NEWSDate: 15 November 2021
New Wildcat Catamaran Set to Service Mackay
Red Cat Adventures will be launching their new Wildcat All-Inclusive Day Tours on the 1st December 2021 from Mackay Harbour. This is really exciting news for tourism in our region!
“Wildcat” is a 17m custom-built catamaran made specifically for Mackay conditions that ensure a smooth, comfortable ride with great viewing and photo opportunities. Destinations Wildcat will be visiting include Cockermouth, Brampton, Keswick, St Bees, and Scawfell islands, as well as some secret, unexplored spots.
MPs Visit Keswick Island
On 22nd June 2021, Amanda Camm, Whitsunday Member, Fiona Simpson, Shadow Minister for Integrity & Gorvernment, State Regional Development & Infrastrucure and Pat Weir, Shadow Minister for Natural Resources Mining & Energy visited Keswick Island to meet with KIPA members. The ministers were here to see Keswick Island first-hand and to gather information to apply for a parliamentary enquiry into the mismanagement of Queensland assets in the Whitsundays. The meeting was very positive and we are hopeful for a good outcome.
AUSTRALIA DAY ON KESWICK ISLAND
Depending on the weather, we usually gather for Australia Day games on Keswick Island. Whether it’s thong throwing, egg & spoon races or Finska. In the past we have dressed up in Aussie gear, decorated our buggies & enjoyed a picnic together while proudly flying the Aussie flag. 2021 was the absolute best Australian Day we’ve ever experienced with more than 50 boats joining in the celebrations!
Order A Custom T-Shirt
Show your solidarity for Keswick Island this Australia Day by ordering a “Save Keswick, Save Australia” custom printed t-shirt for $35 ea. Get in early to make sure you don’t miss out!
To order, send a message to Keswick Retreat with your name, size & quantity, then you will be advised of the payment details.
📸 Photo credit: Andrew Gregory Photography