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Address: 25 Peacocks Rd, Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
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Incredible and exciting!

This boat ride/tour is so much fun and the up-close interaction with the two seal species is just awesome. A 15 minute walk from the car park to the jetty is well worth it for the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 January 2017
Grant D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

This boat ride/tour is so much fun and the up-close interaction with the two seal species is just awesome. A 15 minute walk from the car park to the jetty is well worth it for the experience to come. We rode along in a group of 7 people plus Vinnie the operator. The ride takes you out across crystal blue... More 

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Bendigo, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

$40 for a 45 minute trip to see literally hundreds of seals, many close enough to touch (and smell). The operators are super friendly, knowledgeable and very accommodating. Was such a fantastic experience I'm already planning to do it again. Allow 20-25 minutes to walk along a beachside track to a small jetty where the tour leaves from. The short... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

A picturesque 15 min shoreline walk followed by a short boat ride and an awesome opportunity to see seals in their habitat. Great afternoon, great value for money and highly recommended.

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Thank Hillz17
Portland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Absolutely wonderful and worth every cent. Vinnie was full of information. Ages of family ranged from 13 - 66. Allow at least a min of 25 mins to the jetty for the slower walking members of family.

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We were a family group with youngsters ranging from 10 - 50 years old. We all thoroughly enjoyed this trip. The boat ride to the seals was exciting and exhilarating, albeit a bit scary for some of us! Vinny was knowledgeable and interesting and was able to get us really close to the seals. It was brilliant - would highly... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

This was a great experience. We went with 4 adults and 3 teenagers. Vinnie, our guide from 'Seals by Sea Tours', was awesome and knowledgeable about the only seal breeding community on mainland Australia. Fun ride out on the motorised raft over some good size waves, and then up close and personal with hundreds of seals. Highly recommend to anyone.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I don't usually write reviews but on this occasion an exception is warranted. The owner as well as the skipper of went out of their way to enable a truly fascinating experience for us. We had specifically made a detour to Cape Bridgewater and spent a night there (at the well appointed Cape Bridgewater Seaview Lodge run by the charming... More 

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Shepparton, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This was well worth the fairly trying walk to and from the jetty. Vinnie the tour guide for the day was easy to communicate with and asked if we wanted to see the dolphins that he had spotted, we said yes and were amazed at them swimming alongside of us The seals were also amazing and we were able to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Me and my friend went for road trip. On the way we heard about the MUST tour of the seals. Great and modest person, great tour guide, explain everything and just did great time for us. Took is to the seals colony, inside caves and great ride. Worth every dollar you pay. Highly recommended.

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Portland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

nice stroll from car park to jetty to get on boat, can be done by elderly with some fitness even with some arthritis, I was able to do it 9 months after back surgery and as long as one doesn't over do the walk there, and back is fine. great experience once at where the seals are on rocks in... More 

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