Known as the Gem of South east Queensland, Moreton Island is the third largest sand island in the world. Famous for its UN spoilt natural beauty; it has been a dream destination for people living in and around Brisbane, Capital of the state of Queensland in Australia. Named Cape Moreton by Captain James Cook in the year 1770, it was later renamed by Mathew Flinders. The area covered is around 186 square kilometres and extends for 37 kilometres in length. Initially it was a popular destination for the people of Brisbane and nearby areas looking for a weekend gateway but now people specially plans to visit this wonderful place when they book their holiday package in Australia.
Sunset Safaris the number one tour operator in the Queensland area offer a wide range of tour packages to visit Moreton Island which includes Adventure tours, Moreton Island Holiday Packages and snorkelling trips. Their travel packages are all inclusive, pocket friendly and come with room up gradation option depending on availability. Moreton Island Tourism is all about fun, excitement and adventure and with this people's choice company it starts even before you set foot in this wonderland. The tourists are picked up from the various locations in Brisbane, Gold Coast, and Sunshine Coast to enjoy the cruise across the Moreton Bay. The air conditioned comforts of the Micat Ferry which also has a well stocked bar and cafe will relax you and you can sit back to enjoy the journey with a cup of coffee or a chilled drink by your side. As the island is a totally sandy terrain with no sealed roads, the 4 WD coaches of the tour company are used for travel and they are extremely comfortable to travel over the sandy terrain. The forward facing seats and picture windows allow you unparalleled vision and the lovely landscapes become a treat for the eyes. The snorkelling trips will take you to the magical water world and Tangalooma shipwreck site provide the ideal location as the water is shallow but crystal clear. All snorkelling equipment and wet suits are provided for and the safety vests are there for the beginners.
Moreton Island Activities Australia you can go under water to see the beauty of colorful corals, variety of reef fishes and other marine plants and animals. The Glass bottomed boats are ideal for non swimmers and you can watch the water world clearly and enjoy the fish feeding frenzy. The tourists are taken for a 4 WD drive along the Eastern beach, Honeymoon Bay. Champagne pools are ideal for a relaxing soaking session which can be pretty therapeutic. Sunset safaris night kayaking to see the Tangalooma wrecks is a must for people who take the 2 days package tour. With the underwater lights casting an eerie glow the shipwreck site looks totally mysterious and for some time you'll be transported back to an era of pirates and shipwrecks. For a day time adventure you can head for the desert part of the island with huge sand dunes perfect for sand tobogganing. These exciting sports involve coming down from the top of a sand dune at a speed of almost 70 km per hour holding on to a sand board.
Accommodations are plenty and you can choose from budget backpackers to beach house units or can stay in the Castaway Beach Resort. Those wishing to relive the past will enjoy the museum and Cape Moreton Light house to pay tribute to the bay gone era. With Sunset Safari’s efficient travel plans and carefully planned itinerary, you’ll have a rocking time in this island paradise.
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