BEST wrecked Guided Snorkel CRUISE from Brisbane

Set sail across Moreton Bay from Brisbane in under 90 minutes for a slice of heaven. Discover the hidden underwater paradise and snorkel the Tangalooma Wrecks with River to Bay. You’ll have the opportunity to swim alongside local marine life, whilst also learning about the wrecks, Moreton Island, Moreton Bay, and their importance to the locals and the region.

River To Bay is the only tour that conveniently starts in the city!

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What to Expect

Get up close and personal with the most stunning underwater paradise in Moreton Bay. Located at the pristine and majestic Moreton Island, the iconic Tangalooma Wrecks is a favourite snorkelling spot with sunken ships and a marine wonderland with abundant corals, species of fish, and many more local sea life that call it home.

An exciting underwater adventure awaits with River to Bay’s Tangalooma ‘Get Wrecked’ Guided Snorkel Tour from Brisbane. What are you waiting for?

*Passengers should arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time.

Inclusions
  • Pickup and drop off at Howard Smith Wharves in Brisbane City CBD ( https://maps.app.goo.gl/Mex5nD6NEQJsGho27 )
  • Snorkel Equipment
  • Life jacket (if required and deemed necessary by River to Bay Staff)
  • Floatation device (if required and deemed necessary by River to Bay Staff)
  • Lunch
  • Sunscreen
  • On-board bathroom
  • Wi-Fi
DRINKS Menu
There’s a fully stocked bar on board. This is an adventure to let loose and have some fun!

Drinks options for individual purchase on board.

 

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SCHEDULE

 

TIME

ACTIVITY

10:30amDEPART FROM HOWARD SMITH WHARVES
[Please arrive 15 minutes early]

12:00pm

ARRIVE AT TANGALOOMA WRECKS FOR SNORKELLING, SWIMMING & EXPLORING
3:00pmDEPART TANGALOOMA WRECKS
4:30pmARRIVE BACK AT HOWARD SMITH WHARVES

Tangalooma ‘BEST Wrecked’ Guided Snorkel Tour from Brisbane

Dive and explore the iconic Tangalooma Wrecks underwater paradise. Home to over 200 species of fish, 130 species of coral, and a myriad of marine life, this world-class snorkelling site is guaranteed to take your breath away.

*minimum age for snorkelling is 6 years old. 

Local Marine Life

The beautiful Moreton Bay waters are home to six of the seven species of sea turtles including the curious Green Sea Turtle. It is also the home to countless different kinds of Marine Life wildlife. Get up close and personal to these majestic creatures as you sail, swim, and snorkel around their underwater home.

WHAT DO I BRING?
  • Swim Suit (We recommend that guests come prepared with their swimmers to maximise their snorkelling time)
  • A spare change of clothes 
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Warm clothes
  • Towel
  • Water bottle
  • Welcome to bring your own snacks and food
  • Sea sickness tablets, if needed
Restrictions
  • Children under 6 not permitted 
  • Not suitable for people with back or heart conditions, pregnant women, and children under 6
  • No BYO alcohol – we have a liquor license. Alcohol and non-alcohol drinks are available for purchase
FAQ's

WHERE DO I MEET MY BOAT?

  • Our Tangalooma BEST Wrecked Guided Snorkel Tour departs from Howard Smith Wharves Jetty, 5 Boundary Street, Brisbane City
  • This is a return trip and you will finish where you start

IS THE TOUR SUITABLE FOR KIDS?

  • Child rate applies to passengers from 6 to 14 years old inclusive
  • Not suitable for people with back or heart conditions, pregnant women, and children under 6

ARE FOOD AND DRINK PROVIDED?

  • The Tangalooma Wrecks Guided Snorkel Tour includes lunch and snacks can be purchased on board
  • We do not allow BYO, however, you may purchase drinks onboard

DO I NEED TO BE ABLE TO SWIM?

  • No, but the tour will be more fun if you can. This tour includes snorkeling and the underwater world is a key part of Moreton Bay’s attraction.
  • Please ensure that you tell our tour leaders if you are not a strong swimmer so they can keep a close eye on you

WILL I GET SEASICK?

  • Our crossing to Moreton Island can become rough and we advise anyone who suffers from seasickness to take their medication prior to travel.
  • If you do begin to feel unwell please advise the crew so they can move you to a more comfortable seat or provide sick bags

ARE THERE ANY MEDICAL OR HEALTH RESTRICTIONS?

  • Given the changing conditions on the bay and our high-speed boats, the trip can become quite exciting. While the seats are safe and comfortable, the motion could aggravate an existing back condition
  • Similarly, some activities are strenuous and not suitable to be undertaken by people with heart conditions
  • We reserve the right to refuse travel in the interests of your own health and safety

WHAT TIME SHOULD I ARRIVE?

  • In order to keep to our schedule, we ask that you are at the pontoon waiting for us at least 15 minutes before the scheduled pick-up time. If we arrive early, we’ll start boarding immediately

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

  • We recommend bringing a change of clothes, swimming attire, a jumper/jacket, towel, hat, water bottle, sunglasses, and sunscreen

ARE THERE ANY ADDITIONAL HIRE FEES

  • Everything you need is included in your all-inclusive fare. We provide snorkel equipment, noodles, as needed for no additional cost. Additional options and souvenirs may be available.

WILL I GET WET ON THE BOAT?

  • Our boats cruise at 25 knots, and sea spray often occurs and adds to the experience! The boats are equipped with clear roll-downs which will be used where necessary.

ARE THERE TOILET FACILITIES ON THE BOATS?

  • Yes, our boats are equipped with a full private toilet. We also stop at some locations that have larger facilities. 

HOW LONG IS THE TRAVEL TIME FROM BRISBANE TO TANGALOOMA WRECKS?

  • Travel time is 90 minutes from Brisbane to Tangalooma Wrecks.

WHAT TIME WILL WE ARRIVE BACK IN BRISBANE AFTER THE TOUR IS FINISHED?

  • We will arrive back in Brisbane around 4:30 pm.

WHAT HAPPENS IN THE EVENT OF RAIN?

  • River to Bay seeks to run all its tours as planned. Our Boats are fully contained and we will do our best to ensure that passengers do not get wet whilst on the boat.
  • It is important to note that whilst it may be raining in Brisbane, the weather is often lovely at Moreton Island
  • Our bay tours will only be cancelled in the event of strong winds and large swells that are deemed unsafe.
  • If you do not wish to travel due to the weather we can reschedule you or provide a gift voucher that is valid for up to 3 years. However, any cancellations within 48 hours prior to a tour will incur a 100% cancellation fee. Guests requesting a reschedule 48 hours prior to a tour will incur a 50% cancellation fee as per our T&Cs.

WHAT HAPPENS IF WE CANCEL?

  • In the event of a cancelled tour, we will do our best to reschedule you to a more suitable date. If there is no tour immediately available, we will supply a gift voucher that is valid for 3 years.
Still have some questions? Check out our FAQ’S.

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