Departure Times During The Festive Holidays
|Date||Gold Coast Pick-up||Brisbane Pick-up||Approx. Return time Brisbane||Approx. Return time Gold Coast||Remarks|
|Dec 26||8:30 am||9:30 am||10:15 pm||10:30 pm||Free dinner / Optional Night Kayak $45|
|Dec 27||5:15 am||5:45 am||7:00 pm||8:00 pm|
|Jan 2||8:00 am||9:00 am||10:15 pm||10:30 pm||Free dinner / Optional Night Kayak $45|
|Jan 3||8:00 am||9:00 am||10:15 pm||10:30 pm||Free dinner / Optional Night Kayak $45|
|Jan 28||8:00 am||9:00 am||10:15 pm||10:30 pm||Free dinner / Optional Night Kayak $45|
Moreton Island is a unique paradise of golden beaches, rolling surf and beautiful fresh water lakes. Join Sunset Safaris as we explore and snorkel the stunning Tangalooma Shipwrecks, and see the shipwrecks in our very unique “Transparent Kayaks.” Experience the exhilaration of sliding down the giant sand dunes of “The Desert” up to 70Km/h. Moreton Island is one of the great ADVENTURE DESTINATIONS in Australia, and with Sunset Safaris you will experience the very best natural attractions this world famous Island has to offer.
Our award nominated Tour Guides are tour professionals, with an intimate knowledge of Moreton Island’s unique attractions. We have become famous in Queensland for our love for fun, and that’s why Sunset Safaris is the “People’s Choice” tour company. Our mission is to make your visit to Moreton Island more than just a beautiful place to go, but an “Experience to Remember.”
Australian Sunset Safaris are the FIRST to pioneer “Transparent Kayaks” in Queensland and around the Tangalooma Shipwrecks. See fish and coral like never before without having to go under the water. Our “NIGHT TIME TRANSPARENT KAYAKING” on our 2-Day Tour is SIMPLY STUNNING. See the underwater world like never before as we navigate the eerie sunken shipwrecks at night with brilliant underwater lights.
MORETON ISLAND GET WRECKED 1-DAY TOUR
Our 1-Day Tour of Moreton Island takes in the very best activities and scenery the western side of this beautiful Island has to offer during the day. Jam packed full of fun, you can experience Sand Tobogganing, Snorkeling and swimming, 4WDing along the beach and sand tracks, Transparent Kayaking over shipwrecks and much more. This is the ULTIMATE ECO Adventure Day Tour in Queensland.
MORETON ISLAND GET WRECKED 1-DAY TOUR
The following itinerary may not follow in the same order as below due to tide times, weather conditions or other factors.
• Pick-up and return service for Gold Coast, Brisbane and Sunshine Coast
• Enjoy a beautiful cruise across the magnificent Moreton Bay on the MiCat Ferry. Enjoy 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 -all snorkeling gear supplied by Sunset Safaris (wind, weather & tidal conditions apply)
• Wet-Suit hire available all year round - perfect for colder months
• Our special “See Thru” body boards are available to all snorkelers - perfect for beginners and not so strong swimmers
• Safety vests available for non-swimmers to guarantee safety
• See turtles, dolphins, coral and thousands of beautiful reef fish
• Enjoy a wonderful fresh picnic lunch on the beach
• *Discover the hidden underwater wonders of the Tangalooma Wrecks with our fully guided Transparent Kayaks (weather & wind conditions apply)
• Experience the awesome fish feeding 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”
• Comfortable air-conditioned 4WD vehicles - go in style
• Swim the crystal clear beaches of Tangalooma Beach
• Great fun-loving tour guides
• 1-Day Tour suitable for all age groups
• Suitable for people of all fitness levels
• In cases of dangerous or poor weather conditions and rain, a scenic tour of the island may be conducted in place of affected activities
* Subject to Tidal and Weather Conditions
Discount: Student /Backpacker Cards= $10 Off Adult
Pick-up also available at MiCat Ferry:14 Howard Smith Drive, Port of Brisbane (must book)
$10 surcharge applies to all tours operating during Christmas/New year & Easter Periods
A fuel levy may be applied if fuel rise above $1.80 per litre
Note: Small overnight bag restrictions apply(40cm wide x 30cm deep x 60cm high)
AFTER TOUR TRANSFER: Pickup and Drop off in different regions attract addition fees (POA)
POB(Pay On Board)National Park & Ferry(POB) to be paid in cash to driver upon departure.
per Person: Adult=$50 Child 13 years & under=$35
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.”
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.
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.
OUR 4WD BUSES
Experience our awesome 4WD buses as they take you in air-conditioned comfort across rough 4WD only beaches and sand tracks to “The Desert.” Our carefully chosen vehicles offer the best in comfort and scenic viewing pleasure while tackling the wilds of Moreton Island.
Swimming and Beach Activities
Relax in the sun and enjoy the breathtaking scenery of Tangalooma Beach. Go for a swim in the crystal clear water, or enjoy a spot of beach volleyball. Kick back on a sun lounge with a drink in your hand and live the good life.
Sunset Safaris makes every effort to include ALL activities and destinations listed. However due to the extreme nature of Moreton Island, Moreton Bay, and weather unpredictability in general, some activities are subject to Tide, Time, Wind and Weather factors, and Sunset Safaris cannot be held liable due to these factors.
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.
Your Tour payment is broken up into 2 components, your Sunset Safaris ticket price component, and your Moreton Island - LOCAL Fees component ($50). The Moreton Island - LOCAL Fees component of $50 must be paid in CASH to driver upon departure, while the boarding pass can be purchased HERE on this web site
|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)|
All activities are subjected to winds, tides, and weather conditions on the day. Therefore, there is no set time for the activities.
The boat trip is approximately 75 minutes from the Port of Brisbane to Moreton Island.
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.
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.
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.
A towel, sunglasses, sunscreen, hat, thongs, waterproof camera, money to buy drinks or snacks from the licenced bar on the boat.
Yes, and for free.
We provide masks, gloves, snorkel and fins.
Yes, and for free. We have a wide range of life jackets and body board for floatation.
No. Please bring your own towels.
Yes. There is a cold shower for you to freshen up after your swim.
It is multiple share backpacker style accommodation, normally 4-6 people in one room. We also provide upgrade options: beach house twin motel room accommodation and Glamping tents accommodation, extra fee applies. Please call us for upgrade availability and cost.
Unfortunately WIFI service is not available on the Island.
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.
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).
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.
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.