Great Keppel Island


Any interesting history for the region?


What are the standout bushwalking features?


How do you get there? Include all access points if there are many?


Which maps cover the region?


Where can I stay there? or near there?



Contact details

1 km one-way
20 mins

Fisherman's Beach to Shelving Beach

Shortest walk to a snorkelling beach on Great Keppel Island

5 km return
3 hrs

Fisherman's to Long then Monkey and Shelving

From Fishermans Beach make your way to the old runway behind the resort which you can follow to Long Beach. Then you can head over the head land past an aboriginal shell midden to Monkey Beach then to shelving and back to Fishermans.

20 km return
1 days

Great Southern Figure of Eight Loop

Start at the western end of Putneys Beach climb over headland to Leekes Beach then inland along a path running to the west of the lagoon. Then turn west then south and go to 2nd Lookout then to Mt Wyndham then continue to clam bay through Butterfly Gully. Then to Coconut point and over to Red Beach then up to the lighthouse. Then along the lighthouse track which follows the ridge line back to the lagoon and historical homesteads. Then past the dam then onto 1st lookout then continue out to Fishermans Beach and then north to the starting point.

Animals: peacocks, snakes, goats, butterflys, sharks and more
Not an official walk but an amalgamation of a few.
Most enjoyable walk i've done followed it with the Northern Beaches Walk also an amalgamation of self design the next day great place to visit worth wish listing.

2.5 km return
90 mins

Middle Island Summit

Walk from sunset beach to the far Northern point then across the Northern most of the two Eastern beaches and to the summit and back. No actual path some bush bashing and best view is from just before the summit as the summit's view is obscured by trees.

7 km return
2 hrs

Mount Wyndham Loop

A short walk to the highest point on Great Keppel Island. Has dramatic views of the stunning coast line.

17 km return
1 days

Northern Beaches

Start point the Western end of Putney Beach head over the headland to Leekes Beach continue along it till the tidal lagoon. If low tide continue straight across to Second Beach if high tide circumnavigate the lagoon then continue onto to Svendsens Beach and around Little Peninsular to Butterfish Bay then cut across the sand hills to Wreck Beach then back across the dunes to svendsens and follow your way back.
Look out for the wildlife, Peacocks, snakes, goats e.c.t.
An amalgamation of walks to provide a day treck.