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sunset lounge pumpkin island event hire
sunset lounge

The Sunset Lounge is a licensed venue where guests can relax, read a book, play board games or try some of our craft beers, spirits & island cocktails during sunset.

beach lounging

Dotted throughout the island are comfy beach lounges and hammocks  – yours to relax and unwind.

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A wide variety of fishing experiences are available around the island – both shoreline and deep-sea fishing – given the diverse coral reefs, Rocky headlands, sheltered bays, and open seas. Check out our Nature Calendar for details on what species of fish you’re most likely to catch during your visit, and once you’re here, chat with the team for tips.

animal watching

Wander around the island and track down the various wildlife that are local to Pumpkin - butterflies and lizards to name a few. For marine wildlife; dolphins, turtles and whale sightings are a common occurrence in season. Check out our Nature Calendar for more information.

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bird watching

Wander around the island to various look out points, and spot the Nankeen Kestrels hunting lizards, Ospreys diving for their lunch, Sooty and Pied Oyster Catchers walking along the oyster rocks and resident Beach Stone Curlews trying to hide away in the daytime.


Pumpkin is home to plenty of oysters - venture around the rocks and you harvest your own oysters fresh for you to enjoy.

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nature walks

Pumpkin Island measures 450m long and 150m wide, so for a pleasant wander, consider walking around the island to various look out points and explore the coves and coral reefs.


There are several lookout points scattered across the island, all perfect for relaxing and taking in the view or having a picnic, spotting marine-life, yoga & pilates or simply soaking up nature.

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library & board games

Gather the crew together for some board games fun or find a quiet nook and grab a book from our Sunset Lounge.

treasure hunt

The Pumpkin Island Treasure Hunt is a fantastic activity for all to enjoy. It’s a great way to explore the island and discover a little more about the hidden gem that is Pumpkin Island. Chat to the Pumpkin team for details and find the maps with clues in the Sunset Lounge.

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playground pumpkin island kids

If you’re coming to Pumpkin with the kids, they’ll enjoy swinging and letting loose on the playground.


Pumpkin Island is very proudly powered by the sun and rain  water. If you’re interested in learning more about our eco-friendly sustainable paradise, feel free to chat to the Pumpkin Team who’ll happily talk you through how things work on the island, such as the solar power setup, rain harvesting plus recycling centre and compost bins.

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bonfire pumpkin island

What better way to watch the sun go down and star-gaze than by the warmth of a fire. Share stories, create memories and enjoy the serenity around our fire-pit.

wood-fired pizza oven

There's nothing quite like a wood-fired pizza. Guests are welcome to use our pizza oven situated in the Lookout building and cook up a feast!

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