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Tangalooma Island Resort Dolphin Feeding

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Hopefully the dolphin feeding is included in your package because it is good to do. Great... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Jason V
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Sydney, Australia
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Dolphin Feeding

Though there were many people lined up to feed the dolphins it was still worth the money. I didn't... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Georgia S
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he highlight of any visit to Brisbane is to head to Tangalooma for the opportunity to handfeed one of the wild bottlenose dolphins that visit the shores each evening at sunset. There is a large family of these playful dolphins that visit regularly...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Tangalooma Island Resort Jetty, Tangalooma, Moreton Island, Queensland 4025, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We opted for the marine discovery cruise. Two hours wasted, the glass bottom boat had 5 panes, all of which which were useless because of the wake of the boat across them. We saw two dark shapes in the seagrass off the side of the...More

Thank davidlD6153JH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing thing to do. A must if you visit the island. Very well organised so a large number of people can engage whilst respecting that the dolphins are wild.

Thank Dunlopmark
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful experience. The dolphins are wild but seem tamed. Very well organized. Eco centre is full of interesting facts about the dolphins.

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A school camp had arrived on the day of our feeding experience so we were concerned with how long it will take considering we had a 5, 2 & 1 year old however they were so efficient and organised. Their care for the dolphins are...More

Thank 428anonymous
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Hopefully the dolphin feeding is included in your package because it is good to do. Great experience, there didn’t seem to be as many people as usual so we were given multiple fish to feed the dolphins. We feed Rani :-)

Thank Jason V
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

This event came as part of our accommodation package and despite there being a huge crowd the organisation and the experience was fantastic. This resort is really focussed on eco tourism and does a great job educating Aussies and foreign tourists on responsible travelling. A...More

Thank Terrigaltraveller
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Though there were many people lined up to feed the dolphins it was still worth the money. I didn't notice the amount of people around us when we were with the dolphin. All staff were informative and friendly

Thank Georgia S
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

My hubby is 72 and wasn't real keen to experience the Dolphin feeding but our daughter got him a beach wheelchair and got him to the water. It was hysterical watching her pull off his shoes and socks as he was very reluctant to get...More

Thank wonderwoman60
Reviewed 27 August 2018

A great experience but pricey and very commercial with a couple of minutes standing in the water then move along for next couple of people. If you can't afford though it's great to watch from the jetty next to it for free.

Thank Paula Gary B
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Dolphins kept safe while we sticky beaks have an awesome experience. Informative and exciting. Such a privilege to get up close and personal with these magnificent creatures. Wonderful experience.

Thank Nonapama
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jastully
21 June 2018|
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Response from ozpuddle | Reviewed this property |
The dolphin feeding is very well organised. Only paid feeders will have access to the beach during feeding with all spectators usually seated on the adjacent jetty. This is a must do activity. Remember to wear your... More
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LynnC1207
31 May 2018|
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Response from Tangalooma | Property representative |
Most accommodation packages that are booked at the resort include Dolphin feeding - but not all. For example, guests that are staying in private accommodation not managed by the resort do not have Dolphin feeding included... More
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KatieM1734
22 April 2018|
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Response from Tangalooma | Property representative |
Hi Katie, Small children can feed the dolphins, they just need to be carried out and fully supervised by an adult. This is conditional on weather of course as (depending on tides) we can have strong waves through the... More
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