Tangalooma's Desert Safari Tour

Cruise down the dunes of the Tangalooma Desert 

Feel the need for speed? Take a journey to the Tangalooma Desert as part of this thrilling and bumping 4WD bus tour where getting there is half the fun. Guests will receive a unique look into the heart of Moreton Island and then have the opportunity to walk into the Desert to participate in the exhilarating sport of Moreton Island sand tobogganing, reaching speeds of up to 40km per hour!

  • Desert Safari Tour with Sand Tobogganing
  • Adult $55 /Per Person
    Child $36 /Per Person
  • Between 90-100 minute return from Resort
  • Min. 12 people required


Tangalooma Island Resort

Available days

Operates daily

Activity times

9:15am | 1:30pm

What to bring

Sunscreen, Hat, Sunglasses, Camera, Camera Head Mount/Strap etc

How to book

Book online with your accommodation, book as part of a Day Trip or visit the Tours Desk on the island (Next to Reception)

Terms and Conditions

This tour is is weather dependent as the sand tobogganing cannot operate in wet weather conditions. In the event of wet weather, this tour will operate as a sightseeing tour and visit the Tangalooma Wrecks. This tour drives to The Desert Carpark, from which able-bodied guests have the option to join a guided walk into the Desert, and/or carry a sandboard to participate in a sand taboganning experiece. Guest may choose to remain at the Desert Car park to relax and enjoty the view, rather than enter the Desert on foot. This information should be used as a guide only. Activity and tour details, prices and timings are subject to change at any time - please refer to the What's On Guide for specific tour details during your stay.

Some of our activities and tours are physically demanding, and may pose a health or safety risk. For your safety, you must disclose before booking if you are suffering from any injury, medical condition (such as pregnancy, epilepsy, asthma or cardiovascular conditions), disability, disease or illness which may be aggravated by participation in, or may interfere with your ability to safely participate in our products. If you are unsure, or have any further questions, you should contact us before booking (ph: 1300 652 250).

Management reserve the right to refuse any passenger from participating in any tour or hiring equipment that may be (a) intoxicated, (b) under the influence of drugs, (c) consuming or carrying intoxicating drugs or alcohol, (d) abusive or acting in a threatening manner, or (e) displaying any signs of a medical condition that may pose a danger to the themselves, other passengers or the safe operation of the tour/equipment. The directions of staff must be obeyed and any refusal to co-operate may result in you being excluded from the tour. No refund will be issued to passengers that do not adhere to these requirements. This policy is in place to ensure the safety of all participants and to maintain the integrity of our tours and experiences.

Access to Tour Provider & Equipment Hire Services

Only official authorised visitors to Tangalooma Island Resort are allowed to access the tour provider, equipment hire, and booking services that are based at Tangalooma. Unauthorised casual visitors to Moreton Island are not permitted to use these facilities & services. See our Casual Visitor Policy for further information.

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