10 things to do on Moreton Island

Moreton Island

Moreton Island is Emma’s most favourite place in the world. Out of the whole wide world, Emma loves this place the most and it’s not hard to see why.  With pristine, 30km beaches and turquoise waves lapping at the shore, it is a beach lovers paradise.

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Moreton Island

10 things to do

1) Big Sandhills

Climb the dunes and ‘surf’ down them!

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Our family, climbing and surfing the dune.

2) Blue Lagoon Lake

Hike around parts of blue lagoon and finish with a dip in it’s crystal clear waters.

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Blue lagoon lake

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Blue lagoon

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Swimming blue lagoon

3) Shark spit wreck

Down the beach from Tangalooma lies more wrecks; Shark Spit wreck. Discover the wrecks and the animals that live nearby. Just remember to put the starfish back in lots of water!

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Shark spit wreck

Finding starfish

Watching starfish

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Shark spit wreck

4) Kooringal shore

Explore the shallow shoreline of Kooringal.

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Shallow shoreline of Kooringal

Hermit crab found in the sand

Clear and shallow waters

Low tide

5) White rock whale skull

The beach of white rock is spectacular enough without the impending whale skull. It is magnificent to see and gives a whole new perspective on just how big whales are.

White rock beach

Whale skull

View of Eagers beach

Whale skull

Richard propping up the whale skull

6) Rous Battery

Take in a bit of WWII history with the Rous fortifications.

Rous battery


7) Cape Cliff

At the base of the lighthouse stand the volcanic rocks of Cape Cliff.

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Cape cliff

Rock climbing at Cape Cliff

Volcanic rocks jutting out onto the beach.

Admiring the view

Volcanic rocks


8) Cape Moreton Lighthouse


Watch whales breach and tale flap from Cape Moreton

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The view from Cape Moreton.

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Cape Moreton’s Lighthouse

9) Champagne rocks

Watch the waves break over the rocks and run away screaming!

The beach near champagne rocks

Champagne pools

Waiting for the wave

Running away from the waves

Champagne pools

Champagne pools

Champagne pools

10) Yellow Patch Beach Pools and Sand Banks

Swim the sandy banks of Yellow Patch

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Yellow Patch

Sandy banks and pools of Yellow Patch

Jumping off the sand banks of Yellow Patch

Fishing, Yellow Patch

Shallow hot pools of Yellow Patch


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