Swim With Dolphins and Seals - Mornington Peninsula, VIC

Swim With Dolphins and Seals - Mornington Peninsula, VIC

Seeing dolphins and seals playing in their natural environment is an unforgettable experience. So why not get in the water and swim with them just a short distance from Melbourne?

Mornington Peninsula (Sorrento)
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Our Price: $165

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  • Description
    Swim With Dolphins and Seals
    • Cruise from the Mornington Peninsula around the beautiful Port Phillip Bay
    • Spot and swim with dolphins and seals in their natural habitat
    • This tour runs from October to April inclusively

    Marine life watching from a boat deck is one thing, but jumping in the water and swimming with dolphins and seals is an experience that takes excitment to a whole new level. And you don’t have to travel far - you can make friends with these intelligent mammals just a short distance from Melbourne, at the picturesque seaside village of Sorrento on the Mornington Peninsula.

    Your adventure begins with a safety briefing on board the boat, followed by a scenic journey on the beautiful southern waters of Port Phillip Bay. Then it’s time for action. Swim with wild bottlenose dolphins, explore reefs with sea dragons, view marine life and frolic with playful fur seals. The highly trained and experienced crew will introduce you to snorkelling with an emphasis on safety and environmental awareness, so you can enjoy your animal encounters stress-free. 

    This is the marine adventure of a lifetime… are you ready for it?

    This experience is also available for admission for two people.

    Intensity: 3.0 Intensity
    Intensity: 3.0 Intensity
  • Experience Details

    Fitness and Experience

    • Children are welcome to participate and there is no minimum age, but they must be willing to enter deep, open water
    • There is staff offer supervision and instruction for snorkelling
    • You should be physically and medically fit and able to participate in open, deep, cool water activities. Please feel free to discuss any concerns with our office at the time of booking
    • You must be able to manage water entry and exit with a fixed three step ladder onto a dive platform level with the water

    What to Bring/Wear

    • Swimwear and towel (have your swimwear on under your clothes)
    • Warm clothing
    • Hat, sunglasses and sunscreen
    • Wetsuits, masks and snorkels are all supplied

    What is Supplied

    • Approximately three hour cruise with dolphin and seal swim experience
    • Morning or afternoon tea of scones, tea, coffee, and hot-chocolate
    • Wetsuits, masks and snorkels
    • Instructors and guides
    • A fully crewed passenger vessel conducting trips under licence to Parks Victoria and Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE)

    More Information

    • This tour runs from October to April inclusively, and trips depart at 8am and 12pm daily
    • Dolphins are wild animals and interactions cannot be guaranteed on every occasion
    • Tours may be cancelled due to bad weather
    • This tour is with a multi-award winning eco tourism business that embraces sustainability principles
    • Passenger safety and enjoyment and the dolphins' protection are a priority, and so tour group size is limited
    • On-board facilities include a galley for serving refreshments, change areas and toilet

  • 127 Reviews
    127 Reviews
    4.8 out of 5

    Polperro dolphin swim was exactly what we had hoped for. No forcing animal human interactions, but giving them the best possible chances to happen should the animals want them.

    Michael W   4 out of 5

    Loved everything about the day:)))))))))))))

    Kathy H   5 out of 5

    Loved it all, staff were so enthusiastic and love the sea mammals

    Sharon R   5 out of 5

    The experience was excellent given that we were interacting with wild animals

    John B   4 out of 5

    The staff at Polperro were just amazing in every way and it was such an amazing and valuable experience. We could not rate them highly enough!

    Alexandra O   5 out of 5

    A great day and adventure. Well worth the money. A unique and exciting experience!

    Nicholas A   4 out of 5

    Polperro Dolphin was truly amazing! The crew really made sure everyone was taken care of and were so knowledgeable. Totally recommend their tour to everyone who wants to experience something truly magical!

    Joyce   5 out of 5

    Staff on the tour were simply amazing. Knowledgeable, caring, safe and enthusiastic.

    Liz K   5 out of 5

    It was a great experience and the staff were so friendly. Loved their service and their efforts to keep us safe.

    Gulcin   5 out of 5

    Staff couldn’t have been more helpful and informative. We saw 2 different kinds of dolphins including calves. We snorkelled with the seals and saw weedy sea dragons. We were also educated in a variety of bird life. An amazing day out.

    Tristen   4 out of 5
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Mornington Peninsula (Sorrento)

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