Eco Marine Safari Cruise and Snorkel - Self Drive
- Duration: 8 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Newport, QLD
Start your day at the Newport Marina with check in on the boat at 8:00am with tea coffee and biscuits. Parking is free at Newport Marina.
The vessel will depart the marina and you will enjoy a 55 minute cruise to Moreton Island, stopping if any dolphins or whales are spotted on the way over.
You will be ready and dressed in your wet suit as we arrive to jump straight into the water for an action packed boom-netting ride. Climb on the net and ride it behind the boat for an adrenaline rush like you've never experienced.
Grab your snorkeling gear and the vessel will head over to the Tangalooma Wrecks where you will start your approximate 1 hour optional extra Guided Snorkeling and Fish Feeding Tour.
"Please note you MUST be able to swim to participate in this activity and it's $20 extra per person payable on the day. Due to Queensland Workplace Health and Safety Legislation and Risk Assessments, we are unable to allow patrons to snorkel alone at the Tangalooma Wrecks whilst on the cruise."
You will then enjoy free time on the beach at Moreton Island to swim, sunbath and climb the famous sand hills, returning to the boat for a fresh healthy lunch of local prawns, leg ham, salad, bread rolls and roast chicken, all cooked and prepared in the early hours of the morning for you.
You can then head to the bar, grab a cold drink and sit back and relax on the beach or the boat and take in the picturesque scenery while enjoying your lunch.
The afternoon will conclude with a relaxing Eco Marine Safari, cruising the calm shallow aqua water spotting Dolphins, Dugongs,Turtles and other local marine life. Take something away with you as you learn from the full commentary explaining the history of the Island, local marine life and habitat.
The boat will return to Newport Marina at approximately 4:00pm.
Dolphin Wild Island Cruises is an Australian owned small local family business who have been operating Marine Eco Cruises for over 30 years and have a 100% safety record.
You MUST be able to swim to participate in the Boom-netting and Guided Snorkeling and Fish Feeding Tour. Snorkeling and boom-netting are potentially hazardous activities and based on medical and fitness information you provide the Master of the vessel with decided if you are fit enough to participate in these activities.
Child ticket is 14yrs and under and a Family Ttcket is 2 Adults and 2 Children
All bookings close at 6pm prior to the day of departure