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Rockingham Wild Encounters

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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...more
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Corner Val St & The Esplanade | Cruising Yacht Club Jetty, Corner of Val Street and The Esplanade, Rockingham, Western Australia 6168, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What an amazing experience!!!! Just back from an eleven out of ten experience swimming with Dolphins. From the second we stepped on board the beautiful vessel and met the crew the trip was amazing. Very quickly found a Large group of Dolphins and we were...More

Thank HelenR367925
Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent location - very picturesque. Clean ferry and very knowledgeable staff - we found out plenty about the wildlife. Great view of the seals and we were lucky enough to see some dolphins along the way (nor normally part of the tour so don't expect...More

Thank Graeme A
PenguinIslandLocal, cruise guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Graeme A, Good to hear you had a great time on your cruise and got to see some dolphins as well! I will pass your great feedback onto our cruise guides. Hope to see you again soon. Kindest regards, Emily Rockingham Wild Encounters.

Reviewed 6 days ago

We have always had a desire to be in the water with wild dolphins. Yesterday we accomplished that life long ambition. The team at Rockingham are fantastic. We saw dolphins up close on a number of occasions and you almost get eye to eye contact....More

Thank DJM1502
PenguinIslandLocal, Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi DJM1502, Glad to hear you had such a great experience on our dolphin swim tour! Thanks for writing such a lovely review, we hope to see you again soon. Kindest regards, Emily Rockingham Wild Encounters.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this after coming across it online - and I'm so glad I did! The conditions were perfect - the sea was really clear and we found dolphins very quickly - which I'm told doesn't happen all the time. Understandably, as they are wild...More

Thank AngharadJ54
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi AngharadJ54, Thank you very much for a great review! We were very lucky to find the Dolphins in a social mood in such clear water we could even see the bottom. The dolphins were feeding when we first found them, then they started mating,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

To experience the dolphins in their natural habitat was incredible. From the skipper to every member of the team, you where all outstanding in both customer service and interaction with your customers and the banter & craic was great. I was with the TWA group...More

Thank Sean B
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sean B, Thank you for your review. We are so happy you had a wonderful time on our Swim with Wild Dolphins tour. See you next time, we look forward to it. Kindest Regards, Tayla Rockingham Wild Encounters

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Magical experience - awesome Seeing the dolphins up so close and hearing them communicate to each other You can go into to water as often as you like at the end of the day the crew took us to a spot not far from shore...More

Thank francoandjanmaldero
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi francoandjanmaldero, Thank you for leaving a 5 star review! We are so glad you had a magical experience. Our Swim with Wild Dolphin guides will tow you around with underwater aqua scooters and swap the small teams over in and out of the water...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome morning out on the water off Rockingham. Very capable, knowledgable annd experienced crew. Encountered wild untrained dolphins within 20 mins, swimming and playing. Well worth the money for a boat ride, 5 crew members, bottomless tea and coffee and lunch.

Thank Geri A
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Geri A, Thank you for leaving a 5 star review! We are so happy you enjoyed your experience on our Swim with Wild Dolphins Tour. We hope to maybe see you again some time. Kindest Regards, Tayla Rockingham Wild Encounters

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great trip and they crew keep up their promise to catch the dolphins. Also manage to catch a lot of birds and sea lion.More

Thank Zita28
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Zita28. Thank you for taking the time to leave a great review. Sounds like you joined the Dolphin, Penguin and Sea Lion Adventure Cruise. The Dolphins are 100% wild so we are very lucky when we get a great interaction from them because they...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must do on any trip to Perth!! All aspects from booking, checking in and participating in the experience was easy. The staff on land were fantastic and the boat captain and host for the day - Mac and Ricky were fantastic and...More

Thank SydneyAussietrekker
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi SydneyAussietrekker, Thank you for leaving a wonderful review! I will pass on your positive feedback. We are so happy to hear you had a great day. Thanks again, and we hope to see you again soon. :) Kindest Regards, Tayla Rockingham Wild Encounters.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Today i had the best experience of wild dolphins ever...the crew were absolutely fantastic...and eventhough i choose to only get in the sea once my husband was in and out as often as he could...to see so many so close was fantastic...thankyou so much to...More

Thank Candy1417
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Candy1417, Thank you very much for leaving an amazing review! We are so happy to hear you had the best experience with the Wild Dolphins on our Swim with Wild Dolphins tour. Kindest Regards, Tayla Rockingham Wild Encounters

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Angedip2018
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Yes they can but there may be a fee, so check with the provider
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san20sg
August 27, 2017|
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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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