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Yeppoon
Travel Guide

Yeppoon

More than just the gateway to the Keppel Islands, this laid-back village packs plenty of seaside appeal into its pretty esplanade, waterpark and buzzing markets.

Experience the beauty of the Capricorn Coast in Yeppoon, a town with one of the best ocean vistas in Central Queensland. Admire the panorama of island-speckled waters and clear blue skies on one of Yeppoon’s many sunny days as you stroll along the town’s waterfront. Join the locals at one of the lively community events and sample dishes that feature locally grown tropical produce in the town’s cafés and restaurants.

Get acquainted with Yeppoon’s village-style charm when you take a stroll down the Esplanade. Wander beneath tall palm trees and make your way up the gently sloping grassy hill to take in unbeatable views of the offshore islands. Check out the village’s Main Beach and go for a swim in the lifeguard-patrolled waters. Bring the kids to Keppel Kraken, which is a fun-filled waterpark on the foreshore. Appleton Park is a family-friendly public park with picnic shelters, barbecues, a playground and a mini bike track.

Explore Yeppoon’s downtown streets to hunt for souvenirs and gifts at the boutique stores. A range of cafés and restaurants serve up tasty modern Australian fare that highlights some of the region’s fruits, such as pineapples, mangoes and lychees. Celebrate the annual harvest of Yeppoon pineapples at the Tropical Pinefest in October.

Stroll from the town center to Figtree and Ross creeks, where you’ll find lush sub-tropical forests dotted with black and little-red flying foxes fast asleep in the trees. Stick around until sunset to see thousands of these nocturnal creatures wake up and fly toward their feeding grounds. Visit on the first Sunday of the month to find the Fig Tree Markets by the creek. Pick up fresh local produce and intriguing arts and crafts at this busy market.

From Yeppoon, you can access the stunning Keppel Islands and the offshore reefs via charter boats and ferries departing from Rosslyn Bay Harbour.

Yeppoon is located on the Capricorn Coast in Central Queensland. It is an easy half-hour drive or 1-hour train ride northeast of Rockhampton. Choose from vacation cottages and comfortable hotels in this relaxing waterfront town. Yeppoon’s sub-tropical climate makes it a year-round destination.

Sail Inn Motel
Sail Inn Motel
3 out of 5
19 James Street, Yeppoon, QLD
The price is AU$135 per night from 6 Jul. to 6 Jul.
Located in the heart of Yeppoon, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Keppel Kraken, Yeppoon Little Theatre and Yeppoon Central Shopping Centre. Capricorn ...
4.4/5Excellent! (97 reviews)
"Exactly what we needed, it was easy to book, easy to register and the room was clean"

Reviewed on 26 May 2021

Sail Inn Motel
Oshen Holiday Apartments Yeppoon
Oshen Holiday Apartments Yeppoon
4 out of 5
33 Adelaide Street, Yeppoon, QLD
The price is AU$161 per night from 23 Jun. to 23 Jun.
Located in the heart of Yeppoon, this beach apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Keppel Kraken and Yeppoon Beach. Capricorn Coast National Park and ...
4.2/5Very Good! (553 reviews)
"Great place to stay with excellent views of the bay or ocean depending on which room tou have. We were fortunate to have stayed in both."

Reviewed on 11 Jun. 2021

Oshen Holiday Apartments Yeppoon
Bayview Tower
Bayview Tower
3.5 out of 5
4 Adelaide Street, Yeppoon, QLD
The price is AU$150 per night from 7 Jul. to 7 Jul.
Situated in Yeppoon, this beach motel is steps away from Keppel Kraken and Yeppoon Beach. Capricorn Coast National Park and Yeppoon Little Theatre are also within ...
3.8/5Good! (405 reviews)
"Toilet seat loose & shower nozzle falls down, which sprays water outside the shower cubicle"

Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2021

Bayview Tower
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Ocean View 1 Bed Unit . King Bed With En Suite Bathroom
Ocean View 1 Bed Unit . King Bed With En Suite Bathroom
49 Hill st, 23, Yeppoon, QLD
The price is AU$239 per night from 9 Jul. to 9 Jul.
Located in the heart of Yeppoon, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Keppel Kraken and Yeppoon Beach. Capricorn Coast National Park and Yeppoon ...
4.8/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
"The apartment is small but perfectly comfortable for a couple. Nice views to the sea and marina from the balcony. Great central location. Bed is hard but nice linen. Could do with a few more kitchen dishes such as oven/microwave baking dishes. Cleaning was ok but could have been better...... kitchen ..."

Reviewed on 30 Apr. 2021

Ocean View 1 Bed Unit . King Bed With En Suite Bathroom
Tranquil Leafy Oasis IN THE Heart OF Yeppoon
Tranquil Leafy Oasis IN THE Heart OF Yeppoon
35 Cliff St, Yeppoon, QLD
Situated in Yeppoon, this holiday home is within 1 mi (2 km) of Yeppoon Little Theatre and Yeppoon Beach. Yeppoon Central Shopping Centre and Keppel Kraken are ...
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Amazing house!
"Great house!"

Reviewed on 10 Jun. 2021

Tranquil Leafy Oasis IN THE Heart OF Yeppoon
Seaview Apartment Only A Stroll TO Yeppoon CBD
Seaview Apartment Only A Stroll TO Yeppoon CBD
Yeppoon, QLD
Situated in Yeppoon, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Keppel Kraken and Yeppoon Beach. Yeppoon Little Theatre and Yeppoon Central Shopping Centre ...
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Well priced, spacious unit in great location
"Only a block away from higher priced beachfront units, this unit has views and easy walking access to the beach, shopping and restaurants. One queen and two single beds ( though photos indicate 2 queens and a single bed). Perfect for a couple or family. The unit has secure parking and easy access. ..."

Reviewed on 17 Oct. 2019

Seaview Apartment Only A Stroll TO Yeppoon CBD
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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