1. Australia
  2. Victoria, Australia
  3. Geelong
  4. Port Phillip Bay

Queenscliff: Swim with Dolphins and Seals Snorkeling Tour

Product ID: 387258
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Get up close and personal with marine wildlife on a snorkeling tour. Take your family and friends with you and explore the scenic national park.
About this activity
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Duration: 3.5 - 5 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the world-famous biodiversity of Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park
  • Swim with seals and dolphins in their natural habitat
  • Relax onboard and take in the views from a rooftop viewing platform
Full description
Your half-day tour starts with a snorkel at Popes Eye at the Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park. Hone your snorkeling skills in its calm, shallow waters and swim with colorful fish. 

After your confidence boost, take your snorkeling up a level to Chinaman’s Hat. Get to know the locals, around 40 young Australian fur seals, and explore their habitat with them.

Continue to navigate the bay in search of dolphins. In keeping with regulations and respecting these elegant creatures, your instructor will ensure that both dolphins and snorkelers have a fun and safe experience.

As you sail from spot to spot, keep lookout from the boat's rooftop viewing platform and watch the seals and dolphins at play. Relax in a hammock and listen to the expert crew as they describe and point out the remarkable marine wildlife. 

To make the most of your day on the Bellarine Peninsula, opt for the round-trip transfer options from Geelong Station. Take the hassle out of navigating public transportation and relax on your ride in a tour bus to and from the national park.

Suitable for all ages, sizes, and abilities, this swimming with dolphins experience is a perfect group activity for families or friends. Choose the snorkeling option for a thrill or the sightseeing option to just come along for the ride. 

After your half-day snorkeling adventure is over, you will also have a few hours to explore the town, sample the local produce at the gourmet restaurants, and relax at one of the many beaches and parks which are within walking distance.
Includes
  • Marine National Park entrance fees
  • Snacks and light refreshments
  • Hot showers at the Queenscliff Harbour upon return
  • Instructor
  • Thick 5 mm wetsuit (if snorkeling selected)
  • Mask, snorkel, and fins (if snorkeling selected)
  • Geelong return bus transfer (if option selected)
What’s Not Included
  • Meals
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
  • Non-swimmers

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What to bring
  • Warm clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Reusable water bottle
Know before you go
• Please note that the itinerary may be altered due to weather or water conditions
• The crew cannot control the behavior of the animals
• Suitable for guests of all ages, sizes, and abilities with basic swimming skills as a minimum requirement
• Snorkel tours do not cater to people with no swimming ability. The Captain retains the right to refuse passage
• All guides qualified by Life Saving Victoria
• Tours are rarely canceled, but in cases of severe weather which would make the tour unsafe, the local partner will reschedule or provide a refund

From US$ 63.59 per person