Moreton Island (Mulgumpin)

모튼 섬 (Mulgumpin), 호주 퀸즐랜드

탕갈루마 아일랜드 리조트는 호주 퀸즐랜드 주의 브리즈번에서 40km 거리의 동부 해안에 위치한 모튼 섬에 위치하고 있습니다. 

모튼 섬은 약 40만 년 전부터 형성된, 세계에서 세 번째로 큰 모래 섬이며 또한 전 세계에서 가장 단단한 거대한 모래 언덕을 보유하고 있습니다.이곳은 세계에서 가장 높은 해안 사구인 템페스트 산이 있는 곳이기도 한데 템페스트 산은 285미터로 360도의 숨막히는 경치를 제공합니다. 모튼 섬은 퀸즐랜드 주와 뉴사우스웨일스 주 해안선에 위치한 어느 곳보다도 오염되지 않은 청정한 자연환경을 보존하고 있습니다.

Big and Little Sandhills

These sand hills are all amazing because they a free from vegetation. The wind shaped dunes of the Big Sandhills rise up to 60 metres above their base.

Blue Lagoon

Unlike most freshwater lakes, which are fed by local freshwater streams or rivers, Blue Lagoon is filled from rain water which simply soaks into the sandy soil.

Cape Moreton Lighthouse

The iconic red and white banded Cape Moreton Lighthouse is located on the Northern point of Moreton Island and was the first lighthouse to be built in Queensland.

Champagne Pools

The Champagne Pools on Moreton Island get their name from the sparkling ‘champagne’ effect created as the ocean wave’s crash over the volcanic rock and sandstone break wall.

Dolphin Lake

A lake on Moreton Island has found a new lease of life after a group of Chinese visitors to Tangalooma Island Resort, realised it resembled the shape of a wild dolphin.

Eastern Beach

The surfside of Moreton Island, otherwise known as Eastern Beach, contains six almost continuous beaches that stretch for around 27kms in length. The Eastern side of Moreton Island is unprotected by land resulting in crashing waves popular with surfers.


Kooringal, located on the Southern end of Moreton Island, is a sleepy little town consisting within the governing bounds of Brisbane. The notable highlights of Kooringal include the Oyster Farm and Gutter Bar.

Honeymoon Bay

Between the rocky Cape Moreton and North Point lies Moreton Island’s picture perfect Honeymoon Bay, it looks like something from a movie.

Mount Tempest

Mount Tempest is thought to be the highest coastal sand dune in the world, approximately 285 metres above sea level.

Flensing Deck (Old Whale Station)

Visit a piece of history as Tangalooma was once the largest land based whaling station in the southern hemisphere.

Tangalooma Wrecks

Located just north of the Tangalooma Island Resort are the Tangalooma Wrecks, a cluster of 15 ships sunk by the Queensland Government.

The Desert

The Desert is a large area of Moreton Island that is formed by natural erosion and is constantly changing shape thanks to the wind moving the sand around.

Harper's Rock

Situated at the base of Cape Moreton on the eastern side of Moreton island, lies Harper's Rock, a strange cluster of red sand formations.

Middle Road

Middle Road is firm and trafficable sand based road that connects the Western (Moreton Bay) and Eastern beaches via two one-way tracks. Middle Road is surrounded by the dense bushlands of Moreton Island.

Mirapool Lagoon

Mirapool Lagoon is cut off from the ocean by a long narrow sandbank, providing a beautiful strip of yellow sand between the blues of the lagoon and ocean. The crystal clear waters are a unique combination of fresh and salt water, as the ocean water spills in with each high tide.

North Point Light

The North Point Light, also known as North Point Hummock Light is a smaller lighthouse is located on the Northern Point of Moreton Island, in close proximity to Honeymoon Bay and the Champagne Pools.

Gheebulum Coonungai (Moreton Island) National Park

Gheebulum Coonungai (Moreton Island) National Park covers approximately 98% of Moreton Island in Queensland, Australia. Moreton Island (Mulgumpin) is 58 km northeast of Brisbane.

Moreton Bay Marine Park

Moreton Bay Marine Park includes the waters of Moreton Bay, from Caloundra to the southern tip of South Stradbroke Island, extending three nautical miles seaward from Moreton Island and North and South Stradbroke islands.


Tangalooma and Moreton Island, have a rich history dating back to the native Aboriginals and early European settlement.

Quandamooka Country

The region and indigenous people of Moreton Bay and its island are referred to as Quandamooka. These include the Ngugi tribe on Moreton Island and the Gorenpul and Nunukil clans on North Stradbroke Island.

World War 2 Relics

While much of the remains are sunken into the sand, some of the concrete fortifications can still be seen today and make for an interesting location for photo opportunities.

Moreton Island's Beaches

Moreton Island is famous for it's range of iconic beaches just off the coast of Brisbane, with many often being listed as some of the top beaches in Queensland.

Weather and Tides

Moreton Island enjoys a moderate subtropical climate year-round, with temperatures averaging 22-30 degrees celsius by day in the Summer.

모튼 베이 해양공원 (Moreton Bay Marine Park)

모튼 베이는 생태 서식 보존을 목적으로 1993년 해양공원으로 지정되었으며 골드코스트부터 선샤인코스트 일부 지역까지의 125km의 해안선 및 3,400m2에 이르는 이 지역은 EPA (The Environment Protection Agency, 환경보호국)의 관리를 받고 있습니다. 모튼 베이 해양공원은 해안의 조류가 필요로 하는 서식처와 먹이를 공급하는 특이 지역인 RAMSAR 습지 국제 목록에 올라 있습니다. 또한 모튼 베이 해양공원은 현재 멸종 위기에 처해있는 듀공과 거북이들이 서식하는 세계에서 유일한 도심과 가까운 지역으로 알려져 있습니다

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