Yeppoon, 30 Nov 2019


With a stunning backdrop of offshore islands, the sparkling azure of the Pacific and towering Norfolk pines, Yeppoon has built a reputation as both a visually striking tourist town and a saviour for summer tastebuds (plenty of mangos come from Yeppoon). If island hopping is your thing, you have found yourself one terrific launching pad, with the Great Keppel Bay Islands a ferry flutter away. However, if terra firma is more your thing, there is plenty of great shopping, outstanding dining and a truly warm atmosphere, but keep your eyes peeled and upward around sunset as thousands of black and little red flying foxes spectacularly fill the skies – visual, batty splendour.

Population: 13,500

The Queen Street Hall in Yeppoon stands on land traditionally owned by the Darumbal people. The name ‘Yeppoon’ is possibly from the words ‘Yeppen-Yeppen’, meaning thunder

Presented by Keppel Coast Arts.

Festival of Small Halls rolls into Yeppoon on Saturday, 30 November with Blair Dunlop (ENG) and Hat Fitz and Cara (AUS).

Doors open 6.30pm for a 7pm start.

Tickets available online here

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