FIVE TOP SPOTS FOR DOLPHIN ENCOUNTERS
1. Glenelg, Adelaide, SA
dolphinboat.com.au or 0412 811 838
Adults $98, kids $88, three-and-half hour cruise, including swimming with a local pod of dolphins.
2. Port Philip Bay, Sorrento, Vic
Polperro Dolphin Swims
polperro.com.au or (03) 5988 8437
$95, three to four-hour cruise, including swimming.
3. Rockingham, WA
dolphins.com.au or (08) 9591 1333
$165, four to six-hour dolphins swimming cruise, including lunch and refreshments.
4. Byron Bay, NSW
dolphinkayaking.com.au or (02) 6685 8044
Okay, so you can’t swim with them here – but you can kayak amongst them. $60, three-hour trip.
5. Moreton Bay, Qld
Tangalooma Wild Dolphin Resort
tangalooma.com or 1300 652 250
Free. No swimming again, but you can dip you toes in the water as the wild dolphins come up to the beach to be fed.