Diving at Keswick

Scuba Diving & Watersports

Scuba Diving

The bays around Keswick Island are well protected, making diving in this area safe for all levels of experience.  The surrounding reefs are abundant with life and colour, and there are 3 historic shipwrecks nearby which can be explored in the right conditions.


Keswick Island is a great place to indulge in some watersports, such as snorkelling and kayaking.

Contact the Keswick Kiosk for details.

Residents who enjoy to kayak can store equipment in the secure facility at Basil Bay.  See Dry Marina & Kayak Storage for further details.


About Keswick Island Community

Keswick Island supports a small community that lives and works within the idyllic surrounds of the Great Barrier Reef, a World Heritage Area. Only a stone’s throw from Mackay, the island is a unique place to call home or to which owners can regularly escape. Learn more about living at KeswickIsland.com.au.

About Keswick Island

Nestled within the turquoise waters of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, and only 32km off the Mackay coast lies a world of undiscovered treasures. Keswick Island is a natural wonderland – a world of national park and tropical rainforest, fringed by white sands and a coral reef bursting with vibrant marine life. Keswick Island is, no doubt, the most unspoiled of all the populated residential islands of the Whitsundays. Live here, visit here, relax here. Whatever you are looking for, the answer is hidden right here on Keswick, the Treasured Island.