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Keswick Island Guesthouse

3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   26 Coral Passage Drive | Keswick Island, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014
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Mackay, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

On a whim, decided on a getaway weekend at the Keswick Island Guest House. Took a short 12 minute flight from mainland Mackay, Qld to the stunning Keswick Island, and were greeted by our delightful hosts Brian and Lyn Kinderman. Stepping onto the island guest home deck, we were gobsmacked by uninterrupted views over islands in the Whitsundays and the... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We've enjoyed every minute of our stay at the Keswick Island Guesthouse! Great nature, lovely, large and comfortable rooms and, most of all, great hosts. Great company, great food, great wine. Overall, a very indulging experience, well worth travelling across the world for.

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Mackay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

We spent 4 wonderful days here in Nov 2013. Cannot speak highly enough of the way Brian and Lyn looked after us. All meals were fantastic, room was perfect and the walks and beaches were so natural and unspoilt. A truly wonderful experience.

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Inverloch, Victoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Our week at Keswick Island Guest House was outstanding. Lyn and Brian are great hosts; Lyn is an excellent chef; every meal was a celebration. Brian attended to our every need. They were congenial company, as were the other guests. We were included in two local festivities: Canoodling by the beach, and the Melbourne Cup luncheon at the Guest House.... More

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Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

My Wife and I stayed for 5 nights in July 2013. We are the type of people that like unspoilt places, enjoy walks and get immersed in the natural environment. But we also like a little luxury too! Keswick Island Guest House provides a perfect balance of a holiday in a wonderful natural beach and forest setting where we felt... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Words can't describe how fabulous our stay at Keswick Island Guest House was. This is truly an up-market experience, but with a "homely" touch. From the greetings by Lyn and Brian at the airstrip, the introduction to our lavish suite with its ocean views, watching Lyn as "masterchef" in the massive kitchen while we chatted over a pre-dinner drink, nibbles... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Just flying to Keswick was a treat. We were the only ones on the charter flight. Our pilot circled over a breaching whale for us. The view was stunning. We were greeted at the airstrip by Brian in a buggy. I am a wheelchair user, but the pilot and Brian were totally un-phased, they just let me do my thing... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

We spent 3 days & nights at the guesthouse, which is a 12 minute flight from Mackay. The island is pristine tropical rainforest, with only 19 permanent residents. There's several walks & empty beaches to enjoy, with many birds & the famous thousands of butterflies. We saw whales several times. Lyn & Brian are excellent hosts, with Lyn cooking some... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

A guest house in Paradise. I walk daily in a rain forest swamped by clouds of butterflies. I eat oysters off the rocks 300 meters from my accommodation. I swim and snorkel on the reef just off the beach and catch fish off the rocks at the change of tide. My daily caffeine shot is taken overlooking the strait between... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Picturesque, pristine island paradise. Very comfortable, roomy guesthouse perched on the side of a cliff with breathtaking views over Horseshoe Bay. Lyn and Brian were the most amazing hosts who went out of their way to cater for our every need. Nothing was too much trouble. Food to die for combined with five-star service made our stay here relaxing and... More

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Address: 26 Coral Passage Drive | Keswick Island, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Mackay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Keswick Island Guesthouse 3.5*
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Keswick Island Guesthouse is on Keswick Island, the most southerly in the Whitsundays. We offer 4 king rooms with en suite & access to our deck with views over the Coral Sea. Relax with a book or snorkel our coral reef. Go bushwalking, or swim in the crystal waters of Basil Bay. A holiday with us is a gourmet experience with all meals included. Keswick Island is secluded, yet only a 15 minute flight from Mackay. Free WiFi is now available. ... more   less 
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