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Turtle Discovery Eco Tour at Great Sandy Marine Park

Hervey Bay, QLD
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4 hours
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Highlights

  • Four hour guided eco tour on a glass bottom vessel
  • Explore Round Island and its surrounds
  • Immerse yourself into the local Butchulla culture and history
  • snorkelling opportunities

Enjoy a four hour eco tour aboard a glass bottom vessel, cruising the Great Sandy Marine Park. Snorkel the reef and swim alongside an abundance of tropical fish. Search for turtles, dolphins, and more.Experience Indigenous culture with local Butchulla guide. Lunch, fruit, tea and coffee is included.

What's Included?

  • Four hour eco tour
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Sumptuous lunch
  • Tropical fruit platter
  • Tea, coffee, biscuits
  • Indigenous experience with Aboriginal guide

Join in on this guided eco tour through the calm, clear waters of the Great Sandy Marine Park. Discover the coral reef either from the comfort of the Milbi through the glass bottom, or try your hand at snorkelling. Just 15 minutes from the harbour, view the fish habitat amongst the reef, turtles dolphins, dugongs sea birds and more. Visit nearby Islands with direct beach access. Have a swim, or just relax on the sandy shores. Experience Aboriginal culture with our local Butchulla guide, hearing stories from the Dreamtime, learn about bush tucker and bush medicines, and discover the hunting and fishing methods of their ancestors.

Snorkeling equipment will be provided, offering 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.

There will be plenty of time to explore Round Island as well as enjoy a healthy lunch. Conditions permitting, you may visit spectacular Pelican Banks, famous for its crystal clear waters which are perfect for swimming or just relaxing on the white, sandy shores.

The experience provider has Advanced Eco & ROC Certification. Immerse yourself in the Indigenous culture of the local Butchulla people.

Session Length

  • Tours operate seven days a week
  • Departs at 10.30am and returns at 2.30pm

Restrictions

Your safety is the number one concern; snorkelling over the reef is subject to tidal conditions that are determined whilst on the tour.

Guidelines

  • Any special dietary requirements are to be stated at the time of booking to ensure you are catered to correctly

Cancellation

Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:

  • 12 hours notice is required to reschedule

Numbers on the Day

There is a maximum capacity of 28 passengers onboard.

Weather

This experience is weather dependent.

Dress Code

Please dress to weather conditions.

Other Info

Please note that the tour inclusions may vary slightly to optimise the most favourable weather conditions for your comfort. Conditions on the reef change can change from hour to hour, if for any reason we cannot snorkel the reef, a beach snorkel will be offered.

This experience takes place in Hervey Bay, QLD.