Looking for a fantastic North Brisbane day trip? Have a Moreton Island day trip experience, with wild whale watching and Tangalooma dolphin feeding. Explore the Tangalooma Island Resort and see the magnificent humpback whales as they pass through Moreton Bay before finishing off with the highlight – meeting and feeding a family of wild dolphins. Watch these playful and quirky animals play in the shallows before coming up to be hand-fed by you! So treat yourself to this unique island adventure and book now!
Want to enjoy both whale watching and Tangalooma dolphin feeding? Your Moreton Island day tour and cruise includes:
Aside from the family of bottlenose dolphins, Moreton Island’s most famous visitors are the 18,000 humpback whales that pass by from June to October every year. With a global population of 80,000, these stunning creatures have fought back from the edge of extinction. See these handsome animals as they migrate over 10,000 kilometres north from Antarctica to the subtropical waters of the Great Barrier Reef to breed. The eco commentary will tell you everything you need to know about humpback whales and other local Moreton Bay sea life, such as dugongs, rays, and turtles. Relax on the specially-designed catamaran as the tour leads you to these temporary locals to the Moreton Bay Region.
Make sure you keep up to date on details with Tangalooma Island Resort’s What’s Up Guide. Book now for your guaranteed sightings of these graceful giants!
Moreton Island is one of the few destinations in the world where visitors interact with native wildlife in their natural environment. The island’s most beloved locals are undoubtedly the family of wild bottlenose dolphins who visit the shores each evening to be hand-fed by resort guests. The Tangalooma dolphin feeding experience is special because of how close it brings you with nature. Tangalooma Island Resort offers the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to feed these friendly animals by hand while learning about the efforts to protect and care for these animals.
Meeting these gentle, playful creatures is a memory you will cherish forever. For a truly unique encounter with these beautiful animals, make sure to book now!
Departing from Brisbane (Holt St Wharf): 7.00am or 10.00am
Departing from Tangalooma Jetty: 7.00pm Guests must return to Brisbane on the 7pm launch from Tangalooma.
Home to over 1,200 diverse species of Australian birds, animals, fish, and plants, Moreton Island is the third-largest sand island in the world. This idyllic island retreat north from Brisbane is a secluded gem with gorgeous beaches and stunning bayside views. With a soft bayside breeze trickling through the trees, past the beautiful wildflowers and through hidden creeks and lagoons, Moreton Island is a natural getaway. Keep an eye out for kangaroos and wallabies on the land, or dugongs and turtles in the water, and make sure to listen out for the calls of sulphur-crested cockatoos. This diverse ecosystem offers an authentic Australian experience for the whole family.
Tangalooma Island Resort is a tranquil haven just a 75-minute catamaran cruise from Brisbane. Based on the picturesque Moreton Island, Tangalooma is the ideal Aussie nature escape for guests looking for a memorable experience. The resort’s educational and nature-based experiences right on Brisbane’s doorstep are unforgettable. Make sure to book your Moreton Island day trip now!
Public holidays may vary