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Temptation Sailing

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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“dolphin swim”(23 reviews)
“wild dolphins”(15 reviews)
Temptation is a 58 foot sailing catamaran which has been doing wild dolphin swims daily since 2001, in this time we have never been out on a dolphin cruise and not seen dolphins. In fact we will give you all your money back if dolphins are not seen...more
| Marina Pier, Glenelg, South Australia 5000, Australia
+61 412 811 838
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All reviews dolphin swim wild dolphins pod of dolphins their natural habitat marine biologist twilight cruise an amazing experience saw dolphins common dolphins dolphin experience fantastic morning available for purchase perfect weather fantastic trip recommend this trip best experiences of my life bucket list
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really great experience whether in the water or out. The crew are great, really respectful of the dolphins and keen to share their knowledge.

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jamesadam2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well what can I say? I’ve hired this boat privately twice for a birthday and a wedding. This was our first public cruise, but as usual first class. This is one of the best (and cheap) ways to see the Adelaide coastline - and dolphins....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Garydjoyce
Temptation S, Owner at Temptation Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your five star review Gary, always a pleasure to have you on board. Looking forward to seeing you again in the future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely way to spend some time on the water. Staff were friendly and knowledgeable. Even came across a pod of dolphins. Would have given a 5 star rating if the food was brought around more often. It's not easy to get around the boat....More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MazznRazz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While not strictly ‘swimming with dolphins’, the crew does a great job of getting people in and out of the water when the dolphins are near and when they swim under you it is quite exhilarating. We had a perfectly calm warm day so water...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LSW73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this in the UK for a Xmas present for our daughter and her girls who live out in australia. It cost us $490 for 4 swimmers and 1 spectator It was a beautiful day calm waters, there was 3 guys aboard that was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank picklesupminster
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic cruise, the weather wasn't on our side but the crew did as much as they could to find seperate pods of dolphins. We didn't do the swim but was great to watch others take part in it. We saw a lot from the top...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank natuk12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on the cruise this week. Warm welcome by the very friendly and professional crew. Good equipment provided. Nice catamaran and cruise. Swimming with dolphins is not really swimming since you have to hold on to a rope at all times when being in the...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kristin L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be one of the first in the water !!!... as once the dolphins are very close, more people are stopped from entering the water until it is deemed safe for the dolphins and then they are allowed to continue to enter. As I was at...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank vanessaha2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome! Saw lots of pods of Dolphins. Staff very friendly and informative. When swimming could hear the dolphins communicating.

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nicky A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a most memorable and amazing experience. There were dolphins aplenty as we cruised through glassy waters off Glenelg, one of Adelaide's most beautiful beaches. My daughter and son loved every minute of it. The crew were fantastic with a special shout out to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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21 December 2018|
Response from Temptation S | Property representative |
Yes we do have our twilight cruises - we are booked now until after Christmas Day but then every night is available - if you go to our website which is dolphinboat. com . au and through the book now section you will be able... More
Mary L
15 May 2018|
Response from Temptation S | Property representative |
Hi Mary, thank you for your enquiry. Please note the marina itself is not "wheelchair friendly" passengers will need to walk either up stairs or down stairs (approx. 12 stairs) and then a ramp to get to the boat (and... More
23 September 2017|
Response from Temptation S | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It really depends on the cruise you are inquiring about, the sails do not get put up on every cruise and is at the discretion of the captain. The main sail does not typically go up, however... More