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Swim with the Sealions Experience

Swim With Sealions

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Product Info

Duration Half Day Tour (approx 5 hours)
Meals Breakfast OR Lunch
Tea/coffee
light refreshments
Group Size Maximum 25 people
Starts Port Lincoln
Ends Port Lincoln
Tour Style Adventure / Wildlife Experience

Details

A relaxing cruise and fun filled afternoon swimming with the ocean's most cheerful creatures, gorgeous and playful Australian Sea Lions of Port Lincoln! Get the rare opportunity to play and swim with these incredible animals in the comfort of their own environment. This 5 hour tour will showcase some incredible coastal scenery and get you up close and personal with Australia's marine mammals for truly memorable encounters. 

  •  Advanced Eco Certified & Carbon Neutral with our Skippers being Eco Certified Guides
  • 7.45am boarding includes breakfast
  • 11.00am boarding includes lunch
  • Only Sealion tour that operates a tender boat, which transfers swimmers to waist deep water. Non swimmers can choose to enter the tender boat with the Skipper to get a closer look at the Sealions
  • Limited weekly departures - we are committed to minimising the impact to Sealion colonies with not visiting a site more than 4 times per week

Itinerary

Tours operate during October to May


• Boarding times either 11.00 am or 7.45am. Please confirm with your booking confirmation.
• Enjoy a 1.5 hour scenic journey to either Hopkins, Langton or Blythe Islands.
• 7.45am boarding includes breakfast, morning tea and snacks throughout the day.
• 11.00am boarding includes lunch, morning or afternoon tea and snacks throughout the day.
• Tea, coffee, filtered water available during the day.
• Soft drinks, bottled water and alcohol available to purchase on board.
• On route to the island learn about the local area and Australian Sealions.
• Upon arriving at the island, swimmers are fitted with wetsuits and provided snorkelling equipment.
• Our permit allows 1.5 hour visit to the islands where by we maximise swimming time.
• Interaction with the Sealions is completely controlled by nature and is not guaranteed, but this tour operates at a very high success rate.
• The Skipper ferries the swimmers in a small tender boat to waist deep water.
• A crew member is in the water at all times for safety.
• The more interactive guests are with the Sealions the more playful they are!
• Once back on the vessel, enjoy a cruise back to the Port Lincoln Marina.
• Length of tour is approximately 5 hours.


Pickups / Departures

Morning 7:45am or afternoon 11am departures available October through to May.

Vessel departed from behind the Marina Hotel, Cape Baron Place, Port Lincoln where you are required to meet 15 minutes prior to your designated departure time. 

 

**Pre booked transfers from accommodation places are available for $10 per person return


Extras

  • Maximum of 25 passengers. 
  • Minimum of 4 passengers required for this trip to operate.

 

*Please note that pre booked transfers from accommodation are available for $10 per person return. 

GoPro Hire $50:

  • Hire of the GoPro and the purchase of an 8GB micro SD card with adapter 
  • If you want to capture loads of footage and don’t think that one card is enough, you can upgrade on board to a 16GB card

 

Optional Extras: 

  • Soft drinks, bottled water and alcohol available for purchase. 
  • Souvenirs available on board
  • GoPro hire available on board

 

What to bring: 

To ensure the comfort of your trip you will need to bring:

  • Bathers and a towel.
  • Your Camera, if you have one. If not we do hire our GoPros on board.
  • Charging cables. USB points are available on our vessels.
  • Comfortable clothing: Remember to pack some warm clothes as it can get cool on the water (even in summer). A warm jacket is a must in winter. Our Vessels have reverse cycle air-conditioning for your comfort. 
  • Boat appropriate soft-soled shoes - not thongs
  • Space is limited, small bags are appreciated.

Location


Testimonials

"Diving with the sharks was phenominal! Best thing I've ever done! The Travel Freedom team made everything super easy for me - even helping me with my flights over to Port Lincoln from Adelaide."

Nadine Gray (Australia)

"I loved swimming with the Tuna - such a great experience and it was great that we could feed them in the water. Perfect activity for us and the kids!"

Kaliffe Manniloffe (Morocco)

"My wife and I had the best time swimming with the wild sealions - we couldn't believe how playful they were! Travel Freedom made it so easy as well for us taking care of everything - including our accommodation."

Josh Andrews (UK)

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