Australia is blessed with a lot of world heritage listed sites and some beautiful tourist attractions but the most conveniently located one is Moreton Island within the city limits of Brisbane, capital city of the state of Queensland. Known as ‘The Gem of Southeast Queensland’ this is the third largest sand island in the world and a place which is nothing less than an island paradise. As most of its area is contained within a National Park, this island has maintained its unique biodiversity from the ravages of time and continues to be one of the most popular tour destinations in the whole of Australia. Tourists coming here get really excited by its beautiful golden beaches, gentle sea, shipwreck sites and the sand dunes which are great for adventure lovers. The island which was known as Moorgumpin by its original inhabitants was later discovered by Captain James Cook who had named it Cape Morton and later Matthew Flinders gave it the present name. The shell middens in the island stand testimony to aboriginal occupation and you can learn more about it while visiting the local museum. Covering an area of 186 square kilometres this island has a lot to offer in terms of natural attractions and adventure activities and so you will find a lot of tour and travel companies offering package tours to explore and enjoy this magical island.
Sunset Safaris is one of the best known tour companies and they offer all-inclusive adventure tours to visit Moreton Island Holiday Packages that come with free room upgradation and free pick up and drop service from Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast. The journey to this sandy island is extremely exciting as you will be sailing on a Mi Cat ferry across the stunning Moreton Bay. In the air conditioned comforts of the ferry you can sit and enjoy the facilities of a well-stocked café and bar as well as get to know your companions for the tour. To take you all over the island the tour company’s 4WD coaches are the best in the business with all forward facing seats, big picture windows and fabulous entertainment systems. The tour itinerary will include a visit to the Blue Lagoon, Honeyeater Lake, Cape Moreton Light house which was built way back in 1857. From Cape Moreton you can see a lot of marine animals swimming close to the beach and during the whale season you can see the massive Humpback whales in abundance.
The visitors are given a fully guided tour of the Tangalooma shipwreck site and with all snorkelling gear provided Moreton Island Travel Packages for by the company you can go under the wreck site and explore the beauty of this marine park. Colourful corals, reef fishes, turtles and dolphins can be seen from close quarters and if you are there for the night don’t miss out on the awesome night kayaking experience. From your tryst with the water world to the adventure in desert the roller coaster ride continues and the excitement of flying through the sands can be felt when you go for sand tobogganing. The night life during the tour can be a relaxed affair and you will start by watching the most gorgeous sunset across the Moreton Bay. The accommodation options are plenty and you can opt for budget backpacker, beach house units or go for Eco glamping. With all meals given to u in different locations and the friendly tour guides looking after all your needs and requirements, your Moreton Island tours become one that you will remember and cherish all throughout the life.
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