ABOUT MORETON ISLAND

Moreton Island, one of natures undisturbed wonders, is a 17000 ha naturally formed sand island situated in the Moreton Bay Marine Park 35km from Brisbane, Australia. Approx 95% of Moreton Island is National Park and it is home to a diverse range of wildlife and vegetation as well as being very popular destination for nature based recreational pursuits.

Like other sand islands in south-east Queensland, Moreton Island was formed as a result of sand movements caused by winds and waves and sea level change over thousands of years. The island is approximately 38km long and 10km at its widest point and appears to this day much the same as it did thousands of years ago.

Moreton’s ocean beach stretches over 40km long and with the untouched white sandy beach, coastal dunes and crystal clear blue water; it is one of the most scenic places on the island. The waters and many reefs surrounding Moreton Island are always clean, and usually crystal clear. This clear water allows visitors to experience the spectacular array of sea life that uses the islands coastline as their playground.

From the Cape Moreton lighthouse you can spot dolphins, whales (in season), manta rays, dugongs, turtles and numerous types of fish swimming in this natural, crystal clear paradise. Swimmers can enjoy a dip from any of the beaches, but Honeymoon bay or the western beach are favorite sheltered spots to enjoy the waters.

Moreton Island is also home to some of the most beautiful freshwater lakes, colored sands, rugged cliffs, sand hills and also the largest sand dune in the world, Mt Tempest. An untouched paradise, Moreton Island is the perfect destination for a holiday, weekend getaway or one-day island adventure.

Experience Moreton Island on an all expenses paid wilderness safari