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River to Bay: Island Getaways from Brisbane City

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by Meg Forbes (subscribe)
Meg Forbes is a mum, freelance writer, and photographer living in the Redlands, South of Brisbane. https://www.instagram.com/megforbesphotography/
Published March 1st 2020
Moreton Bay's newest adventure tours
River to Bay is a new tourism venture that takes patrons from the city of Brisbane to Moreton Bay in 30 minutes

River to Bay Brisbane
River to Bay boat (image courtesy of River to Bay)


Tours include Best of Moreton Bay, the highlights of which include the adventure cruise, swimming, snorkelling, beach games and free time, a picnic lunch and unlimited water bottle refills.

Tangalooma shipwrecks off Moreton Island
Tangalooma shipwrecks off Moreton Island


Additional snacks and drinks are available for purchase on the boat. This tour is recommended for people over 8 years of age.

Shipwrecks at Moreton Island
Shipwrecks at Moreton Island


Departures for this tour are at the following times and locations on your date of booking:

Southbank Pontoon A
Departs 7.30am / Arrives 5:10pm

New Farm River Hub
Departs 7.50am / Arrives 4:50pm

Northshore Hamilton
Departs 8:10am / Arrives 4:30pm

Bookings for the Best of Moreton Bay Tour can be made here:
Best of Moreton Bay tour bookings

Seastars on the beach at Moreton Island
Seastars on the beach at Moreton Island


The Straddie Safari Tour includes an adventure cruise past St Helena and Peel Islands to either Dunwich or Amity Point on North Stradbroke Island, swimming and free time on the beach, a beach burger lunch, and seasonal wildlife encounters including koalas, kangaroos, turtles, rays, and humpback whales (from June to November).

Beautiful ocean off North Stradbroke Island
Beautiful ocean off North Stradbroke Island


Optional stand up paddleboard or surfing lessons may be added to this tour for $50 per person, surfboard hire for $25 per person, and a high-speed boat thrill ride for $50 per person.

An eagle ray at North Stradbroke Island
An eagle ray at North Stradbroke Island


This tour is also recommended for people over 8 years of age, with additional snacks and drinks available for purchase on the boat. Departures for this tour are at the following times and locations on your date of booking:

Southbank Pontoon A
Departs 7.30am / Arrives 5:10pm

New Farm River Hub
Departs 7.50am / Arrives 4:50pm

Northshore Hamilton
Departs 8:10am / Arrives 4:30pm

Things to bring for each of these tours include

Swimmers

Sunscreen & Hat

Towel

Warm Clothes (in winter)

Refillable Water Bottle

Bookings for the Straddie Safari Tour can be made here:
Straddie Safari Tour bookings

Kangaroos on North Stradbroke Island
Kangaroos on North Stradbroke Island

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Why? New adventure boat trips from Brisbane to Moreton Bay in 30 minutes
When: Daily
Phone: 0428 894 882
Where: Brisbane, North Stradbroke Island, Moreton Island
Cost: Best of Moreton Bay - Adults $179, Child $149, Family (2A,2C) $499, Student $159. Straddie Safari - Adult $199, Child $179
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