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  1. Australia
  2. Victoria, Australia
  3. Sorrento, Victoria
  4. WaterMaarq

From Sorrento Pier: 2-Hour Great Southern Reef Snorkeling

Product ID: 285037
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Join a two-hour boutique small-group snorkelling tour for up to 12 guests beside the stunning Mornington Peninsula in Victoria.
About this activity
Duration: 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Be amazed and entertained swimming with wild Australian Fur Seals
  • Marvel at the unique Weedy Seadragons, unique to the Great Southern Reef
  • Snorkel with over 40 species of colourful fish in a thriving marine park
  • Explore the beauty and richness of the bay, home to dolphins, seals and abundant seabirds
  • Enjoy a personalised experience in a small group of up to 12 guests
Full description
Depart from Sorrento, the native land of the Boonwurrung people, and the site of the first European settlement in 1803. Pass beneath the 20-million-year-old calcarenite cliffs of the Mornington Peninsula National Park, and in less than 15 minutes start discovering the vast Great Southern Reef beneath the water.

Do some snorkeling at three different sites where you'll meet nature's finest temperate marine animals, many that exist nowhere else on Earth. See an array of colorful fish, graceful stingrays, unusual weedy seadragons, and entertaining seals. Swim freely listening to the grunts and clicks of fish working the reef and be mesmerised by the rich colours. In a swift RIB boat, travel quickly between each location, looking out for dolphin sightings as the tour explores the southern end of the peninsula.
Includes
  • Wetsuits plus all
  • Snorkelling gear, mask, snorkel and fins
  • Photo opportunities
  • Qualified and experienced local guides
  • National park fees
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • Non-swimmers

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Departure Point: Sorrento Pier, at the very end of the pier at the seaward end. Walk out the main pier and turn to the left hand side at the end. Your guide will meet you at the rigid inflatable eco boat.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Water
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Drones
  • Unaccompanied minors
Know before you go
• It is recommended to use the toilet facilities at the start of the Sorrento Pier before arriving at the meeting point, though there is a toilet onboard the boat during the tour
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Please bring swimmers, a towel, a hat, sunglasses, camera and your own reusable water bottle
• Guests must have basic swimming skills as a minimum
• The Captain retains the right to refuse passage
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WaterMaarq Ocean Adventures

Product ID: 285037