Moreton Island is a 37km long sand island located in Moreton Bay, off the coast of south-east Queensland, Australia. Moreton Island is just off the coast of southeastern Queensland, Australia. The protected sand island is known for its beaches and steep dunes, like Mount Tempest. On the west coast, a dive site features coral and tropical fish around a group of sunken boats called the Tangalooma Wrecks. A dolphin feeding spot is nearby. Humpback whales can be viewed from Cape Moreton, the site of a 19th-century lighthouse.
Wondering what there is to do once you arrive on Moreton? Discover the magic of Brisbane’s closest island Moreton Island is a natural wonder, just a 75-minute ferry ride from Brisbane. It is the third-largest sand island in the world, and an easy escape for overnight or a weekend.
From exploring its natural beauty (most of it is National Park), connecting with nature or friends, learning about its interesting history or getting your adrenaline running, there is plenty to do on the island.