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Southern Ocean Sailing 1/2 day tour.

Mark and his friend Jen are great host with exceptional hospitality. I would reccomend this to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Adam D
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“Best Day Ever” according to my 5 year old!

Loved the ‘hands on’ experience provided by Mark at Southern Ocean Sailing - we cruised for half a... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Tae W
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Come sailing with us on the beautiful bays in Albany. We may even see some whales! Southern Ocean Sailing sets sail every day (subject to weather conditions) to destinations like Oyster and Princess Royal Harbours, the Islands of King George Sound...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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| Albany Marina, Toll place, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mark and his friend Jen are great host with exceptional hospitality. I would reccomend this to anyone interested in sailing or just looking for a leisurely cruise in the bays around Albany. 10/10!

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Loved the ‘hands on’ experience provided by Mark at Southern Ocean Sailing - we cruised for half a day and Mark never touched the wheel! We were a group of 11 ranging from 5 years of age to 70 and the day offered something equally...More

Thank Tae W
Southernoceansailing, Owner at Southern Ocean Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you Tae for your review. Yes your five year old was excited about steering "Panacea". Even tho the other guests had never been on yacht before they certainly enjoyed moving around the deck particularly when we came across dolphins.

Reviewed 4 March 2018

Mark ( the skipper) always makes a day on his boat so much fun. Informative when you need him to be but always a great and very happy experience. I’m a complete novice but was encouraged to take the helm and loved it. Try him...More

Thank Chris L
Southernoceansailing, Owner at Southern Ocean Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Terrific to enjoy your company onboard "Panacea". Thought you helmed her perfectly. Was a marvellous day. See you next time you're down under.

Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Booked this for part of the day we were in Albany on a cruise ship. Wind was blowing and I was not sure we would get out but Mark reassured us that the conditions were no issue for this 40 ft Beneteau. Turned out to...More

Thank Frances M
Southernoceansailing, Owner at Southern Ocean Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Thank you for coming sailing with us. Sailing is an adventure and we are happy we could share the highlights of Albany with you.

Reviewed 17 February 2018

We booked a half day's sailing with Mark as we were visiting Albany by cruise ship. On the day we arrived the wind was very strong and there was a considerable sea running. Nevertheless Mark was prepared to take us out, with one reef in...More

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Mark M, Owner at Southern Ocean Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Thanks for your review David. It was a pleasure to take you both sailing. Maybe, when you are next down under, we can meet again and share another day on "Panacea". The Greek Goddess of universal remedy.

Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Ever wanted to try sailing or just laze & enjoy the trip then this is for you. Mark the owner & skipper provides a great half day sailing along the Albany coastline. So beautiful looking at it from the ocean. Plenty of opportunity to learn...More

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Southernoceansailing, Owner at Southern Ocean Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

The Albany Coast is truly beautiful. Glad you enjoyed your voyage aboard "Panacea". Thanks for your review.

Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Mark at Southern Ocean Sailing provides a wonderful way to enjoy the magnificent Southern coastline whilst learning about the history of the region and having the opportunity to take the helm if you wish. The half-day sail was excellent value for money and you couldn’t...More

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Southernoceansailing, Owner at Southern Ocean Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

The dolphins were spectacular and it was so lovely that you experienced this. Albany has so many little bays that we can sail and swim. A terrific place. Happy you enjoyed sailing with us.

Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Great adventure sailing with Mark and Jenny. Clam and relax on board. Feeling safe and sound sail from Princess Royal Harbour to King George Sound. Kids have great experience on board as sea water warm enough to hang their foot down the yacht. Thanks to...More

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Southernoceansailing, Owner at Southern Ocean Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

It was a pleasure to take you sailing on our yacht "Panacea".

Reviewed 30 December 2017

Beautiful sailing, very informative and friendly hosts, who are also very skilled sailors. We saw gorgeous harbours and beaches, met a pod of dolphins, and learned a lot about Albany and sailing. Mark and Jenny also executed a precision rescue of a hat overboard. Very...More

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Southernoceansailing, Owner at Southern Ocean Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you for the review. So happy you enjoyed sailing with us.

Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

With our 2 small kids, we went for a morning of sailing just out of Albany with Mark. It was a great morning with brisk winds but we felt extremely safe all the time. Our kids were able to steer the boat to their delight...More

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Southernoceansailing, Owner at Southern Ocean Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Thanks for your review. Such a long way from Hong Kong to go sailing in Albany however we were delighted to share the "sailing Albany" experience with your family.

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