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Dolphin Cruise, Seal Swim and Reef Snorkel Adventure, Mornington Peninsula

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    Stop At: WaterMaarq, Esplanade Sorrento Pier, Sorrento, Victoria 3943 Australia

    Make your way to Sorrento on the Mornington Peninsula to meet your local guide and the Captain of your Eco RIB boat. Sorrento is around a 1.5hr drive from Melbourne.

    Meeting at the Sorrento Pier at least 25 minutes before departure (allow more time in summer), you’ll be greeted by your Guide and introduced to fellow guests.

    Slip into your wetsuit and listen to a short briefing on what to expect during the 2-hour boat excursion. Hop in to the boat and take your seat; it may be a lively ride.

    Join a boutique tour with just twelve guests and enjoy a remarkable snorkelling experience. 

    Extending around Australia’s southern coastline is a series of reefs holding some of the most productive ecosystems on the planet. The Great Southern Reef features extensive kelp seaweed forests that support many marine species that are not found anywhere else on Earth.

    Home to a variety of marine life including fur seals, zebra fish, little penguins, bottlenose dolphins, rays, giant cuttlefish, spider crabs, sponges, kelp and seadragons. You’ll be smiling from ear to ear swimming freely with entertaining seals, listen curiously to the grunts and clicks of fish working the reef and be mesmerised by the rich colours you could never have imagined live beneath the surface. 

    Snorkel on the surface with your expert guide and feel safe looking at local marine wildlife. Travelling aboard our RIB boat, you’ll get away from it all and enjoy a local adventure. Spend an exciting couple of hours on the vast Port Phillip Bay, snorkelling by boat along the Mornington Peninsula. Swim with seals and fish species found only in temperate waters.

    Your friendly crew will guide you as you explore the incredible diversity and magic of our mysterious underwater world.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Pass By: Mornington Peninsula National Park, Point Nepean Road, Victoria Australia

    Cruise by the 20-million year old coastal cliffs and admire from the boat the stunning scenery of the national parklands.

    Stop At: Pope's Eye, Port Phillip Bay, Queenscliff, Victoria 3225 Australia

    Snorkel the waters to see the incredible colour and vibrant marine life of Pope's Eye Marine Park, a wonderful experience on the Great Southern Reef chain.

    Duration: 25 minutes
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    Departure Point
    WaterMaarq, Esplanade, Sorrento Pier, Sorrento VIC 3943, Australia
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • 2-hour snorkelling experience by boat
    • Professional local guide
    • Use of Snorkelling equipment
    • Safety equipment and pre-tour briefings
    Exclusions
    • Transportation to/from attractions
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Please dress comfortably and warmly
    • Please bring swimmers, a towel, a hat, sunglasses, camera and your own re-usable water bottle
    • Guests must have basic swimming skills as a minimum. Snorkel tours do not cater for people with no swimming ability. The Captain retains the right to refuse passage
    • Guests with back, neck, shoulder or heart conditions, those who are pregnant or who have injuries/conditions that may cause a risk to their health are advised to not do these tours, or do so at their own risk
    • Sea conditions can be unpredictable at times, this may cause physical injury, psychological stress or motion sickness
    • Tours are rarely cancelled, the experience provider will reschedule your tour only in the case of severe weather which would make the tour unsafe
    • Subject to minimum numbers and may be rescheduled if minimum numbers are not met
    • Guests will have the opportunity to spot dolphins, however sightings can not be guaranteed as they are wild animals
    • The supplier reserves the right to substitute the vessel and / or change the day’s itinerary without notice
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Tours depart at the scheduled time and will not wait for late guests
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Loved this tour. Marlon worked out my booking with me so flexibly and rescheduled when it wasn't the best weather which worked out. Really great communication! Sarah and Marlon were awesome tour guides, ethical - advised us about the endangered species and told us not to touch
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    I’ve wanted to dive with the seals here since I was a kid and saw them from the ferry. My wife bought me this cruise for my birthday and it’s one of the best gifts I’ve seen. When we arrived we saw a huge group on another company’s tour and thought oh no we won’t get the full
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    We just decided in the morning, that we wanted to make this tour with Watermaarq and the booking was very easy, Marlon even called us to confirm the booking. The whole tour was very relaxed and Marlon and Dominique, our guide, had so much knowledge about sealife and the animals.
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    One of the best experiences I've had! The seals were my favourite duck diving down and having a play with them was truly breath taking! Marlin & Katherine were super friendly and full of information! I originally booked for the saturday and couldnt make it last minute Marlin
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