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Rockingham Wild Encounters

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Experience the exhiliration of swimming with wild dolphins in their natural environment. Meet Logo, Boomerang or any other of over 200 bottlenose dolphins that we have come to know as friends. You don't need to be an expert swimmer and we'll teach...more
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Corner Val St & The Esplanade | Cruising Yacht Club Jetty, Corner of Val Street and The Esplanade, Rockingham, Western Australia 6168, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What an experience. WOW. We had a fantastic time with a kind, caring, knowledgable crew that bent over backwards to ensure everyone on board had a brilliant experience. A big thank you to everyone on the day. This experience has been a lifes highlight. The...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lorigow
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi lorigow, Thank you so much for lovely review! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your experience on our Dolphin Swim Tour! We will pass your kind words on to our passionate crew! Hope to see you again soon, Gabby Rockingham Wild Encounters

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is amazing! By far one of the best days of my life the crew are brilliant they have fantastic knowledge and awesome people skills they could tell I was nervous without me mentioning it and were absolutely perfect. This is something everyone should try...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Fgray80
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Fgray80, Thank you for this lovely review! It sounds like you had a wonderful time on our Swim with Wild Dolphins! I will pass your kind words onto our crew. We hope to see you again soon, Trini Rockingham Wild Encounters

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my 8 Year old granddaughter (who's keen on being a marine biologist) on the 90 minute cruise, and couldn't believe it when we saw our first dolphins within 5 minutes. We had a truly remarkable experience; Trini and Mac were outstanding and knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MvanWageningen
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi MvanWageningen, Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are so glad you brought your granddaughter out on our Dolphin Adventure Cruise and got to see the beautiful Indo-pacific bottlenose dolphins! We hope it inspired your granddaughter even more to follow her passion...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked this trip as a surprise for my mum's birthday, and boy was she surprised! We met the boat in Rockingham, and from the get-go it was a great experience. The crew are incredibly passionate, patient and truly care for the sea and the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Alsa P
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Alsa P, Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are so glad to hear you had such an amazing time with your Mum on our Swim with wild dolphins! We hope she had a lovely birthday! It sounds like you had an...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My partner and I took two trips in the space of a week back in December and it was simply magical. Thoughtfully/carefully managed, would recommend to all dolphin lovers.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nadia D
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Nadia D, Thank you so much for your lovely review! It sounds like you had a wonderful trip, the both times you came. I will pass your lovely comments onto our crew. We hope to see you again soon! Trini Rockingham Wild Encounters

Reviewed 15 February 2019 via mobile

My wife and I were visiting a friend in Perth over Christmas and we made a trip to Penguin Island. We saw the photos and videos about the dolphin excursions and from the look on my face, my wife knew this was the Xmas present...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank duff3833
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi duff3833, Thank you so much for this detailed review! It sounds like you had a wonderful time on our Swim With Wild Dolphins Tour. I will pass your lovely comments onto our crew, they will definitely appreciate your kind words. We're so happy we...More

Reviewed 14 February 2019 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed this trip! The staff were phenomenally helpful and friendly and went over and beyond to ensure we got to see the dolphins and had a good time, the only fault I have is that the food came in plastic packaging and was just...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Levi C
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2019

Hi Levi C, Thank you so much for you wonderful review. I am glad you had a amazing day swimming with the wild dolphins. I will pass on your lovely comments to the crew. I will also pass on your suggestion for recyclable packaging of...More

Reviewed 13 February 2019

Absolutely a must for dolphins lovers! great time, best feeling was to see the dolphins in their habitat, no tricks, no treats, just real. thanks!More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lucia g
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2019

Hi Lucia g, Thanks so much for this lovely review! It sounds like you had a fantastic day seeing the Wild Dolphins. It's so great that you came to see and support these beautiful animals in the wild, rather than in captivity. We hope to...More

Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

Would highly recommend this experience! It’s incredible to see the dolphins in their natural environment and not in captivity, as this reduces their life span. The staff were more than accommodating and the dolphins were social and peaceful👍 a great day overall

Thank emanuelav951
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2019

Hi Emanuelav951, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review, it sounds like you had a fantastic day seeing our Wild Dolphins. I will pass your lovely comments onto the crew. We hope to see you again soon, Trini Rockingham Wild Encounters

Reviewed 3 February 2019

Didnt quite know what to expect on this one. Was not disappointed. They promised Dolphins which l thought was a bold promise but they delivered. Very interesting commentary about bird island and all the different birds. Saw large amounts of sea lions and the promised...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mandy D
PenguinIslandLocal, Tour Guide at Rockingham Wild Encounters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2019

Hi Mandy D, Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are so lucky to have the beautiful Indo-pacific bottlenose dolphins so frequently in the marine park as they have a home range of 5-20km. All of the incredible wildlife is amazing, it really...More

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Hi San20sg, There is a large free carpark on site and over flow parking on Penguin Road at the Shoalwater Lawn Bowling Club. Pengo's Café is located right next door to the gift shop however there are no shops or cafes... More
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