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Tangalooma Island Resort Dolphin Feeding

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Feeding the Dolphins at Tangalooma has been happening for many years, but I think it has now become... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rogeria l
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Brisbane, Australia
We braved the rain

Didn't get a good view because of the rain Appreciate how the wardens managed the crowd and how... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
HedyTan
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Singapore, Singapore
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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Tangalooma Island Resort Jetty, Tangalooma, Moreton Island, Queensland 4025, Australia
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Had a problem with a canvas Steve and the staff at the Photo Shop was amazing and so helpful, would thoroughly recommend them. Theresa, Maurie and Henke were absolutely great with all our tour bookings, call in and see them they are soooo helpful👌

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kim O
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The dolphin feeding was included in our hotel package. It consists of a short talk about dolphins then you line up to give a dolphin a piece of fish, pose for a photo then it’s all done. It’s great. Only did it as it was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chay T
Reviewed 5 days ago

Watching the dolphin feeding recently was disappointing to see how staged and money orientated the activity is with large que's, forces hand holding (that some guests did not want or like). Your hand is held and you can not feed till the camera person takes...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SKBrown123
Reviewed 1 week ago

Feeding the Dolphins at Tangalooma has been happening for many years, but I think it has now become more Commercial than it used to be. Very robotic and staged...even the dolphins now know when it is to occur as they cruise along the foreshore close...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rogeria l
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Didn't get a good view because of the rain Appreciate how the wardens managed the crowd and how gentle they were with the dolphins

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HedyTan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very disappointed. Huge long lines of tourists waiting for their turn to hold a fish by the tail, walk into the water holding hands, and then all together put you hand a fish under the water and wait for the dolphin to swim by, taking...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Asenora59
Reviewed 1 week ago

Keep in mind weather is a factor and there are no guarantees. We didn’t get to feed due to the waters being to choppy and thus not the safest for general public. But the dolphins came in and put on a great show anyway, so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Donna K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed the ride on this ferry was comfortable and 😎 cool . Has toilets and even a cafe but be warned prices are step on most items . Staff were very happy and friendly. Enjoyed the trip

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Awsomeal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing experience. Something quite magical. We did it twice, Tinkerbell and Rani where amazing and very calm. Perfect for a wonderful experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ejby77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved it when we done this. Our dolphins was Nari. All the dolphins are named and we are told who we were feeding which was pretty cool especially for kids as you get to feel closer to the dolphin and know more about it....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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jastully
June 20, 2018|
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Response from ozpuddle | Reviewed this property |
The dolphin feeding is very well organised. Only paid feeders will have access to the beach during feeding with all spectators usually seated on the adjacent jetty. This is a must do activity. Remember to wear your... More
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LynnC1207
May 31, 2018|
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Response from Tangalooma | Property representative |
Most accommodation packages that are booked at the resort include Dolphin feeding - but not all. For example, guests that are staying in private accommodation not managed by the resort do not have Dolphin feeding included... More
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KatieM1734
April 22, 2018|
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Response from Tangalooma | Property representative |
Hi Katie, Small children can feed the dolphins, they just need to be carried out and fully supervised by an adult. This is conditional on weather of course as (depending on tides) we can have strong waves through the... More
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