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Dolphins Swim Cruise - Sorrento - Moonraker Charters

Experience the adventure of a lifetime on an exciting 3 hour Dolphin Swim Cruise on the sheltered shallow waters of Port Phillip Bay...

Our cruises commence with a welcome tea or coffee, after which we travel out into the sheltered shallows of Port Phillip Bay to embark on an exciting once in a lifetime adventure!

We arrive at Chinaman's Hat where you can put your newfound skills into action! This is a local spot where the ever-curious Australian Fur Seals are waiting to share their underwater world with you. Chinaman’s Hat is a man-made structure built just for the Seals! Offering shallow water snorkeling and a beautiful white sand seabed, this area has a maximum depth of 4 meters.

Once the dolphins are located we get into groups of 10 people and prepare to enter the water. As you float on the surface of the water your guide will try to entice the dolphins to spend time with the group so they can swim beneath you, after which they often circle swimmers, showing off their amazing abilities. Every swim is unique and the time we spend with the dolphins varies. It must be appreciated that they are completely wild and the interactions are on the animals’ terms.

Our cruises also include a snorkel with the Sea Dragons. These prehistoric looking seahorses are Victoria’s Marine emblem and are unique to our area, being closely related to the famous leafy sea dragons.

Without a doubt, you will enjoy an experience that is truly a breathtaking adventure - and one you will never forget!

Tours facilities and inclusions:

• Luxury purpose built boat

• Premium wildlife snorkeling activities

• Amazing photo opportunities

• All snorkeling equipment including full-length wetsuits

• Morning or Afternoon refreshments, drinks and snacks

• On board hot showers

• Undercover Seating

• Limited group/small group tour

• Sunscreen, and self serve refreshments

• Guided activities by qualified naturalists

• Self serve premium tea selection, coffee and hot Chocolate

Dolphin Guarantee - if you don’t see dolphins on your tour come back for free!

Departure Point: Sorrento Pier, approx 1.5 hours from Melbourne CBD

Tour departure: Daily from Sorrento Pier at 9:00am and 1:00pm from November to April.

Adult Price $165.00
Child Price $135.00

Duration

  • Allow approximately 3 hours for the whole experience

Notes

  • There are no guarantees of refunds if we do not see dolphins on your tour, but you are welcome to come back for free within 3 months.
  • Sightseers can be added for an extra $65 per person. Child ages are 15 years and under

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Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Amanda Clifford from Australia wrote on 26 December 2019

Amazing Experience

An unforgettable experience! We were given the opportunity to swim with amazing seals and sea dragons, and while we unfortunately did not spot any dolphins, the company sent us invitations to come back free of charge. The staff were very knowledgeable and ensured all swimmers were safe.

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Peter from Australia wrote on 15 April 2019

We loved it

We had a great time. The staff were brilliant

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maried from France wrote on 12 April 2019

Magic!

The weather wasn't with us (-bit cloudy, not warm-) but still we got to see and swim with Dolphins and seals even met a Ray (no idea which one). The seals were little annoying as they were purchasing the Dolphin and nibbling their tail! Because of this some of us went into the waste 4 or 5 times, the team REALLY did their best to make it happen. Thank you guys! The team of the moonraker was fantastic... Really nice and open don't be like me who was scared to ask questions the first 2 hours... They will answer all of your questions and there are no stupid ones! We also met Sea dragons! I have a couple videos on my social médias if you are curious (mawimawiwi).. I can't share them here though :(

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lindsaya2 from Australia wrote on 09 March 2019

Amazing experience

We had a great time, so many dolphins and deals. The staff were all amazing on the boat and it wasn't too crowded. Would of been nice to have cold water available for self serve and not just hot water that's the only thing :)

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jannikf1 from Australia wrote on 07 March 2019

Best Dolphin Trip ever

Best Trip of my whole month in Australia. There is not anything more to say:D

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