Moreton Island Cruises

Moreton Island cruises are among the best adventures that Moreton Island has to offer to its visitors. There are many places where people can go for fascinating and adventurous day and night cruises within Moreton Island. They include:

Marine Discovery Cruise

The Marine Discovery Cruise involves a Journey along the Moreton Island coastline in search of sea creatures such as dugongs, dolphins, green sea turtles, sea cucumbers, rays and more. The cruise is on a catamaran that provides unobstructed views of the marine life on Moreton Island and has an Eco commentary team that provides information to explain the habitats and behaviors of the aquatic creatures.

Marine discovery dugong

Sunset Cruise

Tangalooma is one of the few places on the east coast of Moreton Island where people can cruise and enjoy watching the sunset over Moreton Bay while enjoying drinks, music, and snacks. The sunset cruises begin in the early evenings and end just before nightfall. The fantastic view of the sunset also provides a beautiful background for individual and group photos.

Tangalooma Wrecks Cruise

The Tangalooma wrecks cruise involves guided day sails through the Tangalooma Shipwrecks within Moreton Island. When conditions are right, the cruise gives a perfect view for over 200 different species of reef fish, starfish, dugongs, turtles, and dolphins which exist in the waters of Moreton Island. Also, the clear waters at the Tangalooma wrecks allow people to engage in snorkeling activities as they explore the life underneath the sea.

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Beach Day Cruise

The beach day cruise is a perfect idea to escape from the norm of the day. Visitors get to enjoy a return boat cruise that takes up to 7 hours across Moreton Bay Marine Park during the day. During the beach day cruise, visitors can also discover the world of dolphins through the Eco Ranger show that is usually available. Food and drinks are readily available during the cruise.

Dolphin Viewing Cruise

The dolphin viewing cruise involves a return boat cruise across Moreton Bay Marine Park to a destination where families of wild dolphins come to the shore at night to feed. From the vantage point of the jetty, the dolphins are visible. During the cruise, visitors are also treated to presentations from marine experts who offer expansive knowledge about marine life.

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Dolphins Feeding Cruise

The dolphins feeding cruises at Moreton Island involve a boat ride to the natural habitat of dolphins during the night. Visitors engage in feeding the dolphins and get entertained by how they swim and play together. During the nightly feeds, Eco Rangers provide exciting and knowledgeable information about the behaviors and nature of the dolphins.

dolphing feeding

Whale Watching Day Cruises.

Annually, there is always a migration of the humpback whales as from June to October from Antarctica to the east coast of Australia. The whale watching day cruises within Moreton Island provides a perfect opportunity to witness the whales’ activities with their newborns. The closest whale watching experience is offered at the Tangalooma Island Resort where they offer a return catamaran cruise from Brisbane to Tangalooma while providing a variety of delicacies and drinks for the visitors.

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Moreton Island Australia is a 'Web Magazine' website that is dedicated to all things related to Queensland's iconic great sandy island. We are passionate about Australia's great natural wonder, its vast beaches and lakes, its incredible vistas, its natural beauty and the unforgettable experiences that are waiting for all who visit. Our aim is to discuss Moreton Island, its history, its environment, its wildlife and its spectacular destinations. We hope that this website will inspire all who visit, just as much as Moreton Island has inspired us.

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