The beautiful Capricorn Coast, the area @ Real Estate specialises in, offers residents and tourists alike a lifestyle / experience second to none, with breathtaking natural beauty, fantastic facilities and relaxed beach lifestyle. Ideally located within the Livingstone shire, on the tropic of Capricorn on the east coast of Queensland at the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef. Boasting 27 islands including Great Keppel Island 20km from Yeppoon. This position in the southern tropics ensures the Capricorn Coast experiences warm summers without the extreme humidity of Far North Queensland and beautiful mild winters, with an average high of 25.8 decrees and low of 18.5 decrees over the course of a year, and an average rain fall of 981.7mm per year.
Yeppoon is the principal town on the Capricorn Coast, a string of seaside communities stretching more than 150 kilometers from north to south. All of the Capricorn Coast enjoys the ease and convenience of the centrally located Yeppoon and Emu Park CBD’s as well as city conveyances of Rockhampton, including hassle free airport with regular fights to Brisbane (approximately 1 hour flight), Townsville and the Gold Coast only a short 25 minute drive from Yeppoon. The Capricorn Coast is serviced by Young’s bus offering regular services around the Capricorn Coast and to Rockhampton.
The Capricorn Coast is not only renowned for its beauty and relaxed lifestyle but also famous for delicious juicy pineapples and fresh sea food, to some lesser extent mangos, and beef as Central Queensland and Rockhampton is the beef capital of Australia. Yeppoon is home to the annual Pine fest held in October.
The Capricorn Coast and beautiful Keppel Bay has won the hearts of visitors and residence alike, as long ago as the 25th of May 1770 when Captain Cook and his crew on the Endeavour sailed into Keppel Bay. According to A History of the Shire of Livingstone compiled and Edited by Leo M Carpenter “Having the main land and islands in a manner all round us”. Cook went on to make his third landing after Botany Bay and Bustard Bay at Broad Sound to the North of Yeppoon.