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Reviewed 20 March 2015

Absolutely loved our time at Tangalooma, we will definitely be back again. Great place for all the family with plenty of activities and things to do. So close to Brisbane but feels like you are a million miles away.

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1Thank Natalie C
Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Sucha beautiful island with so much to do for all ages, I went here for a week while I was over in Australia visiting friends and had a great time. Lots of great facilities, enjoyed a lovely hot stone massage, cruise around the ship wreak, evening entertainment and lovely restaurants out looking the sea where the dolphins were. Highly recommend!!

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Stayed in Deluxe Hotel Room (a bit pricy, but worth for better quality) in Kookabara Block over the weekend with my 4yr old, and found the experience very pleasant. We did book lots of tours and attended most of the free activities and had back to back action for both days of our stay, but the resort had plenty of...

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Tangalooma, Manager at Tangalooma Island Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the amazing review Jeisre, and for the detailed post-stay survey that you also sent through yesterday. I have passed on your positive comments to our Desert Safari tour leader Paul to let him know that he made such a positive impact on your stay. I have also passed on your comments to the Food & Beverage outlets across...

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 16 March 2015 via mobile

It's a great holiday place and great for family's it is safe and peaceful lots to do and a great place to relax great food and staff are willing to help in any way possible we did not won't to leave great place for kid's to enjoy and the dolphins are unforgettable and a once in a life time experience

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Tangalooma, Manager at Tangalooma Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi chels227, In your review you said that the feeding of the dolphins was "once in a lifetime experience". This is not true. You and the family are welcome to can come back again any time to relive this amazing experience ;-) Thanks for the terrific review - we are so happy that we could help make your holiday so...

Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

I rang up to book knowing nothing about the resort except that we had won a day trip. I rang up to ask what it would cost to stay there for 2 nights and that I don't know anything about there types of accommodation but I need a 2 bedroom for my 18 month to sleep in a separate room....

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Tangalooma, Manager at Tangalooma Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi Darsarah, I would like to apologise on behalf of our whole resort that you had such an upsetting time during your recent stay with us. It is not a good feeling, (nor is it good business) for our guests to depart our shores feeling disappointed. It's clear that you posted this review immediately after experiencing the problems you encountered...

Reviewed 13 March 2015 via mobile

A 4 day stay here has been very pleasurable. The location is excellent, the facilities basic but acceptable, and the food and drink prices very reasonable. The tours are many and varied, and I've found both resort and tour staff friendly and helpful. Particular highlights for me were the snorkelling at the wrecks and the sunset cruise. The Tanga tours...

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Tangalooma, Manager at Tangalooma Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi Amanda W, We are pleased that there were so many great highlights during your stay and that all the friendly staff and the choice of tours were so memorable. We appreciate the feedback and you taking the time to share. Unfortunately there were a few negative aspects to your stay, and I will be bringing these up at our...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 12 March 2015 via mobile

Thank you so much to the staff and to the resort! Our family has had the most fabulous time! To think that this is a 1 hour boat ride from Brisbane with my car is amazing! The view the food the cocktails and the sunsets are better then hamo! We have had a fabulous time and look forward to coming...

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Tangalooma, Manager at Tangalooma Island Resort, responded to this review

Thats a very nice review sh0ptillidr0p - thanks for sharing. Thanks for also sharing your photo of the view from the Deep Blue Apartments you were staying in - they are the pick of the accommodation at Tangalooma and the best place to take in the spectacular sunsets with a cool drink in hand and the BBQ firing. You might...

Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

We 3 friends were on Australia Trip for Cricket World Cup, landed to Tangamoola island on 19th - 21st Feb 2015. To stay on island and in other country will be always in bucket list of people and we could accomplish. My entire stay I would like to highlight about the experience i had with resort and people. We did...

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Reviewed 2 March 2015 via mobile

Tangalooma was in the middle of needed renovations. Expected a luxury resort, but it was actually 3 star quality at 4-5 star price. Fabulous location with beach and bush; it was very relaxing. More eateries of higher quality would make a big difference. Recommend going self catering and taking all your supplies with you. Lots of water sports options -...

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4Thank GeoP48
Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 18 February 2015

I recently had the pleasure of a family vacation at the Tangalooma Island Resort for 5 nights. We not only enjoyed the beach and pools, but took advantage of other activities, we snorkelled the wrecks, learnt to ride a Segway and even enjoyed a quad bike tour! The buffet breakfast each morning was amazing! The staff there went above and...

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Tangalooma, Manager at Tangalooma Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi MervS72, I am still so very happy for you both. The whole team here were so excited to play our part, and are so happy that we could provide you with the perfect environment to propose to your gorgeous fiancé. Thanks for your feedback and we can’t wait to see you both back here soon for your honeymoon. We’ll...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tangalooma Island Resort is surrounded by white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters and fringed by national park, presenting another world away right on Brisbane’s doorstep! The highlight of any stay is the opportunity to interact closely with nature. Each evening, a pod of wild bottlenose dolphins eagerly swim up to the beach where they are hand fed by our Dolphin Care Team and resort guests. Only 75 minutes from Brisbane, over 75 tours and activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tangalooma Island Resort

Address: Tangalooma, Moreton Island, Queensland 4025, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Moreton Island > Tangalooma
Price Range: $218 - $478 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tangalooma Island Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 298
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Also Known As:
Tangalooma Beachcomber / Driftwood Hotel Moreton Island
Tangalooma Island Hotel
Dolphin Resort Tangalooma Wild
Hotel Tangalooma Island
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“Private villas are the best! Away from the crowds but just a short stroll to everything! Step onto the grass and then the beach!”
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