Rockhampton, Gladstone and Central Queensland

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Great Keppel Island cruises are guaranteed to be a highlight of your Capricorn Coast visit!

Join our experienced crew for a memorable day exploring the Keppel Bay Islands. Located at the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef near the Tropic of Capricorn, Great Keppel Island boasts pristine beaches and unspoilt habitats.

Cruise on our glass-bottomed boat tour and enjoy the wonders of the reef and spectacular marine life. For the more adventurous, immerse yourself in the underwater world with a snorkel tour and go boomnetting on our adventure cruise.

Bookings are essential for all cruises. Contact us about group bookings to receive a great discount!

Looking for a simple ferry transfer to Great Keppel Island? Freedom Fast Cats offer daily island transfers, 7 days a week.

Freedom Fast Cats’ Tuesday special is the coral lunch cruise. The day starts at 10:30 AM departing Pier One and arriving at Great Keppel Island at 11:00 AM.

Eat morning tea upon arrival at Great Keppel Island, then depart on the glass bottom boat for a coral viewing cruise. During this time, our expert crew will provide an informative commentary about the history behind Great Keppel Island and surrounding marine life.

We’ll serve you a buffet lunch on board our ferry: Cold meats, salads and a fruit platter.

End the day exploring the island village, browse the Rainbow Hut souvenir shop, go for a dip or simply relax on Keppel’s pristine white beaches before returning home at 2:30 PM.