Like “Cast Away”: Tourist saved after writing HELP in sand

Like “Cast Away”: Tourist saved after writing HELP in sand

Tourist lost in Far North Queensland bush rescued after writing help in sand


Leaving this message was one of my better decisions.

THE SMH - A 63-year-old British tourist on a self confessed “adventure before dementia” has written of being rescued after two days lost in Queensland’s remote far north, after he wrote an SOS message in the sand.

Geoff Keys was camping with two families in Cape York’s remote Jardine National Park in late July, when he set off for a two kilometre walk to go for a swim beneath a waterfall.

Barefoot and wearing just shorts, a t-shirt and a hat, Mr Keys says on his he became lost when swimming along a creek in search of Eliot Falls late in the day on July 27.




About The Author

Emergency Live

Emergency Live is the only multilingual magazine dedicated to people involved in rescue and emergency. As such, it is the ideal medium in terms of speed and cost for trading companies to reach large numbers of target users; for example, all companies involved in some way in the equipping of specialised means of transport. From vehicle manufacturers to companies involved in equipping those vehicles, to any supplier of life- saving and rescue equipment and aids.

Related posts