TWO DAYS OF

EXCITEMENT PLUS!

GREAT WHITE SHARKS

and SEA LIONS

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Ultimate Marine Adventure

This is a unique package opportunity to enjoy all of our exciting day tours over two days at a discounted price!

Our Great White Shark tour is a full day tour and will require accommodation the night before and the night after the dive (accommodation not included).

With this in mind there is the opportunity to join our other tour whilst in Port Lincoln. Our sea lion tours run in the mornings on alternate days to the shark tour giving you the ultimate 2-day adventure!

Please note the below itinerary can be run in reverse.

Day 1: Cage Dive with Great White Sharks

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Make your way to the Port Lincoln Marina, for a trip by boat and the chance to see the legendary Great White Shark in its natural habitat.

This is a full-day cruise on the water to visit Neptune Islands in South Australia, home of the great white shark. On the way you will enjoy the spectacular scenery as you cruise through the Thorny Passage where you can expect sightings of dolphins and local sea birds.

When the sharks arrive, you can choose to take a splash and get into the cage to actually swim with these endangered animals. (Additional $100 payable) This is the only berley-free eco-friendly great white shark cage diving experience in Australia.

A light breakfast will be served on board as well as morning tea and lunch. Tea and coffee is available all day. On arrival at the Marina you will make your way back to your accommodation. Snacks, soft drinks available for purchase on board.

Day 2: Swim With the Sea Lions

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Departing at 8am you set off by boat for an unforgettable underwater adventure swimming with sea lions.

These fascinating puppy dogs of the sea will welcome you to the crystal clear waters of Seal Cove. Watch them as they bound out to the boat with excitement to begin their awaited performance.

Somersaults, back flips, and graceful swirls will fascinate and amaze you! Join the Australian sea lion and become part of their underwater playground.

You Need to Bring:

Hat, sunscreen, water bottle, towel, bathers, toiletries, camera, Sunglasses. A warm jacket of jumper or wind breaker as it can get cool on the water even in summer and a sense of fun and adventure.

We Supply:

All meals where stated, comfortable modern vessels for transport to location of activities, fun and experienced tour guides, masks, wetsuits and fins where required

Special Conditions:

This offer is not available from June through to the end of August each year as some tours do not operate during these months.

Price:

$490 + $100 payable when sharks are sighted in the cage
Price Valid till 31st March 2014

For all bookings and enquiries contact us, below.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Adventure Bay Charters commitment toward ecological sustainability?

We aim to undertake continual improvements toward ecological sustainability through the adoption of best practice techniques. We do this by taking feedback from customer’s staff as well as general observations and incorporating these into our policies and procedures. We have a strong relationship with Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources and ensure that we abide by all current guidelines. We also ensure that at all times we adhere to National Parks and Wildlife Regulations, Marine Parks Regulations and license conditions under the National Parks and Wildlife Act.

Adventure Bay Charters has an environmental management system written specifically for each of its tours. All environmental aspects and impacts are taken into account and this management plan is revised on an annual basis.

Adventure Bay Charters is licensed and operates under the Great White Shark Cage Diving Code of Conduct to promote shark cage diving in South Australia in a professional and responsible manner.

Is there any damage to the marine environment?

The marine area needs to be protected. Guests are given instruction not to remove or touch any marine grasses, rocks etc. We access the area by boat and therefore do not cause any damage to the seafloor.

Our vessel undergoes an annual survey and we have a strict preventative maintenance schedule that ensures that there is no risk of oil leaks, spills etc. Guests are instructed to swim with the Sea Lions and only interact if the Sea Lions approach them.

How do I buy a gift voucher?

There are a few ways to buy a gift voucher for someone you love (or hate depending how you look at giving someone a gift to dive with sharks!).

Gift vouchers can be purchased on the website by clicking the book now button on the tour you want, then follow the “Buy a Gift Voucher” button.

If you would like a hard copy gift voucher to be posted out to you just contact us directly on 08 8682 2979 or info@adventurebaycharters.com.au and we will post or (if your a bit short on time) email a lovely voucher out to you.

How close can I get to the Australian sea lion on tour?

Adventure Bay Charters values the natural environment, where we swim with the Sea Lions is classed as a Natural Reserve and therefore we do not allow guests to access the Australian Sea Lion’s breeding area or hall out beach.

However, you will find that as soon as we anchor at ‘Seal Cove’ the Sea Lions will bound out to greet you and spend the whole hour and a half swimming and entertaining you!

The Sea Lions are wild animals, we do not in any way condone touching these playful creatures but they often come within centimetres of you to say hello.

Does Adventure Bay Charters have a code of conduct for interaction with these marine mammals?

Adventure Bay Charters has a code of conduct that has been designed for your safety as well as for the safety and protection of these magnificent creatures and their environment. It is agreed by the major operators in South Australia that there are practices with in this code that are important to all activities relating to swimming with Sea Lions. There are also site specific codes relating to Hopkins Island, Blyth Island and Adventure Bay Charters.

Adventure Bay Charters does not visit a specific site more than 3 times a week to minimise the time that people interact with these wild animals. We do not want to alter their behaviour in anyway.

 

Are there photos from the tour available?

We have a camera on board that the crew use to take photos throughout the day. On the Swim with Sea Lions tour one of the crew will use the underwater camera to take photos of you and our playful, sealy friends. On the Swim with Great Whites tour you get to be the photographer! Just ask the crew for the underwater camera to take in the cage with you and take as many pictures as you like of the sharks, your buddies and of course a good ol selfie of you in the cage!

When we get back from the tour the camera is downloaded at ABC headquarters (which may take a day or two) we then upload these to Flickr (just click here or the pink Flickr icon on our web page to see photos from our recent tours!). From there you can copy them to your own computer for FREE! And don’t we all like free stuff? I do.

You are very welcome to bring your own underwater camera/GoPro if you have one. Remember to upload any cool photos or videos you get onto our Facebook page so the other guests who were on the trip with you can share it!

Finally, we have disposable underwater cameras available for purchase on board on the day.

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