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5-Day Marine Explorer Tour

Starting from $ 929 all inclusive

TOUR CODE : G3M2
Departs Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays all year
Our 5-Day Moreton Island and Great Barrier Reef Tours are designed for travellers who love the sun, surf and sea. This amazing 5 days is packed with activities and you will never be bored!

The Great Barrier Reef is the most iconic place in Australia and is home to the world largest coral reef. Sitting just outside the waters of Moreton Bay, Moreton Island is home to many marine life and 15 sunken vessels. Experience Sunset Safaris “NIGHT TIME TRANSPARENT KAYAKING” and see the underwater world like never before as we navigate the eerie sunken shipwrecks at night with brilliant underwater lights. Stay in our ECO-Glamping Tents (Optional Upgrade) as you enjoy all the comforts of home while camping in the great outdoors. Sunset Safaris makes this possible with the best value package tour EVER to these magnificent locations. This package is loaded with extras, including:

  • FREE Visit to Childers Local Zoo
  • FREE Mon Repos Turtles Centre
  • FREE Live Turtle Encounter (During Season)
  • FREE Whale Watching (During Season)
  • FREE transfers to connect Great Barrier Reef & Moreton Island Tours

To see the finer details of the Moreton Island section of our 2-Day Package tour – CLICK HERE

To see the finer details of the Great Barrier Reef section of our 3-Day Package tour  – CLICK HERE



1Day

4 years old minimum

fully guided tour, all equiment provided

Lunch included (dietary options available)

good fitness level adviced

what to bring, beach towel, sunnies and a sence of humour

5-Day Moreton Island & Great Barrier Reef Explorer Tour

 

Itinerary

  • 5.45am Mantra On View Hotel, 22 View Ave, Surfers Paradise
  • 7am Brisbane Coach Terminal, Parkland Crescent QLD 4000
  • Enjoy a beautiful cruise across the magnificent Moreton Bay on the MiCat Ferry with air-conditioned comfort with cafe and bar facilities
  • Relax on the beach at the Tangalooma Wrecks and have fun in the sun
  • Enjoy a fully guided snorkeling tour of the Tangalooma Ship Wrecks (wind, weather & tidal conditions apply)
  • See turtles, dolphins, coral and thousands of beautiful reef fish
  • Discover the hidden underwater wonders of the Tangalooma Wrecks with our fully guided Transparent Kayaks (weather & wind conditions apply)
  • Experience the awesome FISH FRENZY in the Transparent Kayaks
  • Feel the exhilaration of sand tobogganing at speeds of up to 70km/h
  • Experience a 4WD adventure in our 4WD “Tough Bus” as we travel the rugged 4WD tracks of Moreton Island to “The Desert”
  • Swim the crystal-clear beaches of Tangalooma Beach
  • Enjoy one of the world’s most beautiful sunsets over Moreton Bay
  • Check into the rustic Castaways
  • Night Time Activities

    - Night Time Transparent Kayaking, an unforgettable experience (optional activity at extra charge). See colorful fish and coral as our kayaks light up at night with underwater lights. For many, this is a life changing experience and guaranteed to please

    - Camp Fire, sit around a warm camp-fire roasting marshmallow and enjoy a few drinks with new friends and mother nature

  • 4WD along the magnificent Eastern Surf Beach
  • Swim in the naturally bubbling Champagne Pools (conditions permitting)
  • Stop and visit the beautifully romantic ‘Honeymoon Bay’ and ‘North Point
  • 4WD in our awesome 4WD Bus to the stunning Cape Moreton Lighthouse and Museum
  • Spot Turtles, Dolphins, Sharks, Manta Rays and Whales during Whale Season
  • Spectacular views of Moreton Island and the Eastern Beach
  • Swim in the breathtakingly beautiful ‘Blue Lagoon’ fresh water lake
  • Experience the 4WD adventure as we explore bushland and beaches in our comfortable air-conditioned 4WD buses
  • 6.30pm Arrive in Brisbane and check into Brisbane City YHA (or Abbey On Roma Hotel upgrade)
  • The Sunset Safaris 5-Day Marine Explorer Tour offers fantastic value, with 1 Night stay at Brisbane City YHA Hostel (Optional Abbey On Roma Hotel Upgrades available). Brisbane City is one of the fastest-growing capital cities in Australia, take a leisurely stroll into Queen Street Mall or head to Caxton Street and enjoy dining, shopping and the entertainment hub.

  • Enjoy a stroll and experience the night life in Brisbane city
  • Purchase your own dinner at Brisbane’s many dining locations
  • Purchase your own breakfast
  • 7.15am Brisbane Coach Terminal, Parkland Crescent QLD 4000
  • See the beautiful Queensland scenery in our comfortable coaches equipped with great entertainment systems.
  • Visit a Local Zoo & Croc feeding show, take a photo with a Koala & much more
  • Check into Kelly’s Beach Resort & enjoy beautiful resort facilities with comfortable ECO Villas
  • Swim on spectacular beaches in the land of the turtles (swim between the flags)
  • Enjoy our FREE Guided Snorkel School and Fish Frenzy Tour
  • Visit MON REPOS to experience the amazing Turtle Conservation Centre (SEASON ONLY)
  • Depart and enjoy the biggest and most luxurious boat, Lady Musgrave Experience in the region for a full day on the Reef
  • FREE Whale Watching see the mighty Humpback Whale (whale season only)
  • Snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef (all quality equipment provided)
  • Glass bottom boat viewing of the reef, fish, coral & turtles, great for non-swimmers
  • Guided walk on Lady Musgrave Island and see birdlife in the forest of Pisonia trees and turtles during nesting seasons (November to February) - a true coral cay
  • Feed reef fish by the Thousands in crystal clear waters
  • Spectacular scenery of Lady Musgrave Island and Lagoon
  • Try Optional activities such as
    • Optional Scuba diving - best value on the reef (extra cost)
  • FREE TIME on day-3 to relax around the resort, or enjoy a host of optional activities, including:
    • optional Surfing Lessons
    • optional Bundaberg Rum Factory Tour
    • optional tennis (at the resort - very cheap rates)
    • or FREE swim at the beach or pool, beach walks, or sleep in...
  • Stop at Mamminos to taste Home Made Ice-cream (Optional) & Farm Fresh Sugar Cane (in season)
  • Itinerary is subjected to time, tides and weather conditions
  • Luggage Allowance: Small Carryon Luggage
  • Fully Guided Tour
  • Activities
  • Snorkelling & gears
  • Safety Vests
  • Kayaks and equipment
  • Free wet suits hire
  • Return Bus Transfers
  • 1 Continental Breakfast, 2 Picnic Lunch & 1 Dinner
  • Fully guided tour
  • Standard Multi-share ECO Villa Accommodation (4 – 6 Share)
  • Return Bus Transfers
  • FREE Guided Snorkel School and Fish Frenzy
  • Swimming
  • Snorkeling & gears
  • Glass Bottom Boat
  • Guided walk on Lady Musgrave Island
  • Mon Repo Turtle Conservation Entry (During Season)
  • Whale Watching (During Season)
  • Zoo entry
  • All meals provided while on tour, including a traditional Aussie BBQ
  • Cash for Optional Activities
  • Water Bottle
  • Swim Wear
  • Sunscreen
  • Bath Towel
  • Hat
  • Camera
  • Flip Flops/Thongs
  • Shoes
  • Warm Clothing for night time
  • Shampoo & Body Wash
  • Insect Repellant
  • $280 Pay on Board Ferry and Park Fees (Great Barrier Reef & Moreton Island)
  • All optional activities, such as Introductory Scuba Diving & Mamminos Ice Cream Tasting
  • Accommodation Upgrade
  • $45 Night Time Transparent Kayaking
  • Moreton Island: 1 Breakfast, 2 Picnic Lunch & 1 Dinner
  • Great Barrier Reef: 2 Breakfast, 3 Lunch & 2 Dinner

Sunset Safaris makes every effort to include ALL activities and destinations listed. However due to the extreme nature of Coastline, and weather unpredictability in general, some activities are subject to Tide, Time, and Weather factors, and Sunset Safaris cannot be held liable due to these factors.

Your Tour payment is broken up into 2 components, your Sunset Safaris ticket price component and National Park Fees, and Boat Access & Reef Tax component ($210.00 Great Barrier Reef Boat and Reef Tax + $70.00 Moreton Island Local Fees = Total of $280). They must be paid in CASH to driver upon departure.

All prices are subject to change without notice & at the discretion of Sunset Safaris. All information stated in this publication is true & correct at the time of publication. Due to traffic, & the extreme conditions experienced on the Great Barrier Reef & ocean, Sunset Safaris reserves the right to alter or cancel any section of the itinerary which may result from road, traffic, weather, mechanical, or any other condition or failure or delay of an operational nature without penalty, & such conditions will be considered a Force Majeure Event. Sunset Safaris will take all reasonable steps to rectify the situation during any such event, however no liability will be accepted by Sunset Safaris in circumstances outside of Sunset Safaris control. No responsibility or liability will be taken in the event of injury from pre-existing medical conditions (eg: bad back), accident, injury, loss or damage to persons or property due to persons own negligence. These booking conditions do not waive Sunset Safaris from any of its obligations according to law. Minimum booking numbers & customer cancellation fees apply.

All prices are subject to change without notice & at the discretion of Sunset Safaris. All information stated in this publication is true & correct at the time of publication. Due to traffic, & the extreme conditions experienced on Moreton Island to buses & the environment, Sunset Safaris reserves the right to alter or cancel any section of the itinerary which may result from road, traffic, weather, mechanical, or any other condition or failure or delay of an operational nature without penalty, & such conditions will be considered as a Force Majeure Event. Sunset Safaris will take all reasonable steps to rectify the situation during any such event, however no liability will be accepted by Sunset Safaris in circumstances outside of Sunset Safaris control. No responsibility or liability will be taken in the event of injury from pre-existing medical conditions (eg: bad back), accident, injury, loss or damage to persons or property due to persons own negligence. These booking conditions do not waive Sunset Safaris from any of its obligations according to law. Minimum booking numbers & cancellation fees apply. In continuing to book using this brochure as a guide, you hereby indicate that you understand & agree to these conditions, & agree not to hold Sunset Safaris liable in such circumstances, & agree to the inherent risks associated with traffic, & the wild Moreton Island environment affecting buses & itinerary.

Cancellations with less than 24 hours notice incurs a 100% cancellation fee

Cancellations with less than 72 hours, but not less than 24 hours, incurs a 50% cancellation fee

Cancellations with less than 7 days notice, but not less than 72 hours notice incurs a 25% cancellation fee

Cancellations not less than 7 Days notice will incur a 5% cancellation fee (administrative processing).