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)
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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.
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
- Swim with fish
- Car park
- Courtesy transfer
- Check-in desk
- Diving equipment
- Public transport
- Waiting area
Located on the Mornington Peninsula for over 10 years, Bayplay Adventure Tours is an award winning accommodation and aquatic adventure tour operator. Providing unique self contained cottages, group accommodation in retreats and lodges, and a range of Melbourne Day Tour options 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.
7 Days a week
After Hours PH: 0409 032 877
Open till 7pm during summer
Not open Christmas Day
- Victorian Tourism Awards
- Hall Of Fame
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Tour operator is licensed to conduct tours on public land