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“Swimming with seals an amazing experience”

Sea All Dolphin Swims
Ranked #1 of 10 Tours in Queenscliff
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: The popular and award winning Sea All Dolphin Swims is a family owned business which offers seal & dolphin swims, reef snorkels and marine animal viewing all in the one amazing trip! Sea All Dolphin Swims offers a fun and informative 3.5 hour journey out onto the southern end of Port Phillip Bay, where we are lucky enough to have Bottlenosed Dolphins, Australian Fur Seals, Australasian Gannets and Marine National Parks all within a short distance of each other. Our aim? To show you it all! You can either snorkel or just sightsee from the boat. We supply all equipment, refreshments and good training by qualified instructors.Our qualified, caring instructors are trained by Life Saving Victoria and combined with an underlying respect for the local environment, will ensure that you and your special one take away memories that will last a lifetime.
Reviewed November 17, 2013

Fantastic experience - didn't see any dolphins but that can't be helped. Swimming with the deals was amazing - they were really playful. Lots of cool little activities whilst on the boat such as jumping off the roof and the crew - Mariah, Sapphire and Rob - were absolutely brilliant. The equipment you are supplied with is in good condition and the showers back at Queenscliff were really hot, powerful and clear so rememebr to bring a towel, showergel etc I would recommend not going on this if you want a solid guarantee of seeing dolphins - go to seaworld for that! - but to have a great time on a small tour.

Thank ozzyflyer
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dolphinswims, General Manager at Sea All Dolphin Swims, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2013

Hello Ozzyflyer. Great to get some feedback on the showers here at the harbour. Now its clear why the students spend so much time getting back on the bus. Thanks for coming out with us in conditions that must have been pretty cool and to take part in the traditional jump off the roof at the end of the tour shows you have to be fairly gritty. The seals are always fantastic to swim with. Regards Hank

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Reviewed November 17, 2013

We did this trip with some local friends. We had a great time with a friendly, lively crew and some cold but exciting snorkelling. We swam with seals, truly incredible, and a bit scary too -they got close and have big teeth (the seals that is). From the start the crew were helpful in getting us wetsuits and the other kit and with just the right attention to health and safety without being overbearing.

There was a group of teenage students on the trip along with us oldies, but they were great kids and their enjoyment was infectious. One of us tried the hanging off a rope at the side of the boat thing and managed to hold on for at least a millisecond! A crew member jumped in to make sure the soggy person was ok until the boat picked them up. Our two friends jumped in off the roof of the boat at another time, not bad when they are both "concessions".

There were hot drinks and nibbles after each session in the water.

We had a great morning's fun, shame that there were no dolphins around but you can't have everything.

Thank pomsonwheels
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dolphinswims, General Manager at Sea All Dolphin Swims, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2013

Hi Pomsonwheels. We often get the same feedback from "Concessions" joining a tour with a group of students. Why let the youngsters have all the enjoyment when its so safe and easy and so much fun.
I'll bet you guys were a big inspiration to them as well.
The crew are really good at keeping a well trained but subtle eye on you and are well prepared for the occasional slip up. I'm glad you had so much fun on your tour. Regards Hank.

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Reviewed November 15, 2013

Have just got back from an afternoon with Rob, Lincoln and Kerry. Had a great time and were very well looked after. I can't praise Lincoln and Kerry enough, they kept an eye on us all in the water and helped us 'oldies' and they kept us topped up with drinks and food on the boat. You were great!

Thank Sue T
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dolphinswims, General Manager at Sea All Dolphin Swims, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2013

Hello Sue. Its great to read that Lincoln and Kerry looked after you oldies so well. I'm sure they were in full admiration of you guys for getting and having a go. Good on you. Regards Hank

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Reviewed November 11, 2013

Nice experience to swim with seals, the team is really nice but we were sad do not see any dolphins.

Thank Sidonie N
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dolphinswims, General Manager at Sea All Dolphin Swims, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2013

Hi Sidonie. So sorry we could find the dolphins for you on your recent cruise. The weather has been all over the place recently and we wondering if thats having an impact on their movements into the southern end of the bay. Happy to say though that they were sighted today after an extended period without seeing them. We wish we could find them on every cruise but at the same time its great that they are free to move around their ocean and that makes it extra special when the do come to our boat. Thank you for your brief but honest review. Regards Hank

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Reviewed November 11, 2013

My 13 year old daughter and I had a fantastic time on this tour. The entire team of staff are as warm and welcoming as the hot showers at the end of the day! We loved swimming with the fur seals who were playful and interactive. We enjoyed two great snorkles and a lovely boat tour around the bay which was as informative as it was fun. Although we did not sight any dolphins (this time!) we had a great time looking and also filled in time with some unexpected water sports! Although the bay was quite icy, the diving wetsuits warm up quickly and the hot drinks flow from an enormous comforting kettle once you are back on board. I would have loved to have had an underwater camera or Go-Pro because the water was lovely and clear. If you don't have one I would consider hiring one from the shop before you go. Thanks to all the team for a great experience, we will recommend you to family and friends.

Thank Claire S
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dolphinswims, General Manager at Sea All Dolphin Swims, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2013

Hello Claire, Thanks for your kind review of your recent tour with us. The water is still quite cold for this time of the year so you and your young daughter did very well. But on the other hand as you say the visibility under the water is still incredibly clear and we are getting some fantastic photos & videos back from the customers hiring our Gopro's. Regards Hank

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