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Temptation Sailing

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Address: Marina Pier, Glenelg, South Australia 5045, Australia
Phone Number: +61 412 811 838
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Temptation is a 58 foot sailing catamaran which has been doing wild dolphin...

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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Dolphin Cruise from Adelaide with Optional Dolphin Swim
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Perfect weather for a fantastic ride

We were so lucky to have lovely 35 degree weather, it was perfect to go sailing. The ride was smooth, very happy with the service and was lucky to see some dolphins. I would... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved this dolphin swim. The guys on board were friendly and very knowledgable about the dolphins, and took great care of our group, ensuring even the less confident we're able to try being in the water. They found lots of different dolphin pods and we had the opportunity to get into the water on the tow rope behind the boat... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Highly recommend this experience to others -great staff, fantastic experience!! Fun & relaxing - I would definitely come again!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I did this as a birthday present for a friend and was not disappointed! We were able to go in the water numerous times and saw countless amounts of Dolphins which swam so close to us. My sister chose to watch rather than swim and also had an amazing time watching the Dolphins play at the front of the boat.... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you So much to Steve and his dedicated team ( Especially Tim) for the Dolphin Experience. My Daughter Anja enjoyed the day as part of her Home schooling , We both Learned so much about the Dolphins, other sea life and our delicate Gulf in our home town. It has certainly change how i now Teach and view our... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were so lucky to have lovely 35 degree weather, it was perfect to go sailing. The ride was smooth, very happy with the service and was lucky to see some dolphins. I would definitely come back!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have waited for weeks to see dolphins and today I saw loads. Great experience. The guys on board know exactly where to head to see them. Brilliant day

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been on this dolphin watch cruise many times before (watch only) but this was the best trip ever. Morning cruise. Many many dolphins. Came very close to the boat, with some even following and riding the bow wave as we slowly returned to Glenelg. Perfect weather. Very knowlegeable staff. A great time had by my visitors from the UK.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time on a twilight cruise. Went with my friend and enjoyed every single minute. The weather was perfect, crew - very friendly, easygoing and made a fun safety briefing before departure. They played subtle and nice music during the cruise and drinks were served from the bar. Highly recommend any of their tours even for locals :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I've been on a few dolphin tours around Australia and New Zealand and never been successful with swimming with dolphins, with temptation I've never seen so many Bottlenose dolphins in one group before. They came past me and my brother and looked us eye to eye. I've seen documentary's and this was like watching it on tv, it was the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I booked these guys on the 8th October 2016 for a group of 19 people to celebrate a variety of birthdays. We paid for the hire and the drinks package and I have to say it was fantastic. Not only were the crew Louis and Steve friendly, on the ball and customer focussed but we also got marine biology thrown... More 

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