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Diving & Snorkelling

WaterMaarq

  
WaterMaarq charters operate from the lovely seaside town of Sorrento on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula.

Providing boutique up close wildlife experiences, snorkelling and freediving adventures, you will discover the beauty of the environment above and below the water. WaterMaarq's personalised approach gives you the confidence to enjoy life-changing freediving and marine wildlife experiences.



Esplanade
Sorrento Victoria 3943
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One and a half hour Dolphin and Seal Eco Boat Cruise

View of bay and reef from coastlineWaterMaarq Seal and Dolphin Eco Boat Tour is an award-winning 1.5 hour cruise exploring the gorgeous Mornington Peninsula bays and coastline. Explore local waters for seals, whales and dolphins sightings on a boutique tour for 12 guests. Cruise the glorious coast of the Mornington Peninsula and southern Port Phillip Bay. At any time of year you are likely to see gannets diving, fur seals playing, nesting cormorants, or a pod of dolphins riding the waves and frolicking about. See entertaining unique local wildlife on our boutique 1.5 hour seal, whale and dolphin watching cruise for up to 12 guests.

  • Service Facility:
Carpark, Family Friendly, Non Smoking, Public Toilet, Half Day or Less, Water - Motorised, Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours, Nature and wildlife, Basic

Two hour Dolphin Cruise, Seal Swim and Great Southern Reef Snorkel Tour

Seals ChinamanWaterMaarq Dolphin Cruise, Seal Swim and Reef Snorkel Tour is an award-winning two hour boat adventure exploring the amazing colour and rich marine life of the Mornington Peninsula bays and coast. Have fun on a boutique tour for 12 guests. Explore the undiscovered Great Southern Reef, home to marine life only found in temperate waters. You will get up close and personal to seals, rays, weedy seadragons and unique fish like nowhere else. Visit a new world of colour on this fun boat tour from the pretty seaside town of Sorrento, near Melbourne. Join a remarkable two hour boutique small-group snorkelling boat tour for up to 12 guests beside the stunning Mornington Peninsula in Victoria. See a wide array of marine animals on a small group tour.

  • Service Facility:
Carpark, Family Friendly, Non Smoking, Public Toilet, Half Day or Less, Water - Motorised, Adventure and Outdoors Tours, Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours, Nature and wildlife, Basic

Winter Whale Watching and Wildlife Eco Boat Tour

Two Humpback Whales with backs breaching surfaceExplore the exceptional southern end of Port Phillip Bay and out into Bass Strait on this extended two and a half hour whale watching and wildlife eco boat cruise for just twelve guests. On the open rigid inflatable boat Apollo, you will search along the spectacular Mornington Peninsula coastline for the opportunity to see migrating whales as they journey into our beautiful region. During the winter months each year there has been increasing sightings of Humpback Whales, Southern Right Whales and Orca. It’s a very special experience because historically whaling and sealing was one of the first industries in the region. Now protected, you have the opportunity to search for these grand marine animals as they safely visit the local waters. Winter is cold but this is your chance to experience something entirely unique. The two and half hour Winter Whale Watching and Wildlife Eco Boat Tour certainly gives you a personalised all-round view into the beauty and richness of the Mornington Peninsula aboard our open air RIB boat.

  • Service Facility:
Carpark, Family Friendly, Non Smoking, Public Toilet, Half Day or Less, Water - Motorised, Adventure and Outdoors Tours, Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours, Nature and wildlife, Basic

One and a half hour Pope's Eye Guided Reef Snorkel Boat Tour

Best Snorkelling tour Popes EyeZoom across the bay from Sorrento on a fast and fun boat ride for just 12 guests to plunge the best snorkelling spot in Port Phillip Bay, known as Pope's Eye. At this Marine Park, the protected shallow waters of the Great Southern Reef are perfect to develop your snorkelling skills whilst seeing unique colourful fish and the beautiful birdlife that nests there, the Australasian Gannets. A guided tour around what was once going to be a man-made fort, you will grow in confidence, starting inside then exploring the outer reef of the marine park where you will be amazed by the amount of different fish and vibrance of the kelp. As Victoria's Number One Adventure Tourism operators we are experts in taking new and beginner snorkellers from fear to fun with our trained snorkel guides by your side, all in just a few moments in the water. Home to marine life only found in temperate waters, you'll get up close and personal to unique fish, rays and the chance to even maybe swim with seals, an experience like nowhere else.

  • Service Facility:
Carpark, Family Friendly, Non Smoking, Public Toilet, Half Day or Less, Water - Motorised, Adventure and Outdoors Tours, Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours, Nature and wildlife, Basic


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