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Tangalooma Island Resort Desert Safari Tour

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Feel the need for speed? Take a journey to the Tangalooma Desert as part of this thrilling 4 Wheel Drive tour where getting there is half the fun. Participate in the exhilarating sport of sand tobogganing, reaching speeds of up to 40km per hour...more
Tangalooma, Moreton Island, Queensland 4025, Australia
+61 7 3637 2000
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Reviewed January 9, 2019

We chose the Desert Safari as it offered something a little different that you can't do in too many places in Queensland. The weather forecast looked grim, our tour guide Paul gave us a 50/50 chance of getting out on the dunes to do some...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank emmacmc
Reviewed January 6, 2019

The Desert Safari Tour at Tangalooma is a must-do for all visitors. This 1 ½ hour tour takes you on a short trip through the bush to the 100 acre Tangalooma Desert, where you can climb one of the highest sand dunes and toboggan back...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Syl_Brad
Reviewed January 5, 2019

We went on the tour yesterday morning. The 8:45am session seems to be a good time to go because the heat hasn’t fully kicked in yet. Our tour guide was Damo and our photographer was Ada. Both great, great people and they made the tour...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank evomal
Reviewed December 9, 2018

On a recent visit to Tangalooma with our two Grandkids..aged 12 and 15....we were kept very busy with all the activities available....dolphin feeding....snorkelling....quad bike riding.....and "Sand Tobogganing" which the kids were looking forward to...and they(and we) were not disappointed. The outing started with a bus...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rogeria l
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

This activity was the highlight of our trip! It begins with a 4WD trip through to a sand desert that is truly incredible! The guide we had was full of lots of local knowledge. I was terrified to go down the sand hill but he...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

The ride was really really bumpy. No good for those with back problems Sand tobogganing not an activity for seniors

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank HedyTan
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

What a great Bus Trip to the magnificent sand dunes. The bus tour drive was fantastic with the tour guide telling us about the island and all its species and it’s wonderful history. Once we arrived at the sand dunes it was just breath taking....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank carolynweir5
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

It was a great day , lots to see and hear about . Lunch on the our was excellent. Coffee and tea break, the tour guy Steve top drawer.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Frank T
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

What a great experience amazing sights, we choose not to do sand tobogganing but loved watching the participants. Highly recommend, Jonathan deserves a gold medal or staff member of the month for his patience.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LynneSusanne
Reviewed July 31, 2018

What could be better than hiking a few hundred feet up a sand dune with a small wooden board, then speeding down that same dune and speeds of up to 35 mph? It's awesome!!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Fransiska L
June 28, 2017|
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Response from Tangalooma | Property representative |
I was there last week and wore a T-shirt, shots and flip-flop sandals. It will just depend on the day, but I would say if its sunny - you can get by in just shirt and shorts... if its a bit windy and overcast, maybe pack a... More