Location & getting there
Moreton Island is a unique island wilderness (98% National Park protecting the flora, fauna, sandy coastline, freshwater lakes, wetlands and forests) with sparkling clear water and white sandy beaches, and is one of the few untouched areas of natural wilderness along the east coast of Queensland Australia. Moreton is 38 km long and 19,000 ha in area, it is one of the largest sand islands in the world.
Moreton Island is about 1-1.5hrs from Brisbane in Moreton Bay. Getting to Moreton Island is easy:
- Micat Ferry (car and passenger ferry) departs Howard Smith Drive, Lytton, Port of Brisbane lands at Tangalooma on Moreton Island.
- Tangalooma Flyer (passenger only ferry) departs Holt St Wharf, Pinkenba Brisbane and the Tangalooma lands at Tangalooma Jetty on Moreton Island
These services operate on a daily basis and normally there is more than one service each day. Bookings are highly recommended.