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Moonraker Dolphin Swims

Sorrento Pier | Esplanade Road, Sorrento, Victoria 3934 , Australia
+61 3 5984 4211
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Ranked #3 of 7 attractions in Sorrento
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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... more » 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. « less
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

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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Sorrento, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

Very unprofessional would never go on it again or recommend it too anyone else, just trying to get on the boat was a hassle and a waste of time.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Because the dolphins we saw had small calves, we weren't able to swim with them but it was still cool seeing them swim. And their babies were very cute. The seals were awesome - you get very close and watch them swim, fight and dive. Staff were great, organisation was good. Not sure why some people are complaining about food,... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

I was a bit scared with some of the bad reviews for this trip, but decided a couple of days ago to go for it anyway. It was wonderful! The first stop is at a marine park were you can see plenty of fish. The next is with the seals, they are SO playful and curious and there are loads... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Great experience to snorkel with the seals especially since they swim up to you as if they wanted to play! Unfortunately dolphin swim was not possible as one of them had a calve. Lovely, very helpful crew that has a lot of experience and happy to chat away and answer any questions. Great to have hot beverages and sugary snacks... More

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