Cruise out to Moreton Island National Park from Brisbane or the Gold Coast for a full day, experiencing beautiful beaches, fresh water lakes, forests, and giant sand dunes. Only accessible by 4WD, you’re guided adventure tour includes sand tobogganing, body surfing and a picnic lunch.
- Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
- Get off the beaten track in a 4×4
- Led by a local guide
- Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
- Lunch included
- Conducted in English
Your Tour starts with a luxury cruise aboard MiCat across beautiful Moreton Bay to Moreton Island. On arrival you board your 4WD and drive of the ferry directly on to the beach. Moreton Island is the worlds third largest sand island of which 98% is a protected National Park, with no sealed roads, 4WD is the only mode of transport!
Your first activity is to get straight into sand boarding and tobogganing. This has to be done as early as possible in the day as summer temperatures get up to 36 degrees. This is awesome fun, high speed, high adrenaline!
Next stop you cross the island to the Open Beach. Travel through thick eucalypti forest, featuring beautiful Xanthorrhoea (Grass Trees) up to 250 years old. The open beach is 38km long of uninterrupted surf beach.
Boogy Boarding and body surfing is next! Off to North Point and Honeymoon Bay’s secluded beach with great safe surf beaches.
After a picnic lunch you set off to Cape Moreton Lighthouse and Information center. This imposing rock Headland is 80m above sea level and gives commanding views across all of Moreton Island and the beautiful Glass House Mountains. Look out to sea and spot Dolphins, Turtles and Whales (June To October).
Moreton Island is home to hundreds of different birds, featuring White Bellied Sea Eagles, Pied Oyster Catchers, Pelicans and thousands of wadding birds.
Your last stop is Blue Lagoon, one of Moreton Island’s beautiful fresh water lakes. Take a dip and soak up the naturally occurring tea tree oils (the fountain of youth) Once rejuvenated to return to MiCat for your beautiful cruise home.
Departure Point: Tour departs from most Brisbane or Gold Coast centrally located hotels – OR – Central pickup points:
* Brisbane: Transit Centre, Roma Street
* Gold Coast: Beach Road Transit Centre, Bays 1-4
Return Details: Tour concludes at original point of departure
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A must do while in Brisbane!! It was one of the most beautiful places we went in Australia!!!! I wish we would have done the 2 day tour.
Reviewed by: Robin B, United States of America