Tin Can Bay's friendliest accommodation was established in 2004, the motel has 24 semi-self contained air-conditioned cabins recently refurbished.
Tin Can Bay is the ideal place to base yourself to explore the Cooloola Coast, the Mary Valley and the Gympie region and to enjoy it's many attractions and activities.
The world renowned dolphin feeding at Tin Can Bay provides a rare opportunity to interact with wild Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins.
- Feed or view the dolphins daily.
- Close to shops, restaurants, the foreshore, play areas, the marina, boat ramps and the dolphins.
- Clean comfortable accommodation for bus tours, group bookings or large functions catered to by the hotel next door.
- Cabins can accommodate up to 78 guests.
- Reception can arrange tours and provide information of the attractions and activities available.
- WiFi available at reception.
- New Laundromat and BBQ facilities available.
The property is a 30-minute drive from Rainbow Beach and the Fraser Island departure point. Maroochydore Airport is a 90-minute drive away. A Greyhound bus service stops in front of the hotel daily.
The motel is centrally located, just a short stroll to the local shopping precinct and adjacent to the Tin Can Bay Hotel which has the renowned Prawn and Steer Restaurant. Two small blocks away is the picturesque foreshore, children’s play area and skate park. You will find the best Tin Can Bay has to offer within easy reach.
Tin Can Bay is nestled in the calm waters off the Great Sandy Straits, a premier fishing spot and home to a multitude of marine life, such as wild dolphins, sea turtles and dugongs. A short drive from Rainbow Beach, a very popular tourist spot and surf beach. From Rainbow its a few minutes drive to Inskip Point, a lovely sand cape, popular with campers, where the barge leaves for the world heritage listed Fraser Island. Let’s not forget the rolling green hills of the Mary Valley and Gympie, all an easy drive from Tin Can Bay. Tin Can Bay is at the heart of the best Cooloola Coast tourist attractions.
Tin Can Bay’s premier attraction is the wild dolphin feeding, held at Barnacles Cafe on Norman Point, just a three minute drive from the motel. The wild Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin Mystique brings his family in every morning at eight for a feed, and interaction for everyone to enjoy. Vouchers for feeding, viewing or a hot breakfast are available at reception.