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Great Barrier Reef island won in a bet now up for sale as perfect place to ride out coronavirus pandemic – ABC News

After fending off multi-million-dollar offers for years, the owners of this ‘pandemic paradise’ have put it up for sale.

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A slice of isolation paradise that was once won in a poker game is up for sale on Queensland’s Southern Great Barrier Reef.
Key points:

  • Queensland’s Pumpkin Island is up for sale
  • It was once won in a poker game in the 1960s
  • The owners say it has been a safe haven during the coronavirus crisis

The six-hectare Pumpkin Island, 16 kilometres off the coast of Yeppoon in central Queensland, has a price tag of around $25 million.
Pandemic paradise
Sales agents…

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