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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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  • Book now for 2019

    Book now for 2019

    14 Sep 2018

    Bookings for 2019 are now open. Read more............

  • P and C of the year award

    P and C of the year award

    14 Sep 2018

    ​The centre has won the Inspiring P and C award. A prize of $500 was awarded.

  • New Passports for students

    New Passports for students

    31 Aug 2018

    This Queensland National Parks initiative of providing every student who visits the centre with a...

  • FLEC Day

    FLEC Day

    17 Aug 2018

    The Centre hosted the 2018 Future Leaders Eco Challenge.


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