Discover Scuba Diving
Scuba Diving with Bayplay Adventure Tours is the perfect way to discover all kinds of marine life in Melbourne's underwater world. No certification or past experience is required.
Their highly experienced, professional instructor will help you take the plunge and show you all of the best spots to find mesmerising marine life, including beautiful soft corals and rare Weedy Sea Dragons.
In session one, learn the basic theory behind scuba diving in the comfort of a classroom environment.
In session two, move to the Bayplay pool blowing bubbles in shallow water, allowing for a comfortable transition to the underwater world. Here you are introduced to the skills necessary to maximise safety and comfort for the amazing dive ahead. The bay may be used if conditions permit.
In session three it is time to meet the marine life. Visit the Weedy Sea Dragon Colony or Octopus and Seahorse garden. A memorable experience you will never forget.
Carpark, Family Friendly, Public Toilet, Half Day or Less, Land - Motorised, Water - Self Propelled, Small Group Tour, Adventure and Outdoors Tours, Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours, Nature and wildlife, Moderate
Guided Scuba Dives
Meet some of the bay's rarest marine life on one of Bayplay Adventure guided dives.
You may see Weedy Sea Dragons, Seahorses, Stingrays and much more.
Dive sites include the Sea Dragon Colony at Portsea, the Seahorse and Octopus Garden at Rye, Nudibranch Wall at Blairgowrie, Fish Gallery at Mornington and the Sea Dragon Colony at Flinders.
Carpark, Public Toilet, Customised, Half Day or Less, Water - Self Propelled, Small Group Tour, Adventure and Outdoors Tours, Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours, Nature and wildlife, Moderate
Sea Kayak to the Dolphin Sanctuary
Sea Kayaking is the ultimate way to explore the amazingly pristine coastline of the Mornington Peninsula with Bayplay Adventure Tours.
The fun, healthy, eco-friendly and quiet vessels give you the ultimate opportunity to encounter dolphins, seals and penguins up close as you paddle around the picturesque Point Nepean National Park. This is the perfect tour for those with a sense of adventure and interest in nature.
Tours begin with a short briefing covering terminology, equipment use, skills and safety procedures. Your professional guides also provide information on the marine life and points of interest along the way.
Scale the coastline of Point Nepean National Park, and make your way into the Dolphin Sanctuary. Throughout the tour, your guide will tell you all about the history of Port Phillip Bay and the marine life you encounter. After making your way closer to the Heads, you will turn around and head towards Sorrento, past the hilltop mansions and private piers, before returning to Portsea.
Carpark, Family Friendly, Non Smoking, Public Toilet, Half Day or Less, Water - Self Propelled, Large Group Tour, Small Group Tour, Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours, Nature and wildlife, Basic
Sail & Snorkel
Enjoy a day of luxury in this popular and award winning cruise with Bayplay Adventure Tours, which offers sailing, snorkelling, swimming and marine life viewing on the one amazing trip. Operating out of Portsea, Victoria, the tour aims to show you the very best of Port Phillip Bay.
Tours run for three hours and provide a great understanding and experience of the local area and wildlife that is encountered along the way.
The cruise also offers great photo opportunities, along with soaking up the sun, sights and a refreshing swim.
The catamaran is fully equipped with bathroom and a licensed bar.
Tours are suitable for all ages and fitness levels.
Bayplay Tours Skipper and Crew are fully trained and will share their passion for the marine environment, ensuring that you take away memories that will last a lifetime.
Family Friendly, Non Smoking, Public Toilet, Half Day or Less, Water - Motorised, Water - Self Propelled, Large Group Tour, Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours, Nature and wildlife, Basic
Snorkeling with Sea Dragons
For those wishing to see the rare Weedy Sea Dragons in their natural habitat, this Bayplay Adventure Tours is for you.
Learn all about and see up close the marine life of Port Phillip Bay in a relaxed coastal setting with Bayplay Adventure Tours. Fun and family friendly this is the perfect group tour, even for non-swimmers.
Tours begin with your friendly and highly experienced guide demonstrating the basics of snorkelling, covering equipment usage and terminology, in-water communication, snorkel and free diving skills as well as information on the marine life you can expect to encounter.
Then it is a short walk and plunge off the Portsea pier where you'll encounter an array of mesmerising marine life including; soft corals, sponge life, hermit crabs, puffer fish, star gazers as well as weedy sea dragons and much more.
You will have access to a life ring at all times during your tour for maximum safety and comfort; even enabling non swimmers to enjoy the experience. Non swimmers will be given extra buoyancy items to assist them.
Carpark, Family Friendly, Non Smoking, Public Toilet, Half Day or Less, Water - Self Propelled, Small Group Tour, Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours, Nature and wildlife, Moderate