Water activity

Kangaroo Island: 2-Hour Dolphin, Seal and Snorkeling Tour

Water activity

Kangaroo Island: 2-Hour Dolphin, Seal and Snorkeling Tour

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From US$ 100.27 per person

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Seize the opportunity to swim with wild dolphins or seals on a scenic Kangaroo Island boat trip. Learn about local marine life and put on your snorkel gear to discover beautiful species up close.

About this activity

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide


  • Swim with dolphins or seals and snorkel in coastal waters
  • Enjoy an informative commentary about Kangaroo Island and its marine life
  • Choose to jump in the water or stay dry on board the boat
  • Have the opportunity to see wild dolphins, seals, sealions, and whales
  • Marvel at breathtaking views of the South Australian coast from the boat
Full description

Have the opportunity to swim with wild dolphins or among seals and snorkel some of Kangaroo Island's stunning coastline. Enjoy an amazing wildlife encounter on an action-packed boat tour. Arrive at The Visitor Information Centre in Penneshaw, where you will be fitted into a wetsuit, mask, snorkel and flippers and provided with a safety brief. Jump on board the vessel in search of the marine life that inhabits the incredible coastline. Spot the cheeky seals lounging on the rocks and playing in the water. Then, it's time to dive in. These curious seals can be quite interactive and playful and provide a fun snorkelling experience. Search for the dolphin pods that reside in these coastal waters and take the opportunity to swim alongside them in the wild. A truly unforgettable wildlife encounter. Your guide will also provide informative commentary along the way.

  • Boat trip
  • Tour guide
  • Snorkeling gear
  • Life jackets
  • Water
  • Opportunity to swim with seals or dolphins
  • Food
Not suitable for
  • Children under 9 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with heart problems

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the Visitor Information Centre. Please arrive 30 minutes before the activity starting time.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking

Know before you go

  • If you're not allowed to go into the water on your tour and you are unable to participate in coastal snorkeling, a refund will be provided
  • Guests must have a reasonable fitness to participate in the activity
  • An electronic shark shield is used whilst guests are in the water which may interfere with other electronic devices
  • This activity is not suitable for those who have a pacemaker or those who are pregnant
  • Children under the age of 9 are not permitted to enter the water
  • Children over the age of 9 can participate, however must be accompanied in the water with a parent/guardian at all times
  • The water is cold (14-15 degrees) and the tour takes place in open water and the water will be over your head
  • If you arrive on a cruise ship and cannot get into Penneshaw on your tender on the day, your tour can be canceled (and you claim costs through travel insurance)
  • Child rates apply for children aged 3-12 years
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 61 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Service
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Our guide Elijah was great explaining everything well. Fantastic experience with a seal claiming my daughter and I by repeatedly swimming around and beneath us and looking us in the eyes. Absolutely surreal ! Many seals watching us from the rocks and 1 sea lion lazing there too. Our boat captured the attention of a pod of dolphins that circled, jumped and dived under at close range.

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March 29, 2023

While the skipper and his crewman were very obliging, they really didn't explain very well how the swimming being towed behind the boat whilst holding a rope was going to work. It was very challenging using mask and goggles that were fogging up to enjoy the experience. Overall we felt like we had been through a ship wreck when we finally made it back to shore wet and cold.

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March 29, 2023

Jason and Elijah were excellent tour guides! Kept us entertained the whole time while telling us interesting stories and facts about beautiful KI, the seals and dolphins. We were able to get so close to the seals and the dolphins, definitely an experience we will be doing again! 100% worth it

March 29, 2023

Product ID: 129961