Holidays for Families

Perfect for Family Getaways & travelling with kids

Surrounded by crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches and untouched National Park, Tangalooma Island Resort on Moreton Island is the perfect destination for an island getaway - right on Brisbane's doorstep!


At Tangalooma there's always something for you and your family to do with a range of things to do, with activities appealing to all family interests.

With accommodation types ranging from 3.5 star to 4.5 star, over 320 hotel rooms, resort units, family suites, absolute beachfront villas, family friendly private houses and 2, 3 & 4 bedroom 'Deep Blue' apartments - most within 50 metres of the beach, it's easy to see why Tangalooma Island Resort is one of Australia's most renowned, family-friendly holiday destinations.

Brisbane's Favourite Family Holiday Destination

Whether your family is looking for a relaxing, educational, adventurous or nature based escape, Tangalooma Island Resort is the ideal getaway! With plenty of things to do in Brisbane, and a unique combination of relaxation, nature and adventure, makes Tangalooma a must do holiday destination for every Brisbane family.

If you would like to see what makes Tangalooma an iconic Queensland family favourite, popular family holiday blogger BrisbaneKids often visits and writes about their experiences at Tangalooma Island Resort:

A brisbane Kids Favourite Destination

See what makes tangalooma a regular destination for brisbane kids!

Activities for the Kids

Each evening wild bottlenose dolphins swim up to the beach where they are hand fed by resort guests, an unforgettable experience. Other activities include ATV Quad Bike Tours, Desert Safari Tour including sand tobogganing, scuba diving, snorkelling the wrecks and more! The resort provides a selection of casual family friendly restaurants including a Buffet Breakfast Restaurant, easy take away food from the Beach Café, and don't forget the Coffee Shop which is perfect for hand scooped rainbow icecreams!

From $80/ Per Person

ATV Quad Bike Tour

Experience the thrill of riding on an ATV quad bike along the beach and through the bushland at Tangalooma. Our professional guides will assist you through the tour, regardless of your experience.

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From $85/ Per Adult

Blue Lagoon Safari Bus Tour

This unique tour will take you to the Blue Lagoon, located on the eastern side of the island. Covering forty-two hectares, it is one of the largest freshwater lakes on the island.

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From $53/ Per Adult

Desert Safari Tour with Sand Tobogganing

Feel the need for speed? Take a journey to the scenic Tangalooma Desert region as part of this thrilling 4WD bus tour. Participate in the exhilarating sport of sand tobogganing, reaching speeds of up to 40 km per hour!

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From $79/ Per Person

Fishing Tour (Catch and Release)

Join the Tangatours team on a two hour ‘Fishing Tour’ amongst the unique locations on the calm waters of Moreton Bay. All equipment will be provided while you head out in search of local fish species.

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From $69/ Per Person

Marine Discovery Cruise

Go further than land can take you and enjoy a cruise along the Moreton Bay, were you are able to see the marine life beneath the surface.

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Kookaburra Feeding

Ever wanted to learn more about this iconic Australian bird and meet one (or several!) up close? Join our Eco Rangers for the daily Kookaburra feeding, just meet outside The Eco Centre!

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Old Whaling Station Tours

Learn how the town of Tangalooma evolved from the devastating exploitation of whales, to becoming the home of sustainable whale watch tourism and conservation.

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Pelican Feeding & Sea Bird Talk

Every morning Tangalooma's Eco Rangers feed the Australian Pelicans, the largest of the pelican species from the Tangalooma Jetty.

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From $158/ Per Adult

Southern Safari Bus Tour

Explore the Southern end of pristine Moreton Island aboard Tangalooma's stunning Southern Safari Tour. Includes a delicious island lunch.

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Squash Court

Enjoy some fitness with Squash! Grab a mate (or 3) for some fitness fun in a four-walled court with a small, hollow rubber ball.

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From $25/ Hire

Kayak Hire

Kayaking tours to the Tangalooma Wrecks provide the perfect opportunity to see them up close without getting wet! Look out for the variety of marine life that live around this area.

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Swimming Pools

Kick back and enjoy the day sitting by the resort pools at Tangalooma Island Resort. There are 2 pools for resort guests, and a private pool for Deep Blue Apartments.

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Tennis Court

Wanting to keep fit while you're on holiday? Grab some rackets and tennis balls and head over to the Tangalooma tennis courts with your friends and let the games begin!

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From $39/ Per Adult

Wrecks Sightseeing and Fish Feeding Cruise

The sightseeing and fish feeding tour is fantastic for all ages and a great way to see the beautiful Tangalooma shipwrecks. See what’s under the water without getting wet!

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From $5/ Per Person


Gear up for the day with a morning Vinyasa session or wind down from the day's activities with a calming evening Yin class. No matter your skill level or previous experience, our classes will leave you calm and relaxed!

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School Holiday Must-Do Activities

Tangalooma Island Resort often provides additional activities and presentations on Queensland School Holidays to keep the kids busy. Previous years activities in the kids club have included arts and crafts, and special kids movies. Please see the weekly what's on guide before the next school holidays for further information:

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