Tangalooma Island Resort

3.5 star property
Ocean-view resort with a bar/lounge, near Tangalooma Wrecks

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Tangalooma Island Resort

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Overview of Tangalooma Island Resort

8.0 out of 10 Very good
8.0/10 Very good

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Parking available
  • Business services
Moreton Island, Off Brisbane, Tangalooma, Moreton Island, QLD, 4025

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationTangalooma Beach2 min walk
  • Popular LocationMoreton Bay4 min walk
  • AirportBrisbane, QLD (BNE)67 min drive

Room options

Resort Unit (Ferry Additional)

  • 38 sq m
  • Partial ocean view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen Bed, 1 Single Bed and 1 Single Sofa Bed

Family Suite (Ferry Additional)

  • 55 sq m
  • Partial ocean view
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 Queen Bed, 3 Single Beds and 1 Single Sofa Bed

Deluxe Twin Room (Ferry Additional)

  • 35 sq m
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Single Beds and 2 Single Sofa Beds OR 1 King Bed and 2 Single Sofa Beds

Deluxe Villa, Beach View (Unserviced - Ferry Additional)

  • 9 sq m
  • Beach view
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 Queen Bed, 2 Single Beds and 2 Single Bunk Beds

Villa, Beachside (Unserviced - Ferry Additional)

  • 107 sq m
  • Beach view
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 Queen Bed, 2 Single Beds, 2 Single Bunk Beds, 1 Single Sofa Bed and 1 Single Trundle Bed OR 1 Queen Bed, 2 Single Beds, 2 Single Bunk Beds and 1 Double Sofa Bed

Deluxe King Room (Ferry Additional)

  • 35 sq m
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed

Standard Room (Ferry Additional)

  • 35 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed and 2 Single Sofa Beds OR 2 Single Beds and 2 Single Sofa Beds

About this area

Moreton Island

Located on the beach, Tangalooma Island Resort is in Tangalooma, a neighbourhood in Moreton Island. Fort Cowan Cowan and Champagne Pools are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Moreton Island National Park and Mount Tempest. Travelling with kids? Don't miss Tangalooma Wrecks. Snorkelling offers a great chance to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails nearby.

What's nearby

  • Tangalooma Beach - 2 min walk
  • Moreton Bay - 4 min walk

Getting around

  • Brisbane Airport (BNE) - 64 min drive


  • Tangalooma Beach - 5 min walk
  • Fire & Stone - 5 min walk
  • Whalers Bar - 5 min walk
  • Fire & Stone Beach Front Restaurant Tangalooma - 2 min walk
  • Beach Cafe - 5 min walk

About this property

Tangalooma Island Resort

3.5-star eco-certified resort near Moreton Island National Park
Located close to Tangalooma Wrecks, Tangalooma Island Resort provides a corner/local shop, shopping on site and 2 cafes. With a white sand beach, beachfront dining and fishing, this resort is the perfect place to soak up some sun. Treat yourself to spa services, such as a facial or a body treatment. Be sure to enjoy a meal at any of the 3 on-site restaurants, which feature Asian cuisine and al fresco dining. Enjoy on-site activities, such as boat tours, parasailing and basketball. Stay connected with free WiFi in public areas, and guests can find other amenities, such as a garden and a playground.
You'll also enjoy perks such as:
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge), an outdoor tennis court and self-parking (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge), multilingual staff and tour/ticket information
  • ATM/banking services, a front desk safe and a lift
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with showers and hairdryers
  • TVs with satellite channels
  • Electric kettles and phones

Awards and affiliations

Eco-certified property
This property participates in EarthCheck – a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage and the local economy.


Chinese (Mandarin), English, Japanese, Korean

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (AUD 20.00 per day)

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–9:30 AM: AUD 34.00 for adults and AUD 22.00 for children
  • 3 restaurants and 2 coffee shops
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Restaurants on site

  • Fire and Stone
  • Tursiops Buffet
  • Beach Cafe
  • Coffee Shop
  • Beach BBQ

Things to do

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Basketball
  • Billiards/pool table
  • Boat tours
  • Canoeing
  • Ecotours
  • Fishing
  • Golf driving range
  • Helicopter/aeroplane tours
  • Kayaking
  • Motor-boating
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Parasailing
  • Playground
  • Racquetball/squash
  • Sailing
  • Shopping
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Corner/local shop
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)


  • ATM/banking services
  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe
  • Corner/local shop
  • Lockers available

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Multilingual staff
  • No housekeeping
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Meeting rooms


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • Body treatments
  • Facials
  • Massage/treatment rooms


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • Lift
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • Satellite channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle


  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

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
The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
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.
This property is accessible only by boat. Guests are automatically booked on the 12:30 PM ferry from Brisbane to Tangalooma on the day of arrival, and on the 2:30 PM ferry from Tangalooma to Brisbane on the day of departure. Ferry transfers depart from Holt St Wharf in Pinkenba and are payable on arrival according to the listed transfer service fees. Guests must contact the resort prior to arrival to choose an alternative ferry time.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are available for AUD 20.0 per stay

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: from approximately AUD 34.00 for adults and from AUD 22.00 for children
  • Self-parking fee: AUD 20.00 per day
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 20.0 per stay
  • 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 may be 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 guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

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
Dolphin Resort Tangalooma Wild
Hotel Tangalooma Island
Tangalooma Beachcomber / Driftwood Hotel Moreton Island
Tangalooma Island Hotel
Tangalooma Island

Frequently asked questions

Does Tangalooma Island Resort have a pool?

Yes, this property has 2 outdoor pools.

Is Tangalooma Island Resort pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much is parking at Tangalooma Island Resort?

Self-parking is available for AUD 20.00 per day.

What time is check-in at Tangalooma Island Resort?

Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.

What time is check-out at Tangalooma Island Resort?

Checkout is at 10 AM.

Where is Tangalooma Island Resort located?

Nestled on the beach, this Tangalooma resort is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Moreton Island National Park.



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