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Pull on a warming wetsuit and join the Polperro team when the bay's unique and often curious Burrunan dolphins come to visit. Frolic with playful fur seals and visit seabird nesting sites. All equipment is provided and instruction of its use. This, and the crew's careful training and supervision of passengers, mean that even those with basic swimming skills can enjoy this experience as well.
Sightseers get a birds' eye view from the deck as they take in the spectacular scenery and wildlife that abounds. Polperro crew welcome children on board and ensure that these trips educate and entertain them. Children are immersed in a learning environment that enhances their understanding of ecology.
Passenger numbers are strictly limited which means everyone on each tour has ample opportunity to get wet, or watch from the deck. Reef and seal swims are part of Polperro trips as well. These are revelatory experiences, even for locals, as the bay's rich aquatic life is a surprisingly well-kept secret.
Discover the natural history of Port Phillips' amazingly intricate yet fragile ecosystems that thrive in these southern reaches. School and special interest groups welcome. These are hosted by Polperro's specialists staff and eco-guides. Teachers are supported by our curriculum matched resources
Surrounded by Marine National Parks and Sanctuaries abutting the protected waters of the bay and along the wild coast of Bass Strait.
The site of Victoria's first settlement. Rich in history and best seen from sea, view Port Phillip just as the first white settlers and subsequent migrations of people following the war years, entering the still waters of the bay coming in through the infamous rip and turbulent waters of the Bass Strait.
Aboriginal settlement over thousands of years has left its gentle reminders along the coastlines of National Parks.
Two world wars saw a network of protective fortifications both on-shore and at sea. Self guided and hosted tours are available. Please enquire about the vast array of opportunities.
Polperro embraces conservation through education, appreciation and enjoyment.
The vessel Polperro does not always ensure access of people of all abilities. However our staff are known for the level of care in ensuring that we are inclusive
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