Tangalooma Eco Centre

Moreton Island

Aside from providing Moreton Island walking-trail maps and displays on the island's diverse marine and bird life, this centre is a launching pad for numerous ecotours and experiences, including a marine discovery cruise, sand-tobogganing trips and seasonal whale-watching tours (generally June to October). See the website for tour details. Currently open only to guests of the Tangalooma Island Resort.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Moreton Island attractions

2. Cape Moreton Lighthouse

11.81 MILES

Located at the island’s northern tip, Queensland's oldest operating lighthouse is the place to come for great views when the humpback whales are passing…

4. Bee Gees Way

16.18 MILES

You should be dancing, yeah! You may just get the urge as you wander through this outdoor alley installation, which honours Redcliffe's most famous…

5. Redcliffe Museum

16.42 MILES

Inside a converted church, the spick-and-span Redcliffe Museum details the peninsula’s history through information boards, a nifty short film, artefacts…

6. Cylinder Beach

19.54 MILES

Bordered by Cylinder and Home Beach Headlands, this broad, beautiful beach is patrolled by lifesavers, offers easy access from the car park, and generally…

7. North Gorge Walk

20.39 MILES

At Point Lookout, this breathtaking 1.2km walk is a must. It’s an easy 20-minute loop around the headland along boardwalks, with the thrum of cicadas as…

8. Main Beach

20.63 MILES

Below North Gorge Walk in Point Lookout, surfers and bodyboarders descend on Main Beach in search of the ultimate wave. This wild stretch of open ocean…