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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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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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“wild dolphins” (22 reviews)
“dolphin swim” (22 reviews)
“see dolphins” (17 reviews)
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| Marina Pier, Glenelg, South Australia 5000, Australia
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+61 412 811 838
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Reviewed 5 days 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 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Gavin C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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.

Reviewed 18 July 2017

Enjoy the dolphin cruise in 58 m long sailing catamaran. It’s totally a different experience. You will get to see so many dolphins from the deck. You also have the opportunity to view them underwater. All the safety equipment are provided. Complete utilization of every...More

Thank michaeldavies2017
Stephen W, Manager at Temptation Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. Your comments are very lovely thank you. We hope to see you on-board again soon.

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Thank you so much for a fabulous time! We all thoroughly enjoyed our time on the Temptation. Especially the birthday girl! Thank you also for the great professional advice on sharks in the area and putting up with some terrible singing of German songs! We...More

Thank Sirijs
Stephen W, Manager at Temptation Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for talking the time to write your review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your birthday on-board with us - Thank you for choosing us to celebrate it with.

Reviewed 7 May 2017

I booked the trip as a treat at the start of a week's work in Adelaide. Each time I come across from the UK I try to find something different to do and this proved to be perfect. Travelling on my own, I was slightly...More

Thank RobinBennett
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

A bit of a cold day but we had numerous dolphin sightings which was very exciting and you can move around the catamaran in the front. There were good photo oportunities and someone on board taking photos that you can buy.

Thank Tammy S
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