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Address: 2 Jubilee Drive, Port Lincoln, South Australia 5606, Australia
Phone Number: 08-8682-2979
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Description: Adventure Bay Charters is a multi award winning tourism business that...
Adventure Bay Charters is a multi award winning tourism business that offers some of South Australia’s best water based wildlife encounters. Featuring the Australian Sea lions, the Great White Shark and Southern Bluefin Tuna. All encounters are MUST DO experiences when visiting Australia and the Eyre Peninsula. Adventure Bay Charters is the fastest growing and most awarded tourism operator in Port Lincoln and was awarded the Best Adventure Tourism operator in South Australia in 2010. A family owned and operated business with strong ties and close relationships with customers and the community, Adventure Bay Charters is at the forefront of great tourism experiences in Australia.Let the Adventure Bay Crew take you on the ride of a life time!
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Great White Shark Cruise with Optional Cage Dive and Aqua Sub from Port Lincoln
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Half-Day Sea Lion Snorkeling Tour from Port Lincoln

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Although we missed out on seeing a shark it was still a great and very informative day out with the friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff of Alex and Krystal. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Although we missed out on seeing a shark it was still a great and very informative day out with the friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff of Alex and Krystal. The company usually has a high success rate on seeing sharks despite using acoustics rather than berly, unfortunately on this occasion no charter companies had seen any sharks for 2 weeks... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Although I missed out on seeing a shark, and a bit disappointed, I still enjoyed the day and understand you can not control what wild animals do. I went with Adventure Bay tours over the others as they do not use berly but instead use acoustics to attract the sharks. Hopefully one day the other tour operators will follow this... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Unbelievable experience seeing Great White Sharks in the wild. Weather conditions were not great but still amazing! All their staff on the boat were helpful, friendly and knowledgeable. Lots of food too!

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AdventureBayCharters, Front Office Manager at Adventure Bay Charters, responded to this review

Hi David, Thank you for your review! We're really glad you had a great time - although the winter weather can get a bit wild, the great shark action (and great food and staff) definitely makes up for it! Thanks again, and all the best from the Adventure Bay team! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Now I know shark dives can scare a lot of people and the price of $400 plus $100 on the day is a little steep. However, this experience was one I'll never forget. You can climb into the sub and stay completely dry or don your wetsuit and climb into the cage as sharks swim really close. The other companies... More 

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AdventureBayCharters, Front Office Manager at Adventure Bay Charters, responded to this review

Hi Becky, Thank you for sharing your experience with us - we really appreciate the time you've taken to write us a review. And yes - you definitely don't go hungry on our boat! As you said - the interaction our customers have with the Great White Sharks is a natural one, and since the sharks are attracted by music... More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I planned cage diving for my parents when they came to visit me on holiday. I am not going to lie I thought we would be dumped in the ocean after the mess we made. Both my parents and myself soon discovered we all suffered from horrific sea sickness. The staff were so kind to us, The owner even held... More 

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AdventureBayCharters, Front Office Manager at Adventure Bay Charters, responded to this review

Hi Tessa, Great to hear from you! It's always fantastic to receive feedback from our customers, and we're glad you were all able to enjoy your charter with us despite your initial seasickness. We have a new boat now - you'll all have to come back and try out our AquaSub!! Thanks again for taking the time to write a... More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Everything about the whole day was incredible saw whales, dolphins and some beautiful Great Whites.!! food was delicious and the staff are so funny and down to earth.!! loved everything about it.!! thanks so much guys you made my trip to Australia one to remember.!!

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Hi Casey, Thank you for taking the time to review your "surreal experience!" It sounds like you had an amazing day - as you saw, the marine life here is magnificent! We're so glad you enjoyed your trip - it certainly was a day to remember! Thanks again from the A.B.C crew More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I LOVED this!! No bating, just some music, and sharks would get a little curious. I never once felt scared at all!! You're completely taken care of from minute 1!! Coffee, lunch made right there on the boat, a smooth ride, and wonderful dive time!! I spent every second I could in there, and brought my own underwater camera, however... More 

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AdventureBayCharters, Front Office Manager at Adventure Bay Charters, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for your review - there is nothing quite like sharing the water with these amazing creatures is there!? We do our best to look after our customers on board the Shark Warrior - and we are glad you had a great day out on the water with the Adventure Bay crew. You are welcome back anytime! Thanks... More 

New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Swimming with Sea Lions and Great Whites: It is a must-do and worth every cent. There is something special about travelling to a place and coming back having learned something valuable. My sister and I are still talking about our fantastic memories swimming on our sea lion and great white shark tours during December 2014. At the end of November... More 

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AdventureBayCharters, Front Office Manager at Adventure Bay Charters, responded to this review

Hi AUtravellingsisters! Thank you so much for your kind words - we're really stoked that you understand how important sustainability is to us. Like you said, an interaction with these animals is a privilege - and it makes everything we do worthwhile when passengers like yourselves leave with a greater understanding and appreciation for the wonderful marine life we are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

My husband and I were given this tour as a thoughtful and loving gift from my friends and family for my birthday which than became babymoon as well! It has always been a dream of mine since very young to see the great white in its natural state - I was not let down. Even though I was vomiting most... More 

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AdventureBayCharters, Front Office Manager at Adventure Bay Charters, responded to this review

Hi Lisa, Thank you for letting us know how your day went! The sub has been a really popular addition to our tours, and like you said our passengers in the sub still see the Great Whites with perfect clarity. We appreciate you spreading the word about Adventure Bay - and hopefully one day your little family might visit us... More 

Main Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Shark cage diving - OMG. Amazing. Great boat, clean and new. Great food and most important GREAT WHITE SHARKS. You can go in the cage (even my 11 year old did it) or you can go in the underwater viewing area. Fantastic. Only problem is it is a long boat ride and you can really get sea sick. Take lots... More 

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AdventureBayCharters, Front Office Manager at Adventure Bay Charters, responded to this review

Hi Megan, Thank you for taking some time to let us know what you think! Glad you guys had a great trip- we'd love to have you back anytime. Great tip about the medication - we always suggest those who are prone to sea-sickness take a kwell the night before - and bring some for the trip. Ginger tablets are... More 

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