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An idyllic escape from Brisbane City
Then Moreton Island off the Brisbane coastline is the place for you. Located only forty kilometers from the center of the town, this wonderful island and natural sandy area with pristine sandy beach is less than an hour and a half away by boat. Moreton Island's water is home to a variety of species ranging from the dolphin, whale and turtle, with old shipwrecks, such as the Tangalooma Wrecks, which offer thrilling snorkelling and scuba dive experiences.
Moreton Island is the most visited way to get to Moreton Island is by boat. You can bring your own cars to the island, but you have to get a license, because the area is a Nationalpark. The best way to get there is with a full gas station, as there is little petrol on the island itself.
Micat newspaper brings walkers and cars from Whyte Island, Mouth of Brisbane River south to the Tangalooma Wrecks. The Tangalooma Launch is for sightseers and visitors at the Tangalooma Spa. From Pinkenba, Brisbane River north side to the resorts and transports people only. The Amity Trader is a barter services between Amity Stradbroke Island and Kooringal.
There are a number of camping sites if you want to return to the countryside, but you must obtain a permission before you can pitch your awning. Self-support is available at Moreton Island Eco-Village or, if you are looking for a more luxury resort, try Tangalooma Island Resort. If you cook around a bonfire or in a five-star restuarant, you will be sure that you can eat well, because the seafood and shellfish dishes of Moreton Island are excellent.
There are many hiking paths on Moreton Island to satisfy all tastes, from simple walks to half-day adventure. Delfin Fodder and whalewatching: Those who live in the'Tangalooma Resort' have the possibility to fodder them. If you are not a visitor, you can still observe the Dolphin from the dock. And if you are fortunate enough to be on the island between June and November, you can also see moguls.
Birdwatching: Due to its wide range of habitat, which includes salty meadows, mud-flats, and sand shores, the island is home to over 180 avifauna. Angling: The island has some of the best sand, ocean and coral angling in the game. It is also a memory that even in a vibrant town like Brisbane you are never far from the natural beat.