IF YOU GO
Tangalooma Island Resort is a 75minute catamaran cruise from Brisbane. The resort offers four services daily from the Holt Street Wharf in Pinkenba (there’s parking on-site) that you can book at the same time as your accommodation. If you’re planning on taking your 4WD over, the Micat ferry operates on a demand-based timetable up to five times per day. Reserve your spot well in advance if you’re travelling during school holidays.
Tangalooma Island Resort tangalooma.com Choose from a range of hotel rooms, units, villas and apartments, most with an ocean outlook, at Tangalooma Island Resort. Run of House rooms start at $159 per night. For an exclusive view over the bay, Moreton Island holiday house rentals are tucked into the hillside and can accommodate up to 12 guests. Day trips to Tangalooma Island Resort range from $89.
The six-hour Southern Safari Tour is $135 per adult and $90 for children and includes morning tea and an island lunch at the Gutter Bar. Parasailing is from $85 per person if you’re flying tandem. ATV quad bike tours are from $80 per person or $60 tandem and run for 45 minutes. Book activities online with your accommodation or visit the tours desk when you’re on the island.