Things to do
Moreton Island National Park offers a playground of beaches, dunes, coastal heath, woodlands and shallow freshwater lagoons.
- Watch as dolphins in the wild are hand-fed. (It is possible to feed dolphins at Tangalooma Wild Dolphin Resort, as part of a space-available, paid package which guests need to arrange themselves, at the Dolphin Activity Centre at the Resort.)
- Go for a bush walk, several walking tracks are established on the island.
- Drive to an aboriginal midden site and ancient fish trap, then onto historic Cape Moreton Lighthouse with breathtaking views of Flinder’s Reef.
- At the Cape Moreton information centre, investigate the history of the island.
- Spot dolphins, dugong and turtles from the beach or from your boat.
- Four wheel drive the isolated east coast and sandboard the famous desert dunes, Big Sandhills and Little Sandhills.
- Climb to the top of Mount Tempest – the world’s highest stable coastal sand dune.
- Swim in the clear waters of Blue Lagoon.
- Go whale watching.
- Explore Honeymoon Bay Beach and swim the Champagne Pools.
- Stroll to ‘Yellow Patch’ and photograph the rockpools and headland.
- Moreton is great for beach fishing or drop a line from your boat.
- Go for a surf on the eastern beaches or walk up the beach to the Tangalooma shipwrecks, just for a beach walk or maybe to snorkel.
- Photograph the afternoon sunset.
Moreton Island, a short hop from Brisbane, provides the perfect place for a relaxing and complete holiday for all the family.