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Temptation Sailing

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| Marina Pier, Glenelg, South Australia 5000, Australia
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$51.44*
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Dolphin Cruise from Adelaide with Optional Dolphin Swim
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Temptation is a 58 foot sailing catamaran which has been doing wild dolphin swims daily since 2001, in this time we have never been out on a dolphin cruise and not seen dolphins. In fact we will give you all your money back if dolphins are not seen on this cruise. Dolphins always come over to Temptation and you can stand or lay above them on our front nets. If you wish to swim, no worries (but book early to avoid disappointment) this is a totally wild experience, no feeding, no touching just viewing from within the water. Because these are wild dolphins we have strict rules to abide by (both for the safety of the swimmers and the dolphins) and sometimes it can be rushed to get the swimmers in the water and sometimes the crew do need to yell so that the swimmers know which way to look under water. If you book in for a swim and on the day change your mind, no problems we can refund the difference (direct bookings only), especially for young children who decide they don't want to swim, that way they don't need to feel forced to go into the water. Remember you will always see more dolphins from on board, but seeing wild dolphins underwater is just amazing.
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"dolphin swim"
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"wild dolphins"
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"their natural habitat"
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"an amazing experience"
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"pod of dolphins"
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"marine biologist"
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"sunset cruise"
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"saw dolphins"
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"great trip"
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"fantastic morning"
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"available for purchase"
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"recommend this trip"
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"degree weather"
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"friendly crew"
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"wedding anniversary"
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"dolphin tour"
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"lovely cruise"
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

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Reviewed April 29, 2018

I went on a private charter with Temptation Sailing today and I was blown away with the level of professionalism offered by the team. The afternoon could not have gone any smoother, the weather was gorgeous, the service outstanding, the boat STUNNING and to top...More

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Reviewed April 28, 2018

Fantastic morning out with Temptation Sailing. Saw lots of dolphins in and out of water, was more than expected. The staff were all very nice and marine biologist Tim told lots of information about dolphins. I have been telling everyone I see how fantastic this...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2018

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Reviewed April 14, 2018

What a bunch of ocean cowboys. I understand that to “swim” with the dolphins you must know your own ability but that does not absolve the crew from all care and responsibility - particularly for children. The crew were arrogant, careless and have no understanding...More

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Stephen W, Owner at Temptation Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2018

Hi ? my name is Stephen and I was the captain on this cruise. The safety of our passengers and in particular our swimmers are our number one priority. There was an incident on that morning which you are referring to - there was an...More

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Reviewed April 7, 2018

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Stephen W, Manager at Temptation Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

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Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed March 13, 2018

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Reviewed March 12, 2018

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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful sunset, good value, lovely accommodating crew (babes tbh. ;)) 10/10 would tempt again! Bring a jumper and cash!

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Stephen W, Manager at Temptation Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

Thank you for your review and we look forward to welcoming you on board again.

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Mary L
May 15, 2018|
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Response from Stephen W | Property representative |
Hi Mary, thank you for your enquiry. Please note the marina itself is not "wheelchair friendly" passengers will need to walk either up stairs or down stairs (approx. 12 stairs) and then a ramp to get to the boat (and... More
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September 22, 2017|
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It really depends on the cruise you are inquiring about, the sails do not get put up on every cruise and is at the discretion of the captain. The main sail does not typically go up, however... More
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