What should I wear to Tangalooma?
The dress code at Tangalooma is relaxed Resortwear. After 6pm guests are requested to wear footwear and refrain from wearing singlets. If you plan on joining one of our famous quad-bike tours whilst at Tangalooma, make sure you pack some enclosed footwear.
What all activities are possible on Tangalooma Island Resorts?
Top 30 Things to do at Tangalooma Island Resort on Moreton Island
- Feed Wild Dolphins.
- Snorkel the Tangalooma wrecks.
- Sand Tobogganing.
- Swim in the Blue Lagoon.
- Take a Heli-Tour of the Island.
- Glass Bottom Kayaking.
- Visit Cape Moreton Lighthouse.
- Climb Mount Tempest.
Can you take food to Tangalooma Resort?
Lots of our guests who like to bring their own food to cook usually bring a large esky for their cold/frozen items such as bacon, sausages, steaks etc. All our overnight accommodation bookings include 1 checked in esky per room booking. over a year ago.
Can you take alcohol to Tangalooma?
Can I bring my own alcohol over to the resort? No. As Tangalooma Island Resort and Tangalooma Launch Services are fully licensed, no alcohol can be brought onto either the launch vessels or the resort itself.
Does Tangalooma resort own the beach?
“Tangalooma Island Resort is required to allow ongoing access to this beach for the use and enjoyment of the public.” Mr Osborne said while the resort holds exclusive rights over its own parcel of land, pedestrians will be able to transit on foot across the stretch of the beach.
Is there mobile reception at Tangalooma?
Mobile Coverage: The resort also has access to Telstra and Optus phone coverage and their various subsidiaries, so guests are encouraged to bring their own portable internet devices with them.
Who is the owner of Tangalooma Resort?
the Osborne family
Tangalooma Island Resort and Wild Dolphin Feeding In 1963 the Tangalooma Whaling Station was sold to a syndicate of Gold Coast businessmen and in 1980 the resort was purchased by the Osborne family, who still currently own and operate the resort and the wild dolphin feeding program.
How do I get from Gold Coast to Tangalooma?
There are 2 ways to get from Gold Coast to Tangalooma by train, ferry or bus
- Take the train from Helensvale station, platform 2 to Park Road station, platform 3.
- Take the ferry from Brisbane Holt Street to Moreton Island Tangalooma.
Is there sharks at Tangalooma?
I couldn’t find any record of a shark attack in the vicinity of the Tangalooma Wrecks. Small, harmless sharks (wobbegongs) are common at the Wrecks, but they won’t take a bite out of you.
Can you smoke at Tangalooma?
Tangalooma Island Resort does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free.
Are there sharks at Tangalooma?
Shark spotted at popular snorkelling spot. Lifeguards are advising swimmers and divers to stay out of the water after a shark was spotted near the Tangalooma wrecks off Moreton Island. Sharks are like dogs. They only bite when you touch their private parts.
Who is the owner of Tangalooma resort?
What was the history of Tangalooma and Moreton Island?
Tangalooma and Moreton Island, have a rich history dating back to the native Aboriginals and early European settlement.
Where are the Eco Rangers at Tangalooma Queensland?
Eco Rangers conduct education programs and nature-based tours to enhance visitors’ awareness of the surrounding ecosystems. The Eco Centre is based opposite the beach near the Tangalooma Jetty, where they operate the night wild dolphin feeding program for official guests of the resort.
Who are the owners of Tangalooma whaling station?
In 1963 the Tangalooma Whaling Station was sold to a syndicate of Gold Coast businessmen and in 1980 the resort was purchased by the Osborne family, who still currently own and operate the resort and the wild dolphin feeding program.
Where are the ship wrecks in Tangalooma Queensland?
Tangalooma Ship Wrecks. Located to the north of Tangalooma Island Resort is a total of 15 vessels that were deliberately scuttled between the 1960s through to the 1980s. These wrecks have now become a man-made ecosystem providing a haven for local marine life such as bream (fish), sea turtles and wobbegongs.