Swim With Dolphins - Glenelg, South Australia

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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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  • Description
    • Get into the water and swim with wild dolphins in their natural habitat
    • Cruise the beautiful waterways around Glenelg
    • See dolphin pods playing from the boat

    Swimming with dolphins is cool, but swimming with wild dolphins outside of an enclosure is absolutely incredible. Jumping in the water with a pod of playful dolphins is a thrilling experience that wildlife lovers will find hard to beat. 

    On this 3.5 hour dolphin cruise you’ll have the opportunity to seek out dolphins, watch them from the boat, and swim right alongside them. It’s the ultimate interactive wild dolphin adventure. You’ll board a mighty 58 foot sailing catamaran at Adelaide’s Glenelg Marina at 7:20am, and head out into the picturesque surrounding waterways soon after. One of the expert crew will brief you on what to do, what not to do, and provide a snorkeling demonstration to get you ready for the excitement ahead.  

    This cruise provider boasts an average of over 40 dolphin sightings per trip, with over 200 spotted on some trips. Sometimes you’ll find dolphins frolicking around the boat’s hulls within minutes, and other times it takes a bit longer to find the pods. During the course of your cruise, you can end up swimming with dolphins for over an hour, though that is sometimes spread over multiple swims with different pods of dolphins. That’s the nature of wild animals, and it’s worth the wait to see them up close and underwater. It’s an unforgettable view and an unbeatable experience.

    Intensity: 3.0 Intensity
    Intensity: 3.0 Intensity
  • Experience Details

    Fitness and Experience

    • The minimum age to swim with dolphins is 9 years old
    • Children of any age are welcome on the boat to view the dolphins from the deck, which can be purchased as a separate experience
    • Participants must be able to hold onto a floatation line in the water whilst the boat moves at a slow pace, and be able to get themselves in and out of the water using a step ladder
    • Moderate level of fitness required
    • Basic swimming skills are recommended
    • The largest wetsuit size is a 4XL

    What to Bring/Wear

    • Swimwear and a towel
    • Hat, sunscreen, and any other sun protective gear you might need
    • Warm clothes (for after your swim)
    • Any snacks or drinks you may want, as there are no snacks or refreshments provided on the cruise

    What is Supplied

    • 3.5 hour dolphin cruise and swim
    • Use of snorkel and mask
    • Safety briefing
    • You will be provided with a full length 5mm thick wetsuit that must be worn. If you have your own wetsuit that you want to use it must be at least 5mm thick

    More Information

    • This experience lasts from approx. 7.40am to 11.20am, however, it’s important you arrive at the boat by 7.20am 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
    • This cruise runs with a maximum of 25 swimmers and 25 watchers - 50 people in total
    • This experience is not available in July or August
    • Dolphins are wild and free to swim wherever they wish. There is a high probability that you will see dolphins, however this cannot be guaranteed

  • 14 Reviews
    14 Reviews
    4.1 out of 5

    Thank you for a fantastic experience. I will do it again on a hotter day :) as I found the swims a little challenging for me. Thank you from Rita too she is going back to Scotland with memories of a wonderful experience.

    Ruth M   5 out of 5

    It was a geat day. Enjoyed it.

    Adam D   4 out of 5

    Thank you Temptation Dolphin Swim and Adrenalin for a wonderful Day. We saw lots of Dolphins and will recommend going on board to all our friends. Regards Joan and Denis Liston. (Victoria, Australia)

    Joan a   5 out of 5

    I loved the cruise and got to see a lot of dolphins while on the boat. The crew were helpful and friendly. (I'd love to know how you get a job going on dolphin cruises every morning!!) Didn't get to see many dolphins while in the water. Hopefully the algae problem will be fixed soon and I would be happy to come back to do it again.

    Daniel V   4 out of 5

    Loved it! Easy and fast transaction. The people running the dolphin swim were very friendly and great to deal with. I have already recommended this experience to friends and family who are also now very keen. Great job! Keep up the good work!

    Marcus I   4 out of 5

    Great morning out and saw lots of dolphins. My husband and brother in-law LOVED seeing hearing the dolphins in the water. Memorable experience.

    Bianca H   5 out of 5

    I loved the whole part of this tour, as I have never been on a catamaran before or even been close to the dolphins let a lone swim in their enviroment, it was an excellant experience for me and yes I would love to do that again just spend the whole time watching the dolphins swim so close to the boat, great crew & also meeting new people from all over the world, loved it Cheers :)

    Sharon D   5 out of 5

    Even though it was overcast and a little choppy the crew still found dolphins and made the whole experience a great one.

    Jo B   4 out of 5

    The cruise was fantastic though and it was a good atmosphere on the boat! I would go again but just for the viewing.

    Dianne W   3 out of 5

    The staff were very friendly and professional... A wealth of knowledge!! Beautiful boat, Fantastic location with great views, and loads of fun all round! It was an absolute cracker day!! Even with the choppiest day of the season, the staff made me and my little brother feel very safe and informed on our first boat ride ever!! Even saw a Hammerhead shark! Saw loads of dolphins/pods...... I lost count of how many....!! Was great to see the babies and commotion of the mating process :-) ......and although they seemed to prefer playing in the waves than up real close with the swimmers - it was still all worth while to see them up so close in their natural environment. Overall - Thanks to the "Temptation' team for making my birthday one to remember!!

    Leah M   5 out of 5
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