Sandy Straits Scenic & Wildlife Cruise

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Our Sandy Straits Scenic & Wildlife cruise is a unique, 5hr cruise into the heart of the internationally protected Great Sandy Marine Park – the only tour to explore the southern expanses of the park.

We’ll visit cultural and historic destinations such as; Woody Island, North White Cliffs, Ungowa and Garry’s Anchorage (located approximately halfway to Tin Can Bay). All whilst keeping our eyes peeled for the abundance of wildlife that frequents the area and maybe the elusive Fraser Island Dingo or dugong!

Experience the beauty of the area as we cruise past swathes of mangrove, sand cliffs and sand flats abound with sea and birdlife.

Learn the history of early settlers and logging of the region and the Ramsar wetland of international importance under marine park protection. Seabirds and shorebirds are a vibrant feature of this World Heritage area. They occupy a range of habitats, including the mouths of creeks and estuaries, rocky ocean foreshores, sand spits, and sandy beaches.

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Duration: 5 hours
Starts: Urangan, Australia
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours



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Our Sandy Straits Scenic & Wildlife cruise is a unique, 5hr cruise into the heart of the internationally protected Great Sandy Marine Park – the only tour to explore the southern expanses of the park.

We’ll visit cultural and historic destinations such as; Woody Island, North White Cliffs, Ungowa and Garry’s Anchorage (located approximately halfway to Tin Can Bay). All whilst keeping our eyes peeled for the abundance of wildlife that frequents the area and maybe the elusive Fraser Island Dingo or dugong!

Experience the beauty of the area as we cruise past swathes of mangrove, sand cliffs and sand flats abound with sea and birdlife.

Learn the history of early settlers and logging of the region and the Ramsar wetland of international importance under marine park protection. Seabirds and shorebirds are a vibrant feature of this World Heritage area. They occupy a range of habitats, including the mouths of creeks and estuaries, rocky ocean foreshores, sand spits, and sandy beaches.

Itinerary
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Pass By: Fraser Island, Fraser Island, Fraser Coast, Queensland

We’ll cruise through the pristine waters along the west coast for Fraser Island, passing Mangroves, Sand Cliffs and sand flats where the wilderness is abound with sea and bird life. Keep your eyes peeled for the famous Fraser Island dingos.

Pass By: Great Sandy National Park, Great Sandy National Park, Fraser Coast, Queensland

We’ll make our way through the picturesque Sandy Straits Marine park visiting destinations such as Woody Island, North White Cliffs, Ungowa and Garry’s Anchorage.

Pass By: Hervey Bay, Hervey Bay, Fraser Coast, Queensland

Departing from the Boat Club relax and wildlife spot as we cruise through the Great Sandy Straits to the famous Gary’s Anchorage, located approximately half -way to Tin Can Bay.



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