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Rockingham Wild Encounters

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About Rockingham Wild Encounters
Experience the exhiliration of swimming with wild dolphins in their natural environment. Meet Logo, Boomerang or any other of over 200 bottlenose dolphins that we have come to know as friends. You don't need to be an expert swimmer and we'll teach you how to snorkel. Just bring a sense of adventure and be ready for a wild encounter with one of the oceans most fascinating creatures. We have over 20 years experience and a better than 99% success rate.
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Rockingham, Western Australia, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This experience was truly incredible - more than I'd dreamed. The crew ensured we respected the dolphins and instructed us clearly on how to get the best views. I really appreciated how the needs of the dolphins were paramount and how the crew shared their...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank colleenl208
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi colleenl208, Thank you so much for your review! I'm glad to hear you had a incredible time on your Swim with Wild Dolphins Tour. It is a wonderful opportunity to swim with wild dolphins and we want to respect the relationship we form with...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went in this tour as a solo traveller and met loads of people, also travelling solo, which was great! Saw loads of dolphins and it was great to get up so close to them. The staff clearly love their job (who wouldn’t!!) and this was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KatieA3451
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi KatieA3451, Thank you so much for your review! Glad to hear that you had a fabulous day out with us and our passionate staff who all love working in such a beautiful place! It really is a little slice of heaven at the Shoalwater...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I’m not usually one to leave a review, but I had the most incredible experience and just had to share it. The dolphins swim was on my last day before flying back to the U.K. and it was truly the best experience to end my...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jessica T
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Jessica T, Thank you for taking the time to write this detailed review. We're so glad we could make your day so comfortable and special, I will pass your kind words onto Tayla. It sounds like you where very lucky with the group of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

For our recent visit to Western Australia, we booked ourselves onto a dolphin swimming experience with Rockingham Wild Encounters. There are two options for arrival: collection by bus from Perth, or make one's own way to the jetty in Rockingham. We opted for a bus...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Xenedis
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Xenedis, Thank you so much for your detailed review! I will pass on your lovely comments to all the swim crew! Swimming with 100% wild dolphins is such an incredible experience and we are so glad you got to enjoy this! In the wild...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited today as a family of 3 and had a great day. Easy to check in and get on board the ferry across. We then went on the Seal and Penguin tour. The skipper and host were great and even when we were heading...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi biancahewitt, Thank you so much for your review! So glad you had a lovely time on the Penguin and Sea Lion Tour and got the extra bonus of seeing 100% wild dolphins! Thank you for your feedback we will definitely take on board your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing experience, we’ve seen penguins, dolphins, pelicans, sea lions and all of it in a wild life just 5 min from main land on a boat.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ElenaH1448
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi ElenaH1448, Thank you so much for your fantastic review! Glad to hear you had a lovely day seeing all the amazing wildlife. We love giving people the opportunity to see animals that are 100% wild! Hope to see you again soon, Gabby Rockingham Wild...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a fantastic experience today swimming with wild dolphins! The staff were so friendly from the moment I arrived to the moment I left. They gave us all an introductory briefing, safety information, facts about the dolphins and got us all ready with wetsuits and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Msilvi92, Thank you so much for this detailed review! It sounds like you had a fantastic day on our Swim With Wild Dolphins tour and I will pass your lovely comments onto the crew. When on this tour, we need to keep in mind...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting from Melbourne and decided to book the dolphin dive and we weren’t disappointed , staff were great and very helpful for people who have not snorkeled before and the swim with the wild dolphins was an amazing Experience , highly reccomend Great experience !More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BenJ1735
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi BenJ1735, Thank you for this wonderful review. The wild Dolphins live well into their 40's in the wild, whereas the same species in captivity lives to a maximum of 10 to 12 years old. We are so glad you appreciate the wild dolphins as...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a brilliant day out, the staff were really informative an friendly, you could tell they really loved the dolphins.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Abbie F
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Abbie F, Thanks for this great review. We definitely do love the dolphins and want to preserve them in the wild. We're so glad you appreciate these lovely dolphins as much as we do! We hope to see you again soon, Trini Rockingham Wild...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing day out swimming close up with dolphins, all crew very professional especially our guide Taylor who picked us up & looked after us all day. Would definitely recommend & have already bought as a gift. Keep up the good work.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sarah M
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sarah M, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review! It sounds like you had a fantastic day on the Swim With Wild Dolphins. I will pass your kind words onto Tayla your guide. We hope to see you again soon,...More

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Hi San20sg, There is a large free carpark on site and over flow parking on Penguin Road at the Shoalwater Lawn Bowling Club. Pengo's Café is located right next door to the gift shop however there are no shops or cafes... More
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