Echelon Yeppoon

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So Long, Farewell!

Echelon Yeppoon

A very warm welcome to Echelon Apartments!

Located in the heart of Yeppoon, our self-contained apartments provide a luxury holiday destination on the Southern Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy your stay as you relax in modern, stylish apartments with sweeping ocean or hinterland views.

This guide contains information on services and facilities available within our complex, as well as local information on the Yeppoon area.

While you relax here at Echelon, we suggest you take time to experience some of the local attractions, in particular the fabulous Yeppoon Main Beach across the road and the conveniently located shopping precinct.

It is a pleasure to have you stay with us at Echelon and we all hope you have an enjoyable and comfortable stay.

If there is anything we can do to assist and make your stay even better, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 07 4939 0900.

Brigid Clarke & Tim Loydell
Resident Managers


By Car: Yeppoon and the Capricorn Coast are located a short 30 minute drive East from Rockhampton and approximately 700km from the Queensland Capital of Brisbane. Major highways link the region with all parts of Queensland. Echelon Apartments features 2 levels of secure underground parking, available free of charge for guests. On street parking is available for oversize vehicles, boats and trailers.

By Air: The Rockhampton Airport is the gateway to the Capricorn Coast and Southern Great Barrier Reef. Rockhampton is well serviced by Virgin Australia, Bonza and Qantas link with multiple flights to and from Brisbane daily and connections within Australia.

Airport Transfer: Transfers between Rockhampton airport and Echelon Apartments can be arranged for an additional cost.

By Rail: Queensland Rail operates services daily to Rockhampton from Brisbane. Services are also available to Cairns. The high speed Tilt-Train services run four times per week. The new ‘Spirit of Queensland’ service also runs via Rockhampton.

Car Hire: Hiring a car is easy with Avis and Europcar situated at Rockhampton Airport.

Public Transport: A number of bus services operate between Rockhampton and the Capricorn Coast, including a local service around Yeppoon town itself. Services also depart from Rockhampton Airport a few times a day. Timetables can be downloaded from the Young’s Bus Service website.


Undercover Parking is provided on site for 1 car. You will need to check in with Reception to collect your keys prior to parking as you will need to swipe your programmed toggle to gain access to the basement level carpark.

Underground parking is provided free of charge.

Please be advised all parking is allocated, however parks may not be suitable for all vehicle types. The height Clearance 2.4M.

Please contact us beforehand if you are travelling in a bigger vehicle as we may be able to assist with recommendations to park elsewhere.

Access Codes / Instructions

Echelon Yeppoon

Our office hours are as follows:

  • Monday - Friday: 8:30am to 5:00pm
  • Saturday: 8:30am to 4:00pm
  • Sunday: 8:30am to 2:00pm
  • Public Holidays: Subject to change

If you are arriving outside of these hours we will put your keys in the late arrival safe, located next to the front door to the Reception.

Please note that access to the reception is from Barry Street.

You will be sent the access code for the safe via SMS prior to the front desk closing. If you have any problems, please call 07 4939 0900 and our after-hours service will assist you with your check in.

To enter when the gate is down use the bottom section on the remote, which attached to one set of keys, to open up the gate.

To exit when the gate is down – the gate is on a sensor on the inside and will open as you drive up to it.


Check-in time is from 2pm.

We can sometimes arrange an early check-in, so please contact us if you will arrive early and we'll do our best to try to arrange an early entry, however we can't guarantee this.

For those that do arrive before the designated check-in time, the good news is that there is plenty to do in Yeppoon!

You can store your luggage in our storage area while you wait. We often suggest that guests visit the grocery store and do a small shop. That will give you more time to relax once you've checked in! There are also a few good cafes nearby for lunch so why not relax and enjoy some of the local food!


Echelon Yeppoon

Check-out time is 10am, unless prior arrangements have been made with Reception.

If you would like to arrange a late check out, please enquire at Reception, as it will be subject to availability.

Some friendly housekeeping reminders for your departure if we can kindly ask you to:

  • Ensure air conditioners & lights are turned off
  • Remove all rubbish
  • Start the dishwasher

If you are leaving prior to the reception opening, you can place your keys in the box located at the front desk. If you are leaving after 8.30am, please drop your keys at the front desk.

To exit when the gate is down – the gate is on a sensor on the inside and will open as you drive up to it.

We hope you had a wonderful holiday and wish you safe travels back home. We'd love to see you again soon!

Echelon Yeppoon Pool

Echelon Apartments has a pool located on the fourth floor / roof top. Pool towels are available from Reception.

For safety reasons, all guests are asked to dry off before entering the elevators and we ask that children are supervised in this area at all times.

The pool is open from 8am - 9pm daily.

Baby Cots, High Chairs & Rollaway Beds
Echelon Baby Hire

Cots/high chairs can be hired though Reception (subject to availability). It is best to book in advance so we can have these items in your apartment ready for your arrival.

  • High Chairs $15 per night
  • Portacot (including linen) $15 per night
  • Rollaway (including linen) $30 per night

(Please note that rollaway beds are intended for children who do not weigh over 60kg)


The key to your apartment will grant you access to every access point in the building: carpark, pool, front reception and lifts.

Silver Key opens your apartment gate and apartment door. It also allows access to the Reception door from the car park.

Grey Round Tag allows security access to all levels in the lifts and access to the glass doors at Reception from outside. Swipe the toggle across the black box with the red light and when it turns green access is enabled.

Your Remote allows access to the car park roller door at the main entrance and the secure parking on level -2.

LOST KEYS: Please note that lost keys will incur a minimum fee of $750, as it requires the whole building to be changed.

Self-Contained Apartments

Echelon Yeppoon Apartments

Your apartment is designed to make your stay with us as relaxing and convenient as possible. It is fully self contained and is equipped with everything you might need for your stay.

For your convenience when you first arrive, you will find in your apartment a small complimentary starter pack, inclusive of coffee, tea, milk, washing powder and bathroom products. For all additional products, there are a few shops located nearby.

If you are missing something, please don't hesitate to see our front desk during opening hours.

Air Conditioning
Echelon Yeppoon Apartment

The Master controller for the Air Conditioning is located in the lounge room on floors 1-3 and on the 4th floor it is located in the downstairs bedroom on the wall. The master controller must be switched to the snowflake (for cooling) or the sun (for heating). The other controllers will not switch to another setting unless the Master controller is switched to that setting. Refer to user’s manual.

Cooking Appliances
Echelon Yeppoon Kitchen


Floors 1-3:

  • Turn HOB switch on (located on kitchen splashback)
  • Touch the On/Off sensor for a few seconds to turn on
  • A ‘0’ appears in the display for each of the cooking zones (if no further entry is made, the cook top will switch itself off after a few seconds)
  • Select a power setting between 1–9 by touching the ‘–‘ or ‘+’ sensor
  • If you wish to switch on another cooking zone, and have multiple zones on at once, touch another zone so the ‘.’ (dot) appears next to the ‘0’
  • Once you have multiple zones on, simply press the zone you wish to use so the ‘.’ (dot) appears next to the number to adjust heat.

Floor 4:

  • Turn HOB switch on (located on kitchen splashback)
  • Touch the On/Off sensor for a few seconds to turn on
  • A ‘00’ appears (if no further entry is made, the cook top will switch itself off after a few seconds for safety reasons)
  • Select a power setting between 1–9 by touching the ‘–‘ or ‘+’ sensor


Please ensure you do not put any foil or aluminium dishes in the microwave.

  • Press power
  • Turn knob to desired cooking time
  • Press ‘Start’


  • Oven will not work without the timer being switched on, either to a time or on the hand signal at 360 degrees on the timer knob
  • Switch knob on farthest right to full fan (360 degree turn); grill icon is straight under full fan (fan forced)
  • Turn knob to desired temperature on the thermostat knob, which is in the centre
  1. Press ‘Start’ to turn on
  2. Select the programme you want using the ‘P’ button
  3. Hold in the ‘Play’ button until dishwasher ‘beeps’ and then release
  4. The dishwasher will then automatically start

Note: The powder provided to you in the starter pack is for short term use - in these dishwashers it is recommended that you use finish power ball dishwasher tablets.

Foxtel / TV

All apartments are connected to Foxtel Cable TV. You can also watch free to air channels as well.

Each TV may differ in the way that it accepts the 10 analogue Foxtel channels. On older TVs, you will find the channels at the end of the DTV channel cycle. Keep pressing channel and past channels 306 and 307 they will appear. Newer TVs may accept the 10 channels as a different input, i.e. AV or they will be located in the analogue channel list.

Echelon Apartments currently have the Accommodation HD Package including:

  • Nickelodeon
  • Foxtel Movies Masterpiece
  • Foxtel Movies Action
  • Foxtel Movies Premiere
  • Showcase
  • Sky Racing 1
  • FOX Sports 501
  • FOX League 502
  • FOX Sports 503
  • FOX Footy 504
Housekeeping / Room Service

Echelon Apartments are fully self-contained holiday letting apartments. If your stay is more than 7 nights, fresh linen will be provided mid stay. If your stay is for 14 days, or longer, your apartment will be serviced every 7 days.

Our tariff includes a complimentary starter pack, which includes tea, coffee, milk, detergent, toilet paper etc in your apartment on arrival.

Supermarkets and convenience stores are located nearby for further supplies during your stay. You may purchase essential items from reception for a small fee.

There are additional pillows and blankets in your wardrobes. Baby cots, high chairs and extra beds are available upon request. Please contact reception to arrange. A hairdryer is located in the bathroom drawer of your bathroom.


Laundry: Each apartment has a washing machine and dryer for guests to use. We ask that you do not overload the machines. We also provide a clothes airer for you to hang towels and clothing on. Please refrain from hanging anything on balconies.

Irons and Ironing Boards: For your convenience, irons and ironing boards are located in the laundry in each unit.


Unfortunately, despite our best efforts, things can sometimes go wrong or break down.

Should you find anything that does not work, is broken or missing, please let us know as soon as you discover the issue so we can ensure it is fixed to make your stay with us as enjoyable as possible.

Overview Of The Area

Yeppoon is situated 38 kilometres north east of Rockhampton, and is the gateway to the Capricorn Coast and the wonders of the Southern Great Barrier Reef and Keppel Bay Islands. Wander along the town's picturesque esplanade with its backdrop of offshore islands, sparkling azure sea and clear blue skies and soak up the relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

With a variety of wonderful restaurants, accommodation, shops and galleries there is plenty to do. A charming esplanade with grassy knoll, palms and covered picnic and play areas form a backdrop to a vista of sea, sand, sky and islands. Take a look through the many boutiques and surf stores and be sure to have a bite to eat at one of the beautiful cafes or restaurants in town. Taking pride of place on the Yeppoon Foreshore, the Keppel Kraken is a water play feature quite unlike any other. Combined with the new lagoon pool, the foreshore is the perfect place to relax.

Ideas If You Arrive Early

If you arrive early and your apartment isn't quite ready, the good news is that there is plenty to do. We suggest that guests visit the grocery store and do a small shop so you are ready to relax once you've checked in. There are also a some great cafes and restaurants nearby for lunch so why not relax and enjoy some of the local food!

The other option is to take advantage of the warm weather and cool off by taking a dip in our pool or get your toes sandy and take a swim in the ocean.

Yeppoon Lagoon
Yeppoon Lagoon

Open 7 days a week the Yeppoon Lagoon is the jewel in the crown of the Yeppoon foreshore precinct. The 2500 square-metre resort style lagoon pool is located right on the beach front and includes a shallow children’s play area, informal lap swimming area & a swim-up infinity edge with stunning views of the Keppel Islands. The surrounding park lands include barbecues and shaded areas, great for picnics or relaxing with stunning views under the tropical foliage.

Entry to the Lagoon is free and is patrolled Monday to Sunday including Public Holidays.

  • SUMMER: 6am to 9pm - 1st September to 30th April
  • WINTER: 8am to 9pm - 1st May to 31st August
The Kraken
The Kraken Yeppoon

Taking pride of place on the Yeppoon Foreshore, the Keppel Kraken is a water play feature quite unlike any other. With a mythical sea creature centerpiece and set against the spectacular backdrop of Keppel Bay, it is the perfect place to soak up some sunshine on the beautiful Capricorn Coast.

Featuring a host of interactive elements including water cannons, jets and a unique umbrella bucket – the only one of its kind in Queensland – the Keppel Kraken is guaranteed fun for the whole family. Timber decks and custom made picnic tables are the perfect place to enjoy a summer barbecue while the kids make the most of the play area, including five spectacular sea sculptures that have to be seen to be believed.

CLOSED every Tuesday for Maintenance except School Holidays. Open 7 days.

  • SUMMER: 9am to 8pm - 1st September to 30th April
  • WINTER: 9am to 6pm - 1st May to 31st August
Yeppoon Beaches

Yeppoon’s Main Beach is patrolled by qualified life savers daily. You can find our life savers situated at the Surf Life Saving Club on our beachfront.

There are also fabulous beaches north and south of us. Take a drive to Lammermoor Beach, Cooee Bay or travel over to Keppel for a day trip!

No Party Policy

All guests have a right to a quiet and peaceful stay with us here at Echelon Apartments, so parties or loud and disruptive behavior will not be tolerated. Please be aware we have a strict “No Party Policy” and complaints received will be treated seriously and may result in immediate eviction.

As we are also a family building we ask that you keep noise to a minimum after 10pm. Please be aware that noise on the balcony does travel so please consider those around you.

Noisy, unruly behaviour will not be tolerated either in or around the building, especially in the pool area. Management reserves the right to terminate tenancy on grounds of unseemly conduct or wilful damage to property in the interior or exterior of the complex.


No animals of any kind are permitted in the complex, without the prior approval of the Body Corporate. Guests who bring animals into the complex may be evicted without the right to a refund.

As per the Guide Dogs Act 1972, section 5, Guide Dogs or Companion dogs are permitted in the complex subject to prior approval by management and Body Corporate. Proof of registration will be requested.

There may be an extra cleaning fee included in your tariff, which will be agreed upon when making your booking.

Smoking Policy

For the comfort of all guests, all common areas at Echelon Apartments are non-smoking.

As per the Bylaws of the Building, we have a strict non-smoking policy inside the Apartments which we kindly ask all guests to adhere to. Penalties will apply for breaching this rule.

Emergency Exit Instructions

In the unlikely event of a Fire Alarm going off throughout your stay, please refer to your closest Fire Exit.

Use the Fire Evacuation Map on the back of your apartment door and in the common areas of the building to determine your closest exit.

Refrain from entering the lifts and treat the alarm seriously, until notified by the attending Firemen otherwise.

Do not attempt to take possessions with you. Do not use the elevators.

Depending on your nearest fire exit, we ask you to please convene at the following locations:

  • Across the road on Barry Street
  • Across from the building on Anzac Parade (Near Keppel Kraken)

A staff member will meet you at each location.

Please do not exit through fire doors except in an emergency.

Emergency Phone Numbers

For emergency services (fire & ambulance) you will need an outside line.

  • Please dial 0 to get an outside line.
  • The emergency number in Australia is 000.

Do not delay if you feel an emergency situation has arisen.

  • Police, Fire & Ambulance (Emergency Only): Dial ‘0’, then 000
  • Yeppoon Public Hospital: 8 Hoskyn Drive - (07) 4925 2211
  • Yeppoon Police Station (Non–Urgent): 17–23 Normanby Street - (07) 4939 0000
  • Queensland Fire & Rescue Service (Non–Urgent): 16 McBean Street -  (07) 4939 1608
  • Queensland Ambulance Service (Non–Urgent): 13 12 33
  • RACQ Vehicle Breakdown Service: 13 11 11
  • Marine Rescue, Yeppoon Coast Guard, Rosslyn Bay Harbour: (07) 4933 6600
  • Poisons Information Centre, 24-hour advice line: 13 11 26
  • Non-Urgent Health Advice, 24-hours: 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84)

Rockhampton Airport

Rockhampton Airport is approximately 45 minutes by road from Echelon Apartments. Qantas Link, Bonza and Virgin Australia operate scheduled flights from Rockhampton to Brisbane, Gladstone, Mackay, Townsville and Cairns.

For all flight information and bookings, contact:

  • Qantas Airways / Qantas Link: 13 13 13
  • Virgin Australia Airlines: 13 67 89
  • Bonza:
Medical Centre / Hospital

In case of emergency, dial ‘0’ for an outside line, then ‘000’ for emergency assistance. Yeppoon has a modern public hospital which incorporates an accident and emergency department and a wide range of GP medical practices.

  • Yeppoon Public Hospital: 8 Hoskyn Drive - (07) 4925 2211
  • Health Yeppoon: 2/11 Hill St - (07) 4939 3041
  • Yeppoon Family Practice: 48 Normanby Street - (07) 4939 3501
  • Yeppoon Medical Centre: 19 Hill Street - (07) 4939 4355
  • Total Health Medical Centre: 1 Swordfish Avenue, Taranganba - (07) 4939 1888
  • James Street Medical Centre: 21 James Street - (07) 4939 1711

Yeppoon Day & Night Pharmacy
4 James Street - (07) 4939 1408
Open Mon - Sun 8am - 7pm

Cooee Bay Pharmacy
1 Swordish Ave, Taranganba - (07) 4939 4866
Open Mon - Fri 8.30am - 6pm, Sat 9am - 1pm, Closed Sundays

LiveLife Pharmacy, Yeppoon Central
Cnr Park & Rockhampton Rd - (07) 4925 0088
Open Mon - Wed 8.30am - 6pm, Thurs 8.30am - 7pm, Sat 8.30am - 5pm, Sun 9am -2pm

LiveLife Pharmacy, Keppel Bay Plaza
Shop 25, 64 James St - (07) 4939 1680
Open Mon - Fri 8.30am - 5.30pm, Sat 8.30am - 2pm, Sun CLOSED

Banking Services

All the major banks have local branches and a range of ATM facilities can be found in or close to the town centre.

Branches are located as follows:

  • Commonwealth Bank: Keppel Bay Plaza, James Street - (07) 4939 3633
  • National Australia Bank: 62 James Street - 13 22 65
  • ANZ Bank: 10 Normanby Street - 13 13 14
  • Westpac Bank: Corner of Normanby & Hill Streets - (07) 4913 3322
Church Services

There are many churches on the Capricorn Coast, representing a wide variety of faiths and religious institutions.

  • See Life Baptist Church: 38 Braithwaite Street, 10am & 6pm Sunday
  • St James’ Anglican: 18 Housden Place, Lammermoor, 6pm Saturday; 7.30am & 9am Sunday
  • Sacred Heart Catholic: Tabor Drive, 6pm Saturday; 9am Sunday
  • St Andrew’s Uniting: 17/19 Lorikeet Avenue, 10am Sundays
  • Keppel Dental: 1 Adelaide Park Road - (07) 4939 2155
  • Emu Dental: 12 - 14 Adelaide Park Road - (07) 4939 2400
  • Regal’s Dental: 63 Whitman Street - (07) 4939 2548

There are some great local hairdressers for that special occassion, or for a touch up or haircut.

  • Sol Hair Lounge: 50/52 James Street - (07) 4938 3616
  • Quality Street Hair Salon: 16 Queen Street - (07) 4939 2198
  • Express: 3/14 Normanby Street - (07) 4939 8979
  • BLO Hair Bar: 3/41 Arthur Street - (07) 4825 0644
  • 10Ten Salon: Queen Street - (07) 4939 5164
  • RM. Hair: 2/64 Farnborough Rd - (07) 4939 2680
  • Cutting Edge Boutique: 21 Braithwaite St - (07) 4977 1177
Coffee Shops / Cafes

Jolt Bakery Cafe

Jolt Cafe

Located in the retail level of Salt apartments, right beside the entrance. Jolt is a great place for breakfast or lunch during your holiday.

Address: 32 Anzac Parade, Yeppoon
Phone: +61 7 4925 0520
Hours: 7am to 2pm - 7 days/week

Two Sisters Coffee Bar

Two Sisters

Address: 99 Matthew Flinders Dr, Cooee Bay
Phone: +61 7 4989 2411
Hours: 5:15am to 1pm Mon-Fri, 6:30am to 1pm Sat/Sun

Lure Living

Lure Living

Address: 14 Anzac Parade, Yeppoon
Phone: +61 7 4939 4229
Hours: 5:30am to 2pm - 7 days/week

Bakery On 44 (Real French Bakery)

Bakery on 44

Address: 44a James St, Yeppoon
Phone: +61 7 4825 0839
Hours: 7am-5pm Mon to Fri, 6:30am-2pm Sat, 7:30am-1pm Sun

Flour Cafe

Flour Cafe

Address: Shop 1/9-11 Normanby St, Yeppoon
Phone: +61 7 4925 0725
Hours: 7am-2pm Mon to Sat, Closed Sun

Kris's Coffee

Kris's Coffee

Address: 66A Farnborough Rd, Meikleville Hill
Phone: +61 447 544 699
Hours: 6am-2pm Mon to Fri, 6am-1pm Sat, Closed Sun

Yogolicious Cafe

Yogolicious Cafe

Address: 13 James St, Yeppoon
Phone: +61 7 4930 2626
Hours: 7am-2pm Tue-Fri (Mon Closed), 6:30am-2pm Sat/Sun

CocoMo Express

Address: 8 James St, Yeppoon
Phone: +61 423 901 379
Hours: 6:30am-2pm Mon to Fri, 7am-2pm Sat, 7:30am-2pm Sun


Vue Wine Bar & Restaurant

Vue Wine Bar

Located in the Salt Building! VUE Wine Bar & Restaurant ushers in a relaxing and contemporary atmosphere right on the picturesque Capricorn Coast.

Open 7 nights a week for dinner & tapas; and breakfast, lunch & dinner Friday – Sunday, VUE offers spaces to suit you, whether it be at intimate tables inside, casual bar seating, or the relaxed tables outdoors.

Address: 32 Anzac Parade, Yeppoon
Phone: +617 4939 8034
Hours: 3pm-9pm Tue to Thu (closed Mon), 11am-10pm Fri/Sat, 11am-8pm Sun

Beaches Restaurant

Beaches Restaurant

Address: 34 Vin E Jones Memorial Dr, Yeppoon
Phone: +61 7 4933 6300
Hours: 5pm-8:30pm Mon, 12pm-8:30pm Tue to Fri, 7:30am-8:30pm Sat/Sun

The Strand Hotel

Strand Hotel

Address: 2 Normanby St, Yeppoon
Phone: +61 7 4939 1301
Hours: 10am-2am Mon to Sat, 10am-12am Sun

Thai Take-Away

Address: 24 Anzac Parade, Yeppoon
Phone: +61 412 852 159
Hours: 5pm-9pm Tue-Sun (Closed Mon)

Thai Tanee

Thai Tanee

Address: 28 James St, Yeppoon
Phone: +61 7 4939 1173
Hours: 5pm - 8:30pm Mon to Sat, closed Sun

The Citrus Club

The Citrus Club

Address: 2/16 Normanby St, Yeppoon
Phone: +61 (0)499 025 454
Hours: 7am-2pm Mon-Sun (closed Wed) + 5-9pm Thu-Sat

The Rocks Yeppoon Bar + Restaurant

Rocks Restaurant

Address: 3 Lagoon Pl, Yeppoon
Phone: +61 7 4930 2810

The Waterline Restaurant, Keppel Bay Marina

Waterline Restaurant

Address: 1 Waterline Way, Rosslyn
Phone: +61 7 4933 6244
Hours: 7am-9pm Sun to Thu, 7am-10pm Fri/Sat

Tsuruya Japanese Restaurant

Address: Farnborough Rd, Yeppoon
Phone: +61 7 4925 2580
Hours: 12pm-2pm + 6pm-9pm Tue to Sat, closed Sun/Mon

Bars & Nightlife

Capricorn Tavern

Capricorn Tavern

Address: 52-72 Scenic Hwy, Taranganba
Phone: +61 7 4925 0340
Hours: 10am-12am 7 days/week

The Alley

Address: 14 Normanby St Yeppoon
Phone: +61 7 4939 1516
Hours: 6:30am-2pm Sun to Thu, 6:30am-late Fri/Sat

Railway Hotel

Address: 78 James St, Yeppoon
Phone: +61 7 4939 3300
Hours: 10am-3am 7 days/week

Pacific Hotel

Pacific Hotel

Address: 55 Queen St, Yeppoon
Phone: +61 7 4939 3208
Hours: 10am-4pm 7 days/week

The Strand Hotel

Strand Hotel

Sprawling modern pub with ocean views and deck seating, plus a beer garden, bistro and nightclub.

Address: 2 Normanby St, Yeppoon
Phone: +61 7 4939 1301
Hours: 10am-2am Mon to Sat, 10am-12am Sun

Entertainment & Activities

Bluff Point Walking Track

The Bluff

Bluff Point is a 2.3km circuit track with two lookout points overlooking the ocean and bay. It is located 7km from Yeppoon (head towards Emu Park) and is just up the road from the Rosslyn Bay turnoff.

The walk is paved or gravelled and the steps quite even for an outdoor track. The circuit goes through grassland and dry rain-forest, and at a leisurely pace with plenty of photo stops it took us under an hour. At the base there is a picnic area and a walkway to the beach.

Capricorn Caves

Capricorn Caves

A unique and spectacular system of above-ground caves in a limestone ridge. Tours range from easy walking, wheelchair-accessible caves to wild caving adventure tours. Abseiling, climbing wall, high ropes course, geologic tours.

Capricorn Coast Watersports Adventures

Hire a jet ski, hit the water and have more fun than you thought possible. Located south of Yeppoon at Kemp and Lammermoor beaches. Phone 0448 684 276.

Causeway Lake Boat Hire

Causeway Boat Hire

Address: 32 Causeway Esplanade, Causeway Lake
Phone: +61 447 330 007
Hours: 9am-3pm Wed & Sat (closed other days)


Birch, Carroll and Coyle Cinemas, Stockland Rockhampton

Address: Bruce Hwy, North Rockhampton
Phone: 4926 6977

Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary

Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary

Cuddle a koala, hold a crocodile, snake or lizard, play with birds, and interact with monkeys and hand-feed kangaroos. Just 15 minutes north of Yeppoon Beach. Swimming and paddling pools, BBQ facilities. Open 7 days a week, 10am–3pm.

Emu Park Memorial Cenotaph

Address: 1 Emu St, Emu Park

Fan Rock Lookout

Address: Rosslyn

Footlights Theatre Restaurant

Local comedy variety show with three-course dinner; group concessions.

Address: Footlights Restaurant, 119 Rockhampton Rd, Yeppoon
Phone: +61 7 4939 2399

Freedom Fast Cat Cruises

Freedom Fast Cats

Address: John Howes Dr, Rosslyn
Phone: +61 7 4933 6888

Funtastic Cruises

Funtastic Cruises

Address: Keppel Bay Marina, 1 Waterline Way, Yeppoon
Phone: +61 438 909 502

Jim Crow Mountain

Keppel Dive

Address: The Spit, The Keppels
Phone: +61 439 797 733

Keppel Explorer


Keppel Islands

Pristine beaches, spectacular snorkelling and scuba diving and excellent bush walks through the National Park. Cruises and daily ferry services departing to Great Keppel Island from Rosslyn Bay Harbour daily.

Keppel Konnections

Address: Waterline Way, Rosslyn
Phone: +61 484 241 505

Koorana Crocodile Farm

Address: 65 Savages Rd, Coowonga
Phone: +61 7 4934 4749

Little Johnny Tours & Rentals

Guided tours of Yeppoon and surrounds, airport transfers, door-to-door pre-booked, car rentals. Phone 0414 793 637.

Mount Archer National Park

Address: Pilbeam Dr, Mount Archer
Phone: +61 1300 130 372

Nob Creek Pottery

Nob Creek Pottery

Address: 216 Arnolds Rd, Byfield
Phone: +61 428 192 601

Rockhampton Heritage Village

Rockhampton Heritage Village

Step back in time at this friendly township museum showcasing the rich, colourful history of the Rockhampton district, 1850–1950. Escorted Tours/Market Days.

Address: Boundary Rd, Parkhurst
Phone: +61 7 4936 8681

Sail Capricornia

Discover Central Queensland Coast’s best kept secret with a cruise around the beautiful calm waters of the Keppel Islands.

Address: Waterline Way, Rosslyn
Phone: +61 438 909 502

Shell World

Address: 1 Scenic Hwy, Yeppoon
Phone: +61 7 4925 0085

Stoney Creek

Address: Upper Stoney Creek Rd, Byfield

Golf Courses

  • Yeppoon Golf Club, Yeppoon Road, 4939 1056
  • Capricorn Resort Yeppoon, 4925 2621
  • Capricorn Country Club, 131 Richardson Road, North Rockhampton, 4927 7766
Grocery Shopping / Retail

IGA Yeppoon

Address: 18 James St, Yeppoon
Phone: +61 7 4939 2200


Address: 1 Swordfish Ave, Taranganba
Phone: +61 7 4939 3044

Coles Yeppoon

Address: Keppel Bay Plaza, 64/79 James St, Yeppoon
Phone: +61 7 4939 1266


Address: 42 Park St, Yeppoon
Phone: +61 7 4913 4302


Fig Tree Markets, Yeppoon
First Sunday of each month, 9am–1pm
Ross Creek, Scenic Highway

Emu Park Markets
Third Sunday of each month, 8am–12noon
Bell Park, Emu Park

Causeway Lake Markets
Fourth Sunday of each month, 6.30am–1pm
Causeway Lake

Yeppoon Community Markets
Every Saturday, 6.30am–9am
Yeppoon Showgrounds, Park Street

Yeppoon Boutique Markets
Every Saturday, 8am – 12pm
Strand Hotel Carpark, Queen Street

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If you had a great stay in Yeppoon but would like to try a different property, why not check out our sister properties?

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BEACHES ON LAMMERMOOR: Scenic Highway, Lammermoor
07 4913 8300

SALT YEPPOON: Anzac Parade, Yeppoon
07 4925 2200