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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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Dolphins, seals and a lot of real estate

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Dodge1934
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Knowing this was going to be a tour in the bay and not an eco-wilderness type tour, it met my expectations. We saw quite a few dolphins, got to jet across the bay and visit some seals. The seals were the highlight in my opinion. The captain was great at commentating and we informed quite a bit about some history... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

We headed down for the dolphin and seal tour on Sunday. Something I've wanted to do since we came to Australia 3 years ago. And it was well worth the wait. We had the perfect experience. The crew were a joy and didn't let us miss any sightings. We saw so many dolphins I felt so blessed. The whole family... More 

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yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Excellent trip being probably oldest person on trip I found crew to be very helpful informative and friendly. Crew followed safety procedures and did not rush people whilst swimming allowing everyone to enjoy experience. Plenty of flotation devices available for those like me that are not strong swimmers. Really enjoyable trip not to be missed.

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

Really friendly crew good knowledge of the area excellent instructions before going into the water our first time snorkeling seals were good and snorkeling under pier great view of fish fortune smiled and we able to swim with the dolphins highly recommend this tour thanks again dale and Tina Lambert (England)

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I've had the opportunity to do a few snorkeling/diving tours in different places and this was by far the most professionally run. Comfortable boat, friendly staff who give a good demonstration of the equipment and were patient with all the tour participants. Onto the Dolphins - you hold onto a line off the back of the boat and they swim... More 

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

I took my 7 y.o. son on the Moonraker dolphin and seal tour and my son had an absolute ball. We spotted (7 y.o. really did) 2 dolphins frolicking in the waves. The morning was blowy and it made it difficult to spot the dolphins but we all saw them. The seals are always there on "Chinamans hut" which was... More 

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