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Snorkeling with Sea Dragons

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Bayplay Adventure Tours

For those wishing to see the rare Weedy Sea Dragons in their natural habitat, this Bayplay Adventure Tours is for you!

Learn all about and see up close the marine life of Port Phillip Bay in a relaxed coastal setting with Bayplay Adventure Tours. Fun and family friendly this is the perfect group tour, even for non-swimmers!

Tours begin with your friendly and highly experienced guide demonstrating the basics of snorkelling covering; equipment usage and terminology, in-water communication, snorkel and free diving skills as well as information on the marine life you can expect to encounter.

Then it is a short walk and plunge off the Portsea pier where you'll encounter an array of mesmerising marine life including; soft corals, sponge life, Hermit Crabs, Puffer Fish, Star Gazers as well as Weedy Sea Dragons and much more.

You'll have access to a life ring at all times during your tour for maximum safety and comfort; even enabling non swimmers to enjoy the experience. Non swimmers will be given extra buoyancy items to assist them.

Price & booking

Tour pricing information (GST included)

Type Valid Price
Child
13/01/15 - 31/01/17 $88.00
Adult
13/01/15 - 31/01/17 $99.00
Payment methods accepted
American Express Cash Only EFTPOS MasterCard Visa Card
Cancellation and booking policy

Full payment required to confirm booking. 24 hour notice required for cancellation. If the tour is cancelled due to the weather, they will reschedule at the guests' convenience.

More info

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Days of operation:
  • Departure details: 01/10/12 - 31/12/13

    Mon: 1:30pm - 1:30pm

    Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun: 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Tour starting location:
Bayplay's Adventure Shop
Mode of transport:
  • Amphibian
Experiences:
  • Other
Facilities:
  • Car park
  • Courtesy transfer
  • Check-in desk
  • Diving equipment
  • Guide
  • Public transport
  • Waiting area
Languages:
  • English
Activities:
  • Snorkelling
  • Swim with fish

Tour operator

Bayplay Adventure Tours is an award winning accommodation and aquatic adventure tour operator. Providing unique self contained cottages and a range of group accommodation options in retreats and lodges plus a range of Melbourne Day Tours to the Mornington Peninsula.

Bayplay Adventure Tours provide tours or hire gear to Sea Kayak to the Dolphin Sanctuary. All swimming abilities are catered for on the Snorkel with Sea Dragons Tour. Bike Ride to Point Nepean National Park, Bayplay provide tours or bike hire. Guided Scuba Dive to the "Fab Five Dive Sites", Bayplay have tours and PADI Dive Courses. Sail and snorkel Melbourne's Port Phillip Bay with a tour or charter.

Sea Kayaking is the ultimate way to explore the amazingly pristine coastline of the Mornington Peninsula. The ultimate opportunity to meet dolphins, seals and penguins up close as you paddle around the picturesque Point Nepean National Park Coastline and the Dolphin Sanctuary.

See the rare Weedy Sea Dragon colony in their natural habitat. Learn all about the marine life of Port Phillip Bay with their marine naturalist guides. Fun, family friendly tour, non-swimmers are catered for too.

Experience the unique historic Point Nepean National Park from your bike in a fun, engaging and healthy way. Point Nepean's rich history has had a significant impact on Victoria and Australia in terms of immigration, quarantine and defence. Guided or self guided historical tours are available.

Meet some of their rare temperate marine life on a "Fab 5 Dive". You will see Weedy Seadragons, Seahorses, Stingrays and much more. Your will dive Bayplay's most popular dive sites for encountering the bay's most mesmerising marine life.

Sail and snorkel Melbourne's Port Phillip Bay on their 35 foot catamaran. Visit Mud Island, Nepean Bay and Popes Eye Marine Park.

Opening hours:

  • Seven days a week

    8:30am - 5:30pm

    After hours please call operator on mobile. Open till 7:00pm during summer. Not open Christmas Day.

Memberships:
  • Visitor Information Centre

Licenses: