Local Guide

We had Greg as our tour guide. Absolute legend of a guide and excellent tour. Pick us up from our hotel and dropped us off after. Door to door service.The off road four wheel driving was great fun and the set up for morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea was perfect. Definitely worth it as a must do activity when in Brisbane. Greg made the effort to find all types of animals for us to see while on the trip and very informative with his knowledge of the island. Great day


The best money spent on a day out!
From the time we made our booking, the team at Coastal Island Safaris were so friendly and attentive. We were contacted promptly via email once booked to confirm the booking. On the day our guide was on time (actually a bit early) arriving. The drive to the ferry was really good – Greg treats everyone like they are friends of his that he is taking out for the day. Conversation was easy, and it didn’t feel like a sightseeing tour.. just a casual chat with a bunch of people. He even managed to find us some wildlife in suburbia BEFORE we got to the ferry! The ferry ride was great – a really cute morning tea setup was had, and we were lucky enough to go and visit the ferry captain too. The actual time on North Stradbroke was phenomenal. It’s not called a 4WD safari for nothing… and the hand holds in the back of the vehicle definitely get used! We saw such beautiful vistas, learned lots about the island and its history, the local Quandamooka people, and the wildlife… wow! Whales, dolphins, turtles, kangaroo, bats! Everything was provided for on the day… you can literally turn up with a camera, a water bottle, and your swimmers. Dont bring food, a book to read, or any other distractions – you have a full day planned with an expert company that will ensure your day is amazing! And worth every single cent paid for, plus more!

Kelly – New Zealand

What a way to see the island.

The guides are so kind, meal was delish and the views, animals and all! If you are not sure what to do with a day, look no further. Great value! Thanks so much for the awesome time!


Epic day out.

Our Guide (Greg) was very informative about the Island and its natural habitat. We saw some amazing sights including marine life, and the occasional Kangaroo & Koala. The BBQ lunch on the beach was a highlight for me. Highly Recommend *****


Unforgettable tour!

My boyfriend proposed me during the tour. Greg and the team was amazingly helpful to my boyfriend just to make the proposal possible in a last minute notice. Indeed it surprised me. It was a worthy tour. Aside from my boyfriend proposal , other thing that I did enjoyed was the driving through island remote exhilarating 4WD tracks. We had lots of bouncing and laughing which I loved . Well done to our driver 😅. We really had a good laughs there . CIS team are too easy to talk to & informative .They cater us really well! Thank you very much CIS🙏🏼❤️.


Had a great day with coastal island safaris, brilliant staff and an amazing experience. They provided morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea, pick up and drop off. The tour was wonderful, saw many beautiful sights and plenty of wildlife. In all was such a glorious trip, full heartedly recommend this for everyone.


Had an absolutely amazing day with Greg today! Super fun tour guide! Breathtaking views. He took care of us from start to finish! We were laughing and chatting about where everyone was from! One of the best tours I’ve ever been on!


We were three friends. We really loved our day! We were with Greg and we appreciate a lot his funny attitude and his knowledge of the island! We saw a lot of animals (dolphins, manta ray, turttles, koalas and kangourous and big big bats ). The out trail with the 4X4 was exciting! We strongly recommended this tour!!!


Greg was amazing and our day magnificent! I would highly recommend this tour! We were treated like favorite family and very well fed with snacks, a delicious barbecued lunch and more snacks! Greg was extremely knowledgeable about the area, flora, and fauna and was an amazing host.


Amazing day
The day trip is perfectly planned, the destination is amazing and highly recommended. The staff is the best, ensuring the whole trip you have fun and enjoy the day. .

Jennifer – Australia

The trip was amazing

Greg was very instructive, very good to find all animals on the island and in the water and a very good cooker! An awesome experience with all what we were expecting! Special mention for the drop in drop off at our place!


Amazing day
Amazing day with really fun people, highly recommended!! Beautiful experience!!!

Irene – Italy

I was traveling solo and joined a small group tour with Coastal Island Safaris and they were fantastic! We went to North Stradbroke Island and I had the greatest day and saw so many beautiful spots on the island….highly recommend!


What an amazing day! Greg Emilio Rose and Tanya were awesome. The whole family loved the off road experience and the knowledge of the driver was great. I think it was more the little touches like having boogie boards for the kids to use just helped to make a memorable day. Thanks again Greg


What an AMAZING experience!!
Such an awesome day out, super informative guides, loads of animals to see!!
The food was next level fantastic as well!!
Highly recommend!!


This tour was amazing!

Incredible knowledge. Up Close with frogs, a turtle. Koala and kookaburra and some fabulous 4wd action on the sand/ tree tracks.. lunch was a devine bbq with a quick dip again on stradbrokes most secluded and untouched beaches.. will do again! Thank you emilio x


Wow what a day!!!

We took the family unsure what to expect, had the best day out. Driver/guide taught us about wildlife and the island whilst having so much fun crazy laughs. We want to bring friends/family and go again. Saw dolphins, koalas, kangaroos, turtles, wallabies and more.

Janine – England

楽しい日帰り旅行会社。Great company for a fun-filled day trip out of Brisbane or the Gold Coast.


This tour is really worth the money 100% what an amazing time we had,, thank u greg and team


BEST DAY EVER! Great tour guides, super friendly an high energy, made you feel like family!!!! Will never forget the day, many thanks!


A great experience with Greg who showed us some lovely parts of the island, including a koala. Lots of fun. Highly recommend.


We enjoyed it to the fullest! Highly recommendable thank you guys

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