pilot boat in front of fort
Australian Fur Seals
Australasian Gannet soaring over boat
South Bay Vessel with lighthouse
Dolphin alongside boat

Discovery Tour

Tour operated by: South Bay Eco Adventures

Address: Shop 1b, 4 Wharf Street East, Queenscliff Harbour, Queenscliff, Victoria 3225

Phone: 03 5258 4019  |  Mobile: 0427 701 596  

Email: info@southbayecoadventures.com
Web: southbayecoadventures.com

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Guaranteed Up Close Australian Fur Seal Experience

Explores the pristine Marine National Parks of southern Port Phillip Bay. Visit areas only accessible by boat, on an up close nature based adventure highlighting the unique history, wildlife and coastal landscape.

View Bottlenose Dolphin cruising over the shallow sand bars. Visit Australian Fur Seals at Chinaman's Hat and see the Australasian Gannet at their breeding colony on Popes eye. Bring your camera for some great wildlife shots.

Tour pricing information (GST included)

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The family ticket is for either two Adults and one Child, or two Adults and two Children. Additional Children are $35 each.



Children need to be ages between, three and 16 years old to be eligible for this ticket.




Days of operation

Bookings essential. Please check on-line for availability. Either a 10:30am or 1:30pm departure.

Departure details: 01/09/15 - 31/05/16

Mon: 10:45am - 10:45am

Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun: 10:45am - 12:00pm

Tour highlights

Point Nepean

Port Phillip Heads

Mode of transport

  • Motor Vessel


  • Birdwatching
  • Cruising
  • Dolphin watching


  • Boat


  • Guide

Disabled access

Please call to discuss your access requirements.


  • English

South Bay Eco Adventures is an award winning ecotourism company specialising in sightseeing boat tours of Southern Port Phillip Bay, the Rip and Port Phillip Heads.

View the spectacular Rip, the stretch of water connecting the Bay and Bass Strait, and discover the wildlife that calls Port Phillip Bay home, including dolphins, seals, whales, penguins and sea birds.

Explore areas only accessible by boat, on an up close nature-based adventure highlighting the unique history, wildlife and coastal landscape of Southern Port Phillip Bay.

The purpose-built eco boat offers exceptional visibility for everyone on board, with a design that ensures a smooth, stable and comfortable ride.

Tours operate daily between November and April from Queenscliff Harbour, with limited tours between between June and August.

Tourism awards

2013  - Victorian Tourism Awards  - Finalist

2012  - Victorian Tourism Awards  - Winner

Parks Victoria Licence
Tour operator is licensed to conduct tours on public land

How to get here

Great Ocean Road