Keppel Sands, QLD

Keppel Sands is a quiet beach settlement located 15km off the Emu Park Road and 40 km from Rockhampton. The Keppel Sands Main Beach is 1.3km long, faces east and is bounded by the northern 40m high, conical headland and a southern protruding, 30m high headland. Keppel Sands is separated from Emu Park by the broad-mouthed Coorooman Creek. 

The Charming village township centred around fishing and holiday making situated at the southern end of the Capricorn Coast. Surrounded by Coorooman and Cawarral Creeks to the north, Keppel Bay and the Coral Sea to the east and Pumpkin Creek to the south.

Once Keppel Sands went by the name of The Sandhills. Sandhills along the beach front were about all there was, until the sugar cane plantations started to emerge

Median house price is $415 000
Estimated population of 346
5 Year population change +15%
Average length of ownership - 11 yrs

Convinces include;

  • Keppel Sands and Bill Kingel Caravan Park
  • Keppel Sands Hotel
  • Keppel Sands Conservation Park
  • Schofield Park
  • Beach Access 
  • Cafes
  • Boat Ramp
  • Trekking Trails 
  • Lookouts
  • Keppel Sands State School

(Source RP Data 2019, Livingstone Shire)

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