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Get active while enjoying the great outdoors and spotting wildlife on this kayaking tour to the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary. Paddle through ancient mangrove forests and keep a lookout for the dolphins that pass through. Learn about the animals and their habitat from your naturalist guide. No kayaking experience is necessary and the pace will be slow but moderate fitness is recommended.
Cruise from the Granite Island Causeway to Seal Island and Victor Harbor on a 1.5-hour marine wildlife tour. Look for seals, sea lions, sea birds, dolphins, and migrating southern right whales (seasonal) around Seal Island, Wright Island, and the Waitpinga Cliffs.
Look for dolphins off the coast of Adelaide on a dolphin-spotting cruise from Glenelg, a seaside town just south of the city. As you glide across Holdfast Bay by catamaran, keep your eyes peeled for some of the thousands of dolphins who live in these waters. To enhance your encounter with these lovable creatures, upgrade your tour to include a dolphin-swimming experience from the boat.
Travel from Adelaide to the historic Murray River on an 8-hour day trip that includes a lunch-time cruise, a great way for first-time visitors to orient themselves. Afterwards, you'll take in the Murray River landscape from the coach, stopping for photo ops and sweeping views. Visit a chocolate factory and cheese maker in Woodside on the return journey to Adelaide. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included. Please note: Effective from May 3, 2018, due to roadworks on Frome Street, the temporary pick-up location for guests staying at the Majestic Roof Garden Hotel and Mantra on Frome will be 16, Hindmarsh Square, Adelaide.
Take an exhilarating 45-minute boat ride from the Granite Island Causeway to Seal Island and Wright Island to look for seals, sea lions, and bottle-nose dolphins, and hear the history of whaling in Encounter Bay.
Travel from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island, one of Australia’s most popular wildlife destinations, on this activity-filled day trip by ferry and coach. On the island, discover its natural attractions and local animals, from Vivonne Bay and Seal Bay Conservation Park to the Remarkable Rocks, Flinders Chase National Park, Admirals Arch and more. Spot wallabies, echidnas, fur seals, koalas and, of course, kangaroos.
Combine a food-tasting tour with views from Mount Lofty on an Adelaide Hills culinary tour. This multi-stop tour includes all transportation, eliminating the need to rent a car, and stops at some of the region's top food producers as picked by your foodie guide. Focus on the scenery on your journey through the countryside, stopping to taste cheese, chocolate, and wine. A delightful German- style lunch with a glass of beer/wine is included.
Enjoy a guided kayaking tour from Adelaide that gives you the chance to see the Port River dolphins up close. Receive a kayaking lesson from the expert guide, then set out for the Garden Island Ships’ Graveyard Maritime Heritage Trail and the dolphin sanctuary. Travel in a small group with a maximum of 14 people, winding through mangrove-lined waterways to see native wildlife and scuttled ships. Learn about the region from the informative guide on this family-friendly tour.
See Adelaide from aboard a leisurely cruise that travels down the Torrens River, located in the heart of the city. Listen to live commentary from the skipper and learn about the historical importance of the river and its surroundings. Pass by the Festival Center, St. Peter's Cathedral, Adelaide University, and more.
Skip a pedestrian visit to the Adelaide Oval—one of the region’s most recognized landmarks—for an excursion to the roof with unique city views. After a safety briefing and climbing into your suit and harness, follow your guide across a link bridge to an open viewing deck. From there, have the chance to walk a lean-out point 164 feet (50 meters) above the Oval’s cricket field.
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Kayak Tour in Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary"We had a great day, was sunny, enjoyed paddling. We saw 2 shipwrecks and saw dolphins up close. We had an amazing experience, learned so much my Alex our tour guide, staff are all accommodating. One of our most memorable experience in Adelaide."..."
Southern Ocean Adventure from Victor Harbor"Amazing tour! Nice guide and so many rare sea friends will be there :) Cool ocean breeze from the boat ride can lead people to feel on the ride of a theme park too! Wanna visit again with my whole family if we visit Victor harbor again"..."
Murray River Day Trip from Adelaide Including Lunch Cruise aboard the Proud Mary"Trip was a bit long but commentary and meal good. Handy to have a taste of the ship before considering a longer trip."..."
Kangaroo Island in a Day Tour from Adelaide"It was a long day but being able to get so close to seals, with the bonus of seeing whales was amazing. The guide was local and very knowledgeable."..."
Small Group Adelaide Hills and Hahndorf Hideaway Tour from Adelaide"Super informative, really inclusive, flexible and immersive! Danny was tremendous to get along with and would 10/10 recommend!"..."
Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary and Ships Graveyard Kayak Tour"Fantastic experience. Had wonderful weather and Phil and Alannah were great guides. Got a close encounter with a dolphin and her baby. Magical. Would highly recommend"..."
Torrens River Cruise in Adelaide"My mum loves a cruise and we found our experience informative and pleasurable. Staff were extremely friendly, and explained a lot about the history of what we were looking at. Would recommend this experience to others."..."
RoofClimb Adelaide Oval Experience"Had an amazing time guide was great safety a top priority. A must do adventure spectacular views well worth the money for anyone thinking of having a go! Lean out was scary but safe!"..."
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