Tangalooma's Brisbane Whale Watching News

Stay up to date on Brisbane Whale Watching With our eco-ranger Updates & Blogs

Read first hand accounts of what is seen on-board our Whale Watching Cruises. Updates are posted daily by our on-board Eco Rangers and Commentary team.

Canon Collective Takes Over Moreton Island

21 Nov 2017

By Tangalooma Island Resort

Time to flashback to last month when over 80 eager photography buffs graced the shores of Moreton Island to partake in the largest ‘Canon Collective’ photography festival in history!

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Whales sighted from the beachfront

13 Oct 2017

By Eco Ranger James

The expectations were very high this morning in the build up to the whale watch, with a whale already being sighted about 200 meters off the beach!

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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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Welfie Worthy Whale Watch

08 Sep 2017

By Eco Ranger Tessa

As we sat on the staircase, we literally got to look into this giant mammals eyes as it rested on the surface and stared at us. The whale stayed with us for 45 minutes

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Humpback Whale Calf Smiling for us

03 Sep 2017

By Eco Ranger Tessa

It was quite fascinating with the calf, as every time it head lunged, it opened its mouth mid-air! The calf may have been practicing its hunting techniques for later on in life.

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Dolphin Communication Research

24 Aug 2017

By Tangalooma Island Resort

Marine Education and Conservation Centre staff have documented the behaviours and interactions of wild bottlenose dolphins that visit the shores of the resort each evening.

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Kids Cancer Project take over Whale Watching

23 Aug 2017

By Tangalooma Island Resort

Tangalooma’s whale watching cruise was taken over by some of Australia’s unknown superheros with patients and families from The Kids' Cancer Project.

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Kids Cancer Project joined the Whale Watch

08 Aug 2017

By Eco Ranger Paul

Today was a very special day indeed. We welcomed aboard a group of little legends from The Kids Cancer Project, as well as a whole host of other excited guests.

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Brown Whale Sighting

02 Aug 2017

By Eco Ranger Tessa

Most people have heard of the rare albino white whale, Migaloo. However this whale surprised us as it’s the first one we’ve seen with brown/orange colours covering most of its back!

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False Killer Whales stole the show

22 Jul 2017

By Eco Ranger Tessa

The activity levels of the Humpback whales picked up today! Guests sighted whales heading both north and south.

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Whales sighted just off Tangalooma

20 Jul 2017

By Eco Ranger Tessa

What a surprising day, guests staying at the resort were treated to some free whale watching thanks to some close humpbacks!

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Students Inspire the Community

18 Jul 2017

By Tangalooma Island Resort

Did you see our beloved Eco Marines on the TODAY Show this week? If not then now's your chance!

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Tangalooma gets the tick from EarthCheck

28 Apr 2017

By Tangalooma Island Resort

Tangalooma Island Resort has recently achieved Certified Silver status through EarthCheck!

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Cruze Doubles the dose of gifts

27 Apr 2017

By Tangalooma Island Resort

When you think of the typical 'gift', a foul smelling Sea Mullet probably isn't at the top of your wish list! But for Eco Ranger Paul, this is exactly what he received on the 6th of April!

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Special Arrival

24 Nov 2016

By Tangalooma Island Resort

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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Tangalooma Features in Brisbane Monopoly!

23 Oct 2016

By Tangalooma Island Resort

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

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Silhouette Fishing Hook and Line Rescue

18 Jan 2016

By Eco Ranger Sue

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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Humpback Whales filmed using the latest drone technology

04 Nov 2015

By Tangalooma Island Resort

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

03 Nov 2015

By Tangalooma Island Resort

Visitors to Tangalooma received a big surprise when Tinkerbell, seasoned mother of four dolphins, arrived into shore with a new calf...

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Dolphin Tinkerbell is pregnant!

15 Oct 2015

By Tangalooma Island Resort

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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White Whale Sighted

05 Aug 2015

By Tangalooma Island Resort

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

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Cruze the Baby Dolphin

14 Jul 2015

By Eco Ranger Sue

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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