The beautiful Moreton Island conveniently located within the city limits of Brisbane, capital city of the state of Queensland in Australia continues to be a major destination for people looking for a quick escape from the routine life. The island is all about sun, rolling surf and soft white sand that’s ideal for swimming, snorkelling or simply relaxing on the beach to recharge your batteries. Known as the ‘Gem of south east Queensland’, it’s a place you are sure to fall in love with vast expanses of crystal clear water, sand dunes, fresh water lakes, champagne pools, rainforests and with an incredible marine park, this is a place meant for Adventure tours and to indulge in fun filled and exciting activities. The island though is only 36 miles from Brisbane; it is a completely sand terrain. So most of the people going there opt for a tour company which provides the best possible transportation apart from other necessities like proper accommodation, great food and a proper tour plan. Sunset Safaris is undoubtedly the number one tour company in Queensland area and they offer a wide variety of Moreton Island tours and Holiday Packages for the tourists with free room upgradation options depending on availability. The tour packages become extremely pocket friendly and suitable for even those with a tight budget and also the backpackers.
The tourists are picked up from various pre arranged locations in Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast to start their journey in the air conditioned comfort of a Micat ferry with cafe and bar facility across the Moreton Bay. In the island the mode of transport will be one of the 4WD coaches fondly called the monster bus with all forward facing seats and picture windows for greater visibility. The tour guides generally give a brief description of the area including its rich aboriginal and European history about which you can find more in the museum in Moreton Island Tours.
The light houses especially Cape Moreton Light house built in 1857 and the Tangalooma Shipwrecks give a new dimension to this sandy island and also an old world charm. The desert like area has huge sand dunes and the tourists get a kick out of walking to the top and coming down at speed of 50 to 70 km per hour holiding on to a sand board. This Moreton Island Activities Adventure known as sand tobogganing is immensely popular and can be tried by people of all age groups. The Tangalooma shipwrecks which acts as a natural boundary is an ideal place for snorkelling and you’ll enjoy looking at the colorful corals, fishes and turtles from very close quarters. Those who don’t want to get wet can spot some marine creatures like Dolphins, Turtles, Whales and Manta Rays from top of Cape Moreton. The transparent boats also are ideal for non swimmers and discover the underwater wonders of the shipwreck site. Moreton Island activities are part of the well prepared tour itinerary and even if you opt for the Day tour, you’ll still have time to indulge in most of the activities except the night kayaking. Seeing the shipwrecks in the total darkness with the led lights fitted at the bottom of the kayaks can literally gives you Goosebumps. Though plenty of accommodations are available in the rustic Castaways Beach Resort, many people opt for Eco Glamping where you can enjoy all the modern amenities while staying in a camp. All Moreton Island tours of sunset safaris are extremely popular and in demand, so you can choose one to suit your schedule and spend some glorious time in this island paradise.
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