is the major centre for the Capricorn Coast, and is
situated just north of the Tropic of Capricorn on the
Central Queensland Coast. Yeppoon, well known for its laid back
hospitality is only thirty minutes drive from
Rockhampton, you'll find beachfront dining and
sheltered swimming. Drop into the sailing club for
a cold beer; wander along the picturesque
esplanade with its lush palms and backdrop of sea,
sky and islands. Browse through the many quaint
art and craft shops and boutiques in Yeppoon.
Rosslyn Bay, just
south of Yeppoon is the take off
point for Keppel Bay and The Keppel Islands.
OFF YEPPOON COAST.
Just off the coast of
Yeppoon are the Keppel Islands. Great Keppel Island and
North Keppel Island. There are a number of smaller islands
off the Yeppoon coast, such as Myall island, Middle
Island, Humpy Island and many other smaller islands. The
many islands, small and large, makes the sea views from
Yeppoon so inviting.
The subtropical climate of Yeppoon makes Yeppoon and the
Capricorn an ideal tourist destination. golden Days, balmy
moonlit nights and spectacular sunsets allow you to
breathe in the scent of the tropics. Yeppoon is the ideal
winter destination for southern tourists.
In addition to the many natural attractions, such as The
Byfield RainForest, The many offshore islands, The
Causeway Lake, Mountain Ranges, and spectcular seaviews,
Yeppoon offers many more attractions like Koorana
Crocodile Park, Cooberrie Wildlife Park, Nob Creek
Pottery, Waterpark Eco Tours, Causeway Boat Hire, Horse
Riding, The Mill Gallery & Paintpot Gallery. and many
more attractions in and close to Yeppoon.
the last census the population of Yeppoon was
approximately 13,500. As Yeppoon continues to grow
the estimated population is now much higher.