Surrounded by crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches and untouched national parks, this resort on Moreton Island, offers a variety of water sports.

Tangalooma offers a range of accommodations styles, each set amid the landscaped gardens and natural bushland, most with water views.

The resort can arrange many day tours and activities, including desert safari tours, snorkeling experiences, quad bike tours and helicopter joy flights.

Dining highlights include Tursiops buffet restaurant and Fire & Stone Restaurant. Alternatively, take in the views over Moreton Bay while enjoying meals cooked to order from the beach side café.

Tangalooma Island Resort is a 75-minute boat ride from Brisbane.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Tangalooma Island Resort has been welcoming guests since Jul 21, 2009

ATM & Currency Exchange: Need cash? There's an ATM and a currency exchange service at this property.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Breakfast Info


Parking Available On Site


Tennis court




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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Tangalooma Island Resort

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beach
  • Tangalooma Beach

    9.5 Exceptional beach
    700 feet from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
  • Can we bring our own food
    Yes you can bring your own food and make use of one of the many BBQs located across the Resort grounds. Guests staying overnight are permitted to brin...
    Answered on November 26, 2019
  • Is barge included in price
    Ferry transfers to and from the resort are an additional cost. Please refer to the "fine print" for details.
    Answered on November 26, 2019
  • Is the barge for 4wd only or can you bring 2wd to the island?
    Tangalooma Island Resort operates passenger ferries only. 2WD vehicles cannot be brought to Moreton Island as there are no sealed roads.
    Answered on January 8, 2020
  • Is it within walking distance from the boat to the property if not how far do we have to walk
    Yes, the resort is within walking distance for guests arriving on the Tangalooma passenger ferry.
    Answered on May 27, 2020
  • Parking for resort at ferry point can you pre book space
    Parking is available on site at Holt Street Ferry Terminal (reservation is not needed) and costs AUD 20 per calendar day, payable on the day of travel...
    Answered on March 25, 2022
Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
2 Restaurants On Site

    Fire and Stone

    Food: Asian

    Beach Cafe

    Food: Australian

Resort Facilities at Tangalooma Island Resort
  • Beachfront
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling Additional charge
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing Additional charge
  • Karaoke
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table
  • Playground
  • Fishing Additional charge
  • Tennis court
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and charges apply.
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs AUD 20 per day.
  • Daily housekeeping Additional charge
  • ATM on site
  • Tour desk
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Laundry
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
Safety & security
  • Safe
  • Paid WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
2 swimming pools
Pool 1 – outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Fenced pool
Pool 2 – outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Fenced pool
  • Massage
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Chinese

House rules Tangalooma Island Resort takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


8:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 15 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
AUD 20 per stay

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Tangalooma Island Resort accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Boat transfers to and from Tangalooma Island Resort are an additional charge, payable at the resort on arrival:

Boat transfers are AUD 84 return per adult, AUD 46 return per child 3-14 years, free for children up to 2 years

Please note that you are automatically booked on 12:30pm boat on day of arrival (Brisbane to Tangalooma) and the 2.30pm boat on the day of departure (Tangalooma to Brisbane). Please contact Tangalooma after booking to request alternative transfer times.

Please reconfirm transfers at least 24 hours prior to arrival by contacting the resort directly.

Please note that a 1% surcharge applies for payments made with Visa and Mastercard. A 1.8% surcharge applies for payments made with American Express credit cards and a 2.5% surcharge applies for Diners Card.

Please note that any resort guest that requires uninterrupted continuous power supply for life support equipment, is required to notify the property 96 hours in advanced prior to check-in at the resort or its ferry transportation.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Tangalooma Island Resort

  • The prices at Tangalooma Island Resort may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at Tangalooma Island Resort can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 5.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Yes, Tangalooma Island Resort is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Tangalooma Island Resort is 0.6 miles from the center of Tangalooma.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Tangalooma Island Resort by:

    • Ferry 1h 20min

  • Check-in at Tangalooma Island Resort is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Tangalooma Island Resort offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Pool table
    • Snorkeling
    • Ping-pong
    • Tennis court
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Karaoke
    • Beachfront
    • Beach
    • Swimming pool

  • The nearest beach is 650 feet from Tangalooma Island Resort.

  • Tangalooma Island Resort has 2 restaurants:

    • Fire and Stone
    • Beach Cafe

  • Room options at Tangalooma Island Resort include:

    • Double
    • Apartment
    • Villa
    • Family