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Tangalooma Island Resort

With idyllic white beaches, crystal clear blue waters, the most stunning sunsets and only a 75-minute scenic cruise from Brisbane, Tangalooma Island Resort is truly an island paradise in Brisbane’s backyard. Offering an incredible selection of unique activities from sand tobogganing and ATV quad bikes to snorkelling the famous Tangalooma shipwrecks, spotting turtles on a clear bottom kayak tour Perhaps you’d prefer a spot of parasailing or embrace the wonder of an unforgettable scenic helicopter flight. However, you choose to holiday here, Tangalooma has something for everyone. Make sure you don’t miss the opportunity to hand feed the wild dolphins who visit the shores each evening at sunset!
Tangalooma Island Resort
Tangalooma Island Resort
Tangalooma Island Resort
Tangalooma Island Resort
Tangalooma Island Resort
Tangalooma Island Resort
Tangalooma Island Resort
Tangalooma Island Resort
Tangalooma Island Resort
Tangalooma Island Resort
Tangalooma Island Resort
Tangalooma Island Resort

Room Information

Standard Hotel Room
These air-conditioned hotel rooms feature an ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower, a hairdryer, a TV with a mini-fridge, and facilities for making tea and coffee. Situated just a short stroll away from the Resort Centre and a mere 70 meters from the iconic Tangalooma beach, these rooms offer glimpses of tropical palms or beautiful Moreton Bay (please note that water views are not guaranteed in Standard Hotel Rooms). Accommodating up to 4 Guests, these generously sized rooms are perfect for couples and small families, opening onto a private furnished balcony.

Hotel Deluxe Room
Perfect for couples or small families (up to 4 guests), these rooms offer both comfort and space. Each Hotel Deluxe room boasts essential amenities, including air conditioning, an ensuite bathroom with a walk-in shower, a hairdryer, a TV, a mini-fridge, and coffee/tea-making facilities. Located a short walk from the Resort Centre and just 70 meters from the beach, these Deluxe Hotel rooms are nestled in peaceful surroundings with views over the picturesque waters of Moreton Bay. Each room is generously sized, featuring air conditioning and a private furnished balcony, providing the ideal setting to witness stunning over-water sunsets. With a choice of King or Twin layouts, Hotel Deluxe rooms offering extra comforts such as a welcome gift of wine and chocolates, plush white towels, bathrobes, slippers, and a guaranteed ocean view.

Resort Units
Furnished in relaxed island decor, the Resort Units are located just 50 meters from the famous Tangalooma beach. Ideal for families or extended stays, each unit features a family-friendly layout and self-catering amenities. Conveniently located a short walk from the Resort Centre, these studio-style units include air conditioning, a private ensuite bathroom, a hairdryer, a TV, a dining area with chairs, and a well-equipped kitchenette, complete with a ¾ size fridge, convection microwave oven, electric frypan, toaster, and tea/coffee facilities.

Family Suites (1 Bedroom)
Tangalooma's One Bedroom Family Suites feature air conditioning, a separate bedroom, a bathroom with a hairdryer, a TV, a dining table and a compact kitchenette. Nestled amidst lush, landscaped gardens, these suites are designed to welcome the refreshing breezes from Moreton Bay through expansive sliding glass windows. Distinguished from our Resort Units, the Family Suites offer an added bedroom and living area, perfect for spacious living during longer stays. Each suite is equipped with a kitchenette, including a ¾ size refrigerator, a convection microwave oven, an electric frypan, a toaster, and facilities for brewing tea and coffee. These suites can comfortably accommodate up to 6 guests.

Deluxe Beachfront Villas
Nestled at the northern end of the Resort, Tangalooma’s Deluxe Beachfront Villas cater perfectly to families, group gatherings, and extended sojourns, boasting complete self-sufficiency. These two-story, air-conditioned townhouses are the closest Resort accommodation to the beach, with unrivalled access to the beach just meters away. Admire the scenic beach and garden views from one of the two private balconies, and make use of a full kitchen, featuring a generous refrigerator, convection microwave oven, cooktop, and dishwasher. Fully equipped laundry amenities, include a washer and dryer. Entertainment options include a TV in the living area and a second one in the Master Bedroom. Depending on your selected villa, the Deluxe Beachfront Villas can comfortably host 6-8 guests.

Deep Blue Apartments
Offering guests, a unique 4½-star experience over the pristine Queensland beachfront, with a front-row view of the enchanting nightly wild dolphin feeding experience. Enjoy uninterrupted panoramas across Moreton Bay, with the majestic Glasshouse Mountains gracing the daylight hours, followed by postcard-worthy sunsets and the radiant lights of Brisbane City that come to life at night. As Tangalooma’s premium accommodation option, these apartments have a pool that is exclusive to Deep Blue precinct guests. Fully appointed with contemporary furnishings, full kitchen and laundry facilities, and a built-in BBQ on the private balcony, the Deep Blue apartments range from 3-6 bedrooms and can accommodate groups of 8-16 guests (depending on the apartment)

Things To Do

Immerse yourself in the wonders of nature at Tangalooma Island Resort. With a wide array of offerings and countless opportunities to explore and engage with Australia’s unique marine wildlife and the Resort’s national park surroundings, it's easy to understand why Tangalooma earns its reputation as nature's playground.

Whether you're a family seeking a break or a couple seeking adventure, Tangalooma is unrivalled for relaxed Aussie experiences and renowned for our enchanting wild dolphin encounters. We seamlessly blend air, land, and sea adventures, presenting a distinctive assortment of tours and activities that allow you to truly embrace the exquisite beauty of Tangalooma and Moreton Island.

Adventure, Nature, and Wildlife Tours
Our extensive range of activities includes ATV Quad Bike Tours, Segway Tours, Kayak & Stand-Up Paddleboard Tours, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling at the Tangalooma Wrecks, Fishing Tours, Scenic Helicopter Flights, and the thrilling Desert Safari Tour with sand tobogganing. For those seeking to venture further, Tangalooma's Northern & Southern Safari 4WD Tours will take you to Moreton Island's hidden gems, including secluded beaches, stunning vistas, breathtaking lookouts, and even war relics.

Hand-Feeding Wild Dolphins
Don't miss the incredible opportunity to hand-feed wild bottlenose dolphins at sunset. Each evening, a family of wild dolphins graces the beach adjacent to the Jetty, where they are lovingly hand-fed by our Dolphin Care team and resort guests. Dolphin Feeding is complimentary once-per-stay to guests booking in any of the above room types.

Explore the Tangalooma Shipwrecks
The iconic Tangalooma Wrecks consists of 15 sunken boats just off the shores of Moreton Island, originally placed there between 1963 and 1984 to create a safe harbor. Today, these wrecks are home to diverse species of reef fish, stunning coral formations, and marine life, making them a must-see international attraction. Tangalooma Island Resort offers various tour options for exploring the wrecks, both above and below the water, catering to all comfort levels. For a unique outlook on these stunning wrecks – take to the air on a signature helicopter sightseeing tour.

Whale Watching Cruises (June to October)
Witness the majesty of humpback whales up close on Tangalooma's dedicated 40-meter boat. With a 100% Whale Watch sighting guarantee, each 3-hour cruise includes informative commentary by our experienced Eco Rangers and a light lunch. As the closest point from Brisbane to see these gentle giants, Tangalooma’s whale watching cruise offers some of the best whale watching in Queensland's South East.

Relaxed Beachfront Dining Experiences
Indulge in beachfront dining at its finest with six relaxed dining options, including the Tursiops Buffet Breakfast Restaurant, Beach Café, The Coffee Lounge, Fire & Stone Restaurant, Beach BBQ, and indoor/outdoor seating with stunning Bay views. Savor a cool drink in B&B's Bar, the Sunset cocktail deck, or the undercover patio area while watching the picturesque sunset over Moreton Bay.

Complimentary Activities
Enjoy a range of complimentary activities at Tangalooma, including Tennis, Squash, Croquet, Boule, Table Tennis, Basketball, Badminton, Soccer, Beach Volleyball, Cricket, Golf Putting and Golf Driving Net, Helicopter & ATV Quad Bike Workshops, Bush Walking Tracks, and Board Games. The Marine Education Centre also provides daily presentations, including a Discover Dolphins Presentation, Pelican Feeding & Sea Bird Talk, and Kookaburra Feeding.



Brisbane, Queensland, Australia



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Price Guide

$ = Up to $299
$$ = $300 to $599
$$$ = $600 to $999
$$$$ = $1000 to $2499
$$$$$ = $2500+
Starting price per room, per night, in USD and based on double occupancy.