Cruise summary

  • Adult price from: $80
  • Departure time(s): 9:30am
  • Duration: 5hrs (approx)
  • Departs from: Hervey Bay Boat Club, Buccaneer Dr, Hervey Bay

Cruise the pristine waters of the Great Sandy Straits, including destinations such as Woody Island, North White Cliffs, Ungowa and Garry's Anchorage. 

Departing from the Boat Club relax and wildlife spot as we cruise through the Great Sandy Straits to the famous Gary’s Anchorage, located approximately halfway to Tin Can Bay.

Enjoy a light lunch on-board as we cruise through the anchorage.

Experience the beauty of the Great Sandy Marine Park & Fraser Island, this pristine area of Mangroves, Sand Cliffs and sand flats wilderness is abound with sea and birdlife. Keep your eyes peeled for the famous Fraser Island dingos.

Learn about some of the history of early settlers and logging of this historical region. The Great Sandy Strait, from Dayman Point - Sandy Point (near Hervey Bay) to Tin Can Bay in the south, is a Ramsar wetland of international importance. It has been declared a shorebird designated area within the marine park to protect migratory shorebirds.

Seabirds and shorebirds are a vibrant feature of this World Heritage area. They occupy a range of habitats, including the mouths of creeks and estuaries, rocky ocean foreshores, sand spits, and sandy beaches.


  • Light lunch and morning tea
  • Discount on dining at The Boat Club café and restaurant*

Vessel features:

  • Fast, comfortable and stable
  • 3 viewing decks
  • Covered top deck with 360° views
  • Fully licensed

What to bring:

  • Sunglasses and hat
  • Camera, binoculars (for spotting wildlife)

Departure details:

  • Departs 9:30am Wednesday & Sunday from the Hervey Bay Boat Club 

Sandy Strait cruise map


Check-in: Guests must check-in 30 minutes prior to departure. Boarding 15 minutes prior to departure.

Route change: Route and destination subject to change without notice, due to tides and weather conditions. 

Terms & Conditions: By booking a tour with us you agree to the terms & conditions outlined here.


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