From Yeppoon, visitors can access the Capricorn Coast and Southern Great Barrier Reef. Pristine beaches and shallow coves allow for a variety of leisurely water activities in Yeppoon, making it a popular destination for holidays. Yeppoon is located on Keppel Bay, which hosts many islands that can be visited by tourists, including Great Keppel Island, which has numerous white, sandy beaches and coral reefs of the Great Barrier Reef that can easily be seen in its clear waters. Yeppoon is also known for producing a variety of tropical fruits and is home to large pineapple farms. The Yeppoon Lions Tropical Pinefest happens every October to celebrate the town’s long history as a pineapple producer.