Adventure and Wildlife Experiences
Here are a selection of exclusively ocean experiences, with an amazing choice of interactive must do adventure and wildlife experiences, including whale watching, swimming with sea lions, dolphins, tuna and great white sharks. Come on in, the water's great!
Adventure Bay Charters
Adventure Bay Charters is a multi award-winning tourism business that offers some of South Australia's best water-based wildlife encounters with Australian sea lions and great white sharks. An encounter tour is one of the must-do experiences when visiting Australia and the Eyre Peninsula. Let the Adventure Bay Charters crew take you on the ride of a lifetime.
Baird Bay Ocean Eco Experience
Baird Bay Ocean Eco Experience offer a unique opportunity to swim with both bottlenose dolphins and Australian sea lions in their natural environment in the sheltered waters of Baird Bay. Your wetsuit and snorkelling equipment is supplied. All you need to do is slip into the sea and marvel at the inquisitive, peaceful and fun-loving creatures that come to say hello. Let the experienced operators and animal lovers at Baird Bay Ocean Eco Experience take you there.
Calypso Star Charter
Calypso Star Charter operates one-day shark cage diving adventures and photographic expeditions for the great white shark. Calypso Star Charter has operated world-class cage diving tours for the great white shark for more than 20 years. The company's Port Lincoln base means it's only two and a half hours from South Australia's Neptune Islands, home to one of the largest populations of great white sharks in the world. The clear blue waters offer fantastic photographic opportunities and a close look at the ultimate ocean predator.
Coffin Bay Explorer
Coffin Bay Explorer offers two sought after adventures on the Eyre Peninsula. Join the wild dolphin adventure and have the opportunity to swim with and watch dolphins in the wild. How about a seafood and wildlife adventure where you have the opportunity to gather your own oysters, shuck them and eat them straight from the ocean? Both tours offer a full interpretive briefing from experienced and enthusiastic guides.
Fowlers Bay Whale Watching Boat Cruises
Every winter, South Australia's Fowlers Bay lights up with the magical presence of the southern right whale. Join Rod and Simone, from the Fowlers Bay Eco Park, and their charter vessel "Jaguar" on one of their up close and personal tours - Fowlers Bay Whale Watching Boat Cruises. Departing daily from the Fowlers Bay Jetty, each tour lasts approximately one and a half hours with guaranteed sightings and up close experiences with these magnificent mammals.
Rodney Fox Shark Expeditions
Join Rodney Fox Shark Expeditions, the world's first and original great white shark dive, aboard Princess II for the ultimate great white shark adventure! Tours depart seasonally from North Quay Boulevard, Port Lincoln, to the beautiful and world famous Neptune Islands. No diver certification is needed to view these magnificent sharks safely from our surface cages and our PADI qualified crew give full cage and dive briefings and make sure everyone onboard is happy and confident.
Swim With the Tuna
Swim With the Tuna operate the biggest tuna platform in South Australia four nautical miles from Port Lincoln. Hang on tight as the super-fast catamaran zooms to the platform, grab a wetsuit and jump in for an hour-long swim with the friendliest tuna you'll ever meet. See the awesome view from the underwater observatory and check out the displays on marine conservation. Ticket price includes wetsuit hire, floatation devices, snorkels and masks, complimentary tea, coffee and sunscreen.
Triple Bay Charters
Cruise the waters of beautiful Boston Bay with local operator Peter Dennis of Triple Bay Charters. See working tuna and kingfish farms and learn from your skipper the complete story from catching the fish through to the harvest. Taste blue fin tuna sashimi. Visit a seal colony where you can see seals at play. Half and full day fishing trips for experienced fishers or beginners including all bait and tackle can also be arranged. Seafood and wine tasting cruises also available.
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Xtreme Kite & Paddle
Discover the pristine environment of Eyre Peninsula while enjoying two of the world’s fastest growing water sports – kiteboarding and paddleboarding. Xtreme Kite & Paddle operates seven days a week and departs from various locations around Port Lincoln, Coffin Bay and other Eyre Peninsula areas. All equipment is supplied. See marine life, pristine beaches and amazing coastline.