Moreton Island Snorkel and Sandboarding 4WD Day Trip from Brisbane

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Moreton Island Snorkel and Sandboarding 4WD Day Trip from Brisbane
from USD $94.90
Enjoy an adrenalin-filled adventure including two of Moreton Island's most popular activities on a 4WD day trip from Brisbane. Your action-packed day includes sand boarding on the island’s sand dunes, as well as snorkeling amongst the Tangalooma Shipwrecks, home to one of Queensland's most diverse marine ecosystems. Throughout the day, you’ll also enjoy Moreton Island's amazing scenery, pristine beaches and abundance of bird and marine life. This tour operates with a maximum of 16 people, ensuring you’ll enjoy a small-group experience with your expert guide.
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In Brief

Brisbane City, Australia
10 hours
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday
Important InfoInfo
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Moreton Island, Queensland 4025 Australia

Guided snorkel around the Tangalooma Wrecks

4WD tour to the Desert for sandboarding

All gear supplied

Duration: 5 hours


  • Local guide
  • Roundtrip ferry to Moreton island
  • Picnic lunch
  • Transport by 4WD
  • All activities
  • Entry/Admission - Moreton Island


  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • The listed price does not include a $50 per person departure tax, payable at the time of tour check-in. The departure tax is required by our local supplier and/or the local transit or governing authority and is not within our control.

Departure Time

7:00 AM

Departure Point

1: 151 Roma St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia
2: 14 Howard Smith Dr, Port of Brisbane QLD 4178, Australia

Traveler pickup is offered
Bus Stop 125 on Roma Street Brisbane at 7:00am (opposite Qld Police Headquarters)


MICAT ferry - 14 Howard Smith Drive, Port of Brisbane at 8:00am

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 5 years
  • Please bring a towel, camera, sunscreen, hat, swimming gear, insect repellent, walking shoes and warm clothes during winter
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

Once booked, this trip is fully non-refundable

Booking Terms and Conditions

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Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

My sister and I had a blast on this tour! The sand boarding was so much fun and we truly enjoyed snorkeling over the shipwrecks. Our guide was really nice and told us a lot about the island. He even dropped us off at our hotel afterward, instead of the drop off point. If you're looking for a tour to Moreton Island, this is the one you should choose! :D
• Submitted 18 Dec 2019
Unfortunately I can't leave a full review since I missed the tour due to a flight delay. I apologize because I thought I had left a message at the office that I wouldn't be able to make it but I accidentally called the wrong tour company. Sorry about that. Shame I missed it, but they did call to make sure I wasn't coming, so I will give them 5 stars for showing responsibility.
• Submitted 28 Aug 2019
First of all, Guide is super fun and professional at his job. He got us everywhere in moreton from sand hill and wreck beach. Thanks for everything.
• Submitted 28 Jan 2019
The Snorkeling was absolutely awesome!!! Unfortunately we couldn't get to the sandboarding due to cars getting bogged.
• Submitted 30 Nov 2018
It was a really cool Tour, was funny...especially the sand boarding : the tour guide was friendly and told us a little bit about the island and prepared delicious lunch. We was a small group so we could talk to each other and the tour guide had enough time for us all. The tour ewas worth it D
• Submitted 11 Dec 2016
What a fantastic day I had. It was perfect in every single way and our guide was so much fun and very knowledgeable. The sand surfing was great and the snorkeling once in a lifetime experience. This is a must do tour!
• Submitted 20 Jun 2016
This was a fun and great tour led by our guide Adrian. The snorkeling was a surprise hit and well led. I do wish time permitted a greater exploration of the island but the ferry schedule limits this. Two ideas for making this better: 1 the equipment and facilities of the company need improvement. The male wetsuits were tattered and old. The campsight where we had lunch was very poorly maintained with trash strewn throughout the eating area. 2 the lunch was of poor quality as has been mentioned in other reviews. It's not that difficult to put together a decent lunch. Instead, soggy sandwhiches and generic store brand cookies, granola bars, and soft drinks - and again, consumed in a poorly maintained camp area was a bad experience.
• Submitted 23 Sep 2015
The tour guide was great and accommodating. The provided lunch was not very substantial (it probably cost $2.00) nor healthy (small deli meat sandwich and a side of donuts and cookies).
• Submitted 08 Jun 2015
Highly recommended
• Submitted 30 Apr 2015
An action-packed day with snorkelling being the main event. It was hard work swimming out to the wrecks, round them and back against the current. Andrew, the guide/driver, knew his stuff and helped less able swimmers. This is for serious action-people only - there is no chance of a rest half way round as it is deep water. A chance to get away from boring coach tours. You will be wet, covered in sand and bounced around in a 4x4 car as your drive along the beach for miles. You stay in your swimmers all day. No toilets (hole in the ground, or wait for the ferry). No roads - hence need for 4x4. Bring sunscreen (waterproof), insect repellent, towel, swimmers and flip-flops as these make it easy as there are no changing facilities. I thoroughly recommend this tour. Small group of eight on the day worked well, any more and the 4x4 would be too cramped. The picture associated with this tour is misleading - I wouldn't recommend it if younger than 17. We didn't get to sandboard as it had been raining so we did a tour of the island instead. I think the day varies based on tides, weather and participants.
• Submitted 28 Feb 2015
What an adventure! From the ride into the island to the sandboarding. It was great. I opted for kayaking instead of snorkeling and had a blast. Others that snorkeled near the ship wreck saw some really cool stuff. Highly recommended!
• Submitted 03 Mar 2015
Had the best day. The tour guide was great, kept the group laughing and having a good time. Awesome experience, awesome place, totally recommend. Would do it every weekend given the chance
• Submitted 08 Jan 2015
the tour was snorkeling gear included.My friend and I enjoyed the trip. The tour guide Andrew was kind and professional. Sandboarding was awesome although after couple of times climb up to the top of dune required good muscle workouts. lol. the whole island does not have proper road so we were sitting back of 4WD and enjoyed humps n bumps that we felt. The snorkeling near 15 shipwreck was the most memorable event for me. It was my first ever snorkeling so Andrew gave me a life jacket to put on so I was comfortably and safely did snorkeling. This trip has only two activities: sandboarding and snorkeling but from morning 7am for pick up to 7pm to drop off at Roma street bus stop 125, it was pretty busy day. The tour price was very reasonable which included picnic lunch. It is worth to go there with this tour! I would like to go there again!
• Submitted 03 Dec 2014
Tour guides were good characters. Heaps of fun. Highly recommended
• Submitted 21 Jan 2014
I enjoyed snorkelling at the ship wreck, we saw a shark!
• Submitted 12 Dec 2013
The activities were fun, the guide was informative and friendly, and the pace of the trip was relaxing and not too rush. I had a great experience!
• Submitted 24 Jul 2013
My teenage son and I went on this excursion. I must admit I was a bit nervous since I don't snorkel. First of all, we were picked up punctually and made our way to the MICAT for the ferry ride over. Our driver, Nathan made us feel very comfortable and had a great sense of humour. The ferry ride overe was great. once we arrived, snorkeling was first on the agenda due to the tides. I passed on the snorkeling and walked on the beach and swam but my son, who had never snorkel led before, did it. He enjoyed the snorkeling tremendously. While Nathan made lunch for us on e beach, we swam and kayaked. Then off to the Desert for sandboarding. The drive there was an adventure in itself but the driver was very careful and it was fun, rocking and rolling! The sand dune was huge but Nathan gave us all very good instructions on how to do it safely. I am not a daredevil but I even did it twice and loved it!! We then drove back to the beach to catch the ferry back. It was an amazing day. I am so glad we did it!! Nathan was very good narrating along the drive and letting us know what we were seeing, where we we going. I would highly recommend this trip to all. It was a beautiful day!
• Submitted 11 Jun 2013
This tour was fantastic and alot of fun. I highly recommend it. The ship ruins are really cool and an unique experience to snorkel through.
• Submitted 09 Mar 2013
This was absolutley one of THE BEST tours we did while over in Australia! Rhen was our tour guide and he was AMAZING! He kept us entertained while driving to the ferry, he was very knowledgable. I felt very safe with his driving and instruction. He went sand boarding with us and showed us how to do it (awesome), we even did a 11 person pyramid on the sandboards! He made us lunch while we showered and got cleaned up, then he took us to scuba dive around the ship wreckage. Once again, I felt very safe snorkeling, we all stayed in a group and he was very helpful and informative. GREAT TOUR, well worth the money paid!
• Submitted 04 Mar 2013
This is a worthwhile trip. Our guide Nathan was excellent. His knowledge and guidance was second to none. The highlight of the trip was the sandboarding, which Nathan gave handy tips to enjoy the ride. 5 starts to our guide Nathan who make the trip enjoyable.
• Submitted 17 Feb 2013
Excellent tour - really good fun!
• Submitted 26 Jan 2013
This tour was fabulous! My tour guide Nathan was great and very knowledgable! Sandboarding was a blast! Snorkeling was nice, and Nathan put together a ver nice lunch spread for us as well...I highly recommend it- Shari from NY- USA
• Submitted 01 Jan 2013
Great trip. Our group was 15 people, all mid-20s and it was a casual, fun environment. I stayed in Brisbane for a few days after a work trip to the city, and this very memorable part of my stay. Fun tour guides, healthy lunch provided, and overall a fun time and good way to meet people.
• Submitted 14 Dec 2012
Excellent, we had a great time...thanks so much to Ollie and Nathan great tour guides. An experience to last a lifetime.:)
• Submitted 01 Oct 2012

In Brief

Brisbane City, Australia
10 hours
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday