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Baird Bay Ocean Eco Experience

#149 of 1,146 things to do in South Australia Features Animals
| Baird Bay, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia 5671, Australia
+61 8 8626 5017
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Braved the cold water to hang out with some ocean dogs (seals)

Three off us jumped into the cool waters of Baird Bay over the long weekend to swim with the seals... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2016
LozBoz21
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Adelaide
Best day ever!!

Without exaggeration I can say this was our favourite single day activity on any holiday we have... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2016
alittlefallofrain
,
Sydney, Australia
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Baird Bay Ocean Eco Experience is a marine experience, once done, you will never forget. None of the marine mammals of Baird Bay have ever been fed, nor have they been enticed in any other way. The interaction is entirely of their choosing and will remain so. Not everyday is perfect, the conditions are wild and free. We give it our best shot for an incredible interaction to happen for you with either the sea lions or dolphins, or at its very best both these beautiful marine mammals on the one tour. No guarantees are promised, but in saying that, we can guarantee the least that will happen, is, you will see the sea lions up close and personal.
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| Baird Bay, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia 5671, Australia
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

Three off us jumped into the cool waters of Baird Bay over the long weekend to swim with the seals and it was worth the numb feet! After some fairly crappy weather, we managed to pick the sunniest day of the long weekend and were...More

Thank LozBoz21
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Without exaggeration I can say this was our favourite single day activity on any holiday we have ever done. If you love animals you cannot miss this. It is a world-class experience (although I'm kind of afraid that by raving about it, it might become...More

Thank alittlefallofrain
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We joined at cold windy morning. Alan and Patricia are friendly. The crew, Jack, is helpful with sunshine smiles boy. Although the weather is quiet cold, the sea lions are cute and active. And there is over 20 dolphins over the other coast. That is...More

Thank Aldous A
Alan P, Owner at Baird Bay Ocean Eco Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2016

Thank you all again for your reviews. Yes, we are back in action, started again on the 1st of September, and what a great way to start. The Sea Lions and Dolphins were out to say "welcome back", I'm sure they miss the interaction during...More

Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

What a great morning to snorkel with these beautiful creatures in there natural environment! This place is untouched and is how it should be! The guys that run the tour are very friendly and know the area and animals extremely well. We stayed in streaky...More

1  Thank Pisto6
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Wonderful family friendly experience to encounter sea lions and dolphins! Great opportunity to learn about this unique part of South Australia. Well supervised and supported with quality equipment that enhances the enjoyment and pure exhilarating fun of the swim. Truly memorable adventure.More

1  Thank Gray_Family_Adelaide
Alan P, Owner at Baird Bay Ocean Eco Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2016

So our season is nearly over again, one month to go and we will pack up at the end of May and leave the Sea Lions and Dolphins to some peace and quiet for the winter. We have had an amazing season, the weather the...More

Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

We did this activity after reading all the good reviews about it and it definitively earns its 5 stars. First the animals are really respected in their natural environnement. No harrassement, it's up to them to swim with us or not. Secondly, the ambiance is...More

Thank Stephane H
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

What an amazing day my wife and i had today swimming and interacting with sealions and dolphins, totally blew us away. Alan and Patricia are such warm and welcoming hosts and looked after us superbly. The unsealed road coming in is in pretty good condition...More

1  Thank Arrana
Reviewed 3 March 2016

I have only ever snorkled once so I was a little nervous about getting in the water with seals and dolphins. I LOVED it. The staff were amazingly helpful and knowledgeable and I felt safe the whole time. We had some really nervous people onboard...More

Thank Brenda G
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Yesterday we went to Bairds Bay with a view to finding out first hand what is available as I wanted to take my grandkids there soon. We decided to have a coffee and something to eat and we were about to sit at a table....More

3  Thank aussiexoi
Alan P, Owner at Baird Bay Ocean Eco Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2016

As I remember this incident very well indeed, you are forgetting to mention that I was actually serving another customer at the time that one of your party literally yelled across the room asking where the toilets were which I thought to be quite rude...More

Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

This is a must see and do for any age. The owners of this establishment are absolutely delightful, the venue is both modern and professional, the sea lions are playful and up close and dolphins appear in front and below you like underwater angels. Spectacular!!!...More

Thank kazcoach
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