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Baird Bay Ocean Eco Experience

#151 of 1,145 things to do in South Australia Features Animals
| Baird Bay, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia 5671, Australia
+61 8 8626 5017
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Wow amazing! A must for families

A huge thanks you to Alan and Jason for an awesome morning swimming with the sea lions and... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2015
Kelli B
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Unbelievable experience- don't miss it!

We swam with playful sea lions and dolphins. The kids (8 and 5) could join in too. Totally safe and... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2015
corinne f
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
+61 8 8626 5017
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Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

A huge thanks you to Alan and Jason for an awesome morning swimming with the sea lions and dolphins. Highly recommend for families (mine are 14 & 5). Felt completely safe in the water. My favourite was getting up close and personal with Darcy the...More

2  Thank Kelli B
Reviewed 27 October 2015

We swam with playful sea lions and dolphins. The kids (8 and 5) could join in too. Totally safe and nothing but wonder. Great service, small group (the boat won't take more than 14- we were 7), very knowledgeable guides. The best of its kind....More

1  Thank corinne f
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

That person who rated this as poor must have had a bad day. We have travelled Australia for the last 6 months and this is the best activity by far (and much cheaper than the usual tourist trap). The operators are unassuming and there is...More

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 7 October 2015

A wonderful way to get close and experience the seals in their natural environment. The guide was relaxed, informative and entertaining. The scenery was stunning. Children are made to feel welcome.

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

AWESOME ! We went there during the winter, first time we were only us on the boat, it was amazing ! But we had rain and current and Alan, the captain, was not very happy for us so he proposed to us to come back...More

Thank lucien d
Reviewed 21 September 2015

I have been experiencing different underwater activities in the past few years in WA! This is one blew my mind to the point that I keep telling it to everyone! THIS IS A MUST! Amazing creatures completely confident and playful, Sea-lions were just stunning. After...More

Thank wonderanna
Reviewed 24 July 2015

We did the Dolphin / Seal swim at Baird Bay .. and it was outstanding. First stop was with the Dolphins - they are huge and we swam with them for quite a while, but as it was rough, moved across to the seals -...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

Swam with these beautiful creatures in Dec. it was just amazing!!! Excellent value for money and fantastic for families with young children. My daughters 12 & 6 thouroughly enjoyed this experience. Would recommend the Baird Bay over others as family owned and you don't have...More

Thank Wapred
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Almost directly across from Whyalla on the Eyre Peninsula is Baird Bay. Here, you can snorkel with sea lions and dolphins on a Baird Bay Ocean Eco Experience with Alan and Trish Payne. Their boat, the Investigator, is a luxury craft compared to most of...More

2  Thank LindaNaturalWanders
Reviewed 26 March 2015

It might be a bumpy ride down to Baird Bay but what awaits you is well worth it. The boat boat journey out to the swimming area is short and once there you are straight into the water. In no time the dolphins appear and...More

Thank Gordon S
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