Freedom Fast Cats spacious vessels departs from Rosslyn Bay to Great Keppel Island

Freedom Fast Cats

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Rosslyn, Queensland

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John Howes Drive,
Rosslyn,
Queensland
4703.

Freedom Fast Cats takes you through the spectacular Keppel Bay Islands, located at Southern Great Barrier Reef near the Tropic of Capricorn and boasting some of the most pristine beaches and unspoilt habitats the reef has to offer. Join the experienced crew for a memorable day exploring Great Keppel Island. They have a range of different cruising options to suit all ages. If you like a more laid back pace, sit back relax and soak up the scenery as you cruise the coves and beaches. For the more adventurous type they have glass bottom boat cruises, snorkelling and the renowned boom-netting. In addition to being proudly Eco Certified, Freedom Fast Cats also has a Master Reef Guide who is ready to highlight the marvels of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. Guaranteed to be a highlight of your visit to the Capricorn Coast!...

Product Types

  • Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours
  • Nature and wildlife
  • Adventure and Outdoors Tours
  • Walking and Biking Tours
  • Half Day or Less
  • Evening
  • Customised
  • Full Day

Accreditation

  • COVID Clean Practicing Business
  • COVID Safe
  • ECO Certified (Ecotourism) by Ecotourism Australia

Tourism Organisation

  • QLD - Capricorn Tourism
  • QLD - Gladstone Area Promotion and Development Limited

Accessibility Information

  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

Activities you can engage in

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Snorkelling
  • Swimming
  • Walks

Tours

  • Great Keppel Island Coral Lunch Tour

    Coral Lunch Cruise - perfect for every age. Enjoy morning tea before boarding the Glass Bottom Boat.Glass bottom boat viewing. Great for those who don't want to get wet. Commences from Great Keppel.Cruise whilst having a delicious lunch of cold meats, salads, fruit and bread. Licenced bar onboard.Glass bottom boat viewing. Great for those who don't want to get wet.Cruise the Keppel Bay as you enjoy your lunch aboard the Coral Lunch CruiseFreedom AdventurerCruising Keppel BayGlass bottom boat viewing. Great for those who don't want to get wet and get close to fish life.Fish FeedingFreedom Fast Cats

    Freedom Fast Cats offers an exclusive Tuesday special: the Coral Lunch Tour, designed for those seeking a delightful day escape on the Great Barrier Reef. Upon reaching Great Keppel Island, your journey starts with a morning tea reception. Then, get ready to be amazed by the beauty of the Keppels as you hop on a glass-bottom boat coral viewing cruise. Local crew, including a marine biologist and Master Reef Guide, will explain everything as you explore, giving you a peek into the amazing marine world without even getting wet. Indulge in the ultimate onboard experience, where a sumptuous lunch awaits. Delight in a delectable selection of cold meats, fresh salads, and succulent fruits, complemented by a variety of beverages including tea, coffee, cordial, and water—all thoughtfully provided to enhance your tour experience. Conclude your day with leisurely exploration of the island village and shops, a refreshing swim, or simply basking on Keppel's pristine white beaches, before returning home at 2:30pm.

    Facilities found here

    • Carpark
    • Family Friendly
    • Non Smoking
    • Public Toilet

    Accessibility Information

    • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.
  • Ferry Transfers to Great Keppel Island

    Touching down on the pristine white sands, where Great Keppel Island's beauty comes ashoreA short hike and discover the beauty of Shelving Beach. Great snorkelling directly from the shore.Accessing remote beaches - one of the 17 beaches to explore on Great Keppel IslandReveal marine wonders: Snorkel from Great Keppel's beach.Hire your snorkelling equipment from the beach & explore the coral & fish life at Monkeys BeachExplore Great Keppel Island Aboard Freedom Fast Cats' Spacious VesselsDive in! Great Keppel's Watersports Have You Covered.Explore Leeks Beach, Wetlands & Homestead TrailFreedom Fast Cats

    Return Ferry Transfers are available seven days, all year round! A short 30 minute ferry ride from Rosslyn Bay Harbour on their spacious, airconditioned and licenced catamarans and you'll be discovering one of the best island getaways that the Southern Great Barrier Reef has to offer. Great Keppel Island is located 18km off the Capricorn Coast which makes it ideal for a day trip or extend your stay for a night or two and enjoy the sunset from under the paperbark trees on Putney Beach. Uncover Great Keppel Island's 17 pristine, white, sandy beaches by hiking the fabulous array of bush tracks and discover the beautiful vistas and historical homestead. Hikes on Keppel range from a leisurely stroll to difficult and challenging treks. Snorkel directly off the beach and swim amidst the turtles, starfish, coral gardens and the amazing varieties of tropical fish and other marine life. Maybe you'll be lucky enough to encounter a Dugong. Watersports have you covered with your aquatic activities from snorkelling equipment, kayaks, paddle-boards and more and when hunger strikes, walk along the beachfront track to choose from 3 licensed venues. Once you discover this spectacular island paradise you will never want to leave.

    Facilities found here

    • Carpark
    • Family Friendly
    • Non Smoking
    • Pet Friendly - Enquire
    • Public Toilet

    Accessibility Information

    • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.
  • Great Keppel Island Glass Bottom Boat Cruise

    Engage with Marine Life: Fish Feeding on Glass Bottom Boat TourDry Adventures Await: Glass Bottom Boat Viewing from Great KeppelDry Adventures Await: Glass Bottom Boat Viewing from Great Keppel IslandUnderwater Delight: Fish Feeding on Glass Bottom Boat Tour at Great Keppel IslandFrom Rosslyn Bay to Great Keppel Island: Explore with Our Glass Bottom Boat ToursFreedom Fast CatsGlass Bottom Boat CruiseFreedom Fast Cats

    Freedom Fast Cats’ glass-bottom boat tour is a quiet, relaxed alternative for those wishing to view the wonders of the reef and spectacular marine life without even getting their feet wet. This cruise includes a glass bottom boat coral viewing tour, along with insight into the history of Great Keppel Island. The Glass Bottom Boat Tour is a great way to get up close with the coral gardens, fish and turtles that call Great Keppel Island home. The remainder of the day is spent on Great Keppel Island. Swim in Keppel’s crystal clear waters, snorkel straight off the beach, browse the village area, enjoy lunch at one of the three licensed venues, or simply laze on the white sands soaking up the sun. Aquatic activities and the many walking tracks to discover on Great Keppel Island will keep you busy!

    Facilities found here

    • Carpark
    • Family Friendly
    • Non Smoking
    • Public Toilet

    Accessibility Information

    • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.
  • Great Keppel Island Adventure Tour

    Hang on tight for the ride of a lifetime with our exhilarating boomnetting experience!Getting ready to snorkel the beautiful, clear waters of Great Keppel IslandRelaxing & soaking up the sun on Freedom Fast Cat's Adventure CruiseGreat Keppel Island Adventure Tour aboard the MV Freedom FlyerSwim with marine life with our qualified crewFreedom Fast CatsEnjoy a Aussie Style BBQ Lunch onboard the Adventure Cruise at Great Keppel IslandBehold the majestic giant, rising from the depths during our Glass Bottom Boat tourDive into adventure with us as we unveil the captivating underwater world of KeppelShelving Reef: A playground for turtles and a haven for beach enthusiasts.

    Pack your day full of fun and exciting activities on Freedom Fast Cats’ Adventure Tour. This is your chance to go boomnetting and snorkelling. The day starts cruising to Great Keppel Island where upon arrival you enjoy some morning tea before heading out on the glass bottom boat. Their expert crew provides commentary as you get up close with the coral gardens, fish and turtles that call GKI home. Time to explore GKI and discover nearby trails and beaches, the village area and swim in crystal clear waters on Fisherman’s Beach. An Australian style BBQ lunch is served: steak, sausages, salads, bread, fruit along with a few other trimmings. Take pleasure in purchasing a wine or beer from the bar to enjoy with lunch. Next...Keen to explore the underwater world up close and personal? Dive into the vibrant marine world as our expert crew selects the best spot. Then hold on tight for the ride of your life with our thrilling boomnetting adventure (aka the ocean spa), or simply relax on the boat as you cruise through the magnificent island bays. Finish the day off with afternoon tea and then a cruisy ride back to the harbour.

    Facilities found here

    • Carpark
    • Family Friendly
    • Non Smoking
    • Public Toilet

    Accessibility Information

    • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.
  • Great Keppel Island Combo Cruise

    Freedom Fast Cats have you covered with all snorkelling equipment on your next Combo CruiseSnorkel the best spots at Great Keppel Island with Freedom Fast CatsGlass bottom boat viewing. Great for those who don't want to get wet. Commences from Great Keppel.Encounter the locals at Great Keppel Island with Freedom Fast Cats' Monday special Combo CruiseGlass bottom boat viewing. Great for those who don't want to get wet. Commences from Great Keppel.Freedom Fast Cats spacious vessels departs from Rosslyn Bay to Great Keppel IslandClown FishCoralSit back and relax as we take you to your snorkel location on Freedom Fast Cats Combo CruiseUpclose but no touchy. Check out the amazing marine life at Great Keppel Island Freedom Fast Cats

    Freedom Fast Cats’ Combo Cruise is their Monday special, perfect for those who are interested in viewing coral and colourful marine life up close and personal. This cruise includes a glass bottom boat tour where you will spend an hour drifting over reefs witnessing abundant sealife accompanied with informative commentary along with insight into the history of Great Keppel Island. Next, snorkelling with all the equipment supplied and freedom to explore the underwater world full of fish, rays and corals. Their crew stay nearby on a dingy to answer questions and make you feel safe. Enjoy an Aussie style sausage sizzle lunch including beef or vegetarian/vegan sausage, served on sliced bread with grilled onions and various condiments. Wash it down with a beverage from the bar or with complimentary tea, coffee, water or cordial. Have time to explore GKI and discover nearby trails and beaches, walk around the village area or swim in crystal clear waters on Fisherman’s Beach. Tired? Relax and soak up sunshine on pristine white sands. End the day with a cruisy trip back to the mainland. They do have a 9am departure in addition to the 10.30am. Just means you have more time on GKI!

    Facilities found here

    • Carpark
    • Family Friendly
    • Non Smoking
    • Public Toilet

    Accessibility Information

    • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

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Snorkel Southern Great Barrier Reef with Freedom Fast Cats
Glass bottom boat viewing. Great for those who don't want to get wet. Commences from Great Keppel.
Beautiful clear waters and white sandy beaches. Nothing better than Great Keppel Island.
Snorkelling with the beautiful fringing reefs & marine life.
Come swim with the locals with Freedom Fast Cats on the Adventure Cruise or Monday's Combo Cruise.
Boomnetting Fun with Freedom Fast Cats! A bucket list item for many. Come try!
Boomnetting Fun!
Keep the hunger at bay with our generous Aussie style BBQ.
Sit back and enjoy cruising on the Coral Lunch Cruise with Freedom Fast Cats. Fully catered.