Brisbane Hotels near Moreton
Moreton Island is a large island situated in Moreton Bay about fifty-eight kilometres away from Brisbane, Australia. When it is combined with Frasier Island, Moreton Island forms the largest sand structure in the entire world, most of which is a dedicated National Park. Moreton Island was the traditional home of the Morrgunpin Aboriginal tribe before being discovered and settled by European travellers in the 1800s. Most of the island is a protected national park and people come there for a variety of outdoor activities including fishing, camping and off-road driving. ... Read more »
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- Rent a four-wheel all terrain vehicle and explore the vast network of trails that snake through Moreton Island, a great way to have an exciting adventure on your trip to Brisbane.
- Head to the whaling station located at Tangalooma on Moreton Island and watch these gentle giants as they swim gracefully through the sea below.
- Visit Brisbane during fishing season and you can book an angling tour around Moreton Island, the perfect trip for sport fishermen that are serious about catching trophy fish.
Moreton Island is located just outside of Brisbane, so it is not hard to get there for day trips, or even to spend multiple nights. From Brisbane, you can catch buses that leave regularly for Lytton, the main port and gateway to Moreton Island. From Lytton, near the Port of Brisbane, you can catch MICAT ferries. Those who want to drive whilst on the island can bring their private vehicles aboard the ferry. Moreton Island does not have buses, but there are plenty of four-wheel drive taxis and tours to take people around.« Hide