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Moreton Island

Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia
07 3203 6399
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Type: Islands
Traveler Description: Moreton Island has the largest sand dunes, beautiful freshwater lakes, the best views from up at the lighthouse, and less tourists! The settlements... more »
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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Had a beautiful day out here on this lovely "island" where the dolphins are fed. Went on the boat from Brisbane on a glorious day. Plenty of history too about the whaling industry.

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Bundaberg, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We have just spent a lovely 4 day weekend on Moreton Island with friends. The island is no where near as busy or developed as Fraser Is. We camped at 'Yellow Patch' campground, (northern end) as it is one of the few that allows a campfire and with this family, a camp fire when camping is pretty much mandatory! There... More

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Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

A great "tropical" island experience on Brisbane's doorstep! Great ocean side beach and an even better bay side beach! Beautiful! We saw a dugong, dolphin and a turtle just as we were sitting in the bay side beach.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Offers something for everyone. Walks around the Island and along the amazing beaches. All kind of activities. Bird whatching - especally the Pelikans. And of course the meeting with dolfins. Getting close to those fantastic animals is a great experince

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This is a beautiful island. The water is Crystal clear with so many fish and so much marine life. Type in Moreton Island to youtube and you'll see what I mean. The sand is white and squeaks under your feet. The kids had a ball on the beach and exploring the island they took some fantastic photos too. We took... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We only went over there for a day trip to feed the dolphins, it was such a wonderful day. Had some lunch before going off on two quad bike tours which were fantastic and then back for a couple more drinks before the night fell and the dolphins arrived. Lining up on the beach waiting for your turn with these... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

it costs a small fortune but it is a touch of paradise. We stayed in tangaloma resort. Costs are high. Cost of barge $450 cost of permit to drive on island $150, cist of accommodation $1650. Then expect food to be very pricie. Coke 1.25l is $5.50, small banana $1 ea. Pie and drink $8. I work at Tile Factory... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Moreton is the place for adventurous activities. I took part in snorkelling along the Tangalooma wrecks and sandboarding in the desert. I also got to swim in the Blue Lagoon. The snorkelling is a great experience as the artificial reef provides relatively calm waters and they are very clear meaning you can see the varied water creatures. Sandboarding is quite... More

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Parkgate, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Went to Tangalooma Resort for 3 days. Magic, lovely environment, fab beach, enjoyed feeding dolphins, amazing 4wd trip round the island. Didnt realise its a big sandbank. Must go

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Ireland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Excellent day trip from the port if Brisbane. We went with mi cat ferry company as day trippers. (Hint-you don't have to pay for parking , you can park just outside the departure area on the side of the road). Got to the beautiful island right beside the wrecks. The only thing I'd say is, the wrecks are amazing to... More

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