Freelance journo and travel writer living at Kangaroo Point
Published June 7th 2012
Hop on a ferry to Moreton Island and enjoy a day or a weekend surrounded by pristine bushland, beautiful fresh water lakes and spectacular sand dunes.
There are no sealed roads on Moreton Island, so you can either take your own 4WD or book a tour that will take you around this idyllic island.
Make the most out of your stay and choose from a wide range of fun activities on Moreton. Ever tried out sandboarding for example?
For the ultimate adrenaline rush, lie flat on a wooden plank and soar down Moreton island’s sand dunes. Guided tours are offered for example by Tangalooma Island Resort and Micat.
If your body is a little bit sandy afterwards you might want to freshen up by taking part in a snorkelling tour, for example with Dive-In Sports.
Explore the Tangalooma ship wrecks and the fascinating marine life of Moreton Bay.
If you need a bit of a break now you can either relax at crystal clear water lake Blue Lagoon or chill at the breathtaking lookout at Cape Moreton. You can admire the historic lighthouse and, with a bit of patience and luck, spot some dolphins and whales on the shore.
For a close and personal look, book a whale watch tour or take part in Tangalooma’s dolphin feeding program - or both). Every night, dolphins swim close up to the beach at Tangalooma Island Resort.
Accompanied by a Dolphin Care Team member, visitors have the opportunity to hand feed them – an experience you will surely never forget! And if you want to spend the weekend at Moreton, the resort is a great place to stay overnight.