Awarded South Australia's Best Adventure tour, Advanced Eco Certified Calypso Star Charters offer half day tours from Port Lincoln to Swim with the Sealions. Swimming with these adorable 'Puppies of the Sea' has been described as one of the most interactive wildlife tours you can do!
• Boarding times either 11.00 am or 7.45 am. Please confirm with your booking confirmation. • Enjoy a 1.5-hour scenic journey to either Hopkins, Langton or Blythe Islands. • 7.45 am boarding includes breakfast, morning tea and snacks throughout the day. • 11.00 am boarding includes lunch, morning or afternoon tea and snacks throughout the day. • Tea, coffee, filtered water available during the day. • Soft drinks, bottled water and alcohol available to purchase onboard. • On route to the island learn about the local area and Australian Sealions. • Upon arriving at the island, swimmers are fitted with wetsuits and provided snorkelling equipment. • Our permit allows 1.5-hour visit to the islands whereby we maximise swimming time. • Interaction with the Sealions is completely controlled by nature and is not guaranteed, but this tour operates at a very high success rate. • The Skipper ferries the swimmers in a small tender boat to waist-deep water. • A crew member is in the water at all times for safety. • The more interactive guests are with the Sealions the more playful they are! • Once back on the vessel, enjoy a cruise back to the Port Lincoln Marina. • Length of tour is approximately 5 hours.
Minimum of 4 passengers required for this trip to operate.
*Please note that pre booked transfers from accommodation are available for $10 per person return.
GoPro Hire $50:
Hire of the GoPro and the purchase of an 8GB micro SD card with adapter
If you want to capture loads of footage and don’t think that one card is enough, you can upgrade on board to a 16GB card
Soft drinks, bottled water and alcohol available for purchase.
Souvenirs available on board
GoPro hire available on board
What to bring:
To ensure the comfort of your trip you will need to bring:
Bathers and a towel.
Your Camera, if you have one. If not we do hire our GoPros on board.
Charging cables. USB points are available on our vessels.
Comfortable clothing: Remember to pack some warm clothes as it can get cool on the water (even in summer). A warm jacket is a must in winter. Our Vessels have reverse cycle air-conditioning for your comfort.
Boat appropriate soft-soled shoes - not thongs
Space is limited, small bags are appreciated.
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