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Tangalooma Blog Articles

  • A View From Above

    February 23 2017

    We’re all in awe of the incredible work our young Tangalooma EcoMarines are doing to protect and conserve our pristine natural environment. But Angel from Banksia Beach State School has taken her passion to a whole new level, taking to the small screen to make a passionate plea for the community to step up and take responsible action against plastic usage! Meet Tangalooma EcoMarines ambassador, Angel!

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  • A View From Above

    February 23 2017

    There could be worse ways to spend your days than flying high over the natural Surroundings of Moreton Island. But the Tangalooma Heli crew aren’t complaining! Each day they give guests a sneak peek into the pristine natural environment that encapsulates Moreton Island. Take a look at the day in the life of an Tangalooma Heli pilot...

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  • Tangalooma Features in Qantas’ Latest Safety Video

    February 22 2017

    Taken a Qantas Flight lately? Well if you have, chances are you’ve seen Tangalooma feature in the brand spankin’ new safety video! To say we’re chuffed to have been featured in this incredible production is an understatement! If you have had a chance to catch up with your new favourite safety briefing, now’s your chance.

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  • #TBT That Time Roger Federer Aced Dolphin Feeding

    February 22 2017

    Safe to say we’ve developed a bit of a soft spot for Mr Roger Federer after he graced us in 2015 to try his luck at hand feeding a wild dolphin. And with the summer of tennis having just wrapped up for 2017 (well done to our main man Roge taking out the title) we thought we best take a trip down memory lane to relive the moment Roger Federer visited Tangalooma to hand feed crowd favourite, Echo!

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  • Introducing Marc Collins

    February 22 2017

    Every year, Tangalooma welcomes its fair share of photography enthusiasts to the Resort, all on their never ending quest to capture that perfect moment in nature’s playground. Marc Collins is no exception. Having visited Tangalooma twice a year since 2009, it’s fair to say that Marc is a Tangalooma photography veteran. We caught up with Marc to get a look into his top 5 moments from Tangalooma…so far!

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  • 10 Reasons to take a break

    February 22 2017

    Often dubbed “nature’s theme park”, Tangalooma Island Resort is the treasured epicentre of the Moreton Bay region, offering infinite delights for the whole family to enjoy these school holidays. But if you need help getting started, here are our top 10 must do activities while visiting!

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  • Interview with photographer Emily-Ann Marskell

    December 21 2016

    Young and upcoming Sunshine Coast photographer Emily-Ann Marskell recently spent some time with us at Tangalooma Island Resort...

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  • It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas … at Tangalooma!

    December 19 2016

    We may not have snow or dorky Christmas jumpers, but we wouldn't trade an Aussie Christmas for anything! Here's how you'll know that it's Christmas time at Tangalooma Island resort...

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  • 10 Tanga Experiences In 10 hours

    December 16 2016

    Whether your staying over night or cruising over to the Resort for the day, Tangalooma has so much to offer! Here is our must-do list of 10 Tangalooma experiences to squeeze into 10 hours...

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  • The Gift of Giving

    December 12 2016

    With the Christmas spirit in full effect, we thought it best we share a rather peculiar story on the gift of giving. This time, involving our favourite dolphin visitors!

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  • Christmas Colour Ins

    December 10 2016

    Keep the kids busy indoors with these free Tangalooma Christmas coloring sheets! 3 free colour in sheets are available featuring marine life, tangalooma dolphins and a aussie christmas palm tree!

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  • The Wrecks by Night

    November 25 2016

    Summer holidays have officially kicked off at Tangalooma Island Resort with the launch of its first ever Glass Bottom Boat experience...

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  • Special Arrival

    November 24 2016

    One of Tangalooma's most famous wild dolphins gave crowds a wonderful surprise during a wild dolphin feeding session recently, with the arrival of her long-awaited calf...

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  • Whale Watching Wrapped Up

    November 23 2016

    Tangalooma's 2016 whale watching season was the most successful season ever, with over 1,000 Humpback whales sighted form June to October...

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  • Sweet Ocean's Photography Guide

    November 22 2016

    Larisa Oganova notes Tangalooma as her favourite photography hotspot, travelling with her family capturing moments in natures aquatic playground...

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  • The Wave of Change

    November 22 2016

    Our favourite Eco Marines are at it again, this time celebrating their year-long efforts to save Moreton Bay marine and wildlife and a special event dubbed ‘The Wave’...

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  • Mad Maurie's Top 5 Sunsets

    November 21 2016

    Take a look at some of Mad Maurie's best sunset photos, taken during his time working at Tangalooma for tours and guest services...

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  • Spotlight On 'Betts'

    November 1 2016

    We thought it was time we caught up with one of the newer dolphin visitors Betts, a male dolphin calf whose ancestry stems right back...

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  • Wrapper Free Wednesday

    October 30 2016

    Roll-up…roll-up, but please don’t bring the plastic. Wilston State School have just launched a new initiative to inspire a change of habits within their school community...

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  • Sunset Drinks with an added 'hook'!

    October 29 2016

    Your Tangalooma sunset drinks have just been made a whole lot better as the Tangalooma Sessions music program rolls on across October and beyond...

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  • Top 5 of Spring

    October 29 2016

    Spring brings upon us some of the best conditions of the year, so we thought we best catch up with some of our island staff to ask....

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  • Tangalooma Features in Brisbane Monopoly!

    October 23 2016

    Tangalooma Island Resort is officially in Brisbane's new Monopoly board, taking up residency on Regent Street...

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  • Green Heart Photography Competition

    October 20 2016

    The 2016 Green Heart Photography Competition asks Brisbane residents to grab their cameras, get outdoors...

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  • TMECC Showcase

    August 23 2016

    There's no such thing as a normal day on the bay for our staff at the Tangalooma Marine Education and Conservation Centre...

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  • Quandamooka 2016

    July 7 2016

    All aboard the Tangalooma whale watch as the Quandamooka people welcome the whales to the waters off Moreton Island...

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  • 30 Day Whale Watching Wrap

    July 6 2016

    The 2016 whale watch season has started out with a bang, with a huge amount of Humpback Whale sightings...

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  • How baby dolphins play games with pufferfish

    July 5 2016

    Over the last few weeks Calypso has been entertaining guests watching the dolphin feed from the jetty by playing with puffer fish...

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  • Desert Sands

    July 4 2016

    Leaving Tangalooma, you go for a bumpy 15 minute bus ride through thick Australian Sclerophyll forest...

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  • Corey (Whale Eco Ranger) Interview

    May 31 2016

    Q&A with Tangalooma Eco Ranger Corey Mansillas, who will be the Eco Ranger Commentator on board Tangalooma's Whale Watch Cruises...

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  • Rich (Skipper) Interview

    February 18 2016

    Our always reliable Marine Operations Manager, Richard, describes what a day in the life of a Tangalooma Island Resort boat skipper is really like...

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  • Tangalooma Bucket List

    March 17 2016

    The experience is yours at Tangalooma. To help personalise your visit, we have put together a list of our TOP 5 Tangalooma Bucket List items!

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  • Matt (Dolphin Care) Interview

    February 01 2016

    We catch up with our 'irish dolphin whisper' Matt to learn a little more about the behind the scenes action of our dolphin care team...

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  • Silhouette Fishing Hook and Line Rescue

    January 18 2016

    Crowds at the evening dolphin feeding program at Tangalooma Island Resort offered rounds of applause last night as the experienced team at the TMECC performed another successful dolphin rescue...

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  • Interview with 'Maxi'

    December 10 2015

    After Trent 'Maxi' Maxwell, one of the lifesaving superstars of the hit TV show Bondi Rescue, recently came and visited Tangalooma we took the chance to ask him a few quick questions...

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  • Tinkerbell's Calf Update

    November 12 2015

    It has been just over a week now since Tinkerbell swam in with a new baby calf. The calf was very small but has been growing and filling out quickly in the past week...

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  • Humpback Whales filmed using the latest drone technology

    November 4 2015

    Ground-breaking video footage of a mother humpback whale and her calf frolicking in waters off Cape Moreton will be used to educate visitors to Tangalooma on whale conservation...

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  • Tinkerbell's new born calf arrives

    November 3 2015

    Visitors to Tangalooma received a big surprise when Tinkerbell, seasoned mother of four dolphins, arrived into shore with a new calf. Tangalooma operates one of the world's most successful dolphin provisional feeding programs...

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  • Sue (Dolphin Care) Profile

    November 2 2015

    Every day we feed the seabirds, run dolphin behaviour presentations and kookaburra-feeding programs before gearing up for the nightly dolphin feed...

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  • Dolphin Tinkerbell is pregnant!

    October 15 2015

    Staff at Tangalooma have been very excited over the past few weeks after discovering that Tinkerbell, our alpha female dolphin is pregnant with baby number FIVE!

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  • Whale Song

    October 10 2015

    This singing behaviour has intrigued scientists for years as it is considered a case of "culture" in an animal. Culture is defined as a behaviour that's...

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  • Brad (TangaTours) Profile

    September 20 2015

    Considering a sea-change? Get some inspo from Brad (from TangaTours) as he explains why this is the best move he ever made!

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  • Henk (Guest Services) Profile

    August 26 2015

    We caught up with our 'go-to' man on the island, to learn a little more about the years he's spent in our little piece of paradise, and get an inside glimpse into just how much we've grown!

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  • Mike Jones (Heli Pilot) Profile

    August 19 2015

    Michael Jones is a living his dream working as a helicopter pilot at Tangalooma. Michael has taken this opportunity to capture some great aeriel shots...

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  • Photographer's Guide to Moreton Island

    August 11 2015

    Moreton Island, is nothing short of paradise, a photographers haven. With views rivalling the Great Barrier Reef, and an extensive diversity to it...

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  • Rare White Whale Sighting

    August 5 2015

    White whales are extremely rare, there are thought to be only four known all white humpback whales in the world...

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  • Quandamooka Festival

    August 3 2015

    An ancient aboriginal tradition has been brought to life at Tangalooma on Queensland's Moreton Island...

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  • Keiran Lusk Profile

    July 15 2015

    Keiran Lusk is a photographer and local resident on Moreton Island. He is also a lighthouse caretaker and park ranger on the island...

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  • Cruze the Baby Dolpin

    July 14 2015

    Feel-good story alert! Just recently the latest addition to the Tangalooma dolphin family ‘Cruze' was officially inducted into the nightly feeding...

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  • Fire & Stone Restaurant - Manager Interview

    July 13 2015

    Featuring mouth-watering Sichuan cuisine, delivered with both authenticity and theatre, our new restaurant Fire & Stone has quickly become a favourite...

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