Join us on this leisurely guided eco tour through the calm, clear waters of the Great Sandy Marine Park. You will be able to view the coral gardens from the comfort of the Milbi, one of Australia’s largest glass bottom boats.
We provide snorkelling equipment offering you the ultimate experience of coming face to face with the infinite wonders of the marine park. You are likely to see fish habitat amongst the coral reef, turtles, dolphins, seabird colonies, and possibly a reef shark or dugong.
Time is afforded to explore Round Island and enjoy a healthy lunch. Conditions permitting we may visit spectacular Pelican Banks, famous for its crystal clear waters which are perfect for swimming or just relaxing on the white, sandy shores.
Whilst it is our aim to offer you the best marine excursion possible, please note that our Turtle Discovery Eco Tour inclusions may vary slightly to optimize the most favourable weather conditions for your comfort.
Departing daily at 10.30am from the Great Sandy Straits Marina Buccaneer Drive, Urangan and returning approximately 2.30 – 3.00pm.
Check-in 20 mins prior to departure, office located next to Cafe Balaena.
Lunch and snorkelling equipment provided.
Hervey Bay Eco Marine ToursWe the Hikuwai family would like to share the beauty of the Great Sandy Marine Park with you, whilst embracing the spirit and culture of our traditional land and sea custodians.
Hervey Bay Eco Marine Tours is a family owned and operated business. It’s our wish to share our knowledge of the region in the most environmentally friendly and engaging way, whilst offering sustainable practices.
We are continually learning and discovering more about the marine life and ecology of the Great Sandy Straits as we conduct our own research, whilst operating our daily eco marine tours.
We are pleased to offer you a range of tours from early morning through to sunset, and intend to fulfil your expectations with an unforgettable marine experience.
The Milbi is the only glass bottom boat in Hervey Bay and one of the largest in Australia.
Our eco-friendly, custom designed vessel has large glass panels, affording a clear view of the coral gardens and marine life both by day and by night.
She is comfortable and steady, ensuring you the ultimate experience on the calm waters of Hervey Bay. The Milbi offers a minimal carbon footprint and is gentle on the water.
We look forward to welcoming you onboard!
Wil and Jacqui Hikuwai.