Keppel Bay Islands National Park and Keppel Bay Islands National Park (Scientific) Capricorn | Gladstone

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Conical Island camping area

Conical Island’s small size together with its stunning views make it an intimate camping destination. A small sandy beach on the southern side complements the rugged, rocky platforms on the more exposed northern and western sides.

Accessible by

  • Boat

Campground facilities

  • Picnic tables
  • Anchoring allowed
  • Walking
  • Snorkelling and diving
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Boating
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Tent camping
  • Short walk to tent

Camping area features: Conical Island’s small size together with its stunning views make it an intimate camping destination. A small sandy beach on the southern side complements the rugged, rocky platforms on the more exposed northern and western sides. Large coral bommies to the island's west are within easy snorkelling distance from the beach.

Location: Conical Island is 3km north-west of Great Keppel Island.

Access: the camping area can be reached by boat only.

Number of sites: 1 site only with a maximum of 6 people.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping only.

Camp site surface: sand.

Facilities: picnic tables.

Open Fires: prohibited, but gas and fuel stoves are recommended.

Generators: not permitted.

Essentials to bring: all food and drinking water, sturdy rubbish bags, insect repellent, sun protection, first aid, reliable torch. Read more about before you visit.

Bookings: book online or learn about our camping booking options.

Mobile phone coverage: mobile coverage generally reliable. VHF marine radios and satellite phones are recommended.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Keppel Bay Islands safely and camp with care.

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