The Big Duck passengers with swimming dolphin

Departing from the Granite Island Causeway, a scenic cruise takes you along the northern side of Granite Island past the Horse Drawn Tram route and historic Screwpile Jetty and around the breakwater into the open ocean. A further 5 minutes of exhilarating motoring and you are at Seal Island, where Long Nosed Fur Seals and Australian Sea Lions can be seen basking in the sun and often swim to the stationary boat to have a good look at the passengers! Seabirds including petrels, shearwaters and cormorants can also be seen on or around Seal Island. Common and bottlenose dolphins are also often in the vicinity and sometimes race the boat. After about 15 minutes viewing the wildlife and beautiful scenery at Seal Island and around Wright Island, The Big Duck returns to the Granite Island Causeway landing.


passengers on boat watching seals
  • Adult $40

  • Child (2-15 years) $25

  • Family (2A+2Ch) $115

  • Operates year round

  • 45 minutes duration

  • Departs 1pm

  • The Big Duck Boat Tour routes are dependent on weather conditions and locations of wildlife and are subject to change because of this.

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