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Monkey Beach

Great Keppel Island, Queensland, Australia
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Beautiful Beach and worth the walk in

We visited Monkey Beach with two young kids whilst doing the 'Monkey Point (inc Long Beach) Walk... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
Hervey Bay
Wonderful array of colourful fish

A very nice area to snorkel from the beach at Great Keppel Island. The walk down to the beach was a... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2017
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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Great Keppel Island, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

We visited Monkey Beach with two young kids whilst doing the 'Monkey Point (inc Long Beach) Walk. It was an absolutely stunning stretch of sand. Think deserted beach with white sand, aqua water and great snorkelling........minus the price tag usually associated with this beauty.

1  Thank JessiPalmer
Reviewed 13 January 2017

A very nice area to snorkel from the beach at Great Keppel Island. The walk down to the beach was a bit challenging but certainly worth it. Saw many types of colourful fish. Time your snorkel for mid-tide or slightly lower.

Thank JenC00
Reviewed 7 January 2017

A nice sized beach. Not alot of shade if you wanted to stay the day. Good for exploring around the rocks at either end.

Thank localdugongspotter
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

It is a good beach in Koppel Island but not really impressive for snorkeling. You have to swim to far to get a good place for snorkeling close to the coral.

Thank Mauricio H
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Went snorkelling here. Say the coral and it was great. I had never been snorkelling before and thoroughly enjoyed the experience

Thank revdec
Reviewed 20 February 2016

My partner and I absolutely adore hiking, so we decided to see what Great Keppel Island (GKI) had to offer. There were so many trails to choose from, and due to our very short stay on the island, we only had time for the relatively...More

3  Thank SilhouetteSmile
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

Beautiful beach! Dolphins were so awesome so worth coming to see 👌we luckily got to see the last show for the day (they have three before 12) expensive place but worth it

1  Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Keppel is great to just relax. But if you want snorkeling the reef, Monkey Beach is the pick. Its best to walk the hour via Long Beach and back that way. So allow most of a day, take water and footwear. The direct route along...More

3  Thank Margot P
Reviewed 27 August 2015

We left pier one at Rosslyn Bay on the Freedom Fast Cat and took the 30 minute journey to GKI. Once ashore we walked Fishermans beach and took the short trail over the hill to Monkey beach ( not in flip flops or thongs) part...More

3  Thank grafix65
Reviewed 13 August 2015

So good to go around the island and find secret beached for a swim and BBQ hear is one I love just south of the old resort and warm enough to swim even in July.

1  Thank Robert B
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