Sandboarding at The Desert, Moreton Island.

The Desert
Ever been to a Desert? Did you know there is one no more than 35kms from Brisbane. Now have you ever been to a desert, climbed to the top of the glorious peaks then layed on a waxed masonite board and careered down with your face inches from the sand at exhilirating speeds? Well Moreton Island has this advenuture for young and old to experience experince.

The Moreton Island Desert is one kilometre south east of Tangalooma on Moreton Island. These bare sand dunes with patches of mineral colous are surrounded by thick vegetation and provide the steep slopes for sliding down the dunes at exhilirating speeds Wind is constantly changing the shape of these dunes, covering all evidence of human traffic on a daily basis.

Toboggans are available for purchase off The Micat Ferry .

How to get there:

There are several ways to get there, by foot there is a scenic walking track which bring you to half way up the east side of the deserts main dunes. From the western beach there is a 4wd track that can be accessed just north of False Patch near Tangalooma Wrecks or just south of Tangalooma Resort itself.

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