. The company... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This is a wonderful destination if you are looking for a peaceful, laid-back, idyllic island getaway. There is no TV or radio to detract from the island experience, something that I found refreshing! That being said, you still have access to internet if you feel you still need to use it. We were greeted by Geoff who was very warm... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

73 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (73)
Viewed
View from room (6)
Viewed
Room/suite (6)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (14)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (9)
Viewed
Family/play areas (1)
Viewed
Other (36)
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Hotels you might also like...
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check In Check Out Check Out
Price Your Stay