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Seal & Dolphin Swims Tour - Queenscliff

Swim with seals and dolphins in their natural environment on an exciting half day marine adventure!

Swim with seals and dolphins in their natural environment on an exciting half day marine adventure!


  • Swim with dolphins & seals
  • Experience the beauty of Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park

Departing from Queenscliff, you’ll board our comfortable vessel and journey to the southern reaches of the beautiful Port Phillip Bay.

Pass the historic fishing ports of Queenscliff and Sorrento before arriving at Popes Eye situated within the highly diverse Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park.

The shallow and protected waters of Popes Eye coupled with its rich biodiversity and unique marine life make for the perfect snorkelling location.

After testing the waters at Popes Eye, we’ll head to the Chinaman’s Hat where we’ll enter the water and get up close and personal to up to 40 young Australian Fur Seals!

Next up, we set off in search of the dolphins. Upon location, our experienced instructors will be on hand as you make your way into the water and acquaint yourself with these playful aquatic mammals.

Throughout the tour you’ll get to hear interesting commentary about the fascinating wildlife in the area from our friendly crew.

This half day experience is ideal for couples, families, groups and those with a sense of fun and adventure.

An incredible wildlife experience that’s simply not to be missed!

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to scheduled departure time. Allow 3.5 hours total for the experience.

Adult $180.00 ()
Child $155.00 (5 - 15 years)
Infant $20.00 (0 - 4 years)
Family Pass $600.00 (2 Adults + 2 Children)

What's included

  • Thick 5mm wetsuit to keep you warm and buoyant
  • Quality mask, snorkel & fins
  • Complete snorkel tuition (if required)
  • All guides qualified by Life Saving Victoria
  • Marine National Park access fees
  • Snacks and light refreshments provided
  • Hot showers at the Queenscliff Harbour upon your return


  • Allow approximately 3 hours for the whole experience

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.


  • Infant is 0 - 4 years. Child is 5 - 15 years. Adult is 16 years and over.
  • Please note a family pass is for 2 Adults and 2 Children.

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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Heather from Canada wrote on 29 April 2019

Great snorkel trip

Wonderful snorkel trip! The crew were great- friendly and super helpful providing lots of hot water bottles and hot chocolate to my daughters to help them stay warm. The seals, rays and popes eye were all amazing. There were no dolphins seen on our trip so I can’t say 5 stars but we all had fun playing on the nets and ropes as we searched the bay looking for the dolphins.

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Natalie Banks from Australia wrote on 08 April 2019

A Day on the bay

It was a day My partner and I won’t soon forget. The team was knowledgeable, experienced and above all caring! They were all accommodating and patient from the beginning as everyone navigated their wet suits, right to the end everyone struggled out of them. We were lucky to see so many seals and dolphins, and even had we not been so lucky it still would have been an amazing day. Monique, Che and Sinead were enthusiastic, happy and highly skilled and made sure we all had a great day to remember. The high tea out to sea was lovely complete with hot choccie and buscuits too. Thank you all so much!

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Björn Weiner from Germany wrote on 04 March 2019

Amazing experience you must do

I have booked the trip even though the weather conditions should be not ideal. We started with the sun behind us, conditions were superb :-) We have seen dolphins - both above and under the water. We could swim with the seals and it was just great. The whole crew was very friendly, experienced and customer oriented - they served drinks and snacks as well :-). All in all I can only recommend this unforgettable amazing event - thank you for that memorable day!

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Georgina Zaldua from United Kingdom wrote on 11 February 2019

Highlight of our trip so far

The staff gave 100%, swimming with the seals was an incredible experience and after a good search we found dolphins. We couldn't swim with them as they had a baby with them but they were exciting to watch anyway. We sat on the net at the side of the boat. Snorkel led. Loved every minute.

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Munirah from Malaysia wrote on 26 November 2018

Third time experience and amazing as always

This is my third experience with them and it is awesome. We spotted a lot of dolphins and they are very close to us. The team is also very nice and informative and ensured us to spot the dolphins.

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