Pumpkin Island

Yeppoon, Livingstone Area

Indicative Rate * AU$340 to AU$3015

Escape to a private island paradise and one of Australia's most amazing, tiny hidden gems. This best-kept secret is nestled in the Southern Great Barrier Reef, a short ferry ride 14 kilometres from coastal Yeppoon.

Your holiday on Pumpkin offers a blissful retreat from stresses of modern-day life, a chance to partake in pristine nature, relax and unwind.

Choose from five eco-friendly self-catering cottages or two beach bungalows all powered by wind and sun, each accommodating between four to six guests. Alternatively, book the entire island for your exclusive use.

There’s so much to discover on this incredible treasure. The wildlife will delight you; expect to see dolphins, turtles and whales in season. Fish the rich waters, snorkel or experience the coral reefs from a glass bottom kayak, harvest your own oysters off the rocks or simply wander the secluded beaches. Afterwards, perhaps spend the afternoon relaxing in a hammock, then enjoy sunset from your deck overlooking the crystalline beach.

Whatever you choose - Pumpkin Island is wonderful for families, utterly romantic for couples and fabulous for groups of friends.

Plan your island getaway today.

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi

Facilities

  • Bar
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Communal Lounge
  • Communal Refrigerator
  • Communal Shower
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Games/Recreation Room
  • Gas
  • Open fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking/Trekking
  • Scuba-Diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Swimming

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
Pumpkin Island
Yeppoon, Livingstone Area
Queensland
Australia
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Our rooms

Oyster Box

Oyster Box

Experience the perfect beach holiday when you stay in Oyster Box Cottage, fully self-contained and situated in one of the most beautiful places on the island, also close to the action for fishing, swimming, snorkelling or shucking tasty oysters you’ll find growing on the rocks.

Relax and take in stunning ocean views from the spacious deck, or grab your mask and snorkel, then wander down to the water to discover an amazing underwater world of beautiful coloured corals and incredible array of fish – all right on your doorstep. The adventure of kayaking may tempt you – or just a lazy paddle on the main beach.

Then, as you enjoy a magnificent sunset on yet another fabulous day on this island paradise, you’ll appreciate why Pumpkin Island truly is a hidden gem.

An unhurried pace is your opportunity to unwind and enjoy nature plus some time out.

The holiday you’ve always dreamed of.

Bedding configuration – one Queen, plus two Singles and Single Trundle in lounge area
Rate per night – AUD405 for two adults
Extra adults - AUD100 per adult per night
Children - under age 16 years stay free
Maximum guests – six
Minimum stay – three nights

Coco Pine

Coco Pine

Your peaceful island ‘home’, fully self-contained Coco Pine Cottage is located between beautiful Norfolk Pines and Coconut trees, an incredible place to be, as the wind gently whispers through the branches of the pines and waves gently lap against the water’s edge.

The comfy surrounds and spacious deck overlooking the stunning Pacific Ocean all encourage you to take it easy. You feel yourself slowing down and seem to be spending more time gazing at the sparkling water.

Of course, there’s stand-up paddle boarding, discovering the rockpools at low tide, kayaking and snorkelling should the mood take you, or simply swinging in a hammock on the sand, watching the view.

Wander down to the Sunset Lounge to delight in the colour show as the sun disappears behind the coastline, afterwards, head back to Coco Pine and perhaps prepare a barbeque dinner, then ready for a blissful night’s sleep.

Next day, repeat and enjoy. Love the island life.

Bedding configuration – one Queen, plus four Singles in separate area
Rate per night – AUD405 for two adults
Extra adults - AUD100 per adult per night
Children - under age 16 years stay free
Maximum guests – six
Minimum stay – three nights

Tropical Tides

Tropical Tides

Step off your private deck and onto the main beach for a dip in the ocean and later watch the magical sunset over Yeppoon as you swing in your hammock or enjoy the view from the aptly named Sunset Lounge.

Tropical Tides Cottage is fully self-contained and well located to many of the delights Pumpkin Island has to offer - wander to the lookout with your coffee to watch the sunrise herald another magical day, snorkel off the beach at low-tide and marvel at the stunning corals and amazing fish, enjoy cocktails in the Sunset Lounge, or make a wood fired pizza in the Lookout as you watch the night lights of Yeppoon.

Your biggest decision? What to do (or not do) next.

Relax on the daybed of your private deck and take in the view, while you contemplate … and delight in your island paradise. Pure bliss.

Bedding configuration – one Queen and two Singles in two separate areas, plus Single Trundle in lounge
Rate per night – AUD405 for two adults
Extra adults - AUD100 per adult per night
Children - under age 16 years stay free
Maximum guests – five
Minimum stay – three nights

Coral Cove

Coral Cove

From the moment you step off the boardwalk onto the spacious deck of Coral Cove Cottage nestled in the northern end of main beach, you’ll feel you’re in a special place. Your fully self-contained cottage powered by wind and water has all you need to relax and enjoy simple island living.

Take in stunning ocean views, prepare delicious meals on the barbecue on your deck, wander down your private boardwalk to crystal-clear waters and immerse yourself in nature.

The coral reefs and coral lagoon are perfect for exquisite coral viewing at low tide if you only want to get your feet wet. Alternatively, don mask and snorkel to discover a magical underwater world of vivid coloured corals and fantastic array of fish, an amazing experience.

Unwind as you swing in your hammock under the trees. Your biggest decision might be where to enjoy the glorious sunsets from.

Island life. Simply idyllic.

Bedding configuration – one Queen, plus two Singles in separate area, and Single Trundle in lounge
Rate per night – AUD490 for two adults
Extra adults - AUD100 per adult per night
Children - under age 16 years stay free
Maximum guests – five
Minimum stay – three nights

Pebble Point

Pebble Point

Experience the best in Pumpkin Island accommodation and stay at Pebble Point, our fully self-contained luxury cottage nestled on the northern point of the island.

After a day snorkelling, swimming or simply relaxing - picture yourself taking in the stunning beach views from your deck or enjoying a dip in your private plunge pool.

Fall asleep to the sounds of the ocean and wake to a coffee from the solar-powered Nespresso machine (remember to pack pods).

Prepare your own meals from the kitchen, or let someone else look after you, with either a pre-ordered gourmet hamper prepared by award-winning Waterline Restaurant or have a private and exclusive chef cater for your needs.

You may even decide to shuck your own oysters direct from the rocks!

This secluded hideaway is perfect for a romantic holiday, or simply to slow down and immerse yourself in nature.

Plan to stay a while to truly relax and rejuvenate.

Bedding configuration – one Queen and two Singles in two separate rooms
Rate per night - AUD630 for two adults
Extra adults - AUD100 per adult per night
Children - under age 16 years stay free
Maximum guests – four
Minimum stay – three nights

Island View

Island View

If a laid-back holiday is more your style, enjoy Island View Bungalow tucked away in the north-western beach side of the island. With views across the channel to North Keppel Island and front-row seats on your private deck to stunning sunsets each night, you’ll feel as though you’ve discovered your own island paradise.

Head out snorkelling at the coral lagoon and marvel at the exquisite corals and incredible array of fish. Perhaps kayak around the island or try your hand at stand-up paddle boarding. And at low tide, wander down towards Little Pumpkin Island and shuck your own oysters straight off the rocks.

Your shared bathroom facilities are only a short stroll away, along with a large outdoor communal kitchen and barbeque. If you fancy pizza – you can always make your own in the wood fired pizza oven at the Lookout (remember to bring ingredients for some delicious toppings!)

You’ll love the simplicity of island life.

Bedding configuration – two Double Bunk Beds in one room
Rate per night – AUD340 for two adults
Extra adults - AUD100 per adult per night
Children - under age 16 years stay free
Maximum guests – four
Minimum stay – three nights

Ocean Breeze

Ocean Breeze

If you’re after a laid-back holiday, then Ocean Breeze Bungalow is for you. Tucked away in the north-western beach side of the island with views to North Keppel Island and front-row seats on your private deck to stunning sunsets each night, it’s easy to relax and enjoy.

Your shared bathroom facilities and large outdoor communal kitchen with barbecue are only a short stroll away - everything you need is nearby.

Maybe you’ll go snorkelling at coral lagoon and marvel at the exquisite corals and incredible array of fish. Perhaps kayak around the island or try your hand at stand-up paddle boarding. At low tide, wander down towards Little Pumpkin Island and shuck your own oysters straight off the rocks.

If you fancy a change of scenery, the aptly named Sunset Lounge is a perfect vantage point for watching the sun drop behind the coast with its’ nightly kaleidoscope of colours.

You’ll love the experience of island life.

Bedding configuration – two Double Bunk Beds in one room
Rate per night – AUD340 for two adults
Extra adults - AUD100 per adult per night
Children - under age 16 years stay free
Maximum guests – four
Minimum stay – three nights

Whole Island

Whole Island

Step off the Pumpkin Island Express ferry onto your exclusive island paradise.

Picture yourself sharing a stunning beach wedding or celebrating a special birthday with family and friends. Perhaps you’ve finally set dates for a fun getaway with a group of friends or extended family, or maybe you simply want to take time out and rejuvenate with an idyllic holiday in an exquisite setting.

Whatever the occasion, a Pumpkin Island whole island experience will surprise and delight you.

Five stylish cottages overlook the unspoilt beach, each accommodating four to six guests. Every cottage has a special name and décor, and front row seats on their private decks to magnificent sunsets over the Pacific Ocean. Fully self-contained and eco-friendly, powered by wind and sun, yet well-appointed and charming, they boast full kitchens, private bathrooms, ceiling fans plus barbeques on each deck.

You have all the creature comforts needed to relax and enjoy.

Rate per night – from AUD2335 (5 Cottages), from AUD3015 (5 Cottages & 2 Bungalows)
Extra adults - AUD100 per adult per night
Children - under age 16 years stay free
Maximum guests – 26 (5 Cottages), or 34 (5 Cottages & 2 Bungalows)
Minimum stay – three nights

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