Gold Coast City Sights Tour from Gold Coast

Highlights

  • An easy boat ride from Brisbane, Moreton Island is the third-largest sand island in the world and makes a fantastic escape from city life. Your full-day adventure begins with coach pickup at your Brisbane or Gold Coast hotel and an approximately 75-minute ferry ride across Moreton Bay. Once ashore, head to your base camp for the day — the family-owned Tangalooma Resort. The day is yours to spend as you please, with a bevy of optional activities to choose from (at own expense). Adventure seekers, get your adrenaline pumping with a high-speed sand tobogganing ride, quad bike tour over sand dunes or unforgettable parasailing flight.  Take to the waters and snorkel among several shipwrecks that lie just off shore, paddleboard and kayak on the calm bay surface or embark on a marine discovery cruise aboard a catamaran. Or, simply relax on the sandy beaches and take advantage of many free activities including squash and tennis courts, croquet, badminton and beach volleyball. The tour includes a lunch voucher that can be redeemed at any of the resort’s four on-site cafés and restaurants  Extend your day with an optional dolphin feeding experience in the evening (select option at booking). Each night, a pod of wild bottlenose dolphins swims up to the resort shore to happily accept food is straight from the hands of visitors and eco-experts. Wade into the bay waters to take part in this memorable encounter with the playful creatures.  After the scenic ferry ride back to Brisbane, your full-day tour concludes with drop-off back at your hotel.

Summary

An easy boat ride from Brisbane, Moreton Island is the third-largest sand island in the world and makes a fantastic escape from city life. Your full-day adventure begins with coach pickup at your Brisbane or Gold Coast hotel and an approximately 75-minute ferry ride across Moreton Bay. Once ashore, head to your base camp for the day — the family-owned Tangalooma Resort. The day is yours to spend as you please, with a bevy of optional activities to choose from (at own expense). Adventure seekers, get your adrenaline pumping with a high-speed sand tobogganing ride, quad bike tour over sand dunes or unforgettable parasailing flight.  Take to the waters and snorkel among several shipwrecks that lie just off shore, paddleboard and kayak on the calm bay surface or embark on a marine discovery cruise aboard a catamaran. Or, simply relax on the sandy beaches and take advantage of many free activities including squash and tennis courts, croquet, badminton and beach volleyball. The tour includes a lunch voucher that can be redeemed at any of the resort’s four on-site cafés and restaurants  Extend your day with an optional dolphin feeding experience in the evening (select option at booking). Each night, a pod of wild bottlenose dolphins swims up to the resort shore to happily accept food is straight from the hands of visitors and eco-experts. Wade into the bay waters to take part in this memorable encounter with the playful creatures.  After the scenic ferry ride back to Brisbane, your full-day tour concludes with drop-off back at your hotel.

Tour info

Duration
6 hours 35 minutes
Group Size
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Why take this tour?

Explore the diversity of the Gold Coast on a day trip that includes the city sights of Surfers Paradise, visiting the famous surf beach of Burleigh Heads, the coastal highlights along the beautiful Southport Broadwater and experience catching a crab.You'll see it all on this full-day trip departing either from Brisbane or the Gold Coast and be amazed by the numerous contrasting experiences you can squeeze into just one day.

What’s included?

  • Hotel pickup and drop off (Novotel Surfers Paradise Hotel)

  • Air-conditioned vehicle

  • 2 hours Crab Catching Cruise in Gold Coast Broadwater

  • Seafood lunch(1/2 crab, 2 oysters and 2 prawns / no vegetarian option)

  • Burleigh heads

  • Entry/Admission - Broadwater Parklands

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Before you book

  • Duration: 6h 35m

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

About operator:

Spend a day exploring the vibrant culture and beautiful beaches of Byron Bay on this full-day tour from the Gold Coast. Take in grand coastal views from the historic Byron Bay Lighthouse, browse local boutiques and dip your toes in the calm bay waters. Get a taste of New South Wales with a seasonal and locally sourced lunch at a unique cafe, and sink your teeth into a fantastic array of exotic fruit at the Tropical Fruit World farm.