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More ton island

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More ton island

We are in brisbane for a few days and want to go to see whales/ dolphins. Is more ton island the best place? How would you get there if staying in central brisbane? (No car - using public transport). How expensive are taxis in brisbane to use?

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Unfortunately it is not whale season but the island is famous for its late afternoon dolphin feeding. Look at tangaloomaresort.net.au for more information.

Regarding taxi prices it is not cheap but depends on where you want to go.

Edited: 5:09 pm, March 19, 2013
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Sorry typing was a bit ambiguous. Not going til july

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For preference I would choose Stradbroke Is if all you want to see are whales. Without going on a cruise, which of course is expensive "Straddie" offers probably the best view from land. Here's a link to their info and how to get there. www.stradbroke-island.com.au/gettingthere.htm ... July is the absolute beginning of the season so I can't comment on what your chances are of actually seeing anything.

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Agree with able58, Straddie (North Stradbroke Island) is good for seeing whales without the expense of a cruise but there is no where else locally where you can feed the dolphins than Tangalooma on Moreton Island.

Here's the Tangalooma whale watching/dolphin feeding information tangalooma.com/info/…2. They offer a bus transfer from CBD hotels ($20 per adult, $10 per child each way). Cab would cost approximately $35-40 each way and is obviously going to be more direct - the bus transfers does the rounds of hotels and airport pick ups.

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You can stay on moreton island, at tangalooma resort or you can just take a day trip that includes dolphin feeding. Its a very commersialised experience though. As templc says, check their website with all the info. tangalooma offers a range of accomodation but overall the resort is getting a bit old. For whale watching you can do a whale watching tour from redcliffe or the gold coast. http://www.brisbanewhalewatching.com.au do the trip from redcliffe and offer a shuttle option from brisbane CBD. Enjoy Brisbane

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Hi,

More Tonne Island is adjacent to the Jenny Craig weight loss facility in coastal Brissy. if you visit at low tide you are bound to see beached pale whales up close.

Cheers,

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lol OZRCFLYER! yep north stradbroke island would be the pick. just get a train to cleveland and then the free bus that takes you to the water taxi then a bus to the other side. We go in July regularly and always spot whales, its truly spectacular!

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