Keswick Island Guest House
26 Coral Passage Drive, Keswick Island, Mackay Queensland 4740, AUSTRALIA
+61 (07) 49658002
+61 (07) 49658001
Keswick Island Guest House is on Keswick Island, a small piece of paradise located at the southern tip of the Whitsundays, 32 kilometres north east of Mackay. Keswick is the perfect choice for that quiet holiday, with just 19 permanent residents; you could have the beach all to yourself. Located within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, the waters around Keswick abound with tropical fish& turtles, & humpback whales pass through during August & September. There are 5 beautiful beaches, accessible on foot or a short boat ride away, plus fabulous fringing reef, perfect for snorkelling, or you can dive the wreck of the Cremer or the Singapore, both easily accessible from Keswick. Choose a book from the library & relax, or see the passing whales play from the deck during August and September. Walk the bush track to Connie Bay & pass beehives that produce the famous Keswick Island honey. Swim and snorkel or paddle a kayak in Basil Bay.
All 4 guest rooms feature king beds, sofas and private ensuite bathrooms with delightful Tree of Life toiletries. Paperbark, Pandanus & Blueberry Ash have direct access to the huge main deck with breathtaking views over the Coral Sea and adjacent islands. In addition, Paperbark has a small private deck facing Basil Bay. Driftwood is a compact room located upstairs on the first floor. This room can be configured with an American king bed or 2 king single beds as required. Driftwood is an ideal choice for teenagers or guests who prefer twin beds. Your holiday includes 3 delicious meals each day, along with use of snorkelling gear, kayaks & a golf buggy to explore the island.
Enjoy a cold beer or glass of wine from the bar or ask for your favourite cocktail. The Guest House is licensed and there is a selection of beers, wines & spirits to choose from. Light aircraft charters are available for $360.00 each way from Mackay. Shared flights are sometimes available at a lower cost.