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Moonraker Dolphin Swims

Address: Sorrento Pier | Esplanade Road, Sorrento, Victoria 3934 , Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 5984 4211
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Ranked #4 of 8 Attractions in Sorrento
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Tours, Adventure
Owner description: Join the team at ‘Moonraker Dolphin Swims’ as we take you on a snorkelling experience like no...
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Tours, Adventure
Owner description: Join the team at ‘Moonraker Dolphin Swims’ as we take you on a snorkelling experience like no other. Snorkel with resident Bottlenose Dolphins, swim alongside cheeky Australian Fur Seals, explore underwater marine parks filled with colourful fish and join the search for weedy sea dragons.Tours depart Sorrento Pier just 1.5 hours from Melbourne on the picturesque Mornington Peninsula.Choose between swimming and sightseeing aboard 'Moonraker' or take a small group tour aboard 'Blue Wing' to experience this amazing natural environment on a low impact, eco friendly experience.

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

This was amazing! The staff and crew were so professional. I loved seeing the seals playing and watching the dolphins race the boat was priceless! I can't believe I have been going to the Mornington Peninsula for 15 years and never seen the bay like this! Was lovely having nibbles on the boat

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I did it as a day trip, I'd recommend picking a nice sunny day. Yes we did see dolphins, plenty of them. And I also loved swimming in a marine park in the bay. The staff were great and really enthusiastic about their job and marine life. The safety briefing was clear and precise and a boats... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We received what we had wanted from this cruise. Seeing dolphins and seals in the sea. Plus, a leisurely cruise.

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Watch out before you book the tour! I booked the tour and paid by my credit card. I received my confirmation email stated the amount I paid. Came back home and check my credit card only to realize they charged me $224aud instead of $155.54 as stated in the invoice. I emailed them, and here's the reply: " Thank you... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We were greeted by a lovely lady called Sandy followed by three male members of staff who couldn't have been more friendly or helpful. We swam out to see plenty of seals (couldn't believe how smelly they were), followed by a trip to the Pope's Eye where were snorkelled and saw some amazing colourful fish and some jelly fish. We... More 

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Swindon England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Booked this trip with a collection from Melbourne to swim with the Dolphins & Seals. Initially we were concerned that they may not run the tour due to dull, grey, windy weather but this cleared up before our boat was due to leave. In hind sight we should have driven to Sorento ourselves & had a longer lie-in as we... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Today I took my family down to Sorrento and experienced a Dolphin/Seal swim with Moonraker Dolphin Swims. I have a nearly 8yr old daughter and an 11 yr old daughter who are good swimmers but swimming in the sea is another thing altogether. The team on Moonraker were from the time we arrived at 9am extremely professional yet humorous, informative... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

My wife was given a voucher for Christmas and the staff thought it would be a great experience for her, myself and two children to experience it together so they allowed us to board and it was fantastic and will definitely go again next time as a swim tour...my wife loved the swim with the seals

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We had a wonderful time. My partner was an observer and I was a swimmer and we both saw tons of wildlife- the seals and the leafy sea dragon were incredible! The dolphins were actually a little better from onboard, but hearing them in the water was wild. The hot drinks were pretty important on the windy day we went,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

The trip was amazing. We were so close to the dolphins on board the boat and even closer to the seals in the water! We were lucky enough to see a baby dolphin, unfortunately that meant we were unable to get in the water with the dolphins, but we had a fantastic time with the seals. If you can hold... More 

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