Dolphins and Seals Wildlife Eco Boat Cruise Mornington Peninsula

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WaterMaarq Seal and Dolphin Eco Boat Tour is an honor winning 1.5 hour journey investigating the exquisite Mornington Peninsula straights and coastline. Explore nearby waters for seals, whales and dolphins sightings on a boutique visit for 12 visitors.

Journey the superb shore of the Mornington Peninsula and southern Port Phillip Bay. Whenever of year you’re probably going to see gannets plunging, hide seals playing, settling cormorants, or a unit of dolphins riding the waves and skipping about.

See engaging interesting nearby natural life on our boutique 1.5-hour seal, whale and dolphin watching journey for up to 12 visitors.

On board our quick eco pontoon Apollo, we’ll travel by the radiant bank of the Mornington Peninsula. Visitors explore more than 20-million years of age sandy bluffs, perfect occasion homes and flawless sea shores. The coastline is a piece of the Point Nepean National Park and Port Phillip Bay. It is home to an assortment of natural life including seals, dolphins, incidental moving whales and plenteous seabirds surely understood to surpass 70 unique species.

Visiting southern Port Phillip Bay, you’ll see a few one of a kind highlights that are unrivaled. Cruising by the Ticonderoga Bay Dolphin Sanctuary stories of history will unfurl. The precipices prompting Point Nepean and the first safeguard posts region worked to watch the passage to Port Phillip Bay, known as The Rip. The Rip is the place the waters of the inlet meet the oceans of Bass Strait. Here you’ll cross the absolute first point our soonest pioneers would have seen after their months long ship’s adventure.

Throughout the late spring months, the transitory shearwater feathered creatures gather as once huge mob at the waters at the heads, tons of winged animals boating together superficially.

Australian Fur Seals, when pursued unnecessarily for their pelts, are presently completely ensured and appreciate laying on Chinaman’s Hat, a man-made take out stage in the straight. Here the seals escape the water and rest following quite a while of angling. Seeing them very close you will be hypnotized by their essence, readiness and venerate their highlights.

From around June through to August (winter), along the southern shoreline of Victoria, our waters are home to the movement sections of whales. Sightings of Humpback, Southern Right and Killer whales (Orca) are expanding year on year. Visits into Port Phillip Bay are getting progressively incessant and it’s conceivable to increase some astonishing sightings.

Some other day seals, seabirds including gannets, pelicans, timid gooney bird or white-confronted storm petrels may welcome you out on or over the water.

Passing by ensured marine parks and one of just 64 Ramsar wetlands in Australia, you’ll appreciate 360 degree sees from our open vessel. Through sharing and creating understanding, we plan to help security and protection of our noteworthy nature and untamed life.

Each excursion will show you something new. The 1.5-hour Wildlife Sightseeing Boat Tour gives you a customized view into the excellence and lavishness of Port Phillip Bay. Everybody appreciates the steady ride and opportunity felt on board our little and powerful visit vessel. Outdoors seating gives all-round view and a sentiment of connectedness with the marine condition.

Your benevolent team will direct you as you explore the mind boggling decent variety and enchantment of our excellent seaside area.

More Tours by WaterMaarq


  • Swift eco style rigid inflatable boat
  • Opportunity to see wild dolphins, seals and sea birds including gannets and cormorants
  • Small group tour for a more personalised experience
  • Up close remarkable wildlife viewing
  • Completely natural wildlife experience, no feeding or trained animals
  • Face-to-face expert commentary and in-water supervision with qualified guides

Inclusions

  • Purpose built high speed eco vessel
  • Full open vessel for unobstructed views
  • Qualified and experienced guides
  • Amazing photo opportunities
  • Tailored experience for small groups of 12 guests
  • Parks Victoria use fees
  • National Park fees

Exclusions

  • Accommodation Pick-up / Drop Offs
  • Meals
  • In-water activities, this is a scenic tour only
  • Travel Insurance
  • Affirmation will be gotten at time of booking
  • Tours depart from Sorrento Pier
  • Directions to Sorrento Pier
  • All Guests must be minimum 5 years of age
  • All Guests must be minimum 100cm tall
  • Please be at the pier at least 15 minutes before tour departure time to ensure you have enough time to check in and make yourself comfortable
  • Tours depart at the scheduled time and will not wait for late guests
  • Please dress comfortably and warmly
  • Guests with back, neck, shoulder or heart conditions, those who are pregnant or who have injuries/conditions that may cause a risk to their health are advised to not do these tours, or do so at their own risk
  • Eligibility of guests to participate in the tour is at the discretion of the Captain who has the right to refuse passage
  • Sea conditions can be unpredictable at times, this may cause physical injury, psychological stress or motion sickness
  • Tours are rarely cancelled, the experience provider will reschedule your tour only in the case of severe weather which would make the tour unsafe
  • Subject to minimum numbers and may be rescheduled if minimum numbers are not met
  • Guests will have the opportunity to spot dolphins, however sightings can not be guaranteed as they are wild animals
  • The supplier reserves the right to substitute the vessel and / or change the day’s itinerary without notice
  • Guests must provide at least 24 hours notice for cancellations or all fees will be forfeited

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Trip Facts

  • WaterMaarq
  • WaterMaarq, Esplanade, Sorrento Pier, Sorrento VIC 3943, Australia
  • 1h 30m
  • Returns to original departure point