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Great snorkelling

Bit of a hike over the hill from the main beach of Great Keppel. Took about 20 minutes with... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Absolutely beautiful - best beach on the island

Absolutely loved this Beach, just tucked away between Fisherman and Monkey Beaches. It was so calm... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2017
Rockhampton, Australia
via mobile
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Great Keppel Island, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Bit of a hike over the hill from the main beach of Great Keppel. Took about 20 minutes with kids. Fantastic variety of coral, fish and turtles. Best snorkelling when tide is between mid tide and low tide. Can see great sea life around the...More

1  Thank vincentjoseph
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved this Beach, just tucked away between Fisherman and Monkey Beaches. It was so calm, peaceful and tranquil that I didn't want to leave. You can reach here via the walking track to Long Beach, about a 15-20 minute walk from Fishermans Beach. This...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Snorkelled twice here and saw lots of marine life and coral just off the beach. No need for a tour guide. Go at low tide.

Thank grace p
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Closest snorkelling beach from where you land. Short walk over the headland has you at the beach. About 50 metres off, you have a coral reef with a huge variety of coral species. On the right had side (facing the water), there were a plethora...More

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 26 September 2017

At low tide, very safe for children to snorkel. Turtles, small stingrays and coral seen each time we snorkelled.

Thank lindamJ7213XC
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We caught a ferry over to Great Keppel than walked over the hill to Shelving Beach. It is absolutely gorgeous & like a quiet paradise. We all went snorkelling & loved it. We then walked back to the Hideaway for a toilet break & a...More

1  Thank Heidi B
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is a clean small beach with lots of coral to snorkel over. A little difficult to walk to , so get a kayak and paddle around.

Thank Erik Z
Reviewed 14 January 2017

a short bush walk from the main beach will get you to a quiet and relaxing sheltered beach. Adequate footwear required to get there, takes hats water and sunscreen (no facitilities). If the tide is out, walk around the rocks to get there or back.

1  Thank ClintonPhil
Reviewed 13 January 2017

A bit of a steep walk down to the beach but it was worth it. Snorkelled with a turtle here. Time you snorkel for mid tide or slightly lower.

1  Thank JenC00
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Nice little close beach to snorkel out to reef at mid to low tide. Quite small, so more than 5 people, it would feel 'busy'. A few goods shade spots, very clear water and a great spot for a swim.

Thank localdugongspotter
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