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Fraser Island and Moreton Island Birders Tours

Sunrovers 6 Habitats Birder Tour - Fraser Island, Moreton Island and Outback Carnarvon Gorge

Bird watching with the tour experts - 1 Day, 3 Day and 5 Day Bird Watching package depart daily
Rainbow Lorrikeet
Rainbow Lorrikeet

Sunrover Bird Watching Tours Queensland Australia operates several specific trips around Fraser Island, Moreton Island and Outback Queensland with weekly departures. Our 5 Day World Heritage Listed Fraser Island Bird Watching Tour departing Tuesday's, 5 Day Outback Bird Watching Explorer departing Mondays, and 1/2/3 Day Moreton Island Discovery Daily. We can also organise custom tours around Great Barrier Reef, North Stradbroke Island and Laming ton National Park, Byron Bay coastal and Hinterland, anywhere in Australia with guide Terry Howard and Naturalist Tony Bright. Our customised tours in recent years have ranged from 1 day to 20 day tours. Sunrover Bird Watching tours Queensland Australia can organise your logistics and itinerary for special groups and needs. Your local tour guides with most having 3-4 years on the island and surround Australian Habitats and extended touring are very knowledgeable about the local and migratory birds. Through their considerable expertise both on the island and surrounding areas (eg Outback tours and Fraser island / Great Barrier Reef Tour), your guides know habitats intimately. They know exactly where to look and what to look for, ensuring you will have a great time and maximise your experiences and enjoyment. They are also your guide, driver and cook for the tour - all are helpful and cater for the small group needs. (Max 10 on tours)

Contact Office manager Rob - 07 3203 4241

Email - tours@sunrover.com.au

Double Banded Plover
Double Banded Plover

About 800 endemic/migratory species call into coastal Australia's waterways, beaches and islands. Sunrover tours operators guided bird watching tours throughout the year. On our Moreton Island 3 Day tour the National Park birding watching Tour, we not only camp inside of the national park, which allows for 24 hour watches but are adjacent to Moreton Bay Marine Park - with mangroves, tidal sand systems and coastal waterways, both fresh, salt and a mixture make this area home to over 300 bird species of these at different times of the year. Our 2 or 3 day bird watching tours are an excellent way of seeing many of Australia's unique bird species, wildlife, landscapes, flora and fauna with a small and friendly group of like minded people.

After a meet and greet with your guide at Brisbane City or the Ferry we travel to Moreton Island, Fraser Island with a number of habitats to see over the next few days.

Both islands cover a number of habitats included are some areas of highlight and the birds that can be seen - Camping or Accommodation within the National Park is also a bonus as we can take a short coastal forest walks at any time. By 4WD we will travel to open and forested woodlands and coastal heathland, freshwater creeks and inter tidal salt marsh wilderness zones, marine park areas, and paperbark swap marsh health land.

Birds included both at camp and on 4WD Day tours Pelican, Kingfisher, Yellow-faced, Lewin's, Pied & Sooty Oystercatchers, Red-capped Sand Plover, Masked Lapwing Red-kneed Dotterel. Sanderling, Beach Stone-curlew, and Long-toed Stint could be possibly seen on our tour. Scarlet Honeyeater, Grey and Pied Butcherbird, Olive-backed Oriole, Willie Wagtail, Eastern Yellow Robin, Eastern Spinebill, Bell Miner, Kookaburra, Brown Gerygone, Striated Pardalote, White-headed Pigeon, bar shoulder dove, Quail, White-faced Heron, Black-shouldered Kite, Brown Goshawk, White-bellied Sea-Eagle, Australian Kestel, Black-winged Stilt, Welcome Swallow, Masked Lapwing, Silver Gull, Mangrove Gerygone, Brown & Yellow-rumped Thornbill, Magpie Lark, Wedge-tailed & Short-tailed Shearwaters, Black-faced Cuckoo Shrike, Australian Raven, Australian Pipit, White-faced Chat, Gull-billed and Caspian Terns and the magnificent White-bellied Sea-Eagle. Black-fronted Dotterel, Australian Reed-Warbler, Little Grassbird, and Eastern Curlew. Black-tailed & Bar-tailed Godwit, Marsh Sandpiper, Common Greenshank, Terek Sandpiper, Grey-tailed Tattler, Great & Red Knot, Red-necked Stint, Sharp-tailed & Curlew Sandpiper, Red-capped Plover and Pacific Golden Plover. Australian Wood Duck, Grey & Chestnut Teal, Australian Grebe, Black, Pied & Little Pied Cormorant, Little, Great Egret, Australian Spotted Crake, Purple Swamphen, Yellow-faced & White-cheeked Honeyeater, White-breasted Woodswallow, Red-browed Firetail & Silvereye.

Moreton Island Bird Watching / 4WD Day Tour

(National Park fees, daily permits, ferry fees: Total +$30 per person per day)
All Prices are in Australian Dollars. (Check the latest exchange rates)
You are entering a tidal wilderness zone.
The operator reserves the right to alter the itinerary, vehicle and driver for any reason deemed necessary.
Adult from Brisbane: $145
from Redcliffe: $145
from Port Of Brisbane: $135
Student / YHA / Child / Senior $135
Tag-Along $600 (drive your own 4WD)
Book Direct (NO credit card fees)
OR call 1800 353 717 or +61 7 3203 4241
Times
    FREE Pick-up and Return from ANY of the following locations:
  • Depart Brisbane 6.45am - Brisbane Transit Centre, Level 3 - Returns 6pm
  • Depart Redcliffe 6am - Redcliffe Jetty - Returns 6pm
  • Depart Port of Brisbane 8am - 14 Howard Smith Drive - Return 5pm
    Gold Coast pickup and return (+$100)
  • Depart Gold Coast Transit Centre, 6am Beach Road Surfers Paradise - Return 9pm
Days Depart Daily

Moreton Island 2 Day Bird Watching Tour

Beach Camping at Blue Lagoon (inc. Sand boarding & Snorkeling)
(National Park fees, daily permits, ferry fees: Total +$30 per person per day)
All Prices are in Australian Dollars. (Check the latest exchange rates)
You are entering a tidal wilderness zone.
The operator reserves the right to alter the itinerary, vehicle and driver for any reason deemed necessary.
  Sole Use Twin Triple Quad
Student / YHA / Child / Senior Camping $235 $235 $235 $235
Adult Camping $245 $245 $245 $245
Adult Island Cabin $545 $445 $345 $345
Adult Tangalooma Resort Upgrade $520 $420 $410 $410
Tag-Along $800 (drive your own 4WD)
Glamping on Moreton Island (Luxury Eco Safari Camping) Bulwer West Coast on Moreton Bay
CALL FOR ALL GLAMPING BOOKING 07 3880 2945
Offering you the best of camping minus the sandy bed. Glamping packages are great accommodation for singles, couples and families nested amongst the giant melaleuca trees of Moreton Island, with pristine beaches and Moreton Bay marine Park just metres from your door step. Enjoy a few of the many adventures on Moreton Island. Day 1 and Day 2 as above with great island activities and all meals on island. Each tent is beautifully furnished with a queen size bed, private en suite and verandah and is situated amongst natural bush surrounds.
1 Adult Single $1000
2 Adult Twin Share $1500
3 Adult Triple Share $1800
Family of 4 - $2000
Price includes: 2 Day 4WD Island Adventure tour with activities, Ferry fees, National park fees, meals on island, Glamping tent.
Phone for all Glamping Bookings 07 3880 2945
Book Direct (NO credit card fees)
OR call 1800 353 717 or +61 7 3203 4241
Times
    FREE Pick-up and Return from ANY of the following locations:
  • Depart Brisbane 6.45am - Brisbane Transit Centre, Level 3 - Returns 6pm
  • Depart Redcliffe 6am - Redcliffe Jetty - Returns 6pm
  • Depart Port of Brisbane 8am - 14 Howard Smith Drive - Return 5pm
    Gold Coast pickup and return (+$100)
  • Depart Gold Coast Transit Centre, 6am Beach Road Surfers Paradise - Return 9pm
Days Depart Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Fraser Island 5 Day Bird Watching and Great Walk Tour

(Choice of National Park Camping or Cabins; Eco Resort Accommodation or luxury Houses)
(National Park fees, daily permits, ferry fees: Total +$30 per person per day)
All Prices are in Australian Dollars. (Check the latest exchange rates)
You are entering a tidal wilderness zone.
The operator reserves the right to alter the itinerary, vehicle and driver for any reason deemed necessary.
Sole Use Twin Share Triple Quad
Adult/Student/Child Camping $770 $770 $770 $770
Adult/Student/Child Cabin $1200 $990 $990 $990
Adult/Student/Child Eurong Beach Resort $1500 $1200 $1200 $1200
Adult/Student/Child Hotels Kingfisher Bay Resort $2500 $1800 $1800 $1800
Luxury House by Phone Only - 07 3203 4241
Book Direct (NO credit card fees)
OR call 1800 353 717 or +61 7 3203 4241
Times
    FREE Pick-up and Return from ANY of the following locations:
  • Depart Brisbane 6.45am - Brisbane Transit Centre, Level 3 - Returns 4-6pm
  • Depart Caboolture 7.30am - BP Service Station Hwy - Returns 6pm
  • Depart Caloundra 8.15am - Cooma Tce - Return 5pm
  • Depart Mooloolaba 8.30am - Mooloolaba Bowls Club, Brisbane Road - Return 5.15pm
  • Depart Noosa 9am - Noosa Information Centre - Return 3-5pm
  • Depart Gympie 10am - Matilda Road House Bruce Hwy - Return 3-4pm
  • Depart Rainbow Beach 11am - Surf Life Saving Club - Return 2-4pm
    Gold Coast pickup and return (+$100)
  • Depart Gold Coast Transit Centre, 6am Beach Road Surfers Paradise - Return 9pm
Days Depart Tuesday - return Saturday

Carnarvon Gorge 5 Day Outback Bird Watching Explorer Tour

(Choice of National Park Camping, Takarakka Cabins or Oasis Resort Accommodation)
All Prices are in Australian Dollars. (Check the latest exchange rates)

You are entering a wilderness zone.
The operator reserves the right to alter the itinerary, vehicle and driver for any reason deemed necessary.
All clients required to bring own sleeping bag, pillow, water bottle and torch.
4WD tour guide will conduct some walks (longer walks available by self guide).

Sole Use Twin Share Triple Quad
Adult/Student/Child Camping $940 $940 $940 $940
Adult/Student/Child Takarakka Room $1,200 $1,150 $1,100 $1,050
Adult/Student/Child Takarakka Cabin $1,500 $1,400 $1,300 $1,200
Adult/Student/Child Oasis Resort $2,200 $1,600 $1,500 $1,400
Book Direct (NO credit card fees)
OR call 1800 353 717 or +61 7 3203 4241
Times Departs Brisbane 6.45am - Returns 6.00pm
Departs Hervey Bay 7am - Returns 6pm
Departs Ipswich 8am - Return 4pm
Departs Toowoomba 9.30am - Return 3pm
Departs Dalby 11am - Return 1pm
Departs Roma 1pm - Return 12pm
Tour Dates: Last Monday of each month (Return Friday)
Groups of 6 or more - departure any time on request.