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Adventure Bay Charters

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2 South Quay Boulevard, Port Lincoln, South Australia 5606, Australia
+61 8 8682 2979
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US$230.60*
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Great White Shark Cruise with Optional Cage Dive and Aqua Sub from Port Lincoln
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US$165.87*
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Half-Day Sea Lion Snorkeling Tour from Port Lincoln
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Adventure Bay Charters is a multi award winning tourism business that offers some of South Australia’s best water based wildlife encounters. Featuring the Australian Sea lions, the Great White Shark, and the world’s first shark “Aqua Sub”, a glass underwater viewing area where you can view sharks while staying completely dry. All encounters are MUST DO experiences when visiting Australia and the Eyre Peninsula. Adventure Bay Charters is the fastest growing and most awarded tourism operator in Port Lincoln and was awarded into the Hall of Fame for Best Adventure tour in 2012 and Major tourist attraction in 2014. Hall of fame recognizes three consecutive years in each category for being the best operator in each category and is an outstanding contribution to South Australian tourism. Adventure Bay Charters was also named Best Tourist Attraction in South Australia for 2015. A family owned and operated business with strong ties and close relationships with customers and the community; Adventure Bay Charters is at the forefront of great tourism experiences in Australia. What are you waiting for? Let the Adventure Bay Crew take you on the ride of a lifetime!
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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2 South Quay Boulevard, Port Lincoln, South Australia 5606, Australia
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+61 8 8682 2979
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Reviewed 31 August 2015

Although we missed out on seeing a shark it was still a great and very informative day out with the friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff of Alex and Krystal. The company usually has a high success rate on seeing sharks despite using acoustics rather than...More

1  Thank ejn101
AdventureBayCharters, Director of Sales at Adventure Bay Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2015

Hello ejn101 Thank you for providing your feedback. We are glad to hear you still enjoyed your tour despite the unsuccessful shark sightings. We are proud of our attraction techniques and as you mentioned there had been a lack of sightings throughout all shark tour...More

Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Although I missed out on seeing a shark, and a bit disappointed, I still enjoyed the day and understand you can not control what wild animals do. I went with Adventure Bay tours over the others as they do not use berly but instead use...More

Thank Ellen K
AdventureBayCharters, Director of Sales at Adventure Bay Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2015

Hi Ellen Thank you so much for your review. We are glad to here you still enjoyed your tour even though we didn't see sharks that day. It is quite unusual to have no sharks around this time of the year. We pride ourselves on...More

Reviewed 7 August 2015

Unbelievable experience seeing Great White Sharks in the wild. Weather conditions were not great but still amazing! All their staff on the boat were helpful, friendly and knowledgeable. Lots of food too!More

Thank David M
AdventureBayCharters, Front Office Manager at Adventure Bay Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2015

Hi David, Thank you for your review! We're really glad you had a great time - although the winter weather can get a bit wild, the great shark action (and great food and staff) definitely makes up for it! Thanks again, and all the best...More

Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

Now I know shark dives can scare a lot of people and the price of $400 plus $100 on the day is a little steep. However, this experience was one I'll never forget. You can climb into the sub and stay completely dry or don...More

1  Thank Becky W
AdventureBayCharters, Front Office Manager at Adventure Bay Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2015

Hi Becky, Thank you for sharing your experience with us - we really appreciate the time you've taken to write us a review. And yes - you definitely don't go hungry on our boat! As you said - the interaction our customers have with the...More

Reviewed 29 July 2015

I planned cage diving for my parents when they came to visit me on holiday. I am not going to lie I thought we would be dumped in the ocean after the mess we made. Both my parents and myself soon discovered we all suffered...More

Thank Tessa S
AdventureBayCharters, Front Office Manager at Adventure Bay Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2015

Hi Tessa, Great to hear from you! It's always fantastic to receive feedback from our customers, and we're glad you were all able to enjoy your charter with us despite your initial seasickness. We have a new boat now - you'll all have to come...More

Reviewed 28 July 2015

Everything about the whole day was incredible saw whales, dolphins and some beautiful Great Whites.!! food was delicious and the staff are so funny and down to earth.!! loved everything about it.!! thanks so much guys you made my trip to Australia one to remember.!!More

Thank CaseyDavis21
AdventureBayCharters, Front Office Manager at Adventure Bay Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2015

Hi Casey, Thank you for taking the time to review your "surreal experience!" It sounds like you had an amazing day - as you saw, the marine life here is magnificent! We're so glad you enjoyed your trip - it certainly was a day to...More

Reviewed 13 July 2015

I LOVED this!! No bating, just some music, and sharks would get a little curious. I never once felt scared at all!! You're completely taken care of from minute 1!! Coffee, lunch made right there on the boat, a smooth ride, and wonderful dive time!!...More

1  Thank C S
AdventureBayCharters, Front Office Manager at Adventure Bay Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2015

Hi! Thank you for your review - there is nothing quite like sharing the water with these amazing creatures is there!? We do our best to look after our customers on board the Shark Warrior - and we are glad you had a great day...More

Reviewed 7 July 2015

Swimming with Sea Lions and Great Whites: It is a must-do and worth every cent. There is something special about travelling to a place and coming back having learned something valuable. My sister and I are still talking about our fantastic memories swimming on our...More

3  Thank AUTravellingSisters
AdventureBayCharters, Front Office Manager at Adventure Bay Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2015

Hi AUtravellingsisters! Thank you so much for your kind words - we're really stoked that you understand how important sustainability is to us. Like you said, an interaction with these animals is a privilege - and it makes everything we do worthwhile when passengers like...More

Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

My husband and I were given this tour as a thoughtful and loving gift from my friends and family for my birthday which than became babymoon as well! It has always been a dream of mine since very young to see the great white in...More

2  Thank Lisa B
AdventureBayCharters, Front Office Manager at Adventure Bay Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2015

Hi Lisa, Thank you for letting us know how your day went! The sub has been a really popular addition to our tours, and like you said our passengers in the sub still see the Great Whites with perfect clarity. We appreciate you spreading the...More

Reviewed 30 June 2015

Shark cage diving - OMG. Amazing. Great boat, clean and new. Great food and most important GREAT WHITE SHARKS. You can go in the cage (even my 11 year old did it) or you can go in the underwater viewing area. Fantastic. Only problem is...More

Thank Meganwolfenden
AdventureBayCharters, Front Office Manager at Adventure Bay Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2015

Hi Megan, Thank you for taking some time to let us know what you think! Glad you guys had a great trip- we'd love to have you back anytime. Great tip about the medication - we always suggest those who are prone to sea-sickness take...More

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Shanivy92
16 December 2016|
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Response from Lisakuersch |
Hi Shanivy, The tour is typically a 12 hour day, departing at 6:45am, and usually returning between 6-7pm. This usually unfortunately does not suit the schedule of the cruise ships. We have some other alternative tours... More
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Daniel H
9 January 2016|
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Response from AdventureBa | Property representative |
Hi Daniel, Yes you certainly can bring your GoPro with you! We also have an underwater camera on board that you can use and we upload all photos to facebook afterwards where you can download them for free.
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54Rae54
2 January 2015|
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Response from bruceywonder | Reviewed this property |
As a tourist, I drove from Adelaide to Port Lincoln and back. I worked out it'll probably be cheaper and more chance to see the scenery and wildlife. Of course that'll mean you'll have to check on your mileage (if renting... More
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