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90 minute Port River Dolphin & Shipwreck Cruise

This is a must do activity when visiting Adelaide. This cruise will highlight the Port Rivers rich maritime history, as well as visit the iconic Ships Graveyard where you will learn about the ships history. Enjoy cruising through the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary searching for the local dolphins, which are one of the only wild dolphin populations living within a city. Travel towards the bird sanctuary where there's an opportunity to see migra­to­ry shore­birds, includ­ing threat­ened species such as Curlew sand­piper. Whilst cruising the river learn about the Aboriginal connection to land. Perfect activity for all ages.

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90-minute Maritime & Dolphins Cruise

Learn about Port Adelaide’s fascinating maritime history and its present-day rejuvenation as well as visiting the unique Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary on a guided 90-minute cruise of the Port Adelaide River.







A Guided Tour



Your Skipper on the day will also be your cruise guide. Sit back, relax and enjoy the views as your guide talks you through the local history, famous ships and iconic locations you are cruising through.




A Rich Maritime History



The Port Adelaide River is steeped in a rich maritime history that you will discover as you cruise along its length, seeing famous ships and locations. Your cruise guide will point out interesting landmarks and vessels, and we provide a PowerPoint display with additional information for the duration of the cruise.







A Fully Functioning Port



Port Adelaide is still a functioning Port. On your cruises you will pass by many interesting sights of the Ports daily life and the Ships that work within, all of which will be explained by your tour guide.







Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary



Established in 2005 the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary is home to 30 residential Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphins and approximately 400 transient dolphins that visit at various times.



On your cruise keep an eye out for these amazing marine mammals as your guide delves into both the history of the sanctuary, the residential population, and the types of behaviours you might observe on your cruise.







Unique Ecosystems



The Port River is home to several unique ecosystems that you will pass through on your cruise including Shellfish Reefs, Intertidal Zones, Samphire Flats, Mudflats and the renowned 10,000-year-old mangrove forests.







Submarine’s Ahoy



Port Adelaide is home to Australia’s Naval Group Submarine dry dock where you can get a glimpse of these 2-billion-dollar attack class submarine’s being built and hear a little about the work that goes into constructing them.

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PRIVATE TOUR - 90-minute Dolphins and Ships Graveyard Tour

Enjoy this is a must do activity when visiting Adelaide with your own private group cruise! See the iconic Ships Graveyard, the unique Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary, the wonderful International Bird Sanctuary and so much more.
A Guided Tour
Your Skipper on the day will also be your cruise guide. Sit back, relax and enjoy the views as your guide talks you through the local history, famous ships and iconic locations you are cruising through
A Rich Maritime History
The Port Adelaide River is steeped in a rich maritime history that you will discover as you cruise along its length, seeing famous ships and locations. Your cruise guide will point out interesting landmarks and vessels, and we provide a PowerPoint display with additional information for the duration of the cruise.
The Ships Graveyard
Don’t miss out! For the first time you are able to enter Port Adelaide’s completely unique Ships Graveyard on a guided cruise. Be amazed as you cruise past giant wrecks, half-submerged in the hidden backwaters of the Port River and learn their history.
Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary
Enjoy cruising through the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary searching for local dolphins, one of the only wild dolphin populations living within a city. Keep an eye out for some of the famous local residents and, during the warmer months, newborn calves! Please note - we do not guarentee a dolphin sighting as these are wild animals and come and go as they please
International Bird Sanctuary
Travel towards the bird sanctuary where there's an opportunity to see migra­to­ry shore­birds, includ­ing threat­ened species such as Curlew sand­piper as well as well-known Aussie favourites like the Australian Pelican and Pied Cormorant.


IMPORTANT NOTES We cannot guarantee you will see dolphins while within the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary. These are wild animals and are not always present. There is a toilet located onboard If you have mobility issues please contact Port River Cruises on 08 7082 9608 . We are able to provide a ramp and different boarding location to make boarding the vessel easier. Wheelchair access is available on our 16-seater vessel. Please call to book on 08 7082 9608 . Unfortunately we are unable to cater for mechanical/electric wheelchairs Food is not permitted to be eaten onboard the vessel unless given prior approval.

CANCELLATION POLICY
A FULL refund is provided to guests if the tour is cancelled due to poor weather conditions and an alternative times is not established to undertake the tour. NO refund is provided to guests for non-attendance at scheduled tour time. Guests can reschedule tour if required, however need to ensure that more than 48 hours' notice is provided to Port River Cruises via telephone confirmation on +61 8 7082 9608. All bookings cancelled within 7 days of scheduled departure will incur a 50% charge of tour costs. Guests that provide more than 7 notice of tour cancellation via telephone confirmation will receive a FULL refund.

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  • Port Adelaide SA 5015
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