Tangalooma Island Resort

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Average rate: $198 - Hotel class: 3 stars
Corner of Kingsford Smith Drive & Harvey Street, Moreton Island, Australia

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Tangalooma Island Resort Moreton Island Reviews

geoffmalone1961 geoffmal…
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The most expensive low quality accommodation I have ever stayed in Feb 11, 2010
The keys were collected from reception and we made our way to our 4 STAR Villa. This is when disappointment started to set in. We had the worst Villa on the row. Even from the outside, with the sun shade ripped and twisted, we were dreading what we would find next.

My wife and I work very hard and expect our holidays to be pleasurable. My wife as booked vacations all around the world for many years for both family and friends. She always seems to have a knack for choosing value for money. We have stayed in many types of accommodation, on many different types of vacation, ranging from low budget to luxury.

I asked my wife what we had paid for this 4 STAR Villa. I was shocked. $440.00 per night. This 4 STAR Villa had old, scruffy and dirty plastic furniture. The place was not even clean and it did not even have air con.

We had just stayed in a beautiful 2 bedroom apartment in Noosa Heads that was half the price.

We cut short our stay. We were originally booked for 3 nights but I changed the ferry booking and we only spent 1 night there.

I have asked for a full refund. I believe that this is fair. We have not received any kind of an offer.

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Expensive luxury hotel on an island Aug 08, 2009
For 2 nights, the Wild Dolphin Resort was our hotel. The Kookaburra lodge is a four storey building, with a clean and good room and a view on the beach from the room.

The bathroom facilities were also good. All in all it wass good value for the expensive price.

The beach was very close by, and the facilities were just a short walk away. The food in the restaurants was very good, with a good variety in dishes. The seating area however at some restaurants are very basic.

The resort offered plenty of activities, like whale watching, dolphin feeding, quat bike tours and of course the beach itself. There is a shipwreck nearby the island for snorkling and/or diving.

I also noticed the resort is suitable for kids, as they have a small swimming pool as well as playing fields for sports.
Shipwreck for snorkling and diving
The beach
Dolphin feeding
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Tangalooma Island Resort Overview

Tangalooma Island Resort is located on Brisbane's doorstep only a 75 minute cruise away. The resort, located on Moreton Island, is surrounded by crystal clear water and set amongst the beauty of Queensland's Moreton Bay.
The resort is a perfect destination for guests seeking a unique adventure, educational or nature based experience. The star attraction at the resort is the pod of wild bottlenose dolphins that visit the resort each evening! Other activities on offer include ATV Quad Bike Tours, Marine Discovery Cruises, Snorkelling, Desert Safari Tour including sand tobogganing and much more!

A highlight of any stay is the opportunity to interact closely with nature. All guests have the opportunity to view the wild dolphins nightly, with commentary by an Eco Ranger from the Marine Education and Conservation Centre. In the mornings the resident pelicans and cormorants enjoy a bucket or two of fish hand fed to them on the beach. When visiting during the whale migration season from June to the end of October, you can partake in the Whale-watching cruise and catch a close view of these majestic mammals.

Located in the Moreton Bay and Islands region, visitors can indulge in a wide range of adventure or nature based tours and activities on offer. The resorts Desert Safari tour allows guests to participate in the thrilling sport of sand tobogganing down a 70 metre high sand dune - it's exhilarating fun! Other action packed things to do include the adrenalin filled ATV quad bike tour, parasailing and helicopter joy flights just to name a few. Tangalooma's Marine Discovery Cruise allows resort guests to journey south along the western coastline of Moreton Island in search for dugongs, dolphins, turtles, rays and a wide variety of bird life. The resort features a variety of different dining options that can cater for any budget, including Tursiops Buffet Restaurant, the Beach House Rotunda Restaurant, the Beach Cafe and the Coffee Shop.

The wide range of accommodation available allows the Resort to cater to a variety of guests, including families, couples, professionals and travellers of any age. From traditional hotel facilities, to luxury beachfront units and contemporary island holiday homes with million dollar views, Tangalooma has it all.


Launch transfers are compulsory and an additional cost $75 return per adult and $40 return per child (3-14 years) - price valid to 31 March 12. From 01 April 12, launch transfers are $80 return per adult and $45 return per child (3-14 years). This fee will be payable directly at the hotel on arrival.
You will automatically be booked on the 10.00am launch ex Holt Street Wharf, Pinkenba, Brisbane on the day of arrival and the 16.00 return launch ex Resort on day of departure. If you would like an alternative time this can be arranged by contacting the Resort directly.
Please reconfirm your transfers at least 24 hours prior to arrival by contacting the resort directly.

Tangalooma Island Resort Credit Card Fees 1 percent fee applies to all transactions settled by Credit Card at check-out.

Tangalooma Island Resort Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Room Service
  • High-speed Internet
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Airport shuttle
  • Disabled Access
  • Tour Desk
  • Massage / Beauty Centre
  • Elevator / Lift
  • Babysitting / Child Services
  • Air Conditioned
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Tennis Courts
  • Housekeeping
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Medical Assistance Available
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • ATM / Cash Machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Wake-up Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Microwave
  • Hair Dryer
  • TV
  • Private beach
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Shops
  • Excursions
  • Garden
  • Squash Courts
  • Beach (Direct Access)
  • Scuba Diving
  • Water Activities
  • Billiards
  • Fishing
  • Playground
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking
  • Direct dial phone
  • Ticket Service
  • Audio/Visual Equipment
  • Disabled Accessible Rooms
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Massage
  • Body Treatments
  • Facial Treatments
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Bathrobes
  • Shower
  • Pool Outdoor
  • Kids Club
  • Cots
  • Games Available
  • Coffee Shop/Cafeteria
  • Picnic Area/Tables
  • Designated Smoking Area
  • Shops in Hotel
  • Souvenirs/Gift Shop
  • Paid Parking

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