Health, Safety and Welfare Commitment

Eco Accreditation

Adventure Bay Charters Advanced Ecotourism

Adventure Bay Charters Advanced Ecotourism

As the creators of Australia’s first Advanced Eco-certified White Shark Tour and Shark Cage Diving experience, we offer visitors a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to view the legendary Great White Shark in its natural habitat.
Adventure Bay Charters Respecting Our Culture

Adventure Bay Charters Respecting Our Culture

We aim to undertake continual improvements toward ecological sustainability through the adoption of best practice techniques. We do this by taking feedback from customers, staff as well as general observations and incorporating these into our policies and procedures. We have a strong relationship with the 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.

 

Our safety in the business

For our customers – Adventure Bay Charters always puts customer’s safety as our #1 priority. Our boat and cage have all passed relevant surveys to make sure we can take passengers onboard safely. Our boat is equipped with an essential first aid unit and all the staff members onboard have been trained to deliver first aid correctly.

For our staff – as a family-owned business, all of our staff are part of our family, they are the pillar of our business. We provide all the safety equipment for staff to use to make sure they are safe in the workplace. All our vessels and activities have passed risk assessments and as a business we keep improving our safety standard.

 

Adventure Bay Charters Bottom Cage

Adventure Bay Charters Bottom Cage

Triple Dive (Bottom Cage)

As a responsible wildlife tour and dive tour operator,  safety is always the first priority. To make sure we can provide the top range safety environment for our passengers, we have created the Triple Dive Safety standard which includes:

 

Triple communication system: Video Camera, Audio Intercom System, Emergency Signal System to keep real-time communication between the Bottom Shark Cage and the Boat.

Triple Connect Point:  Between Bottom Shark Cage and Boat, winch cable, two preventers

Triple air supply: to make sure air safety, we provide one Primary – compressor, Secondary bottle bank, Emergency – two cylinders in the cage. Main air supply, and two emergency air sources. Before every trip start our Bottom Cage Captain will make sure all the safety system work properly.

 

COVID-19 Safety

Adventure Bay Charters COVID-19

Adventure Bay Charters COVID-19

Adventure Bay Charters COVID-19 Clean

Adventure Bay Charters COVID-19 Clean

We would like to assure you that Adventure Bay Charters has a COVID-Safe plan to ensure that our staff and customers are protected.
We have signs indoors and outdoors provided by Safework, to make sure our departure lounge and vessels are the safest possible locations for our staff and passengers.
DEPARTURE LOUNGE
As our customers enter our departure lounge, they will see some signs that address the following:
– That our business has a COVID Safe Plan
– No more than 20 people are allowed into our departure lounge at once (Excluding staff)
– To not enter into our departure lounge if you have experienced a fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath or travelled overseas in the past month
In our departure lounge we have signs stating to:
– Apply hand sanitiser as you enter into our departure lounge
– Maintaining a safe distance from ours. people at a place must not exceed 1 person per 2 square metres.
– To wash your hands thoroughly after using the restrooms
ONBOARD OUR VESSELS
Onboard our vessels we have signs that are addressing the following:
– To regularly to the sanitise your hands, especially prior to touching any food
– Remain 1.5 metres away from others
– To spray and wipe down the basin, tap and toilet after use