TANGALOOMA DOLPHIN VIEWING DAY CRUISE

You can see them close up and at their most charming, with presentations from our marine experts so you’ll learn about them too.

TANGALOOMA DOLPHIN VIEWING DAY CRUISE

A magical day out, discover this tropical island escape only 75 minutes from Brisbane. A winning combination of crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches and untouched national park; Tangalooma on Moreton Island is a pristine wonderland waiting to be explored. From the vantage point of the Jetty, you can see them close up and at their most charming, with presentations from the Eco Rangers so you’ll learn about them too.


NOTE 1. please choose one of the following activities
Sand Tobogganing, Marine Discovery Cruise, Wrecks Snorkel Tour, JET Boat Tour
2. please enter the activity name in the “Notes” section.
*If no notes are entered, the Sand Tobogganing will be automatically selected.


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BRISBANE DEPARTURE

GOLD COAST DEPARTURE

TOUR SCHEDULE

07:30

08:45

DEPART GOLD COAST HOTEL

DEPART BRISBANE HOTEL/TRANSIT CENTRE

10:00 ISLAND LAUNCH DEPARTS
11:15

TANGALOOMA ISLAND RESORT

With 80 tours and activities(40 are free) to choose from you can spend the day as an island adventurer and explore the landscape, flora and fauna as well as the Moreton Bay Marine Park’s dolphins, turtles, dugongs and tropical fish.

12:00

LUNCH (CHOOSE FROM ANY OF THE RESORT’S OPEN FOOD OUTLETS)

Marine

12:30-14:45

 

Sand

13:15-15:00

 

Snorkel

12:45-14:30

 

Jet

14:00-15:00

ACTIVITIES PLEASE CHOOSE ONE FROM FOUR ACTIVITIES

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SAND TOBOGGANING: Marvel at the island’s inland desert where you can try the exhilarating sport of Moreton Island sand tobogganing, reaching speeds of up to 40km per hour! This activity is weather dependant and is not as easy as it looks.

MARINE DISCOVERY CRUISE: Journey along the coastline in search of dolphins, dugongs, green sea turtles, sea cucumbers, rays and more! Our purpose built catamaran provides unobstructed views of Moreton Bay’s intriguing marine life. Full commentary is provided by an Eco Ranger.

WRECKS SNORKEL TOUR: Enjoy the crystal-clear waters of the Moreton Bay region on a guided snorkel tour through the Tangalooma Shipwrecks. With the chance of seeing 3 different species of sea turtle, dolphins, rays and over 200 species of fish and 130 species of coral, you won’t want to get out.

JET BOAT RIDE: A 45 minute adrenaline adventure. Got the need for speed? Enjoy speeds up to 80 km per hour onboard Tanaglooma’s new Aussie Jet Boat with manoeuvres such as tail slides, figure eights, wave jumps and 360 degree spins. 

18:00

WILD DOLPHIN VIEWING

After a safety briefing island guests are invited to wade into the ocean beside the resort jetty to handfeed the wild dolphins at sunset.

20:30

21:30

RETURN BRISBANE HOTEL

RETURN GOLD COAST HOTEL

TOUR DETAILS

TOUR CODE

•Dolphin Vieweing Day Cruise (Gold Coast: GT61 / Brisbane: BT61)

TIME Gold Coast: 7.30am - 9.30pm / Brisbane: 8.45am - 8.30pm
OPERATES Sunday to Friday (does not operate Saturdays)
TOUR INCLUDES
  • Return coach transfers (selected hotels)
  • Choice of Sand Tobogganing, Marine Discovery Cruise, Jet Boat Ride or Wrecks Snorkel tour
  • Dolphin Behaviour and Data Collection Presentation
  • Lunch voucher $20 per adult/$15 per child (valid at any open resort food outlet)
  • Return 75-minute cruise
  • Access to the the wild dolphin viewing jetty
  • Over 40 free land-based activities
  • Optional extras including watersports incur a fee
CENTRAL MEETING POINT Gold Coast: Novotel Surfers Paradise (Ex Hotel Grand Chancellor)
Brisbane: Brisbane Transit Centre Roma Street
NOTE
  • Low level of fitness needed
  • Pick-up times may vary by 10 minutes depending on traffic
  • If the Marine Discovery Cruise, Snorkelling tour and Jet boat ride are cancelled due to severe weather conditions or for safety reasons we offer the Desert Safari Tour. In the event of heavy rain or strong winds customers will do a scenic island bus trip
  • Age Restrictions: -Minimum 6 years for day cruises that include snorkelling -Minimum 8 years and 120cm for day cruises that include jet boat. Maximum weight 120kg
  • Return times vary in season due to dolphin feeding at sunset
  • Dolphins are wild animals, no refund is given if they do not appear, or if feeding is cancelled due to inclement weather (however the resorts reports a 98% attendance rate)
  • In the unlikely event that a tour is cancelled due to severe weather conditions, another tour will be offered (subject to availability). All tours have limited numbers and are subject to availability.
  • Age Restrictions: -Minimum 6 years for day cruises that include snorkelling -Minimum 8 years and 120cm for day cruises that include jet boat. Maximum weight 120kg

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Hotel Pick up - Please wait outside hotel or designated pick-up point at least 5 minutes prior to pick-up time
  • Pick-up times may vary by 10 minutes depending on traffic
  • Changing road conditions may result in alternate pick up points
  • Fares - Shown in Australian dollars inclusive of GST. This brochure supercedes all prices previously advertised.
  • Child Fares - These apply to children 3 to 14 years inclusive. Infants aged under 3 are free, unless otherwise stated.
  • Cancellation Fees - Any tour cancelled within 24 hours of departure will incur 100% fee.
  • Concession Fares - $5 off Full Day Tours valid for Pension, Seniors Card Holders and Backpackers.Students and Backpackers - $5 off Full Day Tours except theme parks and Tangalooma Island Tours.
  • Credit Card Surcharges - 2%-4% card fee applicable.
  • We reserve the right to substitute coaches and operators where necessary.
  • Itineraries - Subject to change without notice. Limited tours operate Good Friday, Easter Monday, Anzac Day and Christmas Day. The JPT Tour Group retains the right to cancel tours, amend fares, itineraries and days of operation. At times it may be necessary to provide alternative transport.
  • Additional departure days available on most tours, subject to numbers.
  • Money Back Guarantee - for claims related directly to JPT and subject to your travel agent’s policy.
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