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The Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary is located only 12 km from the City of Adelaide, offering a majestic wildlife experience like no other. This busy industrial and commercial port is home to exuberant wildlife, including many rare bird species, fish, a...more
66 Commercial Rd, Port Adelaide, South Australia 5015, Australia
There are definitely many dolphins in the Port Adelaide river but don't expect to just stroll up alonside the river and see them straight away. You will need to spend a little time around there awking them out.
I suggest going kayaking from garden island...More
This place is sign posted off Victoria Road and I have passed it many times. Its kind of a hard spot to find and we just drove until we located it. There are heaps of car parks available and places to have a picnic. I...More
The Port Adelaide inlet (not a river) and nearby coast is blessed to have a pod of bottle-nosed dolphins so close and accessible. A dolphin cruise is a terrific, affordable family outing to view these intelligent, endearing creatures in their natural habitat. Highly recommended !
This is our 2nd time. My kids and I brought my best friend for her bday and we all had a blast doing SUP. A family of dolphins swam around and underneath us. It was such a wonderful experience from 10rs old to 36 yrs...More
Who knew there were so many dolphins in the Port River? There is a fabulous walking/cycling path at Port Adelaide called The Loop and we regularly saw dolphins while walking along the river - especially at New Port where they swim around the boats in...More
This is juet a vieitor information centre and therevis no dedicted place where you can see the dolphins. It is the various points along the coast to catch a view, so really depend on luck. In fact the visitor information centre confirmed that many have...More
AdelaideDolphinSanc, Manager at Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017
Hi Ben, sorry to hear that it was not what you expected. The Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary covers a large area, so we direct people to the visitor information centre, where they be provided with brochures, maps and an idea of things to do within the...More
What a beautiful part of the world and just a short drive from Adelaide city.
Dolphins are year round residents here and can often been seen from the boat ramp! Walk, Kayak, Picnic, Sit and watch... so much to do!
Had the most amazing experience kayaking at Garden Island amongst the mangroves and historic ship wrecks. Highlight of the day was see 8 dolphins fishing with the birds. Could have sat there and watched them all day just beautiful! A must do when visiting Port...More
Seeing and hearing dolphins frolicking and playing in their sanctuary habitat is such a wonderful and unique experience and its right here in Port Adelaide - fantastic ! You see a dolphin and it immediately puts a smile on your face .... I dare you...More