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Cruise, Dolphin Adventure & Desert Safari at Tangalooma- from Brisbane

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Key Highlights

  • Enjoy a leisurely cruise across Moreton Bay to Tangalooma Island Resort
  • Hand-feed wild dolphins at sunset
  • Thrilling Desert Safari and exciting activities like Sand Tobogganing
  • Choose from 25 free fun-filled activities at the resort
  • Unlimited access to the VIP lounge
  • Includes a food and beverage voucher at Tangalooma Resort
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?




    Start time

    You can start at 7:00am or 10:00am

    Meeting Point

    Holt Street Wharf, 220 Holt Street, located in Pinkenba
    Holt Street Wharf is easily accessible at just 10 minutes’ drive from the Airport, and 15 minutes’ drive from the Brisbane Central Business District.

    Ending Point

    Same as start point

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Looking for an opportunity to connect with nature and de-stress? Then a day at the Tangalooma Island Resort is exactly what you need. Enjoy a lovely cruise from Brisbane across Moreton Bay and have an adventurous, educational or nature based experience at the Tangalooma Island Resort. Enjoy the freedom of coming and leaving whenever you feel like it.

    Go on the exciting Desert Safari where you can try sand tobogganing. You have the option of customising your day according to your mood. Have an adventure packed day or a simply relaxed and restful one at the Tangalooma Island Resort!

    Enjoy hand-feeding a pod of wild bottlenose dolphins that visit the shores each evening at sunset. You also have the wonderful opportunity to learn more about the charming creatures.


    You will depart from Brisbane Holt Street Wharf at either 7am or 10am (as per option chosen) and enjoy a leisurely cruise of approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes across the Moreton Bay to Tangalooma. Enjoy a thrilling Desert Safari where you go to the 100 acre Tangalooma Desert and climb one of the highest sand dunes and toboggan back down.

    You will get a food and beverage voucher with this tour which you can redeem at the resort for lunch. Attend presentations and tours on dolphin behaviour and data collection at the Tangalooma Marine Education and Conservation Centre.

    You will be spending up to 10 hours at the Tangalooma Island Resort, where you will have access to the resort’s facilities that include 2 swimming pools, restaurants and bars. You can also spend time at the air conditioned VIP lounge and use the showers, lockers, lounges and tea and coffee making facilities.

    Your fun-filled day draws to a close with hand feeding wild dolphins at sunset. The tour comes to an end with a cruise back across the bay after feeding the dolphins. You can leave Tangalooma Resort and return to the wharf according to scheduled boat timings.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Return boat transfers from Holt Street Wharf
    • AUD20.00 per adult and AUD15.00 per child food and beverage voucher
    • Dolphin feeding experience
    • Desert Safari including sand tobogganing
    • Unlimited use of the VIP Lounge


    • Drinks
    • Coach transfers
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all departure details.

    Wild dolphin hand feeding programme is subject to weather, tides and dolphin attendance.

    Timings are valid till 31 March 2016

    Boat leaves Tangalooma Resort at the following times:

    Monday, Saturday and Sunday: 8:30am / 2:00pm / 4:00pm/ 7:00pm

    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 8:30am / 4:00pm / 7:00pm

    Boat timings vary depending on sunset times. Please note 7:00pm departure from Tangalooma is subject to change. Departure occurs at the completion of dolphin feeding at approximately 7:00pm in winter, 7:30pm in autumn/spring and 8:00pm in summer.

    Voucher Information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

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