Dolphin Swim Australia - Nelson Bay

Dolphin Swim Australia

Ever wanted to swim with dolphins in the wild? You can with Dolphin Swim Australia, the only dolphin swim in the wild permitted in NSW. Enjoy this amazing experience in the beautiful blue waters of the Port Stephens-Great Lakes Marine Park, and just 2.5 hours’ drive north of Sydney.

Licensed by the Marine Park Authority, the Wild Dolphin Swim tour is from an ocean-going catamaran and qualified dive masters will guide you through the unforgettable adventure with short-beaked common dolphins and oceanic bottlenose dolphins.

The four-hour experience relies on dolphins’ intelligence and inherent curiosity in humans. Beginning at sunrise, the tour includes all equipment and training with a professional team including marine scientists. A continental breakfast is also served. A maximum of 20 swimmers and 20 observers are allowed on each tour.

Tours operate from September through to the last week of May. They depart on Saturday and Sunday from d’Albora Marina in Nelson Bay. You are required to arrive at the marina at 5.20am. The boat departs at 6am. Tours are also available Monday and Friday on demand.

Port Stephens has a range of accommodation to suit your budget.

 

For more information:

www.dolphinswimaustralia.com.au

Tel: +61 402 549 955

For more information: www.dolphinswimaustralia.com.au
Tours

Wild Dolphin Swim

This is an open water dolphin adventure with either the amazing short-beaked common dolphin, or oceanic bottlenose dolphin. Not only is this the only permitted and completely wild dolphin swim in NSW, but it's the only wild dolphin swim of its kind in the world! The four hour tour program includes supply of wetsuit, mask, snorkel, safety harness and a light breakfast, plus training in swim procedures and snorkelling. An educational commentary on the common and oceanic bottlenose dolphins, as well as the Port Stephens-Great Lakes Marine Park environment, is also included. There is a maximum of 20 swimmers per program. Private charters and group programs are also available and welcome. Come and join them for this amazing bucket list experience!
Start Location New South Wales
Duration Half Day or Less
Price $289.00 - $289.00 The cost for a Wild Dolphin Swim is AUD289.00.

Wild Dolphin Watch

Join Dolphin Swim Australia (DSA) for the greatest dolphin watch around! You will be able to observe swimmers entering into the world of either the amazing short-beaked common dolphin, or the oceanic bottlenose dolphin! Not only do DSA conduct the only permitted and completely wild dolphin swim in NSW, but it's the only wild dolphin swim of its kind in the world! DSA's Wild Dolphin Watch includes a four hour cruise and complimentary light breakfast. An educational commentary on the common and oceanic bottlenose dolphins, as well as the Port Stephens-Great Lakes Marine Park environment, is also included. There is a maximum of 20 observers per program. Private charters and group programs are also available and welcome. Come and join this fantastic Wild Dolphin Watch!
Start Location New South Wales
Duration Half Day or Less
Price $60.00 - $60.00 The cost is AUD60.00 per Observer.