Basil Bay on Keswick Island
Things To Do Farleigh, Mackay, Queensland
The beautiful Basil Bay is Keswick Island’s prime swimming beach.
Located on the western side of the island, Basil Bay boasts crystal clear water at high tide, crisp white sand and gentle shade trees – making it an idyllic spot to enjoy your quintessential island adventure.
Basil Bay is popular with swimmers, snorkellers and walkers. Beginner scuba divers also use the protected waters for introductory dives.
At low tide, the fringing reef makes an appearance, which is popular for beachcombers, who enjoy the opportunity to visit the neighbouring Arthur Bay on foot.
The Basil Bay Hut facility provides visitors with barbecue facilities and picnic tables, a toilet, change room and beach shower.
The area is easily accessible on foot or by golf buggy.
Basil Bay is a perfect place to relax with family and friends.
ActivitiesBirdwatching Canoeing/Kayaking Fishing Scuba Diving Snorkelling Swimming
Disabled AssistanceDisabled access available