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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 31 October 2018 via mobile

Went out yesterday on this trip. Beautiful day! Saw lots of dolphins and I was able to swim with them too. Great to be in the water so close to the dolphins and have them swimming past at close range. Difficult to catch sight of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Temptation S, Owner at Temptation Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our wild dolphin swim and thank you for the 5 stars. Our crew are very passionate about the dolphins and their protection but are also excited to share this amazing opportunity to see wild dolphins...More

Reviewed 26 October 2018

I was booked onto Tuesdays dolphins tour. Got down to the boat early tuesday only to be told the conditions were not suitable to go out, I was disapointed at the time but decided to go out onThursday instead, this was a nive day with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Temptation S, Manager at Temptation Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2018

Thank you Derrick for our 5 star review. Sorry we had to cancel at the last moment, sometimes our weather reports are not accurate but we are very glad you could re-book and got the opportunity to swim with our amazing, friendly dolphins.

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

I was referred by a client to check out Temptation Sailing in Glenelg as I'm visiting the Adelaide area from the States. I'm very glad that I decided to take the 90 minute cruise at Noon today as it was the highlight of my trip...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Temptation S, Manager at Temptation Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Thank you for your kind review David and glad you decided to do our coastal cruise at the last minute. It really is lovely cruising along our coastline. I will pass on your review and thanks to the crew.

Reviewed 21 October 2018

Had a great day on the boat.The staff were friendly and both great marine biologists as they knew exactly where to go for dolphins and got us up close with them in the water. An experience to remember. Thanks Andro, Will and the skipper!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Temptation S, Manager at Temptation Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Hi Pat, Thank you so much for the 5 stars and for taking the time to leave a review - it's very much appreciated! Glad you enjoyed your dolphin experience - I will pass on your thanks to the crew.

Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our experience, our guides were lovely and very informative , highly recommend to anyone who is looking for something nice to do highly recommend to anyone who is looking for something nice to do

Thank Loeen H
Temptation S, Manager at Temptation Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Thank you for your review Loeen. We are thrilled you enjoyed your cruise with us and thank you for recommending us.

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Went for a dolphin swim and it was a really enjoyable morning. The crew are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. Thank you temptation for a great swim!

Thank Jordan H
Temptation S, Manager at Temptation Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Hi Jordan, Thank you so much for the 5 stars and for taking the time to leave a review - it's very much appreciated! Glad you enjoyed our dolphin swim. experience.

Reviewed 17 October 2018

This was part of my 50th Birthday present and I have family and friends join, there was about 9 of us. Every single one of us had a fantastic time.

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Temptation S, Manager at Temptation Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Hi Rachael, Thank you so much for the 5 star review - it's very much appreciated! Glad you enjoyed your 50th birthday present with us.

Reviewed 16 October 2018

I was probably the oldest person on the boat and worried I was not the strongest swimmer but really no problem coping as holding on to guide rope meant I always felt secure and really only needed to doggy paddle most of the time.Views of...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Stephen W, Manager at Temptation Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We a very glad you decided to participate in our swim. It sounds like you had a wonderful morning out with our local dolphins and some seals.

Reviewed 16 October 2018

A morning or afternoon spent with Temptations is time well spent spotting and swimming with the local dolphins. Tim and the rest of the crew are incredibly knowledgeable about the biology and lives of the animals you get to see. This experience allows you to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Stephen W, Manager at Temptation Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

thank you lovely feedback! We are thrilled you enjoyed your morning out with our local dolphins and are very glad you appreciate our non-invasive and eco friendly approach to protect our dolphins. We will pass on your thanks to Tim and our other crew.

Reviewed 14 October 2018

I was on yesterday's morning tour with my best friend we had perfect weather no waves and blue skies we got to swim with six pods of bottlenose dolphins and three pods of common dolphins and also got to see a seal underwater will be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dianne6538
Stephen W, Manager at Temptation Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Thank you for your review Dianne - we are thrilled you enjoyed your dolphin experience and got to see seals as well. We have been having amazing dolphin swims this season.

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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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