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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 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic experience dolphins came so close you could hear them chatting. The team made the day their professionalism knowledge and the joy of what they do made it for me. I loved every minute and will definitely do again amazing day had by allMore

Thank 393LindaR
PenguinIslandLocal, Tourguide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Linda R, Thankyou so much for the beautiful review! So fantastic to hear you had such an amazing day and even got close enough to hear the dolphins! I'll pass on your positive feedback to the crew, they'll be stoked to hear you had...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks so much for amazing day that will not be forgotten. Swimming and listening to the dolphins interacting up real close. Feel so lucky. The crew was awesome must be on your perth top 5 list.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank maxchar4
PenguinIslandLocal, Cruise Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi maxchar4, Thankyou for writing the amazing review, we are so glad you had a great time on our dolphin swim tour! Its such an amazing experience being able to have such a close interaction with wild dolphins in their natural environment :) Kind Regards,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an incredible experience. Friendly and Attentive staff, making sure our expectatives where fullfilled.our boat departed at 9am and didnt get back till 2.30 pm, spotting groups of dolphins and swimming woth them. The instructors made sure we were all confident to get in the...More

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

Hi Escape47381397204, Thank you very much for leaving a fantastic review! We are so glad you had a fantastic experience. Kindest Regards, Tayla Rockingham Wild Encounters

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Literally the best experience you could gift yourself! My friend and I were really hesitant signing up for this as we both were weak swimmers and had no prior snorkelling experience. But thankfully we did, because the crew onboard provided great reassurance and walked us...More

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

Hi Felicia V, Thank you so much for your great review. I'm glad you guys had such a great time with the wonderful wild Dolphins, after you were a little bit hesitant! I will pass your lovely words onto our crew. It sounds like you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing!!! The guys who did the Tour are hilarious, friendly and know absolutely everything about the wildlife. We saw so so many dolphins, the tour-guys made the dolphins play around the boat. Saw sealions, beautiful marine park and ended the day on the beach on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Desiree J
PenguinIslandLocal, Cruise Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Desiree, Thanks for the wonderful review, so glad you had a good time on our tour! We will pass your great feedback onto our tour guides. Hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Emily Rockingham Wild Encounters

Reviewed 3 weeks 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

Date of experience: November 2018
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PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi HelenR3679255, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. It sounds like you had an amazing time on our Swim with Wild Dolphins! I will pass your lovely comments onto our crew. We hope to see you again soon, Trini Rockingham...More

Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Graeme A
PenguinIslandLocal, cruise guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DJM1502
PenguinIslandLocal, Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AngharadJ54
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sean B
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks 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

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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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