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Tangalooma Island Resort places you 14.5 mi (23.3 km) from Blue Lagoon and 31.4 mi (50.5 km) from Gateway Bridge. This 302-room, 3.5-star resort has 2 outdoor pools along with a private beach and 4 restaurants. Portside Wharf is also 31.6 mi (50.8 km) from this Tangalooma resort.


There are multiple options for onsite dining with 4 restaurants, including Fire and Stone, which specializes in Asian cuisine. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or explore the resort and get a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café. Start each morning off right with buffet breakfast served for a fee.


The 302 rooms have an array of amenities, including refrigerators, coffee makers, and phones. Guests can expect to find TVs with satellite channels.

Property features

At Tangalooma Island Resort, guests have access to a private beach, 2 outdoor pools, and an outdoor tennis court. Self parking is offered for AUD 15 per day. A multilingual staff is on hand to assist with tours/tickets and securing valuables. Other amenities at this beach resort include free WiFi in public areas, a kids' club, and laundry facilities.


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Private beach
  • 2 outdoor pools

Renovations & Closures

The property will be renovating from 12 February 2015 to 30 November 2016 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Bar/lounge
Renovation work will only be conducted on weekdays. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Simply walk outside to smell the salt air and watch the ocean waves from the white sand beach. Bring your whole family to Tangalooma Island Resort for summer fun including 2 outdoor swimming pools, a children's club, and an outdoor tennis court.

Dining is available at one of the resort's 4 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a grocery/convenience store. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Tangalooma Island Resort has designated areas for smoking.

  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Children's club 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Total number of rooms - 302 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Picnic area 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Wedding services 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • On private beach 
  • Garden 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Playground on site  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Tangalooma Island Resort offers 302 accommodations. Satellite television is provided. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include showers. Cribs/infant beds (complimentary) are also available.

  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Shower only 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Television 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Room service (limited hours) 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

Fire and Stone - This beachfront restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Tursiops Buffet - This beachfront buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast only.

Beach Cafe - This beach bistro serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Coffee Shop - This coffee shop serves light fare only.

Copper Grill - This bistro serves dinner only.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

A private beach and an outdoor tennis court are featured at the resort. 2 outdoor swimming pools are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Basketball on site 
  • Ecotours on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Golf driving range on site 
  • Helicopter/airplane tours on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Motor boating on site 
  • Parasailing on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Racquetball/squash on site 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Volleyball on site 

Spa Services

  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Launch transfers depart from Holt St Wharf, Pinkenba and are payable on arrival. Launch transfers are $80 per adult return and $45 per child return (3-14 years). Guests are automatically booked on the 10 AM launch from Brisbane to Tangalooma on the day of arrival, and on the 4 PM launch from Tangalooma to Brisbane on the day of departure. Guests must contact the resort prior to arrival to choose an alternative launch time. Guests can contact the resort using the number on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
Cruise ship arrivals throughout the year may restrict access to some tours and activities on the following dates:
  • September 11, 15, and 18, 2016
  • October 1, 10, and 27, 2016
  • November 9, 15, 19, and 30, 2016
  • December 15, 16, and 26, 2016
  • January 3 and 15, 2017
  • February 18 and 25, 2017
  • March 1, 11, and 15, 2017
  • April 5, and 22, 2017
  • May 6, 20, 24, and 31, 2017
  • July 1, 2017
For more information, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

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.

No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at 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
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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

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.

Free Night Dolphin Feed

Book a stay in any room or rate plan and receive 1 Night Dolphin Feed per stay. Full details at check-in. Offer subject to availability. Restrictions may apply.

Whale Watching Offer

Book a stay in any "Whale Watch Package" rate plan and receive a whale watching cruise for 2 guests and dolphin feeding (once per person, per stay).

Full details at check-in. Offer subject to availability. Offer is not valid with groups/conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.

National Rating

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

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