Moreton Island, Queensland, Australia

Moreton Island is a large sand island located on the coast of south-east Queensland, Australia. It lies on the eastern side of Moreton Bay, approximately fifty-eight kilometres northeast of Brisbane. It is a popular destination for camping, whale watching, fishing and four wheel driving.

A popular spot for divers and snorkelers is at Tangalooma where a number of wrecks have been sunk off the shore. It is also well known for its dolphin feeding, sand dunes and beautiful white beaches.

Things to see and do

* Tangalooma shipwrecks
* Snorkeling & diving
* Whale watching
* Dolphin feeding
* Sand tobogganing

General Information

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Australian Dollar (AUD)
Language – English
Land Area – 186 km²
Population – 7,500 approx
Time – GMT plus ten hours
Electricity - 2 angled pins and 1 flat pin centered below Australian style
International Country Telephone Code – 61

Port Location – The port at Moreton Island is located at Tangalooma where there is regular ferry and vehicle barge services.

Travel Links – Access to Moreton Island is via a vehicle ferry service from the Port of Brisbane in Lytton, and the Tangalooma Flyer launched from Pinkenba. There is also a passenger ferry service operating on Wednesday to Sundays, which departs from Newport Waterways Marina, a short distance from Scarborough.

The island's main airstrip is 1000 m long and lies between Cowan Cowan and Tangalooma.

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