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Dolphin Discovery Cruise from Brisbane

Moreton Island is a tropical island paradise where Bottlenose Dolphins play, Dugongs feed and Loggerhead turtles nest. Dolphin spot, snorkel and relax as you are taken on a journey of discovery to Moreton Island and it's marine park.

Join an eco cruise of discovery explore the stunningly beautiful Moreton Bay Marine Park, Moreton Island and the Tangalooma Wrecks. Be on the lookout for the playful Tangalooma dolphins, giant loggerhead turtles and the shy but enchanting dugongs that frequent these tropical waters. As you cruise, a marine naturalist will enthral you with educational and entertaining commentary, blending aspects of marine mammal behaviour with the interesting history of Moreton Island. Vessels feature 3 large viewing decks guaranteeing all guests with a rail side position on this ultimate Marine Discovery Cruise.

The beaches at Moreton Island are sensational, get some sand between your toes before we serve an amazing all you can eat buffet lunch which feature locally caught, fresh trawler prawns. There is enough for everyone and caters for all dietary requirements.

Experience the adventure of snorkelling the Tangalooma shipwrecks. In 1963, 15 sand dredges were sunk to form the Tangalooma Wreck, now some 50 years later there are a myriad of colourful subtropical fish and coral that call this amazing reef home. Be amazed as a member of the friendly crew leads you on guided snorkel tour through a realm of vibrant tropical fish and coral. The experienced crew safely guides you and points out highlights, keeping an eye out for rare and fascinating creatures such as wobbegong, rays and octopi.

Experience Includes

  • Marine Eco Cruise - spot playful Dolphins, giant Turtles and the shy dugong whilst listening to the entertaining commentary from the marine naturalist
  • Guided snorkel tour of the Tangalooma Wrecks - rated Number 1 in 10 best snorkelling sites in Queensland as voted by Tourism Queensland.
  • Plenty of free time to enjoy the pristine island beaches, climb the famous sand dunes or just relax on the cruise vessel's sundeck.
  • Fish Feeding around the Tangalooma Wrecks
  • A delicious buffet lunch is served on board featuring fresh local caught trawler prawns, cold chicken and a delightful selection of salads and fresh bakery rolls. Drinks can be purchased from the licensed on board bar.
  • Expert commentary and guides
  • Onboard change rooms, fresh water showers and restrooms

Experience Excludes

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Additional refreshments - these can be purchased from the snack bar on board


Daily, November to April.

Departure location

Brisbane Rivergate Marina.

Start times



Full Day.

Terms & Conditions

  • Due to Queensland regulation, snorkelling around the Tangalooma Wrecks must be conducted as guided tour.
  • Child Policy: 0-2 years inclusive -free of charge