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Temptation Sailing

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| Marina Pier, Glenelg, South Australia 5000, Australia
+61 412 811 838
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US$ 52.35*
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Dolphin Cruise from Adelaide with Optional Dolphin Swim
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Temptation is a 58 foot sailing catamaran which has been doing wild dolphin swims daily since 2001, in this time we have never been out on a dolphin cruise and not seen dolphins. In fact we will give you all your money back if dolphins are not seen on this cruise. Dolphins always come over to Temptation and you can stand or lay above them on our front nets. If you wish to swim, no worries (but book early to avoid disappointment) this is a totally wild experience, no feeding, no touching just viewing from within the water. Because these are wild dolphins we have strict rules to abide by (both for the safety of the swimmers and the dolphins) and sometimes it can be rushed to get the swimmers in the water and sometimes the crew do need to yell so that the swimmers know which way to look under water. If you book in for a swim and on the day change your mind, no problems we can refund the difference (direct bookings only), especially for young children who decide they don't want to swim, that way they don't need to feel forced to go into the water. Remember you will always see more dolphins from on board, but seeing wild dolphins underwater is just amazing.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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| Marina Pier, Glenelg, South Australia 5000, Australia
+61 412 811 838
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing swim with dolphins today. Crew went out of way to ensure we saw many dolphins. Tried to find common dolphin but bottlenose only, but I was still very happy. One swam up along side me for a while. Hubby can’t swim so watched from...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The crew was so friendly and warm And made us feel safe with their wealth of knowledge! It was a rough day on the sea but we still got within a metre of the beautiful wild dolphins! It was awesome & we WILL do it...More

Thank TisTia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great time! The crew were very friendly and professional and eager to pass on their marine knowledge. A very relaxing cruise.

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Thank Grant645
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

One of best experiences of my life seen lots of Dolphins ,crew were friendly and helpful,highly recommended

Thank Gavin C
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Saw lots of dolphins, crew very friendly. Excellent fun and value for money! A little chilly, blanket would have been good.

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Thank Lucy A
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Had a brilliant day out today on the Temptation Dolphin Swim. My brother and I attended this trip today whilst our father just watched. We both swam each time we stopped and we saw maybe 3/4 different pods of dolphins which we swam with plus...More

Thank Alex P
Stephen W, Manager at Temptation Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hi Alex, Thank you for taking your time to write your review, we are glad you enjoyed you time with the dolphins. We have been very lucky so far this season seeing Common Dolphins and Bottlenose Dolphins on all trips. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We did twilight cruise on a Sunday evening Daylight saving just started and we wondered if timing would be a challenge- but no. Boat is catamaran and seating is minimal but views are wonderful As always with boat warm clothing is essential. Dolphins on our...More

Thank wellingt0nkirby
Stephen W, Manager at Temptation Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. Yes, unfortunately this time of year it can be a little chilly on-board, but the sunsets have made up for it :) We hope to see you back on-board soon.

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22 September 2017|
Response from Stephen W | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It really depends on the cruise you are inquiring about, the sails do not get put up on every cruise and is at the discretion of the captain. The main sail does not typically go up, however... More