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Caloundra - Eco Explorer Cruise

  • 27 Apr 2023
  • 7:15 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Caloundra
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Join us on the Caloundra - Eco Explorer Cruise

Departure: 2 Pick up locations

A. Arrive at 7.15 for 7.30 departure from Bus stop 27 Park Av (Clayfield) near Eagle Junction Station.

B. Petrie station 7.50  

Please indicate when booking.

Return: 4 pm

What: Bus and Cruise

The Pumicestone Passage on Caloundra’s doorstep is 35 km long and separates Bribie Island National Park from the mainland. The internationally significant Marine Park with its numerous islands and creeks is home to over 300 species of birds and is an important sanctuary in their migration. It is part of the Moreton Bay Ramsar site.

  • Follow the Lighthouse keepers’ journey south on the Eco Explorer Cruise. This 2.30hr cruise travels to the heart of the Pumicestone Passage Marine Park
  • See the Breakthrough on Bribie Island
  • Hear the fascinating history, geography and ecology of this pristine region
  • Observe wildlife- spot a sea eagle or wading bird as we travel the foreshore of Bribie
  • Enjoy a generous Morning tea (scones, date slice, fruit platter) while the boat is at anchor at Lighthouse reach.

The activity involves a 1.30hr bus trip (there and back) and a 2.30hr cruise (seated) ample opportunity to move around during the cruise. The vessel is boarded at a fixed wharf and has a toilet facility.

Lunch: 12.00 at Pelican Waters Tavern (not included) own expense

Wear: comfortable shoes and sun safe clothing

Bring: a hat, camera, sunglasses, sunscreen and wind jacket. It is recommended to wear a mask on the bus.

Cost: $100 members and $105 non-members

Register and pay by 30 March 2023.

This trip will be limited to 35 people and if full, please join the waitlist if you are interested.  

Do hope you can come.


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