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Swim with Dolphins Day Trip from Perth

  • Tour led by guides who have built rapport with the dolphins over the years
  • Provided wet suit and snorkel gear for a comfortable time in the water
  • Full briefing on how to behave respectfully and safely around the dolphins 
Swim with Dolphins Day Trip from Perth
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Dolphin Swim Cruise transfer departs from Wellington St Perth. Includes return air-conditioned coach transfers between Perth and Rockingham.
Cruise Only from Rockingham
Dolphin Swim Cruise departing the Cruising Yacht Club Jetty in Rockingham (40 minutes south of Perth). Transfers between Perth and Rockingham are not included
Get the opportunity to observe and mingle with Australia's native dolphins in their natural habitat on this boat tour from Perth. The tour's guides know the best spots in Rockingham to find pods of dolphins that are used to the presence of humans and will teach you safe and respectful ways to swim in the water alongside them.
What to Expect
Customize the start of your tour by choosing hotel pickup or central location meetup in Perth or Rockingham. Once you arrive in Rockingham, transfer to the custom-built dive boat, featuring a large swim platform for easy access to the water. 

The captain and crew know where the dolphins like to hang out; they'll pilot the boat toward the secluded coves that are safe for swimming and diving alongside the marine mammals. As you travel, get expertly fitted with a mask, fins, snorkel, and wetsuit. After an orientation from the crew on how to safely and responsibly be in the water with the large animals, find a spot and jump in. While swim-with-dolphin opportunities can be found at many beach resorts in Australia, this tour provides a superior experience due to the staff, who has built a rapport with these mammals over years of swimming expeditions. 

Refuel with water, tea, coffee, and a light lunch before returning to your original departure point.
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Reviewed 24 May 2018
Cool easy swim with dolphins!

Spent an awesome day "swimming" with dolphins! I say "swimming" because frankly, we weren't doing much other than just floating on the water surface and letting the dolphins come and go as they please LOL. Which makes this super easy for children to join in...More

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PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Hi there Ndrea2014. Thank you for taking the time to jump onto TripAdvisor and sharing your experience of our Swim With Wild Dolphins Tour. It sounds like you and your family enjoyed your day out in the water with the local friendly dolphins! As you...More

Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile
Awesome encounter

The perfect way to enjoy the wildlife in the bay. The staff is friendly and is able to answer any questions you may have about the dolphins. Defently worth it!

Thank kekslovestravelling
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Hi kekslovestravelling, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this fantastic review! Sounds like you had a fantastic day swimming with the wild Dolphins! Hope to see you again soon, Trini Rockingham Wild Encounters

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Disappointing Day but good company

Went out to swim with Dolphins a few days ago - unfortunately the dolphins weren't very compliant and we didn't manage to do so. I want to be clear from the outset though - Rockingham Wild Encounters did absolutely everything in their power to make...More

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PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Hi TomBlazak, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review. I appreciate your positive feedback and understanding. I am glad you still enjoyed your day out on the boat and by the sounds of it there was plenty of Dolphins around....More

Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile
Swimming with dolphins

This was a great tour. Very well organised, provided us with vegan and gluten free lunch. We swam within touching distance of dolphins and was out for nearly 4hours. Worth the money and we would recommendMore

Thank Luke D
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Hi Luke, Thank you for taking the time to write this fantastic review! We are glad we could accommodate for you, and that you had a fantastic day. It's great that the Dolphins came so close to you, but we need to remember that the...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile
Amazing Day

first time snorkelling I was nervous about using the kit and swimming in the ocean but our guide was so calm and encouraging that by the end of the first swim I was relaxed and using the snorkel without any problem. The whole crew were...More

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PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Hi there, Thank you for your lovely review. I am happy to hear the crew looked after you well and that they managed to make you feel comfortable in the water. Great that the dolphin interactions exceeded expectations, we are so lucky to join them...More

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