Old Whaling Station Tours & Talks

Temporary Changes to Resort Tours & Activities: There will be some activities that will not operate under the current COVID restrictions. Our cruise tours and island tours & activities will operate with fewer guests to ensure social distancing measures are adhered to. This may limit availability therefore we recommend booking prior to travel (if possible). We thank you for your understanding and support. View current status & restrictions on Resort services due to COVID-19 here.

Tangalooma's Old Whaling Station Tour & Talk - Moreton Island History

Learn about the history and operations of Tangalooma's Old Whaling Station & Flensing Deck with one of our Eco Rangers. Learn how the town of Tangalooma on Moreton Island evolved from the devastating exploitation of whales, to becoming the home of sustainable whale watch tourism and conservation. Consult the What's On Guide to see our Flensing Deck tours that may be operating during your resort visit.

  • Old Whaling Station Tour & Talks
  • FREE
  • Up to 60 minutes (Varies)


The Eco Centre

What to bring

A camera, and a thirst for history

Seasonal Availability

Consult your What's On Guide for details of Scheduled tours, or visit the EcoCentre to enquire about whether tours will be operating during your visit.

How to book

Bookings not required.

Tangalooma is a Private Resort - Official Guests Only

Only official authorised visitors to Tangalooma Island Resort are allowed to access the food & beverage outlets, Retail or general guest facilities of Tangalooma. Unauthorised casual visitors to Moreton Island are not permitted to use these facilities. See our Casual Visitor Policy for further information.

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