Q: Is Pumpkin Island suitable for families?
A: Yes, Pumpkin Island is ideal for families, couples and large groups.
Q: Are pets allowed?
A: Sorry, no pets are allowed are on Pumpkin Island.
Q: Is there a secure car park facility on the mainland?
A: Yes, Keppel Bay Security Car Park offers a shuttle service to Keppel Bay Marina. Keppel Bay Security Car Park can be contacted on +61 (0)7 4933 6670.
Q: Is there a restaurant at the Pumpkin Island?
A: While Pumpkin Island does not have a restaurant, all cottages have fully equipped kitchens and outdoor BBQ's to prepare delicious meals. For those who prefer not to self-cater, the award winning Waterline Restaurant has created a gourmet menu especially for Pumpkin Island's guests. Orders can be placed with the Waterline Restaurant up to 48 hours before arrival and collected on day of departure to the island from Keppel Bay Marina, where Pumpkin Xpress departs from.
Q: Is smoking allowed?
A: Smoking is permitted in your garden, ashtrays are provided. Please do not smoke inside your cottage.
Q: Are there private garden areas?
A: All cottages are designed to incorporate individual garden areas. Cottages are quite isolated from each other to ensure privacy.
Q: Are there barbecue facilities?
A: All cottages have comfortable outdoor furniture and BBQ’s for alfresco dining
Q: Are there stingers in the area?
A: During the summer months marine stingers may be present
Q: Can I drink the water?
A: Yes, we have filtered tank water.
Q: Can I fish off the island or do I have to have a boat?
A: The fishing is good directly off the island's shore with various species such as tuna, mackerel, trevally and queenfish amongst others. Small tinnies are for hire on Pumpkin Island.
Q: What fish are there in the area?
A: Mackerel, Trevally, Queen Fish, Rock Cod, Amberjack, Red Emperor,
Squid and many more...
Q: How far away is the beach from my cottage?
A: The beach is approximately 20 – 30 meters from each cottage.
Q: Which languages are spoken at the reception?
Q: Does the retreat accept credit cards?
A: Payments can be made securely online at the time of booking or at reception by cash or credit (we accept VISA and Mastercard)
Q: Where can we shop in Yeppoon?
A: Yeppoon has a SPAR, Woodys Foodworks, Woolworths, Coles and many speciality stores including butchers, liquor stores, bakeries, etc. For thos guests who decide to fly into Rockhampton or do not have the time to shop, Cedar Park Spar provides a shopping service including delivery to Keppel Bay Marina on day of departure to Pumpkin Island. Orders can be placed up to 48 hours before arrival on the island. Woolworths and Coles Online Stores also delivers to Rosslyn Bay. More information can be found on our Stay page, when you click on the Self Catering Options icon.
Q: Where can we stay in Yeppoon?
A: Yeppoon has a wide range of places, some may include Rosslyn Bay Inn, Capricorn Resort, Echelon Apartments, Beaches on Lammermoor and many more.
Q: How do we get from Rockhampton airport to Yeppoon?
A: We recommend Little Johnny's Tours (http://www.littlejohnnystours.com/).
Youngs Bus provides a service from Rockhampton airport to Yeppoon and Keppel Bay Marina. Rental car companies or taxi services provide an alternative option.
More information can be found in our Travel Info section.