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Moreton Island Day Trip from Brisbane or the Gold Coast Including Kayaking and Sandboarding

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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In the morning, your 4WD coach picks you up from the Gold Coast or Brisbane, then travels to the ferry to Moreton Island. During the 75-minute ferry ride across Moreton Bay, take in views from the deck or cabin, keep an eye out for dolphins and other marine life.

When you reach the island, your 4WD-vehicle drives along the sand to the Tangalooma Wrecks where you have several options for beachside fun. Follow your guide on a snorkeling tour of the famous shipwrecks; the 15 vessels were purposely sunk here to create a breakwall. This resulting reef is home to colorful corals, tropical fish, trevally, yellowtail, wobbegong, kingfish and more.

If snorkeling doesn’t appeal to you, use the provided transparent bodyboards to paddle in search of turtles, reef fish, coral and other critters, or simply relax on the white-sand beach.

After the snorkel tour, your guide serves a picnic lunch before leading a tour on transparent kayaks to explore the Tangalooma Wrecks. Stay dry as you view an amazing array of fish right below your kayak. (Please note that a 4WD tour around the island will replace the snorkeling and kayaking if conditions are unfavorable).

Next, hang on tight as your driver takes your 4WD on rough inland tracks to tall sand dunes that are ideal for sandboarding, a fun, high-adrenaline activity comparable to tobogganing. It is possible to reach speeds of up to 30 mphr (50 kph) as you zip down the dunes.

After sandboarding, return to the coast and enjoy a swim at Tangalooma Beach (if time allows). Then catch the ferry back to the mainland and reach Brisbane or the Gold Coast in the evening.

Information

Includes:
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Kayaks, body boards and safety vests
  • Local guide
  • Transport by 4WD bus
  • Picnic lunch
Excludes:
  • National park and ferry fees (AU$50pp cash must be paid to the driver on departure)
  • Additional food and drinks (available to purchase)
  • Wetsuit hire (AU$5 per person, payable direct)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
  • Please bring towel, sunscreen, hat and swimwear
  • National park and ferry fees (AU$50pp cash must be paid to the driver on departure)

Meeting Point

Brisbane Transit Centre or Mantra On View Hotel
Departure Time:
5:45am: Gold Coast
7am: Brisbane
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point
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