Tangalooma Island Resort Rating: 3.5

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Tangalooma Island Resort is located 75 minutes from Brisbane on the second largest sand island in the world - Moreton Island. Surrounded by crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches and untouched national parks, Tangalooma Island Resort offers guests a range of accommodation choices to suit all group sizes whether travelling with the family or on a romantic holiday.

Tangalooma Island Resort provides guests with a choice of tours and activities including the truly memorable experience of hand feeding a wild bottlenose dolphin. The facilities at this Moreton Island accommodation include a fantastic kids club, revitalizing beachside massage hut and an array of dining options.

Whether you are seeking an action packed, educational, nature based or relaxing holiday, Tangalooma Resort on Moreton Island is the perfect choice for your next Queensland holiday.


Tangalooma Island Resort consists of a range of accommodation options to suit all budgets. From spacious hotel rooms to villas, most guest rooms are situated amongst landscaped tropical gardens.

All Rooms Feature:

  • Ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower
  • Tea & Coffee making facilities
  • Television
  • Air-Conditioning (except Villas)
  • Hairdryer
  • Mini fridge
  • DVD player

Hotel Room: Located just a short walk from the resort centre and only 50 metres from the beach, Bedding is 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Beds + 1 Single Divan + 1 Single Trundle. Maximum room capacity is 4 Adults & Children.

Hotel Deluxe Room: Guaranteed top floor and features a balcony with water views, LCD television, bathrobes and slippers. This room types includes a bottle of wine and chocolates on arrival, perfect for couples on a romantic getaway. Bedding is 1 King Bed + 1 Single Divan + 1 Single Trundle. Maximum room capacity is 4 Adults & Children.

Resort Unit: Located only 50 metres from the beach, and feature a kitchenette including microwave/convection oven. Bedding is 1 Queen Bed + 1 Single Bed + 1 Divan. Maximum room capacity is 4 Adults & Children.

Family Suite: Located only 50 metres from the beach, and is surrounded by landscaped gardens, tropical palms and native flowering bushes. The suites are also designed to take advantage of the refreshing Moreton Bay breezes through large sliding glass windows. Featuring a kitchenette including microwave/convection oven, this is a great option for young families. Bedding is 1 Queen Bed + 3 Single Beds + 1 Divan. Maximum room capacity is 6 Adults and Children.

Villa: Situated to the north of the resort, these.2 storey villas feature a kitchen including full size fridge, microwave/convention oven and cook top, washing machine, ceiling fans in all rooms and 2 balconies. Bedding is 1 Queen Bed + 2 Single Beds + 2 Single Bunks + 1 Single Divan + 1 Single Trundle Bed. Maximum room capacity is 8 Adults & Children.

Deluxe Villa: These two level air-conditioned villas are a great option for families looking to stay close to the beach. The villas feature a kitchen including full size fridge, microwave/convention oven and cook top, washing machine and clothes dryer. Bedding is 1 Queen Bed + 2 Single Beds + 2 Single Bunks. Maximum room capacity is 6 Adults & Children. **These villas can accommodate up to 8 guests. Please ask your consultant for a price.**


Fire & Stone Restaurant: Offers beachfront dining with 'Fire' featuring exotic and spicy flavours of the Orient with a mouth watering Asian fusion menu, whilst 'Stone' will offer guests a complete 'Hot Stone' menu to be cooked at the table on their own hot rock.

Beach Cafe: Enjoy the views of Moreton Bay while enjoying bistro-style dining at the Beach Cafe. With a large selection of meals, there's something to tempt everyone! Choose from made to order pizzas, burgers, salads, and light meals. Dine outdoors on the beachfront or takeaway. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Coffee Shop: Cool off with a cold ice cream or sorbet or spoil yourself with one of the freshly made cheesecakes, gateaux's, slices and biscuits; the perfect accompaniment to any hot coffee. If you are looking for something a little more savoury, try the fresh made sandwiches, wraps, sushi, hot pies or sausages rolls.

B&B Resort Bar: Is the main resort bar and offers a selection of popular beer, Australian wine and refreshing cocktails. Play a round of pool or just sit back and enjoy the views from Australia's best beer garden! Open daily until late.


  • Restaurants and bars
  • Kids Club
  • Babysitting service
  • Beachfront massage hut
  • General store
  • Photo shop & resort photographer
  • Internet kiosk
  • Pool tables
  • Jukebox
  • Guest laundry
  • Day guest lounge
  • Tour desk
  • BBQ facilities
  • Marine Education and Conservation Centre

Massage Hut: Relax and revitalize with a massage in the beachside massage hut. The massage hut offers a variety of treatments to reduce stress and tension along with a range of aromatic pure essential oil blends to choose from. Choose from a range of therapeutic massages such as remedial, relaxing, hot and cold stone massage and pregnancy massages.

Tangalooma Marine Education and Conservation Centre: This centre has been set up to provide an activity centre, combined with education and research facilities to support the Dolphin Care and Feeding Program. Guests are required to register at the centre before taking part in the feeding sessions.


Tangalooma Island Resort offers guests over 25 free activities, and an array of tours and activities. Whether you are seeking an action packed, educational, nature based or relaxing holiday, Tangalooma Island Resort offers it all.

The following activities are free of charge:

  • Discover the World of Dolphins' presentation
  • Watch Eco Rangers feed the Dolphins, Sea Birds and Kookaburras
  • Tangalooma Horse Racing Cup
  • Karaoke night
  • Trivia night
  • Bingo night
  • Tennis
  • Squash
  • Croquet
  • Boule
  • Table tennis
  • Basketball
  • Badminton
  • Soccer
  • Beach volleyball
  • Cricket
  • Golf putting and golf driving net
  • Helicopter workshop
  • Board games
  • Special events on the big screens

Wild Dolphin Hand Feeding: Each evening, join the eco rangers and resort staff to hand feed the Tangalooma dolphins with fresh fish. Whether you are helping to feed the dolphins or watching from the jetty stadium, this will be a truly unforgettable experience. The Dolphin feeding Programme operates to strict guidelines and therefore restrictions on feeding apply. The number of guests able to feed the dolphins will depend on weather and tidal conditions and dolphin attendance.

The following activities are available at a charge:

  • Desert Safari Tour + sand tobogganing
  • ATV Quad Bike Tours
  • Marine Discovery Cruise
  • Whale Watch Cruise (June to October)
  • Helicopter Joy flights
  • Parasailing
  • Whale Watch Bus Safari (Jun- Oct)
  • Northern Safari Tour
  • 4WD Car Hire
  • Private Island Tours
  • Segway tours
  • Dusk kayaking tour to the wrecks
  • Outrigger canoe hire
  • Sunset cruises
  • Tinnie / motor boat hire
  • Kayak hire
  • Kid's Club Activities (school holidays)
  • Sorkeling tours to the Wrecks
  • Catamaran hire
  • Banana boat rides
  • Stand-up paddle board hire
  • Scuba gear hire and tank refills
  • Snorkel gear hire
  • Fishing rod and tackle gear hire
  • Wetsuit hire
  • Deck chair hire
  • Beach umbrella hire
  • Pool noodle hire
  • Massage & beauty treatments

Whale Watch Cruise: Operates from June to October. Cruise on a high speed catamarans as you search for Humpback Whales. Full commentary by an eco ranger and light lunch provided on board. Duration approximately 3 hours.

ATV Quad Bikes: Get adventurous with the ATV quad bike ride through the beach and bush land at Tangalooma. Professional guides will assist you regardless of your experience, providing you with basic bush track training to handle the challenging trails. Caters for ages 10 years and above. Duration is approximately 45 minutes.

Desert Safari Tour: This 4WD tour takes you on a journey to the scenic Moreton Island Desert region where you can participate in the exhilarating sport of sand tobogganing, reaching speeds of up to 40 km per hour! Duration 1 and a half hours.

Illuminated Wrecks Tour: For a unique way of seeing the wrecks, enjoy an evening onboard a purpose built glass-bottom boat to view the world-famous Tangalooma Wrecks - under lights!


Kids Club: Tangatours Active Kidz Club is for children 5 years and above and offers an amazing range of on land activities including basketball, badminton, tennis, putt putt golf, sandcastle making and much more. The Tangatours Active Kidz Club operates in school holidays and requires a minimum number of participants.

TopAdditional Information

Children: 0-14 years are free of charge in existing bedding when sharing room with parents
Check In: 2.00pm
Check Out: 10.00am
Reception: 8.00am - 7.00pm
Address: Moreton Island (off Brisbane), Queensland Islands

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