Activities Tin Can Bay

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Tin Can Bay

Activities in Tin Can Bay

Tin Can Bay offers a variety of activities that has many tourists and travellers choosing this sleepy beach paradise as their holiday destination. A wealth of wildlife, natural beauty and fun activities for the whole family makes Tin Can Bay the perfect vacation spot.

Book at Sleepy Lagoon Motel and start exploring all that this sunshine soaked treasure trove has to offer!

Activities in Tin Can Bay

Choose Tin Can Bay

The town of Tin Can Bay is located on Queensland’s beautiful Sunshine Coast, only 2.5 hours north of Brisbane. Known as the gateway to the World Heritage-listed Fraser Island, Tin Can Bay is famous for its pristine waters, beautiful beach, and laid-back lifestyle. It’s the perfect place to holiday all year round.

There are a number of things to do in Tin Can Bay, including exploring the World Heritage-listed Fraser Island. This 2,700-sq-km island is one of the largest sand islands in the world. There are several tour operators that offer Fraser Island tours. The operators provide a range of options including 4WD tours, day tours, overnight camping tours, and even river cruises. Other popular activities in Tin Can Bay include fishing charters, whale-watching, dolphin and seal watching, four-wheel driving, golf, diving, swimming, surfing, and snorkelling.

Other attractions in the town include Fraser Island, the Tin Can Bay Museum, the Heritage Village, the Tin Can Bay Golf Club and the Tin Can Bay Botanic Gardens. The Tin Can Bay Golf Club is a scenic nine-hole course situated on the edge of the beach. The course is open all year round.
The Tin Can Bay Botanic Gardens is a spectacular coastal garden with stunning coastal and rainforest scenery. The gardens feature tropical, sub-tropical, and arid zone plants.

Museum-lovers will be interested in visiting the Tin Can Bay Museum, which houses a fascinating collection of artifacts and memorabilia.
There are also four beaches in Tin Can Bay. Palm Bay Beach, Banana Spit Beach and Little Tin Can Bay Beach are patrolled by lifeguards

Some of Tin Can Bay's most popular activities include:

Barnacles Dolphin Feeding

Feed Dolphins in Tin Can Bay!

Barnacles Dolphin Centre offers its visitors a rare opportunity to interact with wild Australian Humpback dolphins. The Dolphin Centre opens at 7.00am with viewing time between 7.00 – 8.00am. There is only one feeding session per day commencing at approx 7.30am. During peak times 6am-6.30am arrival ensures you get a turn.

Fishing Tin Can Bay

The Perfect Fishing Locations

Fishing Tin Can Bay loves to share their passion and enthusiasm for boating and fishing on the calm water side of Fraser Island, The Great Sandy Straits. Their vessel is capped at 4 passengers plus crew to allow more one on one time.

10,000 Step Walking Circuit

Explore the Foreshore, and More!

Traverse purpose-built pathways and enjoy the beautiful natural vistas on this 4km walk along the foreshore that encompasses Tin Can Bay. Be sure to keep an eye out for gorgeous indigenous birds and helpful information on your journeys!

Tin Can Bay Country Club

Mingle with the Locals

With a challenging 18 hole golf course, golf practice facilities, 2 bowling greens, a modern air-conditioned club house with bar, restaurant, gaming room and function room.

Activities Tin Can Bay

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Competitive Rates

No Booking Fees

Free Wifi

Later checkout up till 12.00 noon on request

Features & Facilities

Restaurant/Bottle Shop next door

3 minutes drive to dolphin view area

Approx 25 minute drive to Rainbow Beach & Fraser Island Barge

Supermarket only 3 minute walk away

Fully Air Conditioned

Bus stop next door

3 minute walk to walking tracks run along the Foreshore of Tin Can Bay

Laundromat and BBQ facilities are available

Accommodation Tin Can Bay

Tin Can Bay’s best accommodation boasts a great location that is central to all there is to see and do in the area. Sleepy Lagoon Motel’s guests can enjoy a wonderful holiday experience for the whole family. The variety of accommodation we have available ensures that we can accommodate any number of guests or families. Our cozy accommodation also offers a variety of features and amenities, providing a true home away from home experience.

Enjoy your stay – book now at the Sleepy Lagoon Motel in Tin Can Bay!


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