Blue Seafaris

Gold Coast turtle tour

cook island/joong-urra-narrian

turtles. manta rays. leopard sharks

Gold Coast Snorkeling

From $119 per person

Cook Island is an incredible sanctuary for not only Turtles, but Mantas, Eagle rays, harmless Leopard sharks, thousands of fish, dolphins and even Humpback whales in winter! "Joong-urra-narrian" marine sanctuary is a turtle and marine life hot spot just offshore from Fingal Head lighthouse and only a 15 minute boat ride along the beautiful Tweed river.


From AUD $119


120 minutes

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whats included?

Premium Mask

Premium Snorkel

Premium Fins

Premium Wetsuit

Marine Biologist Guide

Small, intimate group

what to bring





Reef-safe sunscreen

location details

Our tour departs from the Fingal Head Boat Ramp just 10 minutes from Coolangatta and the Gold Coast airport. Drive in and look for the Blue Seafaris flag. Click the button below for more detailed information on location and boarding.

some of the incredible encounters you may have

The Experience

"Joong-urra-narrian", the local Minyungbal name for this incredible place, offers protected safe and shallow waters perfect for snorkelling and freediving. Cook Island is an incredible sanctuary for not only Turtles, but Mantas, Eagle rays, Leopard sharks ,thousands of fish, dolphins and even Humpback whales in winter!

Our on-board Marine biologist will guide you to the best spots to see marine life.

We provide a high-quality mask, set of fins and a wetsuit.

The tour begins along the Tweed River, we often encounter sea birds, local dolphins and other marine life on the way to the island. Humpback whales are a daily sight from June to November.


You will receive a confirmation email detailing where to go, what to bring and it will also include a liability waiver.

It is mandatory that you complete this liability waiver for all participants BEFORE you arrive.

If conditions change we will notify you of any rescheduling by email and SMS. Please ensure you enter your mobile to the booking form.

It is your responsibility to check your messages for any changes to the scheduled departure.

Why choose us?

Professional Guides

Wildlife Guarantee

Small group, intimate experience

Fast, Safe Boat



You will have received a liability waiver form in the booking confirmation email. Every participant is required to complete the waiver. Parents can sign for their children. If you did not receive a pre-arrival waiver email, please click the button below to complete your "Waiver". You will be asked a series of important questions and will be required to electronically sign the waiver, with legal guardians signing for children. This is mandatory before boarding our vessel, as is the safety briefing prior to departure.