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Temptation Sailing

| 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.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“dolphin swim” (19 reviews)
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| Marina Pier, Glenelg, South Australia 5000, Australia
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

I went on the dolphin swim a few weeks ago and the weather wasn't too great so we didn't get to see too many dolphins. The crew was nice enough to let us come back again for free so we came back on a really...More

Thank Meg S
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Have now done both a swim tour and a watch tour and both experiences very different to each other but both very enjoyable. My swim experience a couple of weeks ago the water was calm and we had an overcast day. This is did make...More

Thank Jessica P
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I do not understand why the hype of high rating for this. It was an average trip where you see dolphins yes but not closely interact with them as it is not allowed!! mostly the dolphins were not interested in even coming closer to the...More

Thank Marwan A
Stephen W, Manager at Temptation Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I feel that you have misunderstood what this tour was about? It is a WILD dolphin experience, to encounter dolphins in their natural habitat, no trained dolphins or dolphins in small pools - I am...More

Reviewed 5 April 2017

We took a friend on the temptation dolphin swim and was really pleased with the whole experience , the guys on the boat were all great to talk to the experience alone was outstanding. We were very happy with the experience that we are planning...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2017

We enjoyed a wonderful lunch cruise for 2 hours! The weather was lovely, the crew professional and friendly. Good facilities, clean and well set up. Thoroughly enjoyed it and would recommend highly!

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Thank JimandJulia
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I bought into the idea of being up and close to dolphins in nature; however the unstated reality is a long boat trip to find them. We were sat on outside of a catamaran, on its bow fully exposed to the weather, which today was...More

Thank Steve2788
Stephen W, Manager at Temptation Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

We are sorry to hear you did not enjoy your dolphin experience due to conditions on the day. Please note there are “options” regarding where you sit – you do not need to sit at the front of the boat – you could have sat...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017

Crew were very friendly and helpful - a great morning even if the dolphins didn't want to play the game

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Thank nedkellie5
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The vessel was an excellent platform for this activity and was crewed by a bunch of guys who were friendly, approachable and extremely informative. Once the crew found a pod of dolphins, it was a very quick and simple process to get everyone in the...More

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Thank drew_dale1
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The marine biologist mates really made this trip interesting for me. They were knowledgable and willing to be engaged if you engaged them. Steve, the captain, did a great job also. We did see dolphins in their natural habitat, not as many as we hoped,...More

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Thank ASuZQ
Reviewed 10 March 2017

From boarding till departing the boat, this was such a fun filled, magical experience. The staff we're extremely knowledgable, friendly, fun and couldn't do enough for us. As a mother of one teenager and 2 preteens, all enjoyed equally, describing it as ' The best...More

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