Moreton Island: Marine Discovery Cruise & Dolphin Feeding

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Travel to Moreton Island for a day of adventure, relaxation, and discovery with lunch included. Feed wild dolphins and learn about the local sea life on an unforgettable experience from Brisbane.


  • Spend a day exploring beautiful Moreton Island and hand-feeding wild dolphins
  • Experience hand feeding wild bottle nose dolphins at sunset right on the beach
  • Embark on a Marine Discovery Cruise, searching for turtles, dugongs, and more
  • Make use of Tangalooma Island Resort's pools and bars with a day access pass
  • Enjoy lunch at one of the resort's dining outlets with a food voucher included


Check-in at Holt Street Wharf where staff will communicate all tour times of the day at Tangalooma Island Resort. Cruise from Brisbane to Moreton Island on a scenic ferry ride, and enjoy a complimentary drink either on the boat ride or the return journey. Arrive at beautiful Moreton Island after approximately 75 minutes and spend some time exploring at your leisure. You have full access to the various pools, cafes, restaurants, bars, and, of course, the beach. Board the Marine Discovery Cruise and journey along the coastline in search of dolphins, dugongs, green sea turtles, rays, and more. The purpose-built boat provides unobstructed views of Moreton Bay’s intriguing marine life, with full commentary provided during the cruise. At 3:15 pm you can attend The Discover the World of Dolphins presentation at the Eco Centre, or simply explore the island at your leisure until sunset when you can make your way to the jetty for the wild dolphin feeding program. Witness a majestic pod of dolphins visiting the shallow shore and see them play together until it’s time to be fed. Follow an expert into the shallow water and hand-feed fish to a wild bottlenose dolphin, assisted by the Dolphin Care Team. The Dolphin Care Team consists of Eco Rangers and dedicated staff who operate under strict guidelines to ensure the protection of the dolphins at all times. At approximately 7:00 pm leave the island and travel by ferry back to Brisbane, arriving at 8:15 pm.


Return boat transfers from Brisbane Day pass access to Tangalooma Island Resort 1 drink on boat transfer (soft drink, tea, coffee, or water) Lunch voucher ($25 per adult, $20 per child) Marine Discovery Cruise Eco Ranger experiences and dolphin presentation at the Eco Centre Access to the dolphin feeding program for the wild dolphin feeding experience Access to day lounge

Important Information

  • The dolphin feeding experience is dependent on dolphin attendance, tides, and weather conditions. Tour return time varies throughout the year according to sunset times. Tour departs Moreton Island at approximately 7 PM in Winter, 7:30 PM in Autumn and Spring, and 8:00 PM in Summer. Tour returns back to Brisbane approximately 75 minutes later. Wear something you do not mind getting wet during the dolphin feeding experience. Some of the activities and tours are physically demanding and may pose a health or safety risk. Please advise if you are suffering from any injury, medical conditions (such as pregnancy, epilepsy, or cardiovascular conditions), disability, disease, or illness that may be aggravated by participation in or may interfere with your ability to safely participate.

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