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Reviewed today NEW via mobile

The resort had improved a lot since we visited it sometime back. The convenience shop is well stocked and they now have a number of restaurants. Our apartment comes with a compliment of cooking utensils and a microwave grill, ideal for cooking. You can buy meats and ingredients to cook a simple meal, but we would recommend that you do... More 

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The resort is tired in appearance and appears to have not been updated in the 5 years since I was last here. As we hadn't booked in as a day visitor ( they weren't allowing day visitors on this Sunday) we got asked to leave. It's quite amusing as a couple in our fifties who were planning on spending money,... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent a long weekend at Tangalooma island resort recently and had a great time out there. However there are a number of things to address that stop it from being truly great. The ferry ride out is great, easy check in, and a comfy ride. The car parking though, $15 per night to park on a grass lot with... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was a little nervous after reading some of the reviews recently but have to say I was presently surprised. We booked a package 5 nights deluxe hotel room with great views of the beach. The accomodation with clean, comfortable and had everything we needed. Small bar fridge so we took food for breakfast and lunch. We eat dinner 4... More 

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

Hi Sabrina 711, Thanks for the wonderful review and such kind comments regarding all our staff. It’s great to receive such feedback and it puts a smile on all of our faces when we read it. Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with the world and we can’t wait to see you back here again soon Kind... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first visit to Tangalooma - had heard of it but despite being a Travel Agent had never had clients request it. We were thrilled with our experience and lucky with the weather too, probably seeing it at its best. Stayed in a deluxe room in the Kookaburra Lodge with a view out over the bay. We did... More 

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

Wow, your photos are so good you could actually use them in your agency brochures. Thanks for the great feedback, and we are glad that you now have a 'secret destination' to recommend your clients. We can't wait to welcome you back to the resort again and again in future. Kind regards Bernie O'Keefe Director of Marketing Tangalooma Island Resort More 

Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The island is beautiful and the dolphin feeding is fun. But the place shouldn't be called a resort, rather it should be called a motel. The furnishings are worse than a $50 roadside motel. This is despite the management keep saying that they have spent millions of dollars on refurbishing the place. What's worse is that our door lock is... More 

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

Hi alvinknk, As reviews of this nature are anonymous, unfortunately we have been unable to identify your booking from the information you have given. I have contacted you via direct message on TripAdvisor to see if you’d be kind enough to provide me with some further details of your booking so that I can investigate this matter further. We do... More 

Gold Coast, Queensland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ventured over to Tangalooma Island Resort for a few days with family, for my Son in Laws 30th birthday, with the whole family "in tow". What a wonderful few days of crystal clear water, clean beaches and plenty of events for grandchildren to adults. In 90 minutes you feel like you have traveled to Fiji. Obviously the Resort is... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for one night and came because we wanted to see and feed the dolphins. The island is beautiful and the beach great for swimming. I loved all of the activities they have planned every hour, and I loved the animal talks with the nature experts. The rooms were great, great view. The desert tour was also great.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stay in the hotel room with view to the beach. No need for the air conditioning at night. There was no mosquito. The tour desk was helpful and make sure the activity is available from them otherwise most likely from tangatour. I also request for late checkout for 1 hour till 11 am. I am not acoholic drinker otherwise... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife, and I went to Tangalooma Island Resort for the first time in November 2016, and I have to say that the location is beautiful, and is well worth a visit. We stayed in the Kookaburra Lodge, and our room was clean, tidy, and acceptable. We enjoyed our 2 night stay very much - apart from the first night... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Tangalooma Island Resort

Address: Tangalooma Island Resort Resort Centre | Tangalooma, Moreton Island, Queensland 4025, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Moreton Island
Price Range: €138 - €363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tangalooma Island Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 298
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Also Known As:
Tangalooma Beachcomber / Driftwood Hotel Moreton Island
Tangalooma Island Hotel
Dolphin Resort Tangalooma Wild
Hotel Tangalooma Island
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Higher hotel rooms have a spectacular view”
  • View from third floor of Kookaburra
 of 5 bubbles kingzac, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the "Deepwater" are the most modern of accommodation compared to 'Dolphin Blue" Block”
 of 5 bubbles Wallyfs, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for Deep Blue apartments”
 of 5 bubbles Natty227, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Views of the beach were at the front but looking out to the back was bush and swimming pool complex.”
 of 5 bubbles CherryB138, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Bring clothes washing powder (make sure it is environmentally friendly).”
 of 5 bubbles amandacD818DW, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
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