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Temptation Sailing

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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
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| Marina Pier, Glenelg, South Australia 5000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did a private charter with Temptation Sailing for my Birthday in February. We did a sunset cruise, which I highly recommend to anyone. We were lucky to be blessed with the best weather but also have to praise the staff for their customer service....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CarolineMer
Temptation S, Owner at Temptation Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Caroline, thank you so much for your 5 star review and we are thrilled you enjoyed your birthday with us. Looking forward to welcoming you back on Temptation in the future :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely wonderful time out on the sea for High Tea . Great service from the team and very nice food and drinks.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank robertpH4094PX
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Left Glenelg Marina early and sighted our first dolphins within the first couple of minutes sailing. Then headed south down Holdfast Bay, relaxing in the sunshine. Engaged another pod of around 20 dolphins near Hallett Cove and took some great photos. Finally, another relaxing cruise...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank martin_a_woodcock
Reviewed 2 February 2019

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 29 January 2019 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 1 February 2019

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 25 January 2019

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 24 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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 21 January 2019

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 18 January 2019

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
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Trek37944811347
21 December 2018|
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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
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Mary L
15 May 2018|
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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
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G6007YQmichelle
23 September 2017|
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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
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