TOUR INFORMATION

Departs Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays
SUNDAY DEPARTURES : Please note that Sunday departure and return times have altered due to changes with ferry operations. Please call our office on 1300 553 606 to confirm your departure time.
Our 4-Day Moreton Island and Great Barrier Reef Tours are designed for the Thalassophile, someone who can’t get enough of the sea and ocean. This tour includes all your activities ranging from snorkelling around corals and marine animals in the reef and around shipwrecks.

The Great Barrier Reef is the most iconic place in Australia and is home to the world largest coral reef. 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 1-Day Package tour – CLICK HERE

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

Scenic Island 4-Day Reef Tour
$599 + $260 =$859
Explorer 5 Day Reef Tour
$739 + $260 =$1019
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4-Day Moreton Island & Great Barrier Reef Activity Tour

Departs Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays

Includes:

• The Moreton Island Get Wrecked 1 Day Tour
• Brisbane City overnight stopover 
• Great Barrier Reef 3 Day Tour 

Great Barrier Reef

• Fully guided tour
• Eco Villa Accommodation
• Return Bus Transfers
• Snorkelling
• Glass Bottom Boat
• Guided walk on Lady Musgrave Island
• All meals on Tour

Brisbane City Stop-over 
• Dinner is not included this night. Breakfast is included the next day. 
• Multi-share Accommodation included (twin & single share motel upgrades available)

4-Day ITINERARY

The following itinerary may not follow in the same order as below due to tide times, weather conditions or other factors.

Day 1: (Moreton Island Section)

• Pick-up and return service for Gold Coast, Brisbane Sunshine Coast 

Enjoy -
• A cruise across the magnificent Moreton Bay on the MiCat Ferry

•  A fully guided snorkeling tour of the Tangalooma Wrecks
•  Spot turtles, dolphins, coral and thousands of beautiful reef fish


• Try our fully guided Transparent Kayaks tour around the Tangalooma Wrecks
• Feel the exhilaration of sand tobogganing at speeds of up to 70km/h
• 4WD adventure in the rugged 4WD tracks of Moreton Island
• Leave Moreton Island and arrive in Brisbane city   

The Sunset Safaris 4-Day Get Wrecked Moreton Island and Great Barrier Reef Tours offers fantastic value, with a 1 Night stay at YHA Backpackers, (Hotel Jen 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.

Arrive Brisbane City 6 pm:

Day 1 Cont:

  • Check in at Resort Reception
  • Enjoy a stroll and experience the night life in Brisbane city
  • Purchase your own dinner at Brisbane's many dining locations

Day 2:

  • Breakfast is included.
  • Brisbane 7:15 am

GREAT BARRIER REEF TOUR

  • Visit Childers Local Zoo
  • Check into Kelly’s Beach Resort
  • FREE Guided Snorkel School
  • MON REPOS Turtles (During Season)

Day 3:

  • Take a cruise to Lady Musgrave Island
  • FREE Whale Watching (During Season)
  • Snorkel on the reef
  • Guided walk on Lady Musgrave Island
  • Scuba Diving (Optional Activity)

Day 4:

  • FREE TIME on day-4 to relax around the resort, or enjoy a host of OPTIONAL activities, including:
    • Surfing Lessons
    • Bundaberg Rum Factory Tour
  • Stop at Mamminos to taste Home Made Ice-cream (Optional Activity)
  • Back to Brisbane or Gold Coast

4 & 5 Share accommodation is included in the below prices as standard. For all Hotel and Motel Twin Share and 2-Bedroom Accommodation Upgrade prices, please refer to the “Accommodation Tab” and Upgrade Prices below.

Tour Prices

Leaving FromPrice
This is pup and return to same location after each trip (departing separate days)
Gold Coast: AD: $579 + $260 = $839
CH: $539 + $155 = $694
Brisbane:

AD: $519 + $260 = $779
CH: $479 + $155 = $634

Sunshine Coast: AD: $579 + $260 = $839
CH: $539 + $155 = $694
WITH BNE Accommodation YHA
Gold Coast: AD: $629 + $260 = $889
CH: $589 + $155 = $744
Brisbane: AD: $599 + $260 = $859 
CH: $559 + $155 = $714
Sunshine Coast: AD: $629 + $260 = $889 
CH: $589 + $155 = $744
upgrade typepricesFeatures
Budget Twin Share upgrade $149.00 Room has 1 x Double & 1 x Single Bed $149 per person Twin Share (minimum 2 people)
Budget Single Share Upgrade $359.00 Room has 1 x Double & 1 x Single Bed $359 per person for single share room
HOTEL Twin Share upgrade $199.00 Room has 1 x Double & 1 x Single Bed $199 per person Twin Share (minimum 2 people)
HOTEL Single Share Upgrade $449.00 Room has 1 x Double & 1 x Single Bed $449 per person for single share room

Moreton Island & Great Barrier Reef tour include boat access & reef fee (AU$260) to be paid in cash to the driver upon departure. Students, YHA, and VIP card holders get a $10 discount on all tours. Small overnight bag only. Luggage restrictions apply. $20 surcharge applies to all tours operating on Public Holidays. A fuel levy may apply if fuel prices rise above $1.80 per litre.

TICKET PRICE DISCOUNTS:

Students / Backpacker Cards = $10 off
Child (13 years of age & under) = $20 off
POB (Pay On Board) Reef Tax & Boat Fees
Per Person = ADULT $260 (Moreton Island & Great Barrier Reef)
Per Person = CHILD $155 (4 - 13 years)
POB to be paid in cash to driver upon departure

$20 surcharge applies to all tours operating during Christmas/New Year & Easter Periods.
A fuel levy may be applied if fuel rises above $1.80 per litre.
Excess Luggage Restrictions Apply: Max Bag Size - 40cm wide x 30cm deep x 60 cm high.
Secure Luggage Storage available: Gold Coast and Brisbane passengers only - $10 per bag per day.

VALUE FOR MONEY

Sunset Safaris offers you Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, LUXURY 4WD go anywhere vehicles, the most sought after locations on Fraser Island, the BEST Tour Guides from Gold Coast and Brisbane, and all at Budget prices. 

Sand Tobogganing

Experience the thrill of Sand Tobogganing up to 70 km/h as we visit the Desert. This fully supervised activity is guaranteed to give you the thrill ride of a lifetime as you slide down a huge naturally formed sand dune.

Snorkelling

See Nemo up close as we take you on a fully guided snorkel of the Tangalooma Shipwrecks. See coral, fish, turtles and much more as we weave our way through the shipwrecks on our snorkelling discovery.

Transparent Kayaking

Enjoy one of the most unique experiences in the world as we guide you over the Tangalooma Shipwrecks in our fully transparent Kayaks. 
These amazing Kayaks allow us to see straight through the bottom of the boat to see fish, turtles, coral and even dolphins as we guide you safely through a maze of sunken shipwrecks.

Experience the awesome spectacle of thousands of fish swarming around your transparent Kayak as we “Feed the Fish” during our kayak adventure.

See the incredible coral garden and even find “Nemo.” 

To experience an even better Kayaking experience – join us on our 2-day Tour and try our Ultimate “Night Time Transparent Kayaking” 

Kayak on Beach 1

LIVE TURTLE ENCOUNTER – November to March 
Only Sunset Safaris offers the Mon Repos LIVE Turtle Encounter on the Great Barrier Reef. See wild turtles crawl up the beach at night to lay eggs and see baby turtles hatch and scurry down the beach. Between April & October, visit the Mon Repos Turtle Centre to learn all about the endangered Loggerhead Turtle and the Mon Repos conservation efforts.

 

One Night Stay In Brisbane

There are 3 accommodation choices for the tour.

1)Multi-share (includes YHA in Brisbane)
2)Budget Twin Share (includes YHA in Brisbane)
3)Hotel Share (includes Hotel Jen in Brisbane)

Two Night Stay In Bargara

Our resort accommodation is right beside Kellys Beach with swimming pools, restaurant, bar, & easy beach access for that moonlit walk. We offer comfortable accommodation to suit your budget & lifestyle with 4 - 6 bed Multi-share ECO Villa accommodation, including single beds in the loft, or Queen & single beds on the ground floor. Choose a Villa for yourself, or save money & share with others from the tour. All ECO Villas have lounge room, Bathroom, Toilet, air-conditioning & Balcony with outdoor setting. Enjoy the spacious gardens, lakes & entertainment areas in this beautiful ECO resort. Tennis, pool-table, air-hockey & other games also available.

Pricing Upgrades

upgrade typepricesFeatures
Budget Twin Share upgrade $149.00 Room has 1 x Double & 1 x Single Bed $149 per person Twin Share (minimum 2 people)
Budget Single Share Upgrade $359.00 Room has 1 x Double & 1 x Single Bed $359 per person for single share room
HOTEL Twin Share upgrade $199.00 Room has 1 x Double & 1 x Single Bed $199 per person Twin Share (minimum 2 people)
HOTEL Single Share Upgrade $449.00 Room has 1 x Double & 1 x Single Bed $449 per person for single share room


 

Whale Watching Experience - June to November 
Encounter the majestic grace of the singing Humpback and Minke Whales as they curiously investigate your luxurious vessel. Spot, stop and shadow the largest mammals in the world. Experience intimate to lengthy encounters with these friendly and inquisitive giants of the deep during their annual migration period. (*during whale season only, and in accordance with regulated safe distances).

Snorkeling  
Enjoy snorkeling on the world largest reef. See fish and coral seen nowhere else in the world. Snorkel the famous “Turtle Cleaning Station,” and enjoy watching Turtles being cleaned by small fish.

Scuba Diving
This is an optional extra and costs extra to participate. Enjoy the best scuba diving prices on the reef, with introductory dives available for the beginners, and outer wall dives for the licensed diver. A must do experience…

 

Coral Cay Walk
Get off the boat and on land to experience the wonders of a coral cay Island in the South Pacific. See this untouched Island on your guided walk, and learn about the wildlife and unique features of this coral Island.

Glass Bottom Boat
Take a ride with your experienced guides to see the underwater beauty without getting your face wet. See turtles, coral, fish and much more in comfort and style.

Fish Feeding
Enjoy the boiling water of fish within arm’s reach as we feed the reef fish. Thousands of fish of all colours, shapes and sizes eagerly join in the feeding frenzy on the pontoon –great for all ages.

 

CONDITIONS OF BOOKING
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 Fraser 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.

PAYMENT

Your Tour payment is broken up into 2 components, your Sunset Safaris ticket price component ($599), and your Moreton Island & Great Barrier Reef - LOCAL Fees ($260). The Moreton Island & Great Barrier Reef  - LOCAL Fees component of $260 must be paid in CASH to driver upon departure, while the $599 boarding pass can be purchased HERE on this web site.

CANCELLATIONS 

Notice Provided Cancellation Fee Incurred
Less than 24 hrs Incurs 100% cancellation fee
25 hrs - 72 hrs Incurs 50% cancellation fee
73hrs - 7 days Incurs 25% cancellation fee
More than 7 days Incurs 5% cancellation fee (administrative fee)
What is the itinerary/schedule for the activities?

All activities are subjected to winds, tides, and weather conditions on the day. Therefore, there is no set time for the activities.

How long does it take to get to Moreton Island?

The boat trip is approximately 75 minutes from the Port of Brisbane to Moreton Island.

I am already on Moreton Island. Can I meet you on the island and join your activities (without the transfers)?

Yes, you can. You can meet us on the island to join either a full day package tour (including day kayaking, snorkeling& sand boarding AND get one picnic lunch), or join any of the activities individually. Please give us a call on +61 7 3287 1644 to book in advance.

Is there any WIFI on the Island?

Unfortunately WIFI service is not available on the Island.

Do I get any refund if any activity (kayaking and/or snorkeling) gets cancelled due to unfavorable weather conditions?

Unfortunately there is no refundif any activity gets cancelled due to bad weather conditions. Please kindly refer to our Terms and Conditions. We will try our best effort to replace the cancelled activity with an Island scenic tour when unpredictable weather condition happens, however this is not guaranteed.

Can I change the travel date before tour departure?

Yes, you can. However, we can only allow one-time change (subject to availability), and the change must be made and confirmed with our reservations staff at least 24 hours prior to your original departure date. After one change has been made, no more change is allowed and a 100% cancellation fee applies (that is, no refund will be given).

Do I get any discount if I book another tour(s) with Australian Sunset Safaris?

Yes. You will receive 10% off the tour ticket price when you call us directly to book a second tour or third tour with us.

Is there any public holiday surcharge if I travel on public holidays?

Yes. There is AU$10 pp holiday surcharge for the Moreton Island 1-day tour during Christmas holiday period, New Year’s Day and Easter long weekend. There is no surcharge on other public holidays.

What are Local Fees/Pay On Board (POB) Fees? Why do I need to pay that?

The Local Fees/Pay On Board Fees include the return boat ticket and the national park fee. The national park fee allows you to access the national park/World Heritage Listed Area.

How do I make a booking?

We offer a range of booking options. You can make secured online booking 24/7 via our website, call us on +61 7 3287 1644, or speak to us via LiveChat. Please read our Terms & Conditions before making any bookings.

What do I need to bring for the tour?

A towel, sunglasses, sunscreen, hat, thongs, waterproof camera, money to buy drinks or snacks from the licenced bar on the boat.

Do you provide wetsuit?

Yes, and for free.

Do you provide snorkelling gear?

We provide masks, gloves, snorkel and fins.

Do you have life jackets and safety equipment?

Yes, and for free. We have a wide range of life jackets and body board for floatation.

Do you supply towels?

No. Please bring your own towels.

Are shower facilities available on the cruise?

Yes. There is a cold shower for you to freshen up after your swim.

What are the types of accommodation?

It is a multiple-share villa accommodation, normally 4-6 people in one villa. We also provide upgrade options: Private Twin / Triple-Share villa accommodation, extra fee applies (AU$150/per person). Please contact us for upgrade availability and cost.

Are there any toilets/bathroom facilities in the share accommodation?

Yes, each 4 or 5 share room includes a shower and a toilet.

Do you separate males and females in the share rooms?

Since you are not camping, linens are provided in the standard multi-share villa, and in the private single or twin villas.

Are there any towels/amenities/hairdryer supplied in the accommodation?

Please bring your own towels, amenities and hairdryer (if needed) as these are not provided by the accommodation provider. Though bath towels are supplied in the upgraded accommodation type,we encourage you to bring your own beach towels as we are not permitted to use the resort’s bath towels as beach towels.

Is there any WIFI on the cruise or at the Reef?

No, WIFI service is not available.

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