Tours & Activities

barnacles dolphin

Hand feed the rare Indo-Pacific Dolphin’s in Tin Can Bay with Barnacles Dolphin Centre. It is an amazing experience!


You are assured of a welcome at the Tin Can Bay Country Club. We cater for all ages and especially welcome visitors from outside the area. If you are organising a Golfing or Bowling getaway you’ve come to the right place.

BBQ Boat Hire

BBQ Boat Hire

Hire a BBQ Pontoon Boat and set sail. It holds 10 people and no boat licence is needed.

Fuel, safety gear, BBQ, gas and esky are all provided – you just bring your utensils and food.  You do need a responsible person and designated driver – they receive in depth briefing before you launch off.

Call 0419 980 607


Ahoy !! The ultimate way to explore the bay is to hire a boat. Chat with our friendly team at Tin Can Bay Tourist Park about getting your family on the water for the day. Beauty is no boat licence is required.

sandy fishing

We are a fishing charters in the great sandy straits the ability to fly fish as well. The boat is a 6m Hooker Pro fisherman SII.

ferg TCB Tourist Park photo (3450 x 2438)

With your camera and my expertise, I can guarantee the photos you take home with you of Tin Can Bay and its surrounds will always remain as a proud testament of your visit.

Fraser Island

Experience the 75 Mile Beach, Inland tracks through heathlands, towering hardwood forest, sub tropical satinays and Kauris. Swim and unwind at crystal clear Lake McKenzie, float down Eli Creek. Spot a dingo, turtles and whales.

1 Day Tour, 2 day 1 Night tour or extended stay. We are the best people to book your Fraser Island Getaway. There are so many options to choose from. We offer Caravan Storage for guests wanting the extended stay on Fraser Island.



Visit the world famous Coloured Sands – over 40 colours. Half day tour visiting Double Island Point Lighthouse.


This tour is run as a small family business by pilot Glen and wife Diana opened in late 2016. They are passionate about the area having spent a lot of time here as children.

epic ocean adventures

Surfing made easy – Learn to surf at Double Island Point the longest, safest and most uncrowded waves in Australia.

learn to surf

Welcome to Rainbow Beach Learn to Surf, the only ASI Accredited Surf School in Rainbow Beach.


Rainbow Beach Horse Rides is a family run business. We pride ourselves on our professionalism and try to give our guests the best experience possible.

mary rattler

The Mary Valley Heritage Railway Runs The Valley Rattler Steam Train & Railmotor Tours from Gympie in Queensland through the Scenic Mary Valley.


Tin Can Bay Market is held on the 3rd Saturday of the Month.


Whether a professional student of ornithology, an ardent “birdo” wishing to add more ticks to his list, or just an amateur wishing to “bird “ in peace and solitude, you will find your wish fulfilled in Cooloola.


Spend the day fishing. The Gateway to Fraser Island.

carlo sand blow

A bush walk up to Carlo Sand Blow is a must for every visitor.  Drive to the reservoir at the top of Cooloola Drive.  The Blow is an easy 600m walk from the car park or take the longer walk from the National Parks Office.

Coloured Sands

Starting from the Surf Club, walk along the beach towards Double Island Point for a kilometre or so to these amazing Coloured sand cliffs, or Drive in your 4×4.

Note: beach permit required for 4×4. Click here to purchase a permit.

creek picnic

Lovely freshwater swimming hole on the way to Rainbow Beach.

lake poona

Take the Freshwater Road.  3km on a good gravel surface will bring you to Bymien Picnic Area. Experience a spectacular Rainforest walk to Lake Poona.