Moreton Island is a 37km long sand island located in Moreton Bay, off the coast of south-east Queensland. Situated 35kms off Brisbane, it forms the eastern boundary of the Moreton Bay Marine Park. Moreton Island has a colourful history, with evidence of early aboriginal history, being the site of Queenslands only whaling station from 1952 to 1962, to the Cape Moreton Lighthouse being the first to be built off the Queensland Coast.
Its natural scenery with high sand dunes, lakes, small creeks and a coastline of endless white sandy beaches is simply amazing. Beach sports, campfires, star gazing, bushwalking, beach combing and sand boarding down some of the world's highest coastal sandhills are all popular activities.