Date: 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.

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Date: Tuesday 22nd June 2021

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.

Date: Tuesday 26th January 2021



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!



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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!


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📸 Photo credit: Andrew Gregory Photography