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Mandurah Dolphin Island Adventure

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    Pass By: Mandjar Square, Mandurah WA 6210, Australia

    Visitors will set off from our jetty in Mandjar Bay. This is a beautiful, ancient bay whose roots as a meeting place go back to Aboriginal times

    Pass By: Mandurah Foreshore, 54 Mandurah Terrace, Mandurah WA 6210, Australia

    The cruise heads down the Mandurah Foreshore, into the vast Peel - Harvey Estuary, the biggest inland waterway in SW Australia, with its pristine waters protected by the United Nations

    Pass By: Creery Wetlands Nature Reserve, Darwin Tce dudley Park, Mandurah, Western Australia 6210 Australia

    As we head into the wilderness of the estuary we pass some of the best bird breeding grounds in Australia, such as the Creery Wetlands

    Pass By: Dawesville Foreshore Reserve, 170 Estuary Rd, Dawesville WA 6211, Australia

    We traverse the massive, unspoilt estuary, often followed by dolphins and head to the oceanside village of Dawesville. Here we cross through the Dawesville Channel into the Indian Ocean

    Pass By: Halls Head Beach, Halls Head Road Peel Region, Mandurah, Western Australia 6210 Australia

    Guests will take in an adventurous ride back up the Indian Ocean, coming in at Ha;ls Head, at the top of the Mandurah 'island'

    Pass By: Dolphin Quay, Via Dolphin Drive Off Ormsby Terrace Peel Region, Mandurah, Western Australia 6210 Australia

    Visitors will pass by the world class Mandurah Ocean Marina - home to Mandurah's marvellous fleet of commercial and recreational boats
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    9 James Service Pl, Mandurah WA 6210, Australia
    1h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Ride on our purpose built nature watching boat; the Spirit of Adventure
    • Dolphin Watching Guarantee (if not seen passengers can travel on the same product again free)
    • Ride on the open ocean taking in some of West Australia's prettiest coast
    • Observe wild dolphins in their natural habitat; move and get up close in the Dawesvile Channel
    • Experienced expert wildlife tour guides, who will share their experience with you
    • Explore a huge wetland wilderness as you travel across the United Nations protected Peel Inlet
    • See diverse birdlife - pelicans, black swans, ospreys and cormorants
    • Soda/Pop - Soft drinks available for purchase on board
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Children aged 0-3 and under are not permitted on board
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 46 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reece and Robyn where fantastic Lots of dolphins and every informative Great afternoon. Thanks to all
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    Booked our tickets as a family so two adults and two children aged 7 and 10. We all absolutely enjoyed ourselves. We saw so many dolphins- including a mother and baby- it was hard to know where to point the camera! The crew were very friendly, approachable and knowledgeable.
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    Had a great time on this cruise, have done the canels a few times so this was great to be able to get out in the larger part of the estaury. Saw a mother and baby dolphin so that was cool , but one warning BRING a Jumper, . we went on a 29 degree day and still froze LOL
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    Response from CathyG1983, Public Relations Manager at Mandurah Dolphin Island Adventure
    Responded 19 Nov 2019
    Hello camyPerthAustralia, Thank you for your Trip Advisor review! It can be quite chilly out in the ocean however we are happy to hear you enjoyed your time on board and saw the mother & baby dolphins - they are a sight to see for sure. We hope to see you on board one of our many other tours soon! Warm Regards, The Mandurah Cruises Team
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    Wonderful experience with friendly skipper and guides Louie and Robin. Saw over 10 different dolphins around the bays and even some of them jumping behind the boat as we went! Learnt a lot about the area and about dolphins too :)
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    Response from CathyG1983, Public Relations Manager at Mandurah Dolphin Island Adventure
    Responded 6 Jul 2019
    Hello barneyzhi, Thank you for your Trip Advisor review - very appreciated! We are so happy to hear the dolphins were active and happy throughout the tour and hope you were able to get some photos for your memories. You are welcome on board any time and we will pass on your kind words to the crew. Warm Regards, The Mandurah Cruises Team
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    Absolutely brilliant. The crew were really friendly and informative. We saw lots of dolphins 😊 so lovely to see them in their natural environment and so close up. Amazing. The boat trip back was a thrill 😆. Highly recommend this trip.
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    Response from CathyG1983, Manager at Mandurah Dolphin Island Adventure
    Responded 17 Jun 2019
    Hello Gitt01, Thank you for your Trip Advisor review! We are pleased to hear you had a great time on board and there is no better way to enjoy Mandurah and the local dolphins. We hope to see you again soon! Warm Regards, The Mandurah Cruises Team
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    About the operator
    By: Mandurah Cruises
    2,372 reviews
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    Perth, Australia
    Great Cruise
    A very pleasant cruise around Peel Inlet and Mandurah Canals. Yes we did see Dolphins. It was the perfect day.
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    Lots of positive feedback about this- a delight
    When I went it was really obvious that the crew were really protective of the our dolphin friends by taking great
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    Fantastic Experience
    We really enjoyed the tour. The staff were fantastic + they made sure we saw lots of dolphins. Highly recommended.
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    Perth, Australia
    Day with the Dolphins
    Best day ever, my cousin was in the merchant marine and said best trip he ever went on. The staff were fantastic,
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    Alness, United Kingdom
    Awesome Experience
    An amazing experience with a brilliant crew. We were fortunate to see the dolphins as they followed the boat and
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    I got lucky, seeing the dolphins swim in front of the boat 🚤. The tour I was meant to be going on was cancelled,
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    Fremantle, Australia
    Great day out
    Friendly and professional team, heaps of informative knowledge. Loved the fact we got to travel on both the inlet
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    Louise R
    Lovely cruise
    Was a lovely cruise. We saw a couple of Dolphins and bird life. The guided tour was very informative.
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    A great way to start discovering Mandurah.
    Mandurah Cruises offer a variety of interesting and affordable ways for visitors to gain an introduction to the
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    Mandurah, Estury and Cut journeuy
    Simply a must do. To see the sights that I have known for 10 years from a great vessel is excellent.
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    Christine C
    Perth, Australia
    Nice family time
    Everything about this attraction was great. Booking was easy, loads of parking, very friendly staff and very clean
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    Perth, Australia
    Fantastic family outing!
    The hour felt like it went for so long, we saw a young male dolphin and a mum with her calf and the tour guides
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    Book Club
    Our book club recently went on this cruise and everyone had such a great day! The staff were friendly and helpful,
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    Perth, Australia
    River Murray Cruise
    It was very well organised. Enjoyed the whole cruise. Food was nice and reasonably priced. The highlight was the
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    Maggie S
    Mandurah Wild Seafood Adventure Cruise 16 /01/2020
    Magnificent! A wonderful time with Mandurah Cruises.We headed out to pull in the crayfish pots which was lots of
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