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Tangalooma Island Resort Blogs & Articles

White-bellied Sea-Eagle's release

09 Mar 2021

By Tangalooma Island Resort

Moreton was hit by a car on Moreton Island and also had a fishing hook in her stomach. She is very lucky to have been found and given expert care and rehabilitation by the amazing team involved.

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Tinkerbell's Gift

02 Sep 2020

By Tangalooma Island Resort

Imagine everyone’s excitement when just recently, one of the dolphins gave chase to a large eel before catching it right in front of their eyes!

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Sea Shepherd & Tangalooma Join Forces

20 Jan 2020

By Tangalooma Island Resort

Sea Shepherd recently landed on the beach at Tangalooma and a large group of over 50 people assisted in a large-scale beach clean-up.

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Moreton Island Bushfire Animals

02 Dec 2019

By Tangalooma Island Resort

The Wildlife living in the National Parks on Moreton Island has been under a great deal of stress lately and with no rain, the island is looking very dry.

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October Turtle Rescue

29 Oct 2019

By Tangalooma Island Resort

The Eco Rangers have found a turtle with his front left flipper missing, and will send him off to Marine Parks for veterinary care.

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Pelican Fishing Line Rescue

24 Oct 2019

By Tangalooma Island Resort

This week we noticed one of our Pelicans “Mr Percival” had two fishing hooks embedded in his beak, with fishing line wrapping around him, keeping his beak closed.

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Sugar Glider Rehabilitation

24 Oct 2019

By Tangalooma Island Resort

Over the last few weeks, three sugar gliders have been found around the resort that needed some help.

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August Update with Eco Ranger Dan

22 Aug 2019

By Eco Ranger Daniel

Tangalooma's Eco Ranger Dan gives us his whale watching update, as we pass the halfway mark through the 2019 whale watching season.

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Whale Watching 2019 Season Launch

12 Jun 2019

By Eco Ranger Daniel

There is a lot of action happening on the coastline of Moreton Island right now. We also had a close encounter with a false killer whale which is a unique and rare experience for all.

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Whale Watching Update with Eco Ranger Dan

11 Jun 2019

By Eco Ranger Daniel

There have been several sightings of Whales over the past few days. Some are even showing off for guests on the cruise by breaching and splashing about.

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Spot whales by day and hand feed wild dolphins by night

04 Jun 2019

By Tangalooma Island Resort

Launching on June 1, Tangalooma's 2019 whale watching season is expected to be its biggest and best yet, with a 10% increase in calves to enter the waters of Moreton Bay before the end of October.

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Whale Watching Intro with Eco Ranger Jess

01 Jun 2019

By Eco Ranger Jess

A record 36,000 humpback whales will travel all the way from Antarctica to navigate Queensland's warmer coastline.

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Meet George the Welcome Swallow

15 Apr 2019

By Eco Ranger Jess

At Tangalooma we are extremely fortunate to live in an environment that is home to many different species of birds, including George.

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Cane Toad Detection Dog Reggie

08 Nov 2018

By Tangalooma Island Resort

Meet Reggie, a working English Springer Spaniel trained to detect cane toads, and is tasked with the important role of keeping Moreton Island cane toad free.

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Sea World Rescue Training Day

06 Jun 2018

By Eco Ranger Sue

Last week the SeaWorld Rescue and Rehabilitation team organised  a refresher training day at Tangalooma for the National Park Rangers and the Tangalooma Eco Rangers.

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Tangalooma Eco Rangers save the day

27 Feb 2018

By Eco Ranger James

Keeping a watchful eye on the abundance of wildlife that call Moreton Bay home is a round the clock job for the Eco Rangers that live and work at Tangalooma Island Resort.

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Baby pelicans released at Tangalooma

26 Feb 2018

By Eco Ranger Sue

We love animals great and small at Tangalooma and the friendly pelican is no exception. We catch up with Eco Ranger Sue as she updates us on the recent release of 2 baby pelicans.

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Nari's Journey

01 Jul 2017

By Tangalooma Island Resort

It’s hard to believe that today, many guests get the chance to meet 20 year old wild bottlenose dolphin Nari, completely unaware of his incredible escape from the jaws of a 3 metre bull shark.

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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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