Your adventure begins with cruising Rockingham’s sheltered bays and islands in search of any of over 200 local dolphins that your crew have come to know as friends. Before long, sleek, silvery grey dorsal fins start breaking the surface of the water within metres of the back of the boat and it's time to zip your wetsuit up, put your mask and snorkel on and get ready to take the plunge! Our friendly guides will get you seated comfortably, ready to go, on the swim deck. They'll be joining you in the water to ensure you make the most of your wild dolphin encounter. Once the boat is in the right position, the skipper gives the command that everyone's been waiting for- Go!
Suddenly, you are surrounded by flashing grey torpedoes and the water is filled with whistles, splashes and laughter — both human and dolphin. They don’t do tricks and we don’t feed them, we simply spend some time enjoying each other’s company … it’s a wild encounter!
We are dedicated to ensuring the best experience for both visitors and dolphins. We ask you to remember that we are working with wild animals. Please approach each encounter with caution and respect and never assume that we have control over the dolphins’ appearance or behaviors. The dolphins’ approval of our friendship is reflected in our better than 99% success rate.
You don’t have to be an expert swimmer to join in and no previous snorkeling experience is necessary. Our professional and friendly crew conducts introductory snorkeling lessons and have an excellent track record of helping nervous or less experienced swimmers through the experience. Just bring a sense of adventure and be ready for an unforgettable, exhilarating encounter!
- 3 to 6 hour cruise on our luxury, custom built boat (toilets and showers onboard)
- Full length wetsuits, mask and snorkel & snorkeling lessons
- Our wild dolphin guarantee! If we don't swim with dolphins on your cruise, you can come again for free. Click here for full details & conditions
- Expert guides riding underwater scooters to get you up close and personal with the dolphins
- Light lunch and refreshments served onboard
- Self serve tea, coffee, hot chocolate & fresh water
- Complimentary photos of your cruise uploaded to Flikr for you to share!
$205 per person if you meet the boat in Rockingham.
To join this tour you must sign our waiver of liability prior to your tour departing. A link to Smartwaiver will be sent in your confirmation email. Please ensure all passengers sign this form (under 18 years must be completed as a minor and signed by a guardian).
Departure Times & Bookings
Cruises operate daily September to early June subject to weather and minimum bookings. Passengers making their own way to Rockingham must meet our boat at 8am sharp. Cruise duration is approximately 3 to 6 hours depending on dolphin sightings and behaviors.
For frequently asked questions please click here or call us on +618 9591 1333.
- Available for all ages
- Packages start from $205.00pp
Climbing on board one of our custom-built vessels, you’ll be given the perfect opportunity to experience a memorable encounter with some of the most majestic animals to grace the ocean. Embarking on an epic adventure off the coast of Western Australia, you’ll be joined by our team of friendly qualified staff who are dedicated to making sure you make the most out of your experience on the water from the very first moment to the last – even if it’s your very first time! So, it’s time to prepare for a day you’ll remember for years to come when you go Dolphin Swimming in Rockingham Beach – that’s exactly what’s in store as you witness these stunning creatures up close and personal!
- Tea / Coffee
- Refreshments Available
- All Equipment
- Qualified Instructors
question_answer Frequently Asked Questions
What is the minimum age for Animal Encounter at Rockingham?
The minimum age for Animal Encounter at Rockingham is suitable for all ages.
How long does an Animal Encounter session at Rockingham last?
The average Animal Encounter session at our Rockingham centre is 6 hours 20 minutes.
Is Animal Encounter Rockingham open for bookings during the week?
Absolutely, however Animal Encounter is busiest at the weekend - and our Rockingham centre is no exception. This means you might need a larger group monday through friday.
Is Animal Encounter Rockingham open for bookings at weekends?
Animal Encounter at Rockingham is busiest at the weekends so we'd definitely recommend booking in advance! Obviously, we'll always try to accommodate last minute Animal Encounter bookings but once the spots are booked up they are booked up!
How popular is the Animal Encounter Rockingham center?
Geronigo® aims for all of our Animal Encounter locations to be amongst the the best and most popular, our Animal Encounter Rockingham center is no exception. Book with confidence!
Can I buy a gift voucher for Animal Encounter Rockingham?
Yes you can buy Animal Encounter Rockingham gift vouchers either online or over the phone. Geronigo® gift vouchers are valid for 12 months, can be gift wrapped or for a last minute gift idea can be instant email delivered. Remember that any gift experience voucher from Geronigo® including our Animal Encounter Rockingham vouchers can be used for booking at any of our thousands of Geronigo® adventure locations (for no extra charge!).
Where is Animal Encounter Rockingham?
The Animal Encounter Rockingham center is located at the following address. Please note that sometimes our Animal Encounter centers are difficult to find, please follow the directions on your booking receipt!
How much is Animal Encounter at Rockingham?
The average package price of Animal Encounter at Rockingham $205.00. The lowest price is $205.00 with the most expensive option being $205.00.
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