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Fraser Island Eco Sailing Adventure – Australia

The morning Fraser Island Eco Sailing Adventure is on the waters of the Great Sandy Straits in Hervey Bay and beside Fraser Island. Duration: 4 Hours (approx.)
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With over 30 years experience, we offer an unbeatable marine and adventure tour in Queensland aboard a comfortable, multi award-winning sailing vessel.
Cruise the calm waters of the Great Sandy Strait and explore the untouched west coast of World Heritage listed Fraser Island and the pristine Pelican Bank on the Fraser Island Eco Sailing Adventure.
A morning of adventure awaits with ample time to swim off the inviting waters of Fraser Island or Pelican Bank, try out the boom net on the back of the boat as it sails between locations or test your balance or simply relax on the exclusive Lilly pad.
We take guests to the heart of the dolphin’s playground and with a focus on discovering the abundant marine life; guests may encounter pods of Bottlenose dolphins, Australian humpback dolphins, or even dugongs, fish and turtles.
The Fraser Island Eco Sailing Adventure is the perfect half day tour to explore the Fraser Coast’s natural environment, discover the playful marine life and create memories to last a lifetime.

- What Will You Do

The morning Dolphin Cruise is on the waters of the Great Sandy Straits by Hervey Bay and Fraser Island. Here we look for the bottlenose dolphins (aduncas) and the Australian humpback dolphins (sousa sahulensis), which is a lesser known species. Both of these species reside in small residential pods of up to 20 and are found around Hervey Bay and Fraser Island. The waters are also home to dugongs, turtles, seabirds and other marine life.

Our dolphin watching tours started back in December 1996 and we have maintained a 90% to 95 % success rate for finding the dolphins.

The bottlenose dolphin is the better known of the two species and we now have about 25 individuals we can recognised by their dorsal fin. We have been working on a photo id catalogue for the last couple of years.

- What To Expect

The Australian humpback dolphin is a little bit smaller and a little harder to find and photograph them can be a difficult task but can be well worth it. Most guests have never seen this species before so it is always a good day when we see them.

The dugongs of the Great Sandy Straits have been heavily impacted upon in the recent years by floods down the Mary and Susan River systems and the loss of the sea grass beds. On the days that we encounter a dugong it is a great bonus for all on board.

- What Is Included

Eco friendly, award winning, modern sailing vessel
Lowest carbon footprint
Low passenger numbers
Nearly 30 years experience with marine mammals
Morning tea including tea, coffee and soft drink
Courtesy pick-up and drop-off from your accommodation
Exclusive Lilly pad
Boom net
Free Wi-Fi on board so you can instantly share your photos
Plenty of shaded seating
Fully licensed
Friendly multi-lingual crew
Suitable for all ages

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- Duration: 4 hours
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