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Tangalooma Dolphin Feeding
Tangalooma, Moreton Island

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07 3637 2000
1300 652 250

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Moreton Bay is home to approximately 600 bottlenose dolphins and each evening as the sun begins to set across the water, a small pod makes their way to the shores of Tangalooma Island Resort. Since 1992, resort guests have had the opportunity to hand feed the dolphins as part of the Tangalooma wild dolphin feeding program.

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Currently up to 11 dolphins frequent the shores of Tangalooma, hunting, surfing and playing with fellow pod members. The jetty at Tangalooma is the perfect platform for viewing and observing these wild dolphins as they continuously entertain all with their inquisitive antics. A dedicated Dolphin Care Team records the dolphins' behaviour each evening, monitoring growth, behaviour and interactions.

Included in selected accommodation and day cruise packages is the opportunity to wade into the water to feed these playful creatures. Day guests travelling on the Dolphin Adventure Tour also have the chance to participate in this unforgettable experience.

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Property Details


  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
    Assisted Access
  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Cafe
  • Car park
    Car park
  • First Aid Equipment
    First Aid Equipment
  • Guide
  • Lockers
  • Parents Room
    Parents Room
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
    Sheltered Area
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
    Disabled toilet
  • Viewing Platform
    Viewing Platform
  • Visitor Information Centre
    Visitor Information Centre
  • Walking Tracks
    Walking Tracks


  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Birdwatching
  • Kayaking
  • Swimming
  • Walking

Other Information

Children are welcome and catered for with a playground and Eco Kids activities available at the Marine Education and Conservation Centre.

There is access for guests with a disability. Disabled access is available to most resort areas and room allocation/set up will suit if notified prior to arrival. Guide dogs are welcome.

Pets Allowed:
Yes. Guide dogs are welcome. No pets are allowed at the resort due to National Park regulations.

Other Facilities:
Choose from a variety of dining options and facilities at the resort including Tursiops Buffet Restaurant, the Beach House Rotunda Restaurant, the Beach afe, Coffee Shop and Resort Shop.
There are five beach front accommodation styles, each set amidst luscious landscaped gardens and natural bushland, most with ocean views. Or take up residency in one of the exclusive island holiday houses with million dollar views over Moreton Bay and the Glasshouse Mountains.

Attraction is only accessible through selected accommodation and day cruise packages, and the Dolphin Adventure Tour at Tangalooma Island Resort. Inclusion in dolphin feeding program is subject to availability and weather conditions.

Further Details:
Digital photography of dolphin feeding and various other activities is available, and can be purchased from the Tangalooma Photo Shop.

Hotel Pick-up:
Coach pick ups from Brisbane Transit Centre and selected Central Business District hotels and Gold Coast Hotels and International and Domestic Airport Terminals are available. This service must be prebooked; please contact Tangalooma Reservations for more details including pricing.

How To Get There:
Tangalooma's high-speed catamarans depart from Brisbane's Holt Street Wharf at Pinkenba daily. The wharf is easily accessible being only a 15 minute drive from the Central Business District and 10 minutes from Brisbane Airport. Coach transfers from Brisbane Airport, Roma Street Transit Centre and selected Central Business District hotels can be booked on request. Parking is available at the wharf for a nominal fee.

Opening Hours:
Tangalooma Dolphin Feeding program runs between 5.00 p.m. and 8.00 p.m. each evening. All overnight guests have dolphin feeding included during one night of their stay.

Tariff Information:
Dolphin feeding experience is included in most accommodation packages, extended day cruise packages and the Dolphin Adventure Tour at Tangalooma Island Resort. Inclusion in dolphin feeding program is subject to availability and weather conditions.
For further details please contact Tangalooma Island Resort.

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Moreton Island
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Tangalooma,Moreton Island
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1300 652 250

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