- 1 How long is the ferry from Brisbane to Moreton Island?
- 2 How do you get to Moreton Island by car?
- 3 Can I take my car to Moreton Island?
- 4 Can you swim at Moreton Island?
- 5 Can you do a day trip to Moreton Island?
- 6 Where do you leave your car when you go to Tangalooma?
- 7 Is Moreton Island Expensive?
- 8 Does Moreton Island have fuel?
How long is the ferry from Brisbane to Moreton Island?
Passenger ferry services depart from Holt Street Wharf in Pinkenba, Brisbane and arrive at the Tangalooma Jetty on Moreton Island. Travelling time is just 75 minutes each way, with 4 boat services operating daily in each direction (Brisbane to Tangalooma).
How do you get to Moreton Island by car?
There are no bridges to Moreton Island, there are no sealed roads on the Island and the only access is by boat. To save time, convenience and cost we recommend all our guests take the passenger ferry to Tangalooma that departs from Holt St Pinkenba (Brisbane), 4 times daily.
Can I take my car to Moreton Island?
Moreton Island is 98% National Park, so you will need to purchase a vehicle access permit to drive on the island (even if you are just heading to the resort), and if you are camping, you need to book and pay for a camping permit. You can also get in touch with Mulgumpin Camping on (07) 3506 2371.
Can you swim at Moreton Island?
Stretches of white sandy beach line the island’s ocean side making it ideal for swimming, surfing, and fishing, while the sheltered western edge offer a calm environment protected from the ocean waves and sometimes strong easterly winds for those after a more relaxing experience with crystal clear blue water gently
Can you do a day trip to Moreton Island?
Moreton Island Day Trips & Tangalooma Day Trips & Cruises With cruises departing daily at both 8am and 10am you can either relax beachside or jam pack it with activities, making it one of the best things to do in Brisbane!
Where do you leave your car when you go to Tangalooma?
There is an open-air car park available for guests at the Tangalooma terminal at Holt St Wharf at a cost of $15 per vehicle, per day. The car park is fenced and locked each evening for security reasons.
Is Moreton Island Expensive?
One day we hire a 4WD to explore the island. It’s expensive ($365) but a thrilling adventure that takes us across a bush track to the eastern side where exposed ocean bites at our tyres. We head to the island’s northernmost tip and visit Queensland’s oldest lighthouse, Cape Moreton, built in 1857.
Does Moreton Island have fuel?
There is no longer a petrol station on Moreton Island. To fuel your vehicle you will need to bring over your own petrol. If you want to buy it on the island, Bulwer General Store sells it in 20L drums only.