Discover this tranquil, hidden treasure for caravanners and campers. Located on Taylor Street, just 100 metres from the water, this area is known for bountiful locations for fishing and crabbing enthusiasts. With a range of choices including reef, estuary, rock or deep sea catches, you have plenty of options to prevent even the most passionate fisher from getting bored.
The park is perfect for families with plenty of resources to keep the kids entertained. The shoreline is ideal for young swimmers, boating and water skiing.
Access to Keppel Sands is by sealed road, the turn-off onto Keppel Sands Road is approximately 18km from Emu Park, or 27km from Rockhampton.
Keppel Sands is a popular holiday spot for families, boasting (in addition to the caravan park): a hotel, motel, local store, two boat ramps and a lovely picnic area by the beach. Nearby, explore the unique community of Joskeleigh, South Sea Islanders were brought to Queensland in the nineteenth century.
Be sure to check out the Joskeleigh South Pacific Museum to learn more about the area’s fascinating history. It highlights the role played by the Kanakas, brought out by the 'blackbirders' to work the sugar cane fields as indentured labour.