Overview of Tangalooma Island Resort

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4.0 / 5Very Good
706 reviews


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available


Explore the area

Popular LocationMoreton Island Sand Dune25 min walk
Popular LocationMount Tempest15 min drive
Popular LocationFort Cowan Cowan26 min drive

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Free cancellation on all rooms

You can change or cancel this stay if plans change. Because flexibility matters.

  • Standard Room (Ferry Additional)

    Standard Room (Ferry Additional)

    Room amenities

    • 35 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Villa, Beachside (Unserviced - Ferry Additional)

    Villa, Beachside (Unserviced - Ferry Additional)

    Room amenities

    • 107 sq m
    • Beach view
    • Sleeps 7
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  • Deluxe Room (Ferry Additional)

    Deluxe Room (Ferry Additional)

    Room amenities

    • 35 sq m
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Family Suite (Ferry Additional)

    Family Suite (Ferry Additional)

    Room amenities

    • 55 sq m
    • Partial ocean view
    • Sleeps 6
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  • Resort Unit (Ferry Additional)

    Resort Unit (Ferry Additional)

    Room amenities

    • 38 sq m
    • Partial ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Deluxe Villa, Beach View (Unserviced - Ferry Additional)

    Deluxe Villa, Beach View (Unserviced - Ferry Additional)

    Room amenities

    • 9 sq m
    • Beach view
    • Sleeps 6
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About this area

Moreton Island

Located in Moreton Island, Tangalooma Island Resort is on the beach. Fort Cowan Cowan is a local landmark, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Moreton Island Sand Dune and Mount Tempest.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Moreton Island Sand Dune - 25 min walk
  • Mount Tempest - 15 min drive
  • Fort Cowan Cowan - 26 min drive


  • Where to eat
  • Fire and Stone – Beachfront restaurant offering Asian cuisine.
  • Tursiops Buffet – Beachfront buffet restaurant offering international cuisine. Serves breakfast.
  • Beach Cafe – Beachfront bistro. Serves lunch and dinner daily.
  • Coffee Shop – Serves light fare daily.

About this property

Tangalooma Island Resort

Ocean-view resort with a bar/lounge, near Moreton Island Sand Dune
Spend the day playing on the beach then return to dine at one of Tangalooma Island Resort's 3 restaurants. All 302 rooms offer fridges, room service (during limited hours) and TVs with satellite channels. Safes, showers and phones are among the other amenities that guests will find.
Tangalooma Island Resort offers 302 forms of accommodation with a safe. Televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a shower.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Property amenities


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Self parking: AUD 15 per day

Food and drink

Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–9:30 AM: AUD 30 for adults and AUD 20 for children
3 restaurants and 2 coffee shops
1 bar
Room service available

Things to do

2 outdoor pools
Billiards/pool table
Boat tours
Golf driving range
Helicopter/aeroplane tours
Outdoor tennis court

Family friendly

2 outdoor pools
Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
Children's club (surcharge)
Corner/local shop
Laundry facilities
Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)


Free newspapers in reception
Front-desk safe
Corner/local shop
Lockers available

Guest services

Front desk (limited hours)
Laundry facilities
Multilingual staff
Tour/ticket assistance
Wedding services

Languages spoken


Business services

Meeting rooms


BBQ grill(s)
Beachfront location
Picnic area


Body treatments
Massage/treatment rooms


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
Wheelchair-accessible registration desk


Designated smoking areas

Room amenities






Satellite channels

Food and drink



Restaurant dining guide



Check-in between 2 PM - 7 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 7 PM. <br />This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.
  • <p></p>Guests are automatically booked on the 12 PM ferry from Brisbane to Tangalooma on the day of arrival, and on the 2 PM ferry from Tangalooma to Brisbane on the day of departure. Guests must contact the resort prior to arrival to choose an alternative ferry time. Guests can contact the resort using the number on the reservation confirmation received after booking.<p></p><p></p>Ferry transfers depart from Holt St Wharf, Pinkenba and are payable on arrival. Ferry transfers are AUD84.00 per adult return and AUD46.00 per child return.​<p></p>
  • This property has occasional scheduled power outages. Guests who require continuous power supply for life support equipment must notify the property 96 hours prior to check-in.


  • Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types accepted at this property

Diners Club
American Express

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 30 for adults and AUD 20 for children (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: AUD 15 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

Guests must transfer via boat to the property. Guests must contact the property at least 24 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking.

National rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.

Property is also known as

  • Tangalooma Island Resort
  • Tangalooma Island
  • Tangalooma Island Hotel
  • Tangalooma Beachcomber / Driftwood Hotel Moreton Island
  • Hotel Tangalooma Island
  • Dolphin Resort Tangalooma Wild
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Guest reviews


Very Good

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Accurate to all the descriptions and very clean. Happy with the service

Stayed 3 nights in Mar. 2020

4/5 Good

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 3 nights in Feb. 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Excellent nothing to wrong Only checkout time is bad due to ferry time Our ferry time was 2pm and we have to wait from 10 am out side.it should be maintained

    Stayed 2 nights in Feb. 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    We liked the location and the resort itself with everything at hand. The only thing we did not like was the condition of the mattress on the bed The mattress seemed to twenty years old as the was no springs left and the pillows were too hard.

    Stayed 4 nights in Jan. 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

    Stayed 4 nights in Jan. 2020