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Moreton Bay Escapes

Moreton Bay Escapes offers fantastic day trips and overnight tours to Moreton Bay and Moreton Island. You can book these if it’s just for one person or for a group.

With a choice of many different tours you can discover all of Moreton Island’s hidden wonders, beauty and activities. Some of the activities you can participate in and places you visit are:
Sand boarding, sand tobogganing, sailing, swimming, snorkeling, Cape Moreton Light House, Blue Lagoon, The Desert and Big Sand Hills, Five Hills Lookout, Mount Tempest, North Point, Honeymoon Bay and much more!

Moreton Island is the world’s third largest sand island of which 98 per cent is a protected National Park, with no sealed roads, 4WD is the only mode of transport!

Moreton Island features un-crowded beaches, safe ocean swimming and untouched sub tropical forests. The Eastern side is a 38 kilometre long uninterrupted surf beach. The western side is sheltered from the open sea and has fantastic ship wrecks hidden under the sea. Most of the Island is vegetated with fantastic thick forests. Within the Island landscape there are a series of fresh water lakes with crystal clear water. Blue Lagoon offers great fresh water swimming and cooling off from the summer sun. Moreton Island is the home to Mount Tempest which is the World’s highest coastal sand dune.

Moreton Bay Escapes has been operating on the Island for the past six years and our guides bring the wealth of a life time of experience to the tours. Whether you are short on time, or have the time to indulge in the awesome activities and beauty of the Island over two full days, Moreton Bay Escapes can give you the best adventure, best scenery and the best experience you can possibly have.

Touring Options

One Day Moreton Bay Sailing Escape

Approximately three hour sail to Moreton Islands. Take part in the sailing or kick back and relax and let the expert crew look after you.
On arrival to the Islands, anchor off the beach and set ashore with their tender. Spend the next three hours there, relaxing on the beach or get into some snorkelling (summer) or sand tobogganing (winter) as well as ski tubing which is available all year round. The day includes morning tea, buffet lunch, and afternoon tea, as well as all activities and equipment supplied.

One Day Moreton Island Four Wheel Drive Tour

First activity – get straight into sand boarding and tobogganing! This is great fun, high speed and high adrenalin. Then, cross the island to Open Beach. Boogy Boarding and body surfing is next! Off to North Point and Honeymoon Bay’s secluded beach with great safe surf beaches.
After a picnic lunch, you will be off to Cape Moreton Lighthouse and Information Centre.
The last stop is Blue Lagoon, one of Moreton Island’s beautiful fresh water lakes. Take a dip and soak up the naturally occurring tea tree oils (the fountain of youth).

Two Day Moreton Island Camping Adventure

Two awesome days of discovering all of Moreton Island’s hidden wonders, beauty and activities. After arriving on the first morning on the island, drop your gear off at the bush safari camp. Your guide will take you touring the island in a four wheel drive, seeing both amazing forests and pristine beaches. Each trip’s itinerary is different depending on local conditions and tides. You will see Cape Moreton Light House (a great spot for wildlife viewing), Blue Lagoon, 40 kilometres of uninterrupted surf beach. The Desert and big sand hills for sand tobogganing and great views, Five Hills Look out.

Two Day Moreton Island Cabin Adventure

During your two day adventure you will try:
Sand boarding, sand tobogganing; there are two sites to undertake this activity – The Desert (Green run), The Bid Sand Hills (blue/black run). The Big Sand Hills will only be visited during the two day tour as it is found at the southern end of Moreton Island.
Snorkelling, boogy boarding and body surfing, fishing, bush foods.

Activites and Experiences at Moreton Bay Escapes

  • National Ecotourism Certification Program (EcoCertification)
  • Off Road Driving
  • Cruising
  • Sailing Sail to and from Moreton Island on Solo, the 57 foot yacht.
  • Sandboarding Descend the sand dunes on boards, lying down or standing up.
  • Snorkelling Swim and snorkel at Tangalooma wrecks and view fish and coral.
  • Surfing
  • Swimming Participate in salt and fresh water aquatic activities in the ocean, bay and lagoon.
  • Marine Animal watching Opportunity for guests to view marine fauna, such as dolphins, turtles and whales when in season.
  • Walking
  • Water-based Enjoy a thrilling ski-tube ride.
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  • Public toilet
  • Waiting Area
  • Active
  • Adventure
  • Beach Enjoy beachside accommodation and activities.
  • Caravan and Camping
  • Cruise
  • Eco Tourism
  • Environmental
  • Flora and Fauna Get back to nature in pristine National Park.
  • Island The complete island experience – sun, surf and sand.
  • Marine Enjoy marine activities – swimming and snorkelling.
  • National Park Moreton Island is 98 per cent National Park.
  • Nature based All tours are based on experiencing the natural surroundings of Moreton Bay Islands.
  • Off road Beach driving, four wheel drive access only.
  • Reef
  • Relaxation
  • Soft Adventure Adventurous sand boarding and tobogganing but plenty of time for relaxing as well.
  • Water based
  • Wilderness
  • Wildflower
  • Wildlife
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  • 18-35’s
  • Backpacking/Unstructured
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  • Drop off Drop offs to Brisbane city.
  • Host/Hostess
  • Meal All meals provided.
  • Pickup Pick up from Brisbane city available.
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