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Tour ID: 10063619

This is a wonderful tour departing from Hervey Bay. You cruise to the Great Sandy Marine Park where you see all the wonderful life under the sea. You can explore in one of the largest glass bottom boats or snorkel, you can choose. You will also meet our guide from the Butchulla people and learn all about their ways.  Lunch is on Round Island where you get time to explore as well.

  • Cruise the Great Sandy Marine Park
  • See the coral and sea life from a large glass bottom boat
  • Snorkel
  • Learn about Aboriginal Culture from the Butchulla people
  • Visit Round Island
  • Enjoy a healthy lunch

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.
This tour offers snorkelling equipment to enable 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. Absorb the Aboriginal culture of the local Butchulla people of the region and discover the Butchulla names and meanings of significant local landmarks.

Time is set aside to explore Weenandin (Round Island) and enjoy a healthy lunch. Conditions permitting, we may also pay a visit to the spectacular Pelican Banks famous for its crystal clear waters. 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 Berth 5, Great Sandy Straits Marina Buccaneer Drive, Urangan and returning approximately 2.30 - 3.00pm.

Includes Healthy lunch, tea, coffee, bottled water and snorkeling equipment provided.

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    Lunch, tropical fruit platter, tea, coffee, biscuits and snorkelling equipment, marine park permit.

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Soft drinks (lemonade or coke), cold beers (If you wish to snorkel alcohol is not to be consumed before hand)

  • Duration:

    4 hours

  • Departure:

    10:30 AM Daily

  • Return:


  • Departure points:

    Great Sandy Straits Marina

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    We do not provide a pick up service.

    We require that guests check in 30mins prior to departure. Our address will be provided on the booking confirmation form once the tour has been booked.

  • What to bring:

    Guests are advised to bring a hat, towel, swimming attire, water bottle, sunglasses and camera

  • Fitness level required:

    Not specified

  • Child policies:

    Any children under the age of 4 are free of charge. It is a requirement of Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours that any children that are wanting to snorkel have 1 adult with them in the water at all times.

    The age bracket for child pricing is 4-14 years old

  • Additional Information:

  • Destinations:

    Hervey Bay

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