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Tangalooma Island Resort Dolphin Feeding

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Tangalooma Island Resort Jetty, Tangalooma, Moreton Island, Queensland 4025, Australia
+61 7 3637 2000
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Tinkerbell - MWAH!!!

I had the absolute joy of feeding Tinkerbell. So beautiful and gentle. I think there was about 8... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Toowoomba, Australia
Wedding Photographer

So crowded . But BEAUTIFUL to see the dolphins This was amazing to see. The water was pristine and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kym F
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he highlight of any visit to Brisbane is to head to Tangalooma for the opportunity to handfeed one of the wild bottlenose dolphins that visit the shores each evening at sunset. There is a large family of these playful dolphins that visit regularly, each with their own distinctive and unique personalities. Tangalooma Wild Dolphin Feeding Experience is included in selected accommodation and day cruise packages from Brisbane.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Tangalooma Island Resort Jetty, Tangalooma, Moreton Island, Queensland 4025, Australia
+61 7 3637 2000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I had the absolute joy of feeding Tinkerbell. So beautiful and gentle. I think there was about 8 - 10 dolphins but not sure. We were first to feed the dolphins which was great as there is at least 200-300 people waiting in line. Definitely...More

Thank amwalsh69
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So crowded . But BEAUTIFUL to see the dolphins This was amazing to see. The water was pristine and the seating arguments allowed everyone to see.

Thank Kym F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic experience with the dolphin feeding. Was on the bucket list of things to do. Big shout out to James and Brendon for making our experience even more memorable :)

Thank 02dvs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Watching the faces of the kids light up while feeding the dolphins is something you will never forget Being able to interact with these amazing animals so close to a major city is unique A must do when staying at Tangalooma

Thank robharney
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is the most beautiful experience , to see the dolphins up so close and personal , would have liked to sped more time feeding them , would have loved to swim with them too . However it is a must for your bucket list

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hum, where to start? Up at 5am to catch the boat from Brisbane leaving at (check-in at 6am) 7 arriving on the island just after 8am, all good so far. The fast boat was comfortable but could do with a cosmetic paint job, looked a...More

Thank simon372
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely fantastic, the highlight of my visit to Tangalooma. Go down to the jetty around 630 and you can sit there and watch the dolphins play before the feed starts. Awesome experience feeding the dolphin up so close. Well organised, there are a lot of...More

Thank Loveherveybay
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

The food and free booze was top notch which was unexpected. The talk before the feeding was also really interesting. The feed itself was quite rushed and the photographer took terrible photos which was a disappointment. Then again, I still wasn’t sure if I wanted...More

Thank Melsa85
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Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Really good, worth doing it! Instructions were easy to follow and it's a great experience. Loads of families there too and young kids seemed to really enjoy it.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

We did the free Kookaburra Feeding activity and James was the eco guide - he was really informative and genuinely friendly. Then we did the Dolphin feeding and again James was our guide. Again he was really knowledgeable and made sure that we had the...More

Thank SD E
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Kim T
February 9, 2018|
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Response from Vivien L | Reviewed this property |
I did it as part of a Carnival cruise and I’d say the answer is no, it was not a lesser experience. It was still an amazing experience for me - although you did have to line up to feed the dolphin (they let the cruise guests... More
October 25, 2017|
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Response from KellieandMarke | Reviewed this property |
There is a link on tangalooma's website about CBD transfers.
Alsa A
August 8, 2016|
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Response from Tangalooma | Property representative |
Hi Alsa A, Generally the pricing should be the same, but you will get more options for choosing the times of your transfers and securing activity add-ons by booking direct on the Tangalooma Website. Sometimes the... More