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Sandy Straits History & Wildlife Cruise

January 10 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm Boat Club Adventure Cruises

Join the crew of the Amaroo for a unique 5hr tour into the heart of the internationally protected Great Sandy Marine Park.

On this tour, you will explore the Ramsar protected natural habitats and rich cultural history of this diverse area, which hugs the picturesque, west coast of World Heritage listed K’gari (Fraser Island).

This is the only tour that navigates the Southern expanses of the park, incorporating destinations such as Woody Island, North White Cliffs, Ungowa, and Garry’s Anchorage.

Discover one of the Fraser Coasts most beautiful landscapes, and the protected species, of international importance, that call this pristine wilderness of mangroves, sand cliffs, and sand flats, home.

Light lunch and morning tea

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.

Enjoy a light lunch on-board as we cruise through the anchorage.
Experience the beauty of the Great Sandy Marine Park & Fraser Island, this pristine area of Mangroves, Sand Cliffs and sand flats wilderness is abound with sea and bird life. Keep your eyes peeled for the famous Fraser Island dingos.

Learn about some of the history of early settlers and logging of this historical region. The Great Sandy Strait, from Dayman Point – Sandy Point (near Hervey Bay) to Tin Can Bay in the south, is a Ramsar wetland of international importance. It has been declared a shorebird designated area within the marine park to protect migratory shorebirds.

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.


January 10
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Boat Club Adventure Cruises
Hervey Bay Boat Club, Buccaneer Dr, Urangan
Hervey Bay, 4655 AU
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