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Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary Family Kayak Tour

Adelaide and Adelaide Hills
Activity Code ADSK102


  • The Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary Kayak is an ideal location for novices and children to experience the fun and adventure of kayaking
  • You can explore protected mangrove creeks, see ship wrecks or search for dolphins
  • This activity is valid for 2 adults and 2 children - Enjoy a perfect day out with the family!


The Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary is an area of incredible beauty and a wetland of "national significance." It is one of Adelaide's "secret spots!" The sheltered, tree lined creeks are an ideal environment for a family kayaking adventure. Home to a fascinating array of marine life, birds and the Port River Dolphins, the sanctuary is a perfect place to spend your day.

Travelling by kayak is a unique way to experience an encounter with the dolphins or view the wrecks in the Ship's Graveyard Maritime Heritage Trail.

Our Guided Family Tour is idea for introducing children to the fun and adventure of kayaking as we lead you on a 2 hour exploration of this spectacular area.

Our 2 or 3 seat kayaks are ideal for families and create a safe experience for children. Mum or Dad can skipper the kayak and share the experience with children.

You can safely explore the sheltered mangrove creeks, see the ship wrecks or search for dolphins. The water is clean, clear and shallow so you can see lots of marine life as you paddle along.

We provide guidance, child sized buoyancy vests and paddles. All our guides are accredited and have lots of stories to tell about the area and sights you will see.

Our family tour is priced to encourage the whole family to get out, have fun and be active together.

Tour times given here are approximate. Full details will be confirmed by operator upon receiving your booking.


  • Adelaide (Adelaide and Adelaide Hills - South Australia)

We meet at Garden Island Reserve found at the end of Garden Island Road, Gillman, SA. This location is 40 min. from Adelaide GPO & 10 min. from Port Adelaide. Free transfer from Pt Adelaide on request. Exact meeting point and supplier's details are provided immediately after booking.

What's Included

  • Life jacket
  • Kayaks
  • Transfers and sightseeing as specified
  • Guide

Additional Info

  • Minimum participants: 4
  • Maximum participants: 8
  • Wear wettable footwear
  • Subject to weather conditions
  • Operating hours are 9:00am till 3:00pm

Changes and Cancellations Policy

This activity is weather dependent. If the weather is deemed unsuitable by the supplier, you will be contacted prior to tour. In case of cancellation due to bad weather you have the option to transfer to a subsequent tour. Booking Insurance is encouraged.

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Booking Insurance

It is recommended that you consider GoDo Booking Insurance. This is insurance cover for losses incurred if the activity is cancelled (under certain circumstances) by you or the activity supplier.