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Sunshine Coast Pelagic Trips

Approximately eight times each year, pelagic birdwatching trips to look for seabirds are organised. We depart from Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast and head east to the continental shelf NE of Moreton Island. Arriving at the shelf, we typically cut the engines and drift for about three hours, looking for seabirds in that transition zone between deep ocean and the coastal waters. Below you will find an information sheet giving details of these trips, which cost $140 per person. Note that they are on a non-profit basis (e.g. even the organisers pay for their own tickets – all the money goes to the charter company and to buy burley).

Remaining trips for 2021:

31st October extended 12-hour trip into deeper water beyond the shelf (FULLY BOOKED – email for a place on the wait list)

14th November (FULLY BOOKED – email for a place on the wait list)

Dates for 2022 not yet available.

Please email Richard Fuller on r.fuller@uq.edu.au if you are interested in coming along on a future trip or want to know more.

Tahiti Petrel, November 2019
Masked Booby, October 2019