Tangalooma Classic Day Cruise with Whale Watching

Tangalooma Island Resort

Looking to see Australian sea life on your Moreton Island day trip? Make fantastic memories on a Tangalooma Classic Day Cruise with Whale Watching experience! So head out on the bay and meet these temporary locals in Moreton Bay Region.

Visit the whales at Tangalooma Island Resort your way:

Make the most of your Moreton Island Classic Day Cruise with a Whale Watching experience. This island adventure includes:

  • Return boat transfers from Holt St Wharf, Brisbane.
  • Day pass access to the resort.
  • Full use of resort facilities including pools, restaurants and bars.
  • 1 standard beverage on the boat transfer (tea, coffee, soft drink or water).
  • Whale Watch Cruise (3 hour cruise)
  • Light lunch served on board the whale watch cruise.
  • Eco Ranger experiences
  • 'Discover the world of Dolphins' presentation at the Eco Centre.

The Whale Watching Experience

The sapphire waters of Moreton Bay are home to migratory humpback whales from June to October. These stunning creatures journey 10,000 kilometres through the bay for warmer waters during the winter, moving from Antarctica to the subtropical waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Visit Moreton Bay Region for a guaranteed encounter with these charming animals while enjoying the bay views on the comfortable catamaran. The tour’s Eco Ranger will tell you everything you want to know about the whales that pass through Moreton Bay Region. The experience also comes with access to the Tangalooma Island Resort facilities!

Having fought back from the edge of extinction due to whaling, experts estimate there is a population of 80,000 humpbacks worldwide, with 50,000 in the southern hemisphere alone. Over 18,000 whales journey through Moreton Bay Region each year, including Australia’s favourite white whale Migaloo. But you’ll miss them all if you don’t book your Tangalooma Island Resort experience now!

What’s so special about Moreton Island?

It’s easy to see why the whales pass the warm and relaxing seaside paradise of Moreton Island each year. The third largest sand island in the world, Moreton Island’s steep sand dunes, gorgeous wildflowers, picturesque beaches and stunning sea life make it the perfect getaway location all year round. Walk the rocky headlands, explore nearby creeks and lagoons, or see the 32 colours of sand in the Moreton Island Desert. Rich with local history and culture, your Moreton Island daytrip experience can be enjoyed at any pace. Home to over 1,200 species of plants and animals, including dolphins, turtles, kangaroos, and sulphur-crested cockatoos, Moreton Island National Park is one of Australia’s greatest hidden treasures.

Want a sneak peek of the island? Moreton Island’s vast sand dunes are visible from the beautiful coastal paradise of Moreton Bay Region.

Departure times for your Moreton Island cruise adventure

Departing from Brisbane (Holt St Wharf): 7.00am or 10.00am

Departing from Tangalooma Jetty: 4.00pm

Guests must return to Brisbane on the 4pm launch from Tangalooma.

About Tangalooma Island Resort

A short 75-minute catamaran cruise from Brisbane and Moreton Bay, Tangalooma Island Resort is an idyllic holiday destination for families and couples looking for an authentic Australian seaside adventure. There are plenty of photo opportunities on this island escape right on Brisbane’s doorstep. Renowned for its friendly dolphin encounters and Tangalooma wrecks, Tangalooma on the golden shores of South East Queensland’s beautiful Moreton Island allows you to choose how you want to stay. If you’re looking to extend your daytrip and Moreton Island cruise, there are five beachfront resort accommodation styles ranging from 3.5 to 4 star quality, including hotels, units, villas & apartments, each set amidst luscious landscaped gardens and natural bush land, most with ocean views.

For Moreton Bay adventures and more, explore the island paradise on Brisbane’s doorstep with the Tangalooma Classic Day Cruise with Whale Watching.

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Tangalooma Island Resort, Moreton Island QLD, Australia


Opening Hours

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7:30am - 7:00pm
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7:30am - 7:00pm

Public holidays may vary

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