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Seals by Sea Tours

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25 Peacocks Rd, Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
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A must do if you are in the area

Cape Bridgwater is such a beautiful place to visit, and the Seals Tour is a fantastic add on. The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rod510351
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Melbourne, Australia
Must do experience!

Amazing tour seeing Australia’s largest seal colony at beautiful Cape Bridgewater. A few tips for... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
brimham
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Newcastle, Australia
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25 Peacocks Rd, Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Cape Bridgwater is such a beautiful place to visit, and the Seals Tour is a fantastic add on. The walk down and back is quite easy if you take it slowly if you are not fit, but the boat ride may be a bit scary...More

Thank Rod510351
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing tour seeing Australia’s largest seal colony at beautiful Cape Bridgewater. A few tips for travelers: 1. The walk down to the jetty is easy and does take about 20min 2. Once you get to the jetty / she’s it is very basic - no...More

Thank brimham
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Our family (kids 7 & 9) completes the two hour seals walk in Cape Bridgewater the previous day, and decided we wanted to get closer to the seals. The Seals by Sea Tour far exceeded our expectations, and we’re so glad we went! Vinny was...More

Thank Kim A
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

We were staying in port fairy and wanted something to do. We decided on a trip to portland and then out to cape Bridgewater where we arranged to join a 2.30 tour that morning. Given that we organised this at short notice it was incredible....More

1  Thank Craig W
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

At first was a little disappointed, as i had my heart set on swimming with the seals (it was advertised on the brochure to swim in a cage with seals, but the cage had been broken in a storm). You have to walk about 15-20mins...More

1  Thank 910corinne
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Reviewed 6 May 2017

We enjoyed our tour, seeing lots of cute seals close up. Seals were jumping out of the water beside us, playing with bits of seaweed, etc. Also enjoyed thrill of swell and waves at Cape Bridgewater. Be warned though that the walk to the pick...More

1  Thank TravellingAussieMum
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Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

The boat driver is very knowledgeable. The seals are lovely. This was my third time. I come back everytime I go to through here.

1  Thank dan931
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Cannot recommend this tour enough. It's great fun, you're guaranteed to see hundreds of seals and our skipper, Vinny, was so knowledgeable about the seals and the geology of Cape Bridgewater (amongst other things). Would love to do it again in the scuba tank next...More

2  Thank Meg T
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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

I booked in for this seals by sea tour, was quite a walk up and down hills to the rickety old rusty shedthat is headquarters to the tour, once there i was greeted by loads of sand flies bitting the hell out of my legs,...More

1  Thank Anna_Smith_38383838
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

A 15 minute undulating walk from the seals car park gets to you a rickety old shed that is home to life jackets and all the other things needed by this small tour operator. If you have small children, the walk may take longer. Up...More

1  Thank Alison B
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Sanne J
29 April 2017|
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Response from Anna_Smith_38383838 | Reviewed this property |
Winter would not be advisable as the sea would be too rough. They don't operate.
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OzeeTraveller
17 May 2016|
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Response from Lockie M | Reviewed this property |
It's not open ocean in the sense of being far out at sea. The answer by 'Settlers' above is accurate. It is rarely calm there, and expect the water to be active! But it's fun and if conditions were unsafe, the tours would... More
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