Useful Tips: Drinking Water: Each hut has two taps, one is marked “bore” Washing: water which is used for washing dishes etc. The A laundry is available next to Hut 3 and is other is marked “tank” or “drinking” water. Al- available for all Huts 1-6 to utilise. though both taps are safe to drink form the tank water is clear clean and refreshing. Fridges: Water is heated by boiling the kettle on the Please bring your food well-chilled upon stove. arrival to assist in the proper operation of our GAS fridges. Helpful advice: 4WD hire is not available at the Cowan base Cowan Base Huts Pets: huts, although there is a taxi service available Moreton island is 98% National Park, so on Moreton island. The Beachfront of therefore no pets or animals are to be brought onto the Island. Residents of More- ton island are able to have pets on the is- The Cowan base if approximately half way be- tween Bulwer and Tangalooma Resort. It is a Moreton Island land with special per- reasonable an mits. hour and a half NO PETS are allowed to walk to either at the Cowan base destination from huts. Cowan Cowan. Fishing: Safety: Fishing may be done Cowan Cowan from both the eastern and western beaches has restricted or on boats. Small boats may be launched vehicle access form the beach at Cowan Cowan. and is a “safe” beach for children. Wildlife: There are no life savers on Moreton island. There is a large variety of bird life, snakes, There are National Park Rangers in residence lizards, insects and some feral pigs on the on the island. Island. The police are present on the island during Usual care is required to prevent harm to peak periods and all normal road rules apply. Cowan huts are based on the these animals. There are No Ambulance on the Island beachfront of Moreton Island Shopping: in a town called Cowan There is a convenience store, a liquor store, For all other bait/fishing and tackle store available at Bul- queries Cowan. wer. A fast food outlet operates near the Bulwer don't hesi- tate to ring They are a slice of paradise for General Store. Shops are usually closed on Moreton the members of Moreton Bay Tuesdays. Bay Boat club during Boat Club to sit back and Power: office There is no 240v electricity available at the hours. relax. Cowan Base huts. Moreton Bay, Cowan Base Huts Cowan base facilities: Bookings: Accommodation fees: Cowan Base consists of three buildings, To make a booking for Cowan Base Huts contact, Maximum of 6 people per hut Each building is divided into two huts. These Moreton Bay Boat Club on: huts can be opened to suit large parties or Full members $65.00 per night. secured to allow accommodation for two Phone: 3203-5188 Full members Off Peak $45.00 per night. separate parties. In each of the huts there is a double bed and two single bunk beds, between 8:30am and 4:30pm Monday to Friday Full members weekly fee is $315.00 each hut sleeps 6 people. There are toilets Full members are able to booking six months prior close to the huts, hot and cold showers are Social members $75 per night. to the date of arrival as part of their club member- also available. Social members off peak $55.00. ship incentive program. Social members are able to make bookings five Social member weekly fee is $365.00 months prior to their date of arrival. Bond $300 per Hut for all bookings. A booking fee for Cowan Huts of 50% of the total Checkout Time of the Huts is 10am fee is at time of booking, The final pay- MICAT Ferry Tickets: Are available from Moreton Bay Boat Club for ment must be transportation over to the huts. made 14 days prior to date. MICAT Tickets: $185.00 (From the Club) Deposits may One, 4 wheel drive containing two people (driver not be refunded and one passenger) if the booking is Any extra passengers can be paid for at port of Brisbane when catching the MICAT. cancelled within two Each hut consists of: weeks of the Solar lighting, arrival date. Gas refrigerator, Gas stove Cowan Base is a Club facility, leaving the huts Most huts also have a gas oven clean and tidy is a requirement of club members. Eskies are still required as overloading Therefore a bond of $300.00 per hut is required. Al- the fridge will cause poor cooling though this will be reimbursed when it is confirmed There is also crockery and cutlery for that the hut has been left clean, tidy and in good six people. condition.