If you would like to make direct contact with the Homestead once on the water, or have an inquiry before leaving port,  please use the information below:

TELEPHONES and Radio in the Homestead on the hilltop at 600 feet: 

Homestead Phone (satellite) : 07 4999 5840 (currently unavailable)

Kerry – 0452 295 575

Marine Radio Channel: Ch:73

Scanning: 16, 73, 80, 81 and 83 (83 is installed at the repeater station on Percy Island for Coastguard Thirsty Sound to contact those further afield than ch:81)

Telephone and Internet lines usually drop out between Shoalwater Bay Area and Dent/Curlew Islands. Once at Middle Percy Island your Telephone and Internet communications are available from the higher points, but only if your server works on the Telstra communication system.

  1. On the main long walking track to Homestead 500m from the beach above the West Bay and over looking Pine Islet;
  2. Over half way to Homestead a sign over the track (ring-ring)
  3. ‘Andys Lookout’ overlooking South Percy

Photos: can be posted here or on;-

Email direct : [email protected]

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