Dolphin Watching Cruise - Glenelg, South Australia

Dolphin Watching Cruise - Glenelg, South Australia

Witnessing dolphins playing in their natural environment is so often a life-enhancing experience. You can make friends with these intelligent mammals just a short distance from Adelaide.

Glenelg (Glenelg)
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$68 child (3 - 15)

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  • Description
    • See dolphins playing in their natural environment
    • Cruise around the picturesque waterways off the coast of Glenelg
    • Interact with dolphins while the crew keeps you informed and safe

    Seeing dolphins in the wild is every bit as magical as you might expect it to be, and nothing can compare to getting up close and personal with a pod of the playful creatures. So if you’re keen to see them for yourself, head out on a dolphin watching cruise and you and the crew can track them down together.

    Starting from Adelaide’s Glenelg Marina nice and early, you’ll set out into the beautiful surrounding coastal waterways and start searching. Enjoy cruising around on a mighty 58 foot sailing catamaran with a friendly crew there to give you a briefing about the day and informative commentary as you go. Sometimes you spot dolphins within minutes of leaving the marina, and other times it takes a little longer to seek them out, but that’s the nature of wild animals and it’s completely worth the wait. 

    As a ‘watcher’ you’ll have an ideal view of any dolphin encounters just by the boat, so you won’t miss a moment of the magic. You’ll cruise around through beautiful scenery from about 7:45am to 11:30am. This cruise provider boasts an average of over 40 dolphin sightings per trip, with some trips seeing over 200. So get out there and get excited to see the grace and playfulness of wild dolphins for yourself.

    Intensity: 3.0 Intensity
    Intensity: 3.0 Intensity
  • Experience Details

    Fitness and Experience

    • Children two and under are free of charge
    • Children of any age are welcome on the boat to view the dolphins from the deck

    What to Bring/Wear

    • Hat, sunscreen, and any other sun protective gear you might need
    • Warm clothes
    • Any snacks or drinks you may want, as there are no snacks or refreshments provided on the cruise

    What is Supplied

    • Four hour dolphin cruise
    • Expert crew commentary
    • Safety briefing

    More Information

    • Experience is not available in July or August
    • This cruise runs with a maximum of 25 watchers and 25 swimmers - swimming with dolphins is a separate experience that will also be on the cruise
    • There will be three to four guides on board
    • A minimum of six people are required to run each cruise
    • This experience lasts from 7:45am to 11:30am, however, it is important that you arrive at the boat by 7:30am sharp
    • In warmer months, from November to March, the experience is available every day
    • In April, May, June, September, October, the experience is available on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
    • Dolphins are wild and free to swim wherever they wish, so there’s a good chance you’ll see dolphins, but this cannot be guaranteed

  • 7 Reviews
    7 Reviews
    4.7 out of 5

    The staff knew a lot and you could tell it was just a job to them, it is a passion. The way they handled people who were seasick was amazing too, id be grossed out by that but they were very caring

    Carolynn F   4 out of 5

    We thoroughly enjoyed our outing! We decided to take this excursion because we had a day with no winery visits planned, and we booked it in an off the cuff manner as a time filler -- not expecting too much. We were more than pleasantly surprised! The boat was beautiful, the coastline and views just stunning. This turned out to be a highlight of our trip to South Australia! Our photos were just exceptional. The dolphin cruise followed by lunch, some shopping, and an afternoon on the beach made for a perfect day. We would highly recommend to others!

    Michael B   4 out of 5

    This was my second trip and I would do it again.

    Victoria M   5 out of 5

    Speechless is all i can't say. Too good really awsome. will go with my friends again. soon.

    Lydia B   5 out of 5

    I was surprised at the number of dolphins we saw and how close they were. Next time I will go in the water.

    Victoria M   5 out of 5

    Loved the fresh sea air, the wonderful dolphins in their natural habitat, and viewing the suburbs along the coastline. Would loved to have had a hot coffee and muffin while on board!

    Kevin S   5 out of 5

    loved it, totally awesome experience which I have already recommended to everyone

    Charles P   5 out of 5
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