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Address: Sorrento Pier | Esplanade Road, Sorrento, Victoria 3934 , Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 5984 4211
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Description: Join the team at ‘Moonraker Dolphin Swims’ as we take you on a snorkelling...
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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A great way to see Sorrento and Portsea from the bay and then jump in with the fishes and dolphins. well organised and run with friendly staff who look after you well. Plenty of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Very dissatisfied with our experience with Moonraker Charters. We booked this charter four times and had it cancelled every time the day before. Only once was due to inclement weather. As we had organised our charter to coincide with a holiday, it was very inconvenient. After booking the fourth time, our voucher was about to expire and we contacted Living... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

A great way to see Sorrento and Portsea from the bay and then jump in with the fishes and dolphins. well organised and run with friendly staff who look after you well. Plenty of information about the dolphins and the issues they face. Not only got to see lots of dolphins from the boat but also saw some in the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

So basically when you pay $130 to see dolphins, you expect to see some... which was not the case. Fair enough, we could approach fur seals and when the crew figured out we would never be able to see dolphins, we tried to find some sea dragons. Well, one sea dragon for... +24 people? When you arrive, the crew asks... More 

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Perfect weather for the day, so we were fortunate. Helpful friendly crew. Professional too. Loved swimming with the seals and watching their antics up close. When we found where the dolphins were hanging around, we jumped in the water to watch them swim around us and passed us. At one with Nature. Back on board and finishing up I had... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Interesting trip in a comfortable boat, with friendly crew. The commentary provided was interesting and relevant without taking away from the beautiful scenery. We were 10 minutes late returning for which the skipper apologised! I didn't notice any disappointed travellers as we were all enchanted by a large school of dolphins who were entertaining us and we wouldn't have cared... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I've been on a lot of tours over the past couple of years, mostly with people catering to an international market turning the environment into a glitzy product. This was not one of those tours. We did the 90 minute boat trip (not the swim) and read the material on their website in advance so we knew that there was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Took my daughters and wife to see the Dolphins. I've scuba dived Port Philip Bay for a lot of years and have swam with Dolphins and Seals and I thought in a boat they could experience a bit of this. The Dolphins were quite a way off and I felt like we were luring them for the people that wanted... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

What a perfect day it was! The weather was by chance great even though it was late March. The seal activity was my favourite part of the day as they are so interactive with all of the tour that are swimming. Great opportunity for photos and videos underwater with them. Unfortunately, not the whole tour got to swim with the... More 

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Campo Largo, PR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I have no words to describe how amazing it was!! We had high spectations, since we flew to Melbourne just for the dive. Troy and his staff arranged everything to flow easily.From the tour bus (with a very friendly driver),On our arrival, the staff met us onboard ,all also very friendly and organized. The dolphins were a little bit shy,... More 

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Crew were very helpful, l was much older than most of the other people on board and very nervous. I made them aware of my lack of confidence and they assured me I would be fine and I was. The instruction and safety briefing were excellent. The boat design made it very easy to get in and out of the... More 

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Address: Address: Sorrento Pier | Esplanade Road, Sorrento, Victoria 3934 , Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 5984 4211
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mornington Peninsula  >  Sorrento

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