Dolphin Watching

- Adelaide -

Dolphin Watching

Discover Adelaide in a unique and thrilling way with an exciting dolphin watching tour. Departing Glenelg, just 15 minutes out of Adelaide’s CBD, this spacious and stable high-performance Sailing Catamaran will take you on an adventure like no other.
The first to gain a permit to study Dolphins in South Australia, this tour operator contributes valuable research towards protecting and understanding these majestic creatures. With a 100% success rate Dolphin Watching, your chances of seeing Dolphins is guaranteed! Be a part of Adelaide’s one-of-a-kind dolphin watching experience – book your tour today! It’s the perfect way to explore Adelaide and its natural beauty. Don’t miss out!







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Adult Rate 16 years +
Child Rate 3 – 15 years
Infants 0 – 2 years

Swim with Dolphins rates available for Children 9 years + CLICK HERE

If you don’t see Dolphins from the boat, you’re invited back, free of charge, to try again. Please note that this is only valid until the end of that season and is not transferable. 

If you have travelled from interstate or overseas and you are unable to return, you’re provided with a 50% refund.

Please be aware that the crew reserves the right to prohibit anyone from joining this tour if they deem it unsafe. If any of the below is not found out until on the day, you may not be permitted to join the tour and you may not receive a refund.

    • Children under the age of 18 years must be accompanied by an adult at all times, on-board or in-water.

    • If you have any pre-existing medical conditions, are taking prescription medication or you are suffering from any injury or illness, then it is important that tour provider is made aware in- advance. If they deem it too dangerous or unsafe, they reserve the right to prohibit you entering the water or joining the tour and refunds will be issued. Please state within the “Special Requirements” on the following page.

    • If you are unable to walk on-board or are wheelchair bound, unfortunately, you are unable to join this tour.

This tour operates out of Glenelg, Adelaide, SA.

Please meet 15 minutes prior to your tour departure, at address: Marina Pier, Holdfast Shores, Glenelg, Adelaide, South Australia, 5045

Customers are not contacted unless the trip is cancelled, or the time and/or location of their transfer service is changed. If you don’t hear from us, please meet at the time and location stated in your booking details.

You will receive a confirmation email upon purchasing this tour which will provide you with all of the relevant information, e.g. CONTACT NUMBERS,  ADDRESS ETC.

Water Bottle, Sunscreen (Reef safe, please), warm clothing/ windproof jacket, and polarised sunglasses are recommended for best viewing through the surface of the water.

Medication: (If you require to take medication throughout the duration of this tour, please remember to bring this with you. If you deem it necessary, please inform a member of staff, on board your vessel, where within your belongings this can be found).

Seasickness Medication – You may experience seasickness out on the open ocean. We suggest that you should speak with your pharmacist in advance of your trip, to seek their advice on seasickness medication. We will not reschedule bookings or issue refunds for those suffering from seasickness.

Welcome aboard “Temptation”, a 58ft x 32ft aluminium high-performance sailing catamaran. The vessel is wider than most, providing a spacious and stable platform for lounging while you soak up the beauty of the Marine Park. Under sail, you can relax without the distraction of engine noise, and environmentally this reduces their carbon footprint and is less disturbing for the marine life. 

On board: Maximum 24 swimmers & 26 observers.

Cancellations/changes to your booking must be made in writing directly to Salty Swims – Please contact Salty Swims  via email (, or Facebook (via the chat icon linked to this page).

Please be aware that refund policies do not cover travel, accommodation or any other associated costs. We recommend you take out travel insurance to cover unforeseeable cancellations.

What if the tour provider cancels?
In the event of poor sea conditions, minimum numbers not being reached or for any other reason, the tour operator reserves the right to cancel the tour. If your trip cannot be rescheduled to your satisfaction, you will receive a full refund.

What if you cancel?
If you wish to cancel your booking within 24 hours of your departure, you will not receive a refund.

Bookings of 6 or more passengers
– If you wish to cancel your booking more than 7 days from your departure, you’ll receive a full refund.
– Cancellations within 24hrs – 7 days of departure date are charged at $50.00 per swimmer and $20.00 per watcher.

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