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Tangalooma Island Resort

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   Resort Centre, Moreton Island, Queensland 4009, Australia
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Oakland, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This resort is undergoing much needed renovations. Unfortunately, that meant lots of noise and unsightly construction while we were there. We stayed relatively high up in the Kookabura block. We had a nice view of the ocean, but every time we stepped outside the building, we smelled garbage. The only reason I am giving Tangalooma three stars instead of two... More

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good activities - Lots of water sports including sail boarding, canoeing, snorkelling and swimming. We fed wild dolphins one night which was special but we were rushed through to accommodate everyone which rather ruined it. Accommodation was roomy and clean but basic. The restaurants we were assigned to were undergoing updating and the whole experience was rather 'school meals' than... More

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

Hi Jeanette P, On behalf of Tangatours, I’d like to thank you for your kind words regarding the watersports activities we operate at Tangalooma. The beautiful beach and clear waters off the front of our resort, allow us to offer so many great experiences to our guests, so we are glad you took full advantage and can return to the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nature is very nice, long clean beach and crystal blue water. Nevertheless if you expect good food , you are really at the wrong place! Pizza , pasta very basic. Chinese restaurant also not good at all. Maybe because mayority of guests are chinese ? And everything for groups! Athmosphere like in canteen! Destroyes a good australian feeling ....

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Gold Coast, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fanatstic time here during the April school holidays. We stayed in the Deep Blue Apartments on the third level. It was so good we extended our stay to 5 nights. Our apartment overlooked the jetty and was perfect for us. We could sit out on the balcony and still watch our upper primary aged children on the... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty basic resort set up, though the deluxe room is fine for accommodation the facilities are pretty average elsewhere. Dining is the real downer, and it just killed the entire experience really. There are 3 choices: what we came to think of as the enlisted mens canteen, which is your basic emergency hurricane shelter style catering.... Then there is Tangalooma's... More

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

'Kia ora' Tony V, Firstly thanks for sharing your recent Tangalooma experience, with your great photos and posts on Facebook and Instagram. We are particularly pleased that despite the unfortunate weather you encountered your were able to enjoy the beach and unique dolphin-feeding experience (whilst making all your friends back home jealous in the process). Much appreciated! But your post... More

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really amazing place to spend sometime. The resort itself is very nice and the access to the wild dolphins is fantastic however if you get the chance to spend sometime away from the resrt and camp on the other side of the island I would recommend it. I went spear fishing for a 3 days and didn't... More

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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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12 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stay for 1 night in Tangalooma K Block for 1 night. Room is spacious, clean and very functional. The overall attraction is very exciting, especially the Sand Toboganning and Dolphine feeding. We also experience a wonderful 4WD bus-ride with an experience lady driver. She funny and friendly. A real Australian hospitality.Meals is Buffet, and very decent. I love it. The... More

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

Hi Daniel T, It sounds like you packed just about everything into your short Tangalooma escape, and leave our shores with nothing but great memories. We are currently placing a significant focus on our guest-service experience across all areas of the resort, and it means the world to us when we get feedback such as yours, that shows we are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

as a family of 4 with 2 young kids we could not have asked for a better holiday... supet friendly staff... heaps to do.. food is exceptional and great value.. we allowed $500 for food over the 3 night stay and spent $250... we loved all of the activities and the free dolphin feeding.. we will be back as soon... More

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

Wow, thanks veltheers, Tangalooma is the perfect spot for families to get away to a safe haven of adventure for kids of all ages. We are so glad that you agree and that you scored your recent trip as PERFECT across all categories. But we are not resting on our laurels, and are heavily focused on delivering greater value for... More

Singapore, Singapore
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18 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our room is ok which is old design with the price that we paid. However , there is new rooms and villa too but higher price. No much food varieties and we had to queue to buy. Everything in this island is expensive as they are the sole hotel in the island. However, we had great experience to feed the... More

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

Hi PiNkLiM, Thanks for your kind comments and photos of your recent stay. We are glad you had the opportunity to feed the wild dolphins and that this was such a special experience for you and your friends. At the Tangalooma Marine Education & Conservation Centre we pride ourselves on this world-leading dolphin feeding and education program, focused on the... More

Jakarta, Indonesia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I was on one-night trip to Moreton Island. The island was clean, I was very impressed about how a lonely resort island could be managed so good. The hotel room is spacious but pretty old. The food were good, especially the fresh clams buffet. If I have spare time, I would like to spend it in this island again.

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

Hi yessielim, You are welcome back anytime. Thanks for the great feedback and kind words. Kind regards Tangalooma Managment More

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Address: Resort Centre, Moreton Island, Queensland 4009, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Greater Brisbane > Moreton Island
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tangalooma Island Resort 3.5*
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Tangalooma Beachcomber / Driftwood Hotel Moreton Island
Tangalooma Island Hotel
Dolphin Resort Tangalooma Wild
Hotel Tangalooma Island

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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 
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