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Tangalooma Island Resort Blogs & Articles

Some incredible footage captured today

20 Sep 2017

By Eco Ranger James

Wow, was the word of the day! We couldn't even finish the safety briefing before we ran into our first pod of whales waiting on the sandbar in about 8 meters!

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The whales seem to be checking us out on today's cruise

27 Aug 2017

By Eco Ranger Tessa

One of the best whale watches of the season occurred today! The pristine weather conditions complimented the very curious whales in Moreton Bay Marine Park.

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Possum Stuck in a Brick

07 Mar 2015

By Eco Ranger Ina

Reception called us today, saying that a guest had reported a sugar glider possum stuck in a brick near the back sports oval.

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Peanut the Baby Possum

06 Mar 2015

By Eco Ranger Ina

TMECC got a call about a baby possum that another staff member had found on one of the walkways around the resort.

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Injured Pied Cormorant

15 Jan 2015

By Eco Ranger Ina

Last week we have had to catch a pied cormorant that was caught up in fishing lines and hooks.

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Hawksbill Turtle Rescue

08 Nov 2014

By Eco Ranger Ina

This morning we’ve had a Hawksbill Sea Turtle brought in. She was found by a group of divers at Curtain Artificial Reef, a little North of Tangalooma.

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Cruising in Moreton Bay Marine Park

16 Oct 2014

By Eco Ranger Ina

Moreton Bay boasts an incredible diversity of marine life, due to its location in an area of overlap between tropical and temperate zones.

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Bluespotted Maskray Stingray

06 Feb 2014

By Tangalooma Island Resort

The bluespotted maskray is a medium sized stingray species, growing up to 40cm in disc width, and 70cm in total length.

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Tessellate Moray Eel

30 Jan 2014

By Tangalooma Island Resort

The tessellate moray is a large species of moray eel found within the Indo-West Pacific. They grow up to 1.8m in length, but may potentially get as large as 3m.

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Bigeye Trevally

21 Jan 2014

By Tangalooma Island Resort

The big eye trevally is a common predatory fish distributed throughout the Indo-Pacific, and found around inshore and offshore reefs and seamounts down to depths of 100m.

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Feather Fin Bullfish

12 Sep 2013

By Tangalooma Island Resort

The feather fin bullfish is a common reef fish distributed throughout the Indo-Pacific. They are found singly or in pairs in many reef environments.

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Blue Swimmer Crab

04 Sep 2013

By Tangalooma Island Resort

Blue swimmer crabs (also known as sand crabs) are specialised for swimming in the water, with their back pair of legs being paddle shaped.

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Yellow Boxfish

05 Aug 2013

By Tangalooma Island Resort

The yellow boxfish can be found in tropical and temperate regions throughout the Indo-Pacific oceans, usually associated with lagoons, and coral/rocky reefs from depths of 1m to 40m deep.

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Starry Pufferfish

16 Jul 2013

By Tangalooma Island Resort

The Starry pufferfish belongs to the family Tetraodontidae, which includes all species of toadfish and pufferfish.

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