Ferryman Cruises Bribie Island

Multiple Locations

Experience the natural beauty of the Pumicestone Passage Marine Park, see the majestic Glasshouse Mountains and visit many areas only accessible by The Ferryman. These living waterways are home to dugong, dolphins, turtles, dingoes, jabiru, sea eagles, osprey and many of the 360 species of birds recorded in this area - some migrating each year from the Northern Hemisphere. The Ferryman tours up the Pumicestone Passage which runs between Bribie Island and the mainland towards Caloundra and takes in the shipwreck of the SS Avon, then the township of Toorbul, and follows the historic channel that Mathew Flinders found over 200 years ago - past Donnybrook.

Pumicestone Passage is an extremely important waterway with more bird species than Kakadu. The cruise tours are relaxing, informative with a friendly crew who want you to have a truly great experience.

Commentary is provided covers the local history, both Aboriginal and European, the local environment and the fauna and flora found here. As you cruise past these wonderful sights they will be keeping an eye out for such wonderful creatures as dugong, dolphins, turtles, sea eagles, dingoes and many of the different bird species.

Facilities

  • Car park
  • Pets allowed, enquire on booking

Activities

  • Birdwatching

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.

Our Tours

The perfect romantic evening. Whether you're coming from Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast or even locally on Bribie Island, their sunset cruise is a wonderful surprise for that special someone in your life.

Once aboard you will be whisked away to gently cruise the Pumicestone Passage and glorious waterways while marvelling at the majestic sunset over the Glasshouse Mountains. Every sunset is different and the vast array of stunning natural colours is the perfect backdrop to your evening.

Experience the mystery and intrigue of Brisbane's best kept secret.

You'll enjoy a two hour cruise through the tranquil waters of the Pumicestone Passage, you'll be entertained by the Skippers Commentary and you'll have a glass of wine in hand while sitting back and watching the sun paint it's glorious colours over the Glass House Mountains. Experience the Moreton Bay Marine Park in all its glory and enjoy delicious assorted nibbles that are served and their licenced bar will be open for the duration

This is a truly spectacular way to unwind with friends and family!

Indicative rates

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$15 $39

Cruises are catered and include either morning tea, Devonshire tea, barbecue or buffet lunch or dinner, and nibbles are provided on the sunset cruises. Book either group, private, school or public charters to suit.

The Three Hour Devonshire Tea covers half the magnificent marine park and includes the three hour tour, plus fresh scones, jam, cream and tea/coffee. This tour runs every Thursday.

Indicative rates

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$15 $39

This tour covers about half of the Pumicestone Passage Marine Park getting up into the more untouched areas.

Includes a cold buffet lunch (cold meats and salads) and tea/coffee after. A wonderful day out on the water.

Indicative rates

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$22 $54

Ferryman Cruises Bribie Island offers two, three, four and six hour cruises of the magnificent Pumicestone Passage Marine Park, which is situated between Bribie Island, Caloundra and mainland Australia, 40 kilometres north of Brisbane. It is home to dolphin, dugong, turtles and many species of birds. Great discounts apply for group charters with a range of tours and catering options available - just call them to discuss your cruise of choice and your numbers for special prices to be arranged.

Indicative rates

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$22 $49

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