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Sea Lion Cruise with Swimming Encounter

by Calypso Star Charters Duration 5h Non-refundable No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is AU$195

Awarded South Australia's Best Adventure tour, Advanced Eco Certified Calypso Star Charters offer half day tours from Port Lincoln to Swim with the Sealions. Swimming with these adorable 'Puppies of the Sea' has been described as one of the most interactive wildlife tours you can do!

Tours operate during October to May

• Boarding times either 11.00 am or 7.45am. Please confirm with your booking confirmation.
• Enjoy a 1.5 hour scenic journey to either Hopkins, Langton or Blythe Islands
• 7.45am boarding includes breakfast, morning tea and snacks throughout the day
• 11.00am boarding includes lunch, morning or afternoon tea and snacks throughout the day
• On route to the island learn about the local area and Australian Sealions
• Upon arriving at the island, swimmers are fitted with wetsuits and provided snorkelling equipment.
• Our permit allows 1.5 hour visit to the islands where by we maximise swimming time.
• Interaction with the Sealions is completely controlled by nature and is not guaranteed, but this tour operates at a very high success rate.
• The Skipper ferries the swimmers in a small tender boat to waist deep water
• A crew member is in the water at all times for safety
• The more interactive guests are with the Sealions the more playful they are!
• Once back on the vessel, enjoy a cruise back to the Port Lincoln Marina
• Length of tour is approximately 6 hours

Awarded South Australia's Best Adventure tour, Advanced Eco Certified Calypso Star Charters offer half day tours from Port Lincoln to Swim with the Sealions. Swimming with these adorable 'Puppies of the Sea' has been described as one of the most interactive wildlife tours you can do!

Tours operate during October to May

• Boarding times either 11.00 am or 7.45am. Please confirm with your booking confirmation.
• Enjoy a 1.5 hour scenic journey to either Hopkins, Langton or Blythe Islands
• 7.45am boarding includes breakfast, morning tea and snacks throughout the day
• 11.00am boarding includes lunch, morning or afternoon tea and snacks throughout the day
• On route to the island learn about the local area and Australian Sealions
• Upon arriving at the island, swimmers are fitted with wetsuits and provided snorkelling equipment.
• Our permit allows 1.5 hour visit to the islands where by we maximise swimming time.
• Interaction with the Sealions is completely controlled by nature and is not guaranteed, but this tour operates at a very high success rate.
• The Skipper ferries the swimmers in a small tender boat to waist deep water
• A crew member is in the water at all times for safety
• The more interactive guests are with the Sealions the more playful they are!
• Once back on the vessel, enjoy a cruise back to the Port Lincoln Marina
• Length of tour is approximately 6 hours

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11:00 AM, Sea Lions Tour in English, includes Food and Drinks

Duration 5h Non-refundable No booking or credit card fees

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per adult
AU$195

Total price is AU$195, taxes included

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Sea Lion Cruise with Swimming Encounter

Activity Location

Port Lincoln

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Calypso Star Charters

    10 South Quay Boulevard

    Port Lincoln 5606


Highlights

  • Swim with endangered Australian Sea Lions

  • Largest vessel - 60 foot MV Calypso Star - to the islands

  • Advanced Eco Certified tour with Eco Certified guides

  • Limited trips to minimise impact to the Australian Sea Lions

  • Our friendly & knowledgeable crew to enhance your trip

  • Up-close & personal encounters with these creatures


Inclusions

  • 7.45am boarding includes breakfast, morning tea and snacks throughout the day

  • 11.00am boarding includes lunch, morning or afternoon tea and snacks throughout the day

  • Tea, coffee, filtered water available during the day

  • Soft drinks, bottled water and alcohol available to purchase on board

  • Upon arriving at the island, swimmers are fitted with wetsuits and provided snorkelling equipment.

  • Hot shower on board

  • Fully enclosed saloon


Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 16 and younger must be accompanied by a paying adult.

  • If you are prone to motion sickness, please take any necessary precautions. Consult a medical professional before taking any medication.

  • At least 4 people are required for this activity to take place.

  • Maximum group size is 25 people.

  • You must be able to swim on your own to swim with the sea lions.

  • Limited weekly departures - we are committed to minimising the impact to Sealion colonies with not visiting a site more than 4 times per week.