Dolphin and Tangalooma Wrecks Moreton Island Day Cruise
View some of QLD's best marine life up close with this dolphin cruise headed for the Moreton Bay Marine Park and see dolphins, turtles, dugongs and more! On this cruise, you will have the opportunity to find these playful and intelligent creatures up close on our catamaran while learning about their habitat, diet, behaviour and other interesting facts. Cruise across the scenic waters, enjoying morning tea before arriving at the island.
On this Moreton Island Dolphin Discovery Cruise option you can join the cruise at the Rivergate Marina in Brisbane. Alternatively, be picked up and returned to one of the Brisbane or Gold Coast central pickup locations with comfort and ease in the lead up to and follow a big day on Moreton Island. Aboard a comfortable coach, you'll depart en route to the marin where you are to catch the cruise over to Moreton Island - a scenic and relaxing 75 minute journey. While on the island, you'll have the chance to explore the wildlife rich area of the Moreton Bay Marine Park. Home to a range of marine animals including dolphins, turtles, dugongs and tropical fish, this is an exceptional tour not to be missed.
The cruise will get the opportunity to spot the curious and playful dolphins that frequent the waters off the island while also learning about their habitat, diet, behaviour and more. You will be in awe of the incredibly scenic Moreton Bay region, which is overflowing with natural beauty. As we depart from the Marina to start the adventure at the island, you will be provided with tea, coffee and biscuits.
The Moreton Bay Marine Park is an area filled with an abundance of wildlife including over 70 Bottlenose Dolphins that aren't shy when it comes to visitors. The cruise will then take you on a scenic route as you enjoy morning tea on board before this unforgettable day tour at Moreton begins. From here you can explore the waters yourself with the option of enrolling in a snorkelling experience around the iconic Moreton Island Wrecks. Consisting of over 15 ships purposefully sunk to create a breakwater for fisherman, the Moreton Island Wrecks now act as a man made reef with an abundance of fish and coral calling them home.
Once on the island you can jump into the water to enjoy a snorkelling tour with experienced guides available for assistance. Snorkel the Moreton Island Wrecks and embrace all of the colourful animals that have since made these purposefully sunken ships home. The Wrecks of Moreton Island have become somewhat of an icon in the region attracting visitors locally, nationally and internationally. While at the wrecks, observe the local fish accumulate as they get fed. Then explore the rusting ships before coming back to the beach to enjoy a delicious, fresh smorgasbord lunch and free time to do as you please.
Enjoy a buffet lunch including a spread of chicken, prawns and variety of salads as well as an afternoon tea of tropical fruit. Once it is time to return to the mainland, upon your arrival you will be transferred back to your accommodation in Brisbane with comfort and ease. A comprehensive, full day out to get acquainted with some amazing marine life over the summer, book yourself a dolphin cruise from Brisbane online today!
This is a full day tour that is well worth it. Combining natural and man-made beauty with the vibrant marine life that calls this island home.
• Morning tea upon boarding
• Delicious tropical buffet lunch including trawler prawns, freshly baked ham off the bone, chicken, salads, damper style rolls and fresh fruit platters
• Afternoon tea and tropical fruit platter
• Optional return transfers from central Brisbane or Gold Coast pick-up location
• Snorkelling is inclusive with all gear, tuition and marine and national park fees included
• Marine Eco Tour - this is you chance to spot Dolphins, Dugongs and Turtles
• Free time to relax on the beach
• Climb the famous sand dunes
• Swim the safe waters around the boat
• Fish Feeding - around the Wrecks
• Snorkel the Tangalooma Wrecks
9.30am sharp - Eco cruise across Moreton Bay begins
10.05am - Briefing & days itinerary announced
10.15am - Morning tea, coffee and biscuits served
10.45am - Arrive at Moreton Island
11am - Guided Snorkel tour of the Wrecks
12pm - Fish feeding around the Wrecks
12.30pm - Lunch “Tropical lunch including prawns, chicken and a variety of salads” served
1.30pm - Free time on the beach to explore the Moreton Island & the Wrecks area
2.40pm - Dolphin, Dugong & Turtle discovery cruise (includes expert commentary)
3.15pm - Return cruise across Moreton Bay to the Rivergate Marina
5pm - Disembark the cruise
NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the rates listed are for the 2022 - 2023 season. The 2022 - 2023 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2022 - 31st March 2023. The 2023 - 2024 season rates commence on the 1st April 2023.