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 North Keppel Island Environmental Education Centre

Situated eleven kilometres off Yeppoon on the Capricorn Coast, this unique centre is situated on a national park island surrounded by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. There are no other developments on the island which is only accessible by boat.

Visitors to the centre can experience a rich diversity of real life experiences such as snorkelling over coral reefs, investigating energy efficiency practices, canoeing, outrigging, marine studies and indigenous history.

The highly experienced teaching team at the centre support the planning and implementation of visiting group's  programs. Resources such as 'Gundoo Spirit', the centre's purpose built boat, are available to make camps fantastic learning experiences.

This welcoming statement greets all visitors at the beach: 'We the Woppaburra, or Island People, are the traditional custodians of the Keppel Islands, our ancestral homelands, and we are proudly of the Dharumbul Nation'. North Keppel Island Environmental Education Centre acknowledges the Traditional Custodians the Woppaburra of the country in which this centre is located and pays respect to their Elders past and present. 

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  • Dining Room Extension

    Dining Room Extension

    29 Jul 2016

    The extension to the dining hall is progressing. It will double the seating capacity.

  • Composting toilet's maintenance

    Composting toilet's maintenance

    29 Jul 2016

    ​Visitors to the centre are reminded that composting toilets need to be used correctly. Plastics...

  • Coconut trees maintained

    Coconut trees maintained

    29 Jul 2016

    ​The coconut trees are regularly maintained to remove nuts and fronds. A team of specialist tree...

  • FLOW Centre partnership

    FLOW Centre partnership

    24 Jun 2016

    The FLOW education centre in Rockhampton works with NKIEEC to support the Fitzroy River catchment.

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