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Moreton Island

Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia
07 3203 6399
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Ranked #3 of 7 attractions in Redcliffe
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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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Sydney, Australia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
36 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

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
6 helpful votes 6 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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7 attraction reviews
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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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Redcliffe, Australia
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5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We stayed in a villa at Tangalooma resort. The villa had plenty of equipment and enough crockery and cutlery for eight people. The view from the veranda was superb. What a pleasant way to wake up in the morning.

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Margate
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We have camped Moreton for 15+ years and always have a great time. The sound of the surf and wind all day and smell of the camp fire at night along with a nice glass of red and good conversation. Nothing better to sooth the soul.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

If you want to spend a day on the beach, Moreton Island has lovely scenery (though you can get that along most of the coast without paying for the ferry). I absolutely do not recommend booking a package tour!! When the tours say "Desert Safari in 4WD" they mean that huge buses (that happen to be 4WD- not actual 4WD... More

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Sydney, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

This was my second trip to Moreton Island and Tangalooma Resort and this trip was much better than the first. This time, I spent only a day rather than staying so I can't comment on the accommodation. This time, the water was clear rather than muddy and it was not so crowded. Last time I was there, it was a... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

What a really magnificent island. Such a lovely place. You MUST have a 4wd to see the island. I STRONGLY recommend avoid the resort. it is old, out dated, disgustingly over priced. Book one of the privately owned beach houses. A little more but totally worth it and you get use of the resorts pools. Don't get ripped off by... More

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