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Sailing Cruises - Melbourne's Mornington Peninsula

Sip & Sail on a Sunset Cruise or join a day sailing cruise on our stunning catamaran Dolphin ll.  You will experience the stunning features of the Southern Mornington Peninsula's Port Philip Bay. Sail past the cliff top mansions of the Sorrento and Portsea coastlines, view historic nautical sites, meet the cheeky pups of the sea at Chinamans Hat seal colony, and be greeted on the bow by a cheeky dolphin or two!

Sailing Cruise options include:

Cruises operate on Saturdays and on additional days by request. Private Charters operate daily and are a great way to enjoy the bay with a social gathering of friends and a glass of bubbles!

Sail & Snorkel With Seals

Meet the cheeky pups of Port Philip Bay and have a swim alongside these fun creatures.  Seals are funloving and playful and will keep you entertained as you snorkel amongst them.

Location :
Meeting Point- Drive to the Blairgowrie Marina Top Car Park - 2900 Pt Nepean Rd. 
(Heading towards Portsea, once you pass the Boathouse Motel, you will see the car park on the right) Park and head over to the Bayplay staff member to get suited up in your snorkel equipment.

Duration :
Tours take 3 hours and may vary slightly due to wind strength on the day.

Vessel departs at 9.30am sharp.
Snorkelling Guests - please arrive at 8.30am
Sightseeing Guests - Please arrive at 9.00am

What to Bring/Wear:
Pack for the Beach - Bathers, Towel, Hat & Sunscreen plus a warm jacket regardless of the weather forecast.  If snorkelling, have your swim suit on prior to arrival and arrive earlier to get geared up with snorkel equipment and wetsuits - see your booking notes for arrival times.
Inclusions : Sailing Cruise plus for snorkelling guests a Snorkel Briefing, Equipment Hire, Guided Snorkel Tour at the Seal colony. All guests may upgrade to snorkelling, just let us know in advance if possible.

Sightseeing Sailing Cruise- Melbourne's Mornington Peninsula

South Channel Fort offers a unique insight into Victoria’s military and colonial past. Bayplay Sailing conducts regular guided tours of the fort, including access to underground magazines and tunnels, gun emplacements, and naval quarters.
Contact us for our next scheduled South Channel Fort guided tour.

Location : Meet at Blairgowrie Marina - exact details confirmed the day prior as meeting points may vary.
Duration : Tours take approximately 2 or 3 hours and may vary slightly due to wind strength on the day.
Times : Tours depart on Saturdays at either 9.30, 1.30pm or 5.00pm Sunset Sails. Private Groups tailored for.
Inclusions : Catamaran Sailing Cruise and for Snorkel with Seals Cruises also includes Snorkel Instruction, Equipment Hire, Guided Snorkel Tour to the Seals. Underwater cameras are available for purchase or hire at the Bayplay Adventure Shop prior to commencing the tour. (Children under 8 may need their own wetsuit. Please ask at time of booking).
What to Bring/wear ? Pack for the Beach - Bathers, Towel, Hat & Sunscreen.
Although the catamaran is very stable, if you are prone to seasickness, it may be advisable to take sea sick tablets before we depart. See your chemist for details.

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