Tangalooma Dolphin Viewing Day Cruise with Desert Safari

Tangalooma Island Resort

Book your Tangalooma Dolphin Viewing Day Cruise with Desert Safari

Looking for a Moreton Island cruise with up close and personal wildlife experiences? Beat the traffic and switch to cruise mode with a day trip to Tangalooma Island Resort, Moreton Island from Brisbane. Extend your visit to nature’s playground... Read More



Child 3-14 years

from $109

Adult 15-99 years

from $149


Looking for a Moreton Island cruise with up close and personal wildlife experiences? Beat the traffic and switch to cruise mode with a day trip to Tangalooma Island Resort, Moreton Island from Brisbane. Extend your visit to nature’s playground and view the dolphins arriving at sunset – perfect for a memorable weekend away. You won’t want to miss the chance to see wild Tangalooma dolphin feeding as they come in to shore for their nightly feed. From the vantage point of the jetty, you can see them at their most charming, with presentations from marine experts so you’ll learn about them too.

Your Daytime Experience: Desert Safari Tour

Once you’ve arrived on Moreton Island at Tangalooma Resort, you’ll be heading 1 kilometre south onto the stunning, warm sands of Moreton Island Desert. On The Desert Safari, the only tour that drives you through the national park, you’ll take your day out onto the island’s tall sand dunes. Feel the adrenaline high of sand tobogganing down the dunes, reaching speeds of up to 40km/h on a Masonite board! Prefer to keep your feet firmly on the sand? Walk among the life that thrives in this dry landscape, or take in the 32 different colours of sand in Moreton Island Desert.

Boards for your tobogganing experience are included with the Desert Safari tour! Make sure to book now to enjoy a day at Tangalooma Island Resort on the Desert Safari Tour!

Your Night-time Experience: Dolphin Viewing

The untouched national and marine parks of Moreton Bay make Tangalooma one of the few destinations in the world where visitors can interact with native wildlife in their natural environment. The island welcomes whales, dugongs, stingrays, countless sea birds and turtles, but undoubtedly the favourite regulars are the family of wild bottlenose dolphins who visit the shores each evening to be hand-fed by resort guests.

Your dolphin experience will take place on the stands on the Tangalooma pier, where you will watch the dolphin family come in and feed. The staff will tell you all about this charming family of locals and their role in the local ecosystem. Make sure to secure yourself a memorable experience by booking now!

How Tangalooma Island Resort makes your holiday memorable:

Travel to Tangalooma Island Resort on the Dolphin Viewing Day Cruise and experience the thrill of sandboarding on the Desert Safari. Your action-packed Moreton Island cruise includes a number of add-ons, including:

  • Return boat transfers from Holt St Wharf, Brisbane.
  • Day pass access to the resort.
  • Full use of resort facilities including pools, restaurants and bars.
  • 1 standard beverage on the boat transfer (tea, coffee, soft drink or water).
  • Lunch voucher ($20 per adult, $15 per child).
  • Desert Safari Tour including sand tobogganing.
  • Eco Ranger experiences
  • 'Discover the world of Dolphins' presentation at the Eco Centre.
  • Access to the dolphin viewing jetty for the dolphin viewing experience.

What’s so special about Moreton Island?

The first thing you’ll see of Moreton Island is the vast, steep sand dunes along its length. The third largest sand island in the world, Moreton Island is home to 1,200 species of plants, animals, birds, and fish, including gorgeous wildflowers, dugongs, turtles, kangaroos, and sulphur-crested cockatoos. You’ll spend your time walking along rocky headlands, or exploring crystal-clear lagoons and rivers. The rich local history and culture make Moreton Island a truly memorable North Brisbane daytrip.

Departure times for your Moreton Island cruise adventure

Departing from Brisbane (Holt St Wharf): 7.00am or 10.00am

Departing from Tangalooma Jetty: 7.00pm

Guests must return to Brisbane on the 7pm launch from Tangalooma.

About Tangalooma Island Resort

A short 75-minute catamaran cruise from Brisbane and Moreton Bay, Tangalooma Island Resort is the perfect holiday destination for those looking for a unique daytrip near Moreton Bay Region. Bring your camera, sunscreen, and towel for an educational and nature-based outing right on Brisbane’s doorstep! There are five beachfront resort accommodation styles ranging from 3.5 to 4 star quality, including hotels, units, villas & apartments, each set amidst luscious landscaped gardens and natural bush land, most with ocean views.

For fun in the sun and dolphin viewing on Brisbane’s doorstep, book your Moreton Island cruise to Tangalooma today!


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Departure Address

221 Holt Street, Pinkenba, Queensland, Australia

No pickups available.


Refunds will be processed according to the following time frames...

  • Cancellations within 2 Day of the start date incur a 100.00% fee.

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