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Adventure Bay Charters

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2 South Quay Boulevard, Port Lincoln, South Australia 5606, Australia
+61 8 8682 2979
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USD 164.10*
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Half-Day Sea Lion Snorkeling Tour from Port Lincoln
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USD 228.13*
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Great White Shark Cruise with Optional Cage Dive and Aqua Sub from Port Lincoln
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Adventure Bay Charters is a multi award winning tourism business that offers some of South Australia’s best water based wildlife encounters. Featuring the Australian Sea lions, the Great White Shark, and the world’s first shark “Aqua Sub”, a glass underwater viewing area where you can view sharks while staying completely dry. All encounters are MUST DO experiences when visiting Australia and the Eyre Peninsula. Adventure Bay Charters is the fastest growing and most awarded tourism operator in Port Lincoln and was awarded into the Hall of Fame for Best Adventure tour in 2012 and Major tourist attraction in 2014. Hall of fame recognizes three consecutive years in each category for being the best operator in each category and is an outstanding contribution to South Australian tourism. Adventure Bay Charters was also named Best Tourist Attraction in South Australia for 2015. A family owned and operated business with strong ties and close relationships with customers and the community; Adventure Bay Charters is at the forefront of great tourism experiences in Australia. What are you waiting for? Let the Adventure Bay Crew take you on the ride of a lifetime!
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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2 South Quay Boulevard, Port Lincoln, South Australia 5606, Australia
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+61 8 8682 2979
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I had the experience of a lifetime when I went out with Adventure Bay Charters to do the Great White Shark Cruise. We got to see 5 Great Whites in total, with 2 inquisitive 3.5m males spending about an hour cruising around and under the...More

Thank Dee H
adventurebay, Front Office Manager at Adventure Bay Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Dee, Thanks so much for a great review! We are stoked to hear you had such a great day with us and got to see the elusive Great White Shark! Thank you for supporting eco friendly businesses, and we hope that you have walked...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only is Port Lincoln naturally a beautiful place but the young people working for the tour operator are terrific! They pampered and looked out for us. They clearly love nature and their jobs, this was reflected in the high quality of the experience and...More

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Thank jonathon4625
adventurebay, Front Office Manager at Adventure Bay Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jonathon, This is so great to hear! Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate your feedback - especially when it is such a positive one :) Our staff are passionate about the wildlife and the habitats in this...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did the swim with the sea lions tour with young kids. The tour was awesome. My kids are young and were very excited and scared. The staff were great helping manage the kids and answering all their questions. We got to see the sea...More

Thank Glenn B
adventurebay, Front Office Manager at Adventure Bay Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Glenn! Thank you for your great review - we are so glad that you enjoyed the tour. Showing you guys the surrounding landscapes and wildlife is something we love to do - just as much as showing you the sea lions! We hope to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Comfortable boat, friendly crew and we had a really clear viewing of one shark. However, it's expensive, takes a lot trip over rough water and requires two nights in Port Lincoln. Liked Adventure Bay because of the glass viewing box and attracting the sharks by...More

Thank robcrankin
AdventureBa, Front Office Manager at Adventure Bay Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Rob, Thank you for your honest review. Yes, unfortunatley the prices have to reflect running costs (as you said - it is a fair drive to get to the islands!), park entry fees, insurance, etc etc. However, we are stoked that you were able...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017

We have an overseas exchange student staying with us and so we decided to give her an experience that she can't have in Germany. There was only had 6 passengers and 4 staff and they were wonderful. I had a 13 yr old very nervous...More

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AdventureBa, Front Office Manager at Adventure Bay Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi! Thank you for such a glowing review :) We are so glad that you had a great day out with us and got to spent some quality time with our puppies of the sea! We hope to soo you on board with us again...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017

Our group was small, five passengers and two great guys from Adventure Bay Charters. The guides were so enthusiastic, it was impossible not to be excited. We were lucky enough to see two sharks while diving, but there were other highlights too. The guys made...More

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AdventureBa, Front Office Manager at Adventure Bay Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Hi Sara, Wow - thank you for such a great review! Even though our tour guides do this almost every day of their life, it really is just as exciting for them when they see sharks, dolphins, seals, whales...we really take pride in our work...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017

Great trip, very professional staff and dive great time had by all! We traveled all of the way from New York to Port Lincoln just to go with Adventure Bay!

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AdventureBa, Front Office Manager at Adventure Bay Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Hi Scott, Great to hear that you had such an enjoyable time with us! We hope to see you on board with us again soon! Kind Regards, The ABC Team

Reviewed 7 August 2017

Being in Australia i knew i wanted to see the great white shark in their natural habitat and because i had also learnt more about them whilst i was fundraising for Sea Shepherd i knew this would be the best company to book my Shark...More

Thank Kymff7
AdventureBa, Front Office Manager at Adventure Bay Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Hello! Thank you for such a glowing review, we are so happy to hear that you had such a great day out with us! We pride ourselves on our customer service, and our dedication to the environment, and the animals within it - striving to...More

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

After over 6 months of planning my family and I arrived it Port Lincoln. Having booked to go shark diving with Adventure Bay Charters. Absolutely loved it. Our skipper was Shep, another lady and at the time they had a work experience girl on board,...More

Thank Luce1893
AdventureBa, Front Office Manager at Adventure Bay Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Hello! Thank you for such a great review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour, and got a glimpse of the elusive Great White Shark! We pride ourselves on our customer service and attention to detail, so thank you for your...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017

I can highly recommend this company !! We’ve had an amazing day. The whole staff was warm and welcoming. They told us to feel at home on board and that was exactly how we felt the whole day. There was plenty of food and drinks...More

Thank NadineSunshine
AdventureBa, Front Office Manager at Adventure Bay Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Hi Nadine & Christoph, Thank you for such a glowing review! It makes us really happy to hear that you had such a fantastic day last weekend, and we are extremely proud of our staff and the experience we could offer you guys! It is...More

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Shanivy92
16 December 2016|
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Response from Lisakuersch |
Hi Shanivy, The tour is typically a 12 hour day, departing at 6:45am, and usually returning between 6-7pm. This usually unfortunately does not suit the schedule of the cruise ships. We have some other alternative tours... More
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Daniel H
9 January 2016|
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Response from adventurebay | Property representative |
Hi Daniel, Yes you certainly can bring your GoPro with you! We also have an underwater camera on board that you can use and we upload all photos to facebook afterwards where you can download them for free.
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54Rae54
3 January 2015|
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Response from bruceywonder | Reviewed this property |
As a tourist, I drove from Adelaide to Port Lincoln and back. I worked out it'll probably be cheaper and more chance to see the scenery and wildlife. Of course that'll mean you'll have to check on your mileage (if renting... More
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