Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in Tangalooma, Brisbane your home away from home
Tangalooma is located on beautiful Moreton island, 40km offshore from Brisbane, Queensland. The island is the third largest sand island in the world and has stunning beaches. It offers a surprising number of tours and attractions.
Things to Do in Tangalooma, Brisbane
Despite its remote location, there are many tours and activities that visitors staying in holiday rentals at Tangalooma can participate in. There are daily whalewatching cruises as thousands of whales pass Moreton Bay en route to the feeding grounds in the Antarctic. The beaches offer sunbathing, swimming, surfing and scuba diving. In the evening, visitors can get up close to the wild dolphins and even hand feed them for an unforgettable experience. Take a desert safari trip and toboggan down the sand dunes or ride a quad bike along the soft sand. Join an eco-walk to spot birds and marine wildlife, play a round of golf or take lessons in paddle boarding.
Places to Visit Around Tangalooma, Brisbane
Explore the island from your Tangalooma holiday rental. Walk in the Moreton National Forest and look for kookaburras. The Telegraph Track is another great experience to enjoy from your Tangalooma holiday home. Explore the island wildlife from this sandy track that runs through heath and woodlands. The best way to enjoy the island is by taking a boat tour or a sunset cruise. Visit the Historic Whaling Station or climb Mount Tempest, the highest stabilized dune in the world. It is a steep climb but the views are worth the effort. From the top there are spectacular vistas the length of Moreton Bay. If you like diving you can explore the Wrecks Dive Site where 15 vessels have been scuttled to create a reef for diving and snorkeling.
Weather in Tangalooma, Brisbane
Tangalooma holiday rentals have mild winters and hot summers, making it a very pleasant place to spend a vacation. Daytime temperatures reach an average 29°C (84°F) in the summer months from December to March. The cooler winter months have daytime highs of 20°C (68°F). The area has showers all year round which are heaviest from December to May.
Travel to Tangalooma, Brisbane
The nearest main airport to Tangalooma, on Moreton Island is Brisbane (BNE) airport which has international flights daily from all over the world. To reach Moreton Island, where Tangalooma holiday rentals are situated, there is a ferry which takes 75 minutes for the crossing. The ferry departs from Holt Street Wharf in Brisbane which is a 10 minute taxi ride from the airport. A high-speed catamaran departs for the island four times daily and helicopter transfers are also available.