Keswick Island - Whitsundays

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Whitsunday Holiday
Discover this magical island by camping in style – glamping!

Glamping

Keswick Glamping is an experience that you’ll love if you enjoy the outdoors, but also like your creature comforts.

Everything is set up for you, so the minute you arrive you can sit back, relax and enjoy yourself!

Glamping on Keswick

Our glamping suites provide a peaceful nature retreat within the Great Barrier Reef – suites are nestled on a leafy hillside, just a stroll from the tranquil waters of Basil Bay.

Glamping Site - Location

Prices from $80/suite per night, for 2 people. Minimum 2 night stay.

Come and experience the freedom, on Keswick!

What is Keswick Glamping?
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There is no better way to experience the wonders of this magical island than to camp, and why not do so in style – with Keswick Glamping!

Keswick Glamping is within our boutique campground that contains a small number of non-powered sites that are thoughtfully landscaped for added privacy.

Guests can utilise the camp ground facilities as well as the beachside Basil Bay Hut.

Camp ground facilities

  • Fire ring and cooking plate
  • Toilets, change rooms & showers (hot water shower bags available)
  • Eco-friendly detergent & shower gel
  • Recycling and waste facilities
  • Camp sink with fresh water
  • Solar powered garden lighting

Basil Bay Hut facilities

A solar powered beachside communal facility for you to prepare and enjoy your meals at the water’s edge.

  • Kitchenette with eco-friendly detergent
  • BBQ with cooking utensils
  • Microwave & fridges
  • Power points for charging
  • Picnic tables with umbrellas
  • Change room, toilet & beach shower
  • Recycling and waste facilities
What's Included
Glamping - InteriorEach glamping suite can sleep 2 people, and includes:

  • Safari tent on timber deck
  • Full insect screening
  • Camp bed with mattress (1x double or 2x singles)
  • Linen, quilt and pillows
  • Bath towels
  • Access to camp ground facilities
  • Access to Basil Bay Hut facilities
  • Deck chairs and side table
  • Lantern
  • Cooler box (25L esky)
  • Camp dining utensils set
  • Dish cloth and tea towel
  • Welcome pack including a pot of Keswick Island honey

Golf buggies available for hire.  Ice and snacks available at Keswick Kiosk.

What to Bring
  • Groceries to self-cater
  • Camera
  • Swimming gear & beach towel
  • Casual clothes
  • Comfortable footwear
  • Shoes for bush & beach combing
  • Sunscreen, hat & sunglasses
  • Insect repellent
  • Weatherproof jacket
  • Warm clothes in cooler months
  • Small hand torch
How to Get Here

Charter Plane to the islandBy charter plane – A spectacular flight between Mackay and Keswick Island showcases breathtaking scenery. A truly memorable experience.

By charter boat – Between Mackay Marina and Keswick Island, approximately 1 hour (subject to availability), operated by Megaforce Charters most Saturdays and Sundays. (Link the Megaforce Charters to our “Book Now” page that lists all businesses with phone numbers etc).

By private boat – Make your own way to Keswick via private boat. Moorings available for hire. (Link the moorings to “Boating, Sailing, Kayaking page).

For more information, visit Getting Here or contact us on 1300 889 290.

Booking Terms & Conditions
General
By proceeding with payment you are accepting these conditions. Transactions are in Australian dollars, inclusive of GST. Guests must be 18+, unless with a parent/guardian. Keswick Developments Pty Ltd (KDPL) reserves the right to change/cancel any booking. KDPL does not accept bookings for end of school celebrations nor functions. KDPL recommends travel insurance. Pets not permitted.

Payment
Payment accepted via Visa/MasterCard.

Bond
Bond of $200 per booking is required at time of Check In, via Visa/MasterCard. This is a pre-authorisation only, and is not charged unless a bond claim is made by KDPL. For further details refer to Registration Form upon Check In.

Booking Confirmation
Check the accuracy of itinerary/booking confirmation upon receipt. If information is not correct contact KDPL within 24 hours for amendment (where possible).

Cancellation
If booking is cancelled up to 7 days prior to arrival, fee equivalent to one night accommodation will be charged.

No Show
A no show is a booking that does not Check In as scheduled; booking will be cancelled; fee is 100% of total booking value.

Amendments
If booking is amended up to 7 days prior to arrival, an amendment fee of $25/change will be charged. A cancellation does not constitute an amendment.

Check In
Check In is from 2.00pm. Upon arrival guest(s) will be required to sign a registration form, accepting terms and conditions therein. Valid ID is required, and guest checking in must match that name on reservation.

Check Out
Check Out is by 10.00am (late fee may be applicable).

Force Majeure
Force Majeure covers events such as, but not limited to, adverse weather conditions, fire and all similar events beyond KDPL’s control. In the case of Force Majeure KDPL will not accept liability, and reserves the right to change and cancel trips.