Wildlife Adventure Cruise 90mins for Family
Moonraker Dolphin Swims | Sorrento VIC | Family (2 Adults & 2 Childs)
About the Experience
As one of our favourite experiences, take off on an adventure of a lifetime. See the very best of Southern Port Phillip Bay in one and a half hours! All of our sightseeing and cruise experiences involve staying dry and enjoying the view! Perfect if you want to come along with friends or family who want to jump in the water.
Be just meters away from the Australian Fur Seals, cross the famous entry to Port Phillip Bay ‘The Rip’ and visit the Popes Eye Marine Park where the largest colony of Australasian Gannets and their chicks can be viewed. This tour also incorporates a leisurely cruise along the famous waterfront homes of Sorrento and Portsea as well as cruising the calm waters of the Ticonderoga Bay Dolphin Sanctuary boarded by Point Nepean National Park.
For: Family (2 Adults & 2 Childs)
Duration: 1.5 Hour (approx.)
Location: Sorrento Pier, approximately 1.5 hours from Melbourne CBD
Departure: Daily from Sorrento Pier at 9:00am and 1:00pm from November to April.
Includes and Highlights:
> 90-minute adventure cruise to view resident wild dolphins and Australian Fur Seals.
> Enjoying an exhilarating ride on our purpose-built Boat, a 12.5 metre RHIB designed for speed, comfort and allows you the freedom to move around the vessel.
> Guided commentary to learn about the history, environment and wildlife here in Port Phillip Bay.
> Exploring the rugged entry to Port Phillip Bay and see the large cargo ships navigate the famous ‘Rip’ a treacherous body of water and entry to Port Phillip Bay.
> See migrating seasonal wildlife, Shy Albatross, Humpback Whales and Common Dolphins.
Facilities and Extras:
> Luxury purpose built high-speed eco vessel
> Onboard toilet facilities
> Individual comfort seating
> Undercover Seating
> Grandstand seating to ensure you have the best view at all times
> Guided activities
> Amazing photo opportunities
> Qualified and experienced guides
Moonraker Dolphin Swims (Moonraker Charters)
Sorrento VIC 3943
03 5984 4211
How to Redeem
Bookings essential by emailing attakid team at firstname.lastname@example.org your date and time to secure your experience.
State your Voucher and Order number at the time of booking.
Present printed voucher on arrival.
We kindly ask all guests to arrive at Sorrento Pier (your tour vessel is located at the end of the jetty) 20 minutes before departure.
We advise that summer holiday peak season can result in higher than usual traffic, please allow an extra hour in January for travel and parking.
Parking can be found around the pier $1.00 per hour, outside the Sorrento Hotel or in the underground car park at Italico free of charge.
On Board the Vessel
Passengers travelling aboard any Moonraker Dolphin Swims tour travel at their own risk and are subject to inherent risks involved with snorkelling, sightseeing cruise activity and boating in general, this included but not limited to equipment failure, perils of the sea, harm by marine life, fellow passengers and participants, boarding or disembarking boats and I agree to assume such risks.
Moonraker Dolphin Swims requires guests to have basic swimming ability to enjoy the experience safely. We do not cater for guests with NO swimming ability. Should guests turn up on the day with no swimming ability and be refused for safety reasons no refunds will be provided.
We advise guests to dress in accordance with the weather, as you may encounter a sea breeze whilst you are on board.
Tours are weather dependent and rely on suitable safe conditions. All our tours are operated on the basis of interacting with wild animals. We ask that you appreciate that they are completely wild and are not trained to interact with people. Our tours operate on a high 85% success rate of swimming and interacting with the Dolphins however we cannot guarantee them on every tour. Should you not see them you are welcome to come back any time within 3 months of your last tour for free, sorry we cannot provide refunds.
If your cruise is cancelled due to bad weather, we are happy for you to nominate an alternate date of travel.
We understand that sometimes you need to change your schedule, we kindly ask that you give us 48 hours’ notice of cancellations. If you choose to cancel your tour and a refund is required (excludes customer rescheduled bookings, third party bookings and return tours due to no dolphins) a 5% booking fee is charged to cover bank charges and administration costs.
Cancellation within 24 hours of departure or guests who do not turn up prior to departure will be charged 100% of the tour fees, guests who miss the tour can re-book another tour, however, a 50% booking fee will be charged.
All cruises, tours and departures are subject to weather conditions and minimum numbers (Swim tour 10 passengers Sight-See tour 15 passengers). Should your tour be cancelled due to unsafe weather conditions you will have the choice of re-booking for another cruise or receiving a full refund. (excludes customer rescheduled bookings, third party bookings and return tours due to no dolphins)
Children are required to be accompanied by an adult during all activities.
The wildlife we visit are very consistent in their habits and behaviour, however, we ask you to approach every encounter with caution and respect, and to never assume that we have any control over their appearance. Previous experience has shown that we work on a 94% success rate with respect to the dolphins.