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Keppel Explorer

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Great Keppel Island, Australia
About Keppel Explorer
The Keppel Explorer is the most comprehensive, scenic boat tour island hopping around The Keppel Islands. Departing daily from the mainland at Keppel Bay Marina, as well as Great Keppel Island & Pumpkin Island, “explorers” will see more islands than any other tour! Cruise to pristine, secluded beaches and uninhabited islands with stunning natural scenery: coves, caves, snorkelling, whale watching
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See Great Keppel Island without spending an entire day at sea with this half-day circumnavigation voyage. Departing from Yeppoon, you’ll enjoy time to explore the island, check out beaches far more secluded than those on the mainland, and swim or snorkel. This tour is operated using a fast rigid-inflatable boat, meaning you’ll spend less time on your way and more time on and around the island.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently hosted a group of VIPs to Pumpkin Island and Great Keppel Island - Scotty and Evo were really great tour guides - the interpretation of the indigenous and European history of the Keppels, the geology and the great snorkel spots, not the mention...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have to be one of the best island adventure boat tours I have been on. Toured locations and beaches no one would know existed. Excellent lunch pack was enjoyed by all the adventurers. Truly professional set up, Thanks crew

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank PoppyGlenn2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the Kepple Explorer fast boat for the day and had a brilliant safe and informative trip. Scotty and Evan are so passionate and sharing with their knowledge of the area and environment Loved the snorkeling swimming and lunch Nothing is a rush...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank petermA1306VF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OMG what a great experience. Scotty was absolutely fantastic, such a passionate skipper and tour guide. His knowledge of Great Keppel Island is terrific. My wife and I had a fantastic day. Highly recommend the tour. Will do it again soon as we want to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank John H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best way to explore the island. Scotty and Evan were great hosts and passionate about the island and very knowledgeable. They took us to great snorkelling places and lovely beaches only accessible by boat. The boat was comfortable and all equipment down...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Stuart H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the best island and reef experience we have had in Queensland! We saw whales, dolphins and sea turtles. The crew is very knowledgable and experienced. The small boat makes it faster and easier to navigate to remote areas of the island. I hope...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ieatpenguins
Reviewed July 27, 2019

Highly recommend this as a way to see around Great Keppel Island. Small group of 12 allowed our guides Scotty and Evan to tailor the experience to meet group expectations/interests. Bonus whale watch included as we were able to see a mother and calf from...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank ALo9999
Reviewed July 16, 2019 via mobile

The guides had amazing passion for what they do and it was reflected the whole day! We saw spots we wouldn’t have known existed without doing the tour. I recommend this tour for anyone who wants a personal Great Keppel Island experience with a bunch...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank davidkTommY
Reviewed July 13, 2019 via mobile

We had a superb day in the Keppel Explorer. Scotty and Evan are very friendly, professional and sooooo passionate about the islands. And why wouldn’t they be! Secluded, pristine beaches, great snorkelling, and picturesque tripping around the the islands. We are so pleased we chose...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Michelle S
Reviewed July 1, 2019

Scotty and Evan provided us with a unique personal experience and displayed their knowledge and passion with remarkable ease. A must do for every visitor to Yeppoon.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank PeteandChezz
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