Shoalwater Islands Snorkelling Cruise with Lunch

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Highlights & inclusions

Cruise the Shoalwater Islands Marine Park
Opportunity to see dolphins and rare Australian sea lions on the beach at Seal Island
Travel past the secret islands to view native sea birds including pelicans
Drift over seagrass meadows and limestone reefs on a glass bottom boat tour
Viewing the fossilized remnants of ancient tuart forests
Fish & Chips at Pengos Cafe after your cruise

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Tue, May 21, 2024

What you can expect

Hop on board at Mersey Point for an incredible snorkeling adventure around Shoalwater Islands Marine Park. You'll be taken to the top three islands, including Penguin Island, Seal Island and Bird Island, to experience the best local marine life. Look out for wild bottlenose dolphins, encounter the local marine bird life, and frolic with the rarest sealions in the world. Wetsuits, masks, snorkels, fins and floatation devices are provided; you only need to bring your adventurous spirit!

You'll enjoy a comfortable vessel with all the creature comforts, the luxury of an upper viewing deck and easy access to immerse yourself in the clear waters of the Shoalwater Islands Marine Park. Your amazing crew will get you amongst the best wildlife opportunities and help make it an amazing day to remember! Don't forget to come hungry as this experience also includes a gourmet grazing platter, consisting of a delicious array of seafood for you to indulge in as you cruise!


What you need to know

  • Half day snorkeling experience in the Shoalwater Islands Marine Park
  • Complimentary photos from your cruise uploaded to Flickr for you to share
  • Gourmet style platters including local fresh seafood
  • Wetsuit and snorkelling equipment provided
  • Professional tour guides
  • Seeing rare Australian sea lions, birdlife and other wildlife
  • Seeing wild dolphins at play (although sightings are regular, they are not guaranteed as our cruise is restricted to inside Shoalwater Island Marine park)
  • Explore three islands of Shoalwater Islands Marine Park
  • Immersing into the beautiful waters of this A Class Nature Reserve and exploring the best snorkelling spots in the bay
  • Delicious gourmet seafood platter for lunch and complimentary photos included
  • Cruises operate from November - April
  • Please check in 30 minutes prior to the cruise departure time
  • This experience starts at 8am and concludes approximetely 11.45am
What To Bring
  • Weather appropriate clothing
Additional Information
  • In extreme weather conditions the tour may be cancelled if safety is a concern. You will be contacted by the provider and rescheduled.
  • Please advise the supplier at the time of booking of any dietary requirements
  • Minimum of eight and a maximum of 24 participants.
Cancellation Policy
  • The supplier reserves the right to charge the following fees:
  • Bookings of 3 or less passengers: Cancellations or amendments within 48 hours of cruise departure time are charged 50% of cruise cost. Cancellations or amendments within 24 hours of cruise departure time or failure to attend are charged 100% of cruise cost
  • Bookings of 4 or more passengers Cancellations or amendments within 7 days of cruise departure time are charged 50% of cruise cost. Cancellations or amendments within 48 hours of cruise departure time or failure to attend are charged 100% of cruise cost
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking 
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience 
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction 
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control 
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher 
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements 

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