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

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North Keppel Island (Considine Beach)

North Keppel Island (Considine Beach) camping area features an open, grassy areas scattered with Livistona palms and the native hibiscus or cotton tree.

Accessible by

  • Boat

Campground facilities

  • Toilets (non-flush)
  • Picnic tables
  • Anchoring allowed
  • Tent camping
  • Cold showers
  • Short walk to tent
  • Walking
  • Snorkelling and diving
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Boating
  • Swimming
  • Fishing

Camping area features: open, grassy areas scattered with Livistona palms and the native hibiscus or cotton tree. Explore the island along 3 walking tracks, or swim and fish at Considine Beach.

Location: North Keppel Island is 18km north-east of Rosslyn Bay Harbour, Yeppoon.

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

Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites. A maximum of 75 people can camp here at any one time. Group sizes are unlimited.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping only.

Camp site surface: sand/dirt.

Facilities: composting toilets, picnic tables, taps and limited shower facilities (occasionally water is not available); visitors must bring their own drinking water.

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 kit, 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.