Join us on this leisurely guided ecotour through the calm, clear waters of the Great Sandy Marine Park. You will be able to view the coral gardens from the comfort of the Milbi, one of Australia’s largest glass bottom boats.
We provide snorkeling equipment offering you the ultimate experience of coming face to face with the infinite wonders of the marine park. You are likely to see fish habitat amongst the coral reef, turtles, dolphins, sea bird colonies, and possibly a reef shark or dugong.
Listen to stories from the Dreamtime from our local Indigenous guide. Discover the ways of the oldest living culture on earth.
Time is afforded to explore Round Island and enjoy a healthy lunch. Conditions permitting we may visit spectacular Pelican Banks, famous for its crystal clear waters which are perfect for swimming or just relaxing on the white, sandy shores.
Whilst it is our aim to offer you the best marine excursion possible, please note that our Turtle Discovery Eco Tour inclusions may vary slightly to optimize the most favourable weather conditions for your comfort.
Departing daily at 10.30am from the Great Sandy Straits Marina Buccaneer Drive, Urangan and returning approximately 2.30 – 3.00pm.
Check in 20 mins prior to departure, office located next to Cafe Balaena.
Lunch and snorkeling equipment provided.
- What Will You DoDiscover the abundant Marine Life of the Great Sandy Straits
Snorkel the coral reef (conditions permitting)
Explore uninhabited Weenandin (Round Island)
Step upon the shore of Tooliewah (Big Woody Island) (conditions permitting)
Visit the spectacular Pelican Banks (conditions permitting)
- What To ExpectThis 4 hour ecotour is a very relaxed and beautiful day out on the water. Our Indigenous guides provides first hand knowledge of the Fraser Coast and it is here you will discover traditional fishing techniques, hunting and gathering methods and the history of the Butchulla people, our traditional land and sea Custodians.
- What Is IncludedMarine Park Permit
Tropical Fruit Platter
Tea, coffee and biscuits