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Great Sandy Marine Park Discovery Cruise from Hervey Bay

Highlights
  • Come face to face with marine life in a glass-bottom boat
  • Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from your hotel
  • Includes afternoon tea, lunch, and soft drinks
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Great Sandy Marine Park Discovery Cruise from Hervey Bay
From US$76.16
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Great Sandy Marine Park Discovery Cruise from Hervey Bay
US$76.16
Overview
Get a new perspective on Queensland's Great Sandy Straits Marine Park by cruising through its clear waters in a glass-bottom boat. See an abundance of marine life among the coral reefs, including turtles, dolphins, and possibly a reef shark or dugong. Make several stops along the way for snorkeling and swimming.
What to Expect
Your ecotour begins at 10.30am departing from the Great Sandy Straits Marina onboard the "Milbi" a 10 metre glass bottom vessel. You will travel through the spectacular waterways of the Great Sandy Marine Park, with stops at Round Island (Weenandin), Big Woody Island (Tooliewah) and visit coral reefs for snorkelling and viewing through the glass panels.  

Lunch, tropical fruit platter, water, tea and coffee are all included in your tour.  

Be intrigued by the history spanning thousands of years, through the eyes of local Aboriginal guide, a direct decendant from the Butchulla tribe - the custodians of K'Gari (Fraser Island). Take a walk in the Butchulla footsteps and discover the deep connection the Aboriginal people share with the land and sea.
Reviews (26)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Lovely sights and very entertaining!

We went on the Turtle Discovery at 10.30 this morning, very well organised and at a good pace. Captain Wil was very knowledgable and he was assisted by Joe who s very funny and entertaining in a shy way. Went out to the reef, snorkelled...More

Thank kchp2oz
JacquiH472, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your feedback, we truly appreciate it. Hope to see onboard the Milbi again one day, Jacqui.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Thank you to our crew

We booked the 4hr discovery cruise and at the time of booking and departure the weather looked fine. The first half of our cruise was very relaxed and our venture over to Pelican Banks was well worth the visit. We were given valuable information about...More

Thank andrea2017203
JacquiH472, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much. We remember the day well, the weather sure did take an unexpected turn. Wil has been at sea for over 40 years, his experience is invaluable and yes, safety always comes first. I'm very glad you managed to experience Pelican Banks,...More

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Disappointing

Reviews I read before booking were glowing but i can't agree with them. Skipper of the vessel seemed uninterested in taking us to sites where we might have seen wildlife. There were only 6 of us on this trip. We were asked if we wanted...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile
Amazing Day!!!

I don't think I can put into words how incredible these tours are but I'll try. It goes beyond going out on a boat to beautiful places. From Jacqui who took our booking, provided advice & information, to Captain Will & Dusty who took us...More

Thank April W
Jacqui H, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on our tour. We are so glad you enjoyed your Milbi experience. The great sandy straits sure is a beautiful part of the world and it was our pleasure to share this with...More

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Unforgettable day

Hi Wil, Jackie, Joe, Christy and sorry I can’t remember the other crew member’s name. Thanks so much for a really unique adventure ( at least for me who lives in a cold climate at this time of year). Your hospitality, knowledge and wonderful boat...More

Thank JoC3063
Jacqui H, Manager at Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Thank you Jo it was so lovely to meet you and hosting you on the Milbi was an absolute pleasure for us. We hope to see you back in Hervey Bay one day (next time you need to escape an NZ winter!).

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