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Tangalooma Flyer - more information

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Tangalooma Flyer - more information

Hi,

We are visiting Brisbane in May and are looking to make our own way to Moreton Island.

I understand the Tangalooma Flyer is the best way to go from Brisbane ( we'd like to snorkel at the Wrecks)

Where can i find out more information (timetable, costs) about the Tangalooma Flyer - do they have an official website?

Thanks

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1. Re: Tangalooma Flyer - more information

Hi,

Here is the link.

tangaloomaresort.net.au/travel/tangalooma-la…

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2. Re: Tangalooma Flyer - more information

the other alternative is to go as a 'walk on' passenger on the Micat, although the terminal is further away. May be useful though in terms of ferry times etc, in case the Flyer doesnt suit.

The Micat actually stops much closer to the wrecks than the Flyer and their website gives you a lot more information about Moreton Island in general, other than the resort.

http://www.moretonventure.com/

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out of interest how much would a taxi be from Brisbane centre to either the tangalooma or micat departure points?

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4. Re: Tangalooma Flyer - more information

hi,

I'm not sure about micat departure points...40C will give you correct advice.

We only caught the Tangalooma Flyer from Brisbane once. Other times we have visited MI was when we called into port whilst sailing to the Whitsundays.....and back again, we use MI as a welcome port...a beautiful sheltered island from the wild ocean.

Holt Street Wharf is approximately 15 minutes from Brisbane Airport and the City Centre. ..

tangalooma.com/info/…

Our First Trip review - tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-g662671-d257…

Have fun,

EM.

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5. Re: Tangalooma Flyer - more information

The Micat leaves from Howard Smith Drive at the Port of Brisbane. It's about 24km from the city and would cost around $50 in a cab from the CBD.

As 40ish said, the Micat stops much closer to the wrecks (right beside in fact) but it is a longer travelling time to get to the island than the Flyer. And the Flyer is easier to get to if you don't have your own car.

Having said that, the Micat is $20 per person cheaper than the Flyer so in the end it may work out a better option depending how budget conscious you are.

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6. Re: Tangalooma Flyer - more information

its probably all 6 in one half dozen in the other at the end of the day....the timetables and departure times might end up helping you decide ;-)

templc - we went on Micat last weekend and it took exactly 75 minutes, same as the Flyer. And ps.... Moreton is as magnifcent as ever. Arent we lucky !

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7. Re: Tangalooma Flyer - more information

40ish, you're lucky re the Micat. Our last trip over in Oct - four blissful days in one of the beach houses above Tangalooma :-) - took us 105 minutes. Varies from day to day depending on load and conditions, I guess.

Glad to hear Moreton is as beautiful as ever. It was very dry on our last trip over, which made for some challenges on the tracks :-) But the water is always crystal clear, calm and great for swimming.

Just a tip for the OP, if you're snorkelling at the wrecks this is best done at low tide. Firstly, less of a swim out to them and also the current between the wrecks and the beach doesn't seem as strong.

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