This modern eco friendly three bedroom, fully self contained home is situated on half acre block in the settlement of Bulwer on Beautiful Moreton Island in peaceful tropical setting.
Moreton Island is beautiful island wilderness with stunning white beaches & crystal clear water. Moreton bay on one side and the Pacific Ocean on the other. Moreton has many wonderful activities to offer four wheel driving, swimming, fishing, snorkeling, bush walking, whale and bird watching, or just a great place to relax. Whether you desire a romantic weekend away for a couple, a fun family holiday or a four wheel drive adventure with friends, The Dolph Inn has all you require for a wonderful escape.
Moreton is a large sand island, 99 is National Park. So a 4WD vehicle is necessary.
Bulwer offers holidaymakers all their needs, General store, Bait & Tackle and these facilities are just a few minutes walk from the Dolph Inn.
• Modern 3 Bedroom Family Home
• Clean and Comfortable
• Fully Self contained
• Separate Laundry, Bathroom, Toilet
• Huge master Bedroom in Spacious Loft
• SLEEPS 7 ONLY
• Eco-Friendly,240V Solar Power, Tank Water.
• Overlooks National Park
• Large verandah area.
It is a well presented three bedroom home which is fully self contained.
Large cathedral ceilings cypress pines beams, polished timber floors and a unique timber spiral staircase.
The lounge room contains a lounge suite, dining setting, TV, DVD player and Stereo. Some board games and an assortment of reading material are also available for your use.
The kitchen is fully equipped with a fridge/freezer, a gas upright stove and all the necessary kitchen utensils and crockery.
The bathroom, toilet and laundry are all separate and the laundry contains a washing machine and a large freezer for all those big catches of fish you may wish to freeze to take home.
There is a queen size bed upstairs in the spacious loft, which looks out to the surrounding treetops.
The namesake "Dolphin" stained-glass window is right above your bed.
Downstairs there are two bedrooms:
One containing a double and single style bunk bed.
Another containing two single beds.
Pillows, quilts, mattress protectors and blankets are supplied for all bedrooms.
You do need to supply your own linen sheets, towels, tea towels etc.
Step outside and have a cold drink on the veranda which runs along the front of the house. A large gas BBQ and two outdoor settings are there for your enjoyment.
All rooms have fly screens.
In total sleeping for seven people .
All power throughout the house is generated by our own solar technology with a generator backup.
Rainwater is collected in the tank and all taps are supplied via a pump.
Natural gas is used for for cooking and hot water.This all makes the Dolph Inn an eco friendly place to stay.
If you are lucky our friendly Kookaburras will fly in for a visit.
Your Island adventure
Moreton Island is a large sand island, 37 KM long,
10 KM wide located 40 kms from Brisbane. 90 of the Moreton Island is National Park.
Access to Moreton Island is by the vehicle barge Micat. The barge leaves from Port of Brisbane authority and the trip over to Moreton takes approximate 1 hour 15 minutes. Pre-booking is essential and you will also require a beach vehicle permit this is also available from the Micat. A Four Wheel Drive is necessary to get around the island. Moreton Island is an island made up of sand and tracks are not boarded. There are no bitumen roads.
Start your adventure by driving to the surf-side of the island and take a look from Cape Moreton. The Lighthouse is a great photo opportunity. Queensland's first lighthouse, built in 1857, is at Cape Moreton. It's a great place to view the surrounding island and also a Visitor's Centre Tourist Information Office is located there with plenty of information about the Moreton Island.This is a great area to watch the sea life below, dolphins and turtles can easily been seen from up the top of the cape. Also between the months of June and November, Whales can be seen migrating back and forth the coast line. It is wonderful to watch these huge creatures playing and feeding in the water
Moreton Island provides great opportunities to view wildlife. Many species of birds, reptiles, marine life such as turtles, dolphins, dugongs, and fish call Moreton Bay home. You can view the spectacular plant life provided by the island which range from stunted heathlands, eucalypt forests, mangroves, open forests to freshwater lakes and creeks. Moreton Bay provides a vital feeding and resting point for over 50,000 migratory waders making their annual journey from the Arctic and sub Arctic regions between September and April each year. The Mirapool Lagoon area and the Heath Island area of Moreton Island are considered vital feeding and roosting sites.
In World War Two, large defence complexes were built at the settlements of Cowan Cowan and Toopani beach the Rous Battery. The remains of these batteries and a variety of other relics are still present on the island today.