A little something extra

While our tours are all inclusive of accommodation, meals, activities, entry fee’s national park fees, transport and taxes, there are a few Optional Extra Experiences that we leave to you to decide if you would like to do depending on which tour or tailor-made package you are doing.

Swim with Sealions & Dolphins at Baird Bay

Operates September to May — $170pp

Available on Eyre’s Wild West Coast & The Great Australian Wilderness Journeys

 

This is a life enhancing experience and really two incredible experiences rolled into one. You many have swum with dolphins before but the interaction you will have with the sea lions and dolphins together at Baird Bay is once in a lifetime and truly life enhancing.  This 4 hour cruise sees you head out into the crystal clear calm waters of the Eyre Peninsula.

The rare and endangered Australia Sea Lions are the puppy dogs of the sea splashing, jumping, twisting, and twirling all around you and if you’re lucky you might even get a kiss. The magical bottle nose dolphins won’t disappoint either.

This experience includes a 3 hour cruise with all equipment and morning tea provided. You can check out all the details Baird Bay Eco Experience and make sure you book this with us in advance.

Swim with Sealions Port Lincoln – Adventure Bay Charters

Please note does not operate June-August

$205pp

 

Head out on this half-day cruise to the crystal-clear waters of Seal Cove off Port Lincoln, where the puppy dogs of the sea will welcome your arrival with great excitement! Swim, snorkel, paddle and splash about in the company of these inquisitive animals as they splash, jump, twist and twirl all around you. If youre lucky you might even get a kiss! Included in the cost is your mask, snorkel, wetsuit and fins, light breakfast served in departure lounge, morning tea on board & free photos.  Head to Adventure Bay Charters for all the details.

Cage Dive with Great White Sharks in Port Lincoln – Adventure Bay Charters

Available on all tours except the one day Port Lincoln tours and the Head of Bight Whale Tour.

Port Lincoln is the only place in Australia where you can get up close and personal with these incredible predators and trust us, this is an experience that will stay with you a lifetime!

Adventure Bay Charters — $395 plus $125 underwater access

Adventure Bay Charters offer a full day tour out to the Neptune Islands and also offer the world’s first Shark Aqua Sub, a revolutionary new way to view Great White Sharks in their natural habitat whilst staying dry.  Watch the sharks from a glass viewing area with 360 degree views underwater.

This operator is also Advanced Eco Certified and instead of chumming, use rock music played underwater to attract the sharks.  The tour departs at 6.30am and includes breakfast, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea and returns around 6.30pm.  Check out all the details here.

 

Cage Dive with Great White Sharks in Port Lincoln – Calypso Star Charters

Available on all tours except the one day Port Lincoln tours and the Head of Bight Whale Tour.

Port Lincoln is the only place in Australia where you can get up close and personal with these incredible predators and trust us, this is an experience that will stay with you a lifetime!

Calypso Star Charters — $395 plus $100 underwater access

Calypso Star Charters was established in 1990 and have a proud history of providing safe and exciting Advanced Eco Certified Shark Cage Diving.  They are the only operator permitted to use natural fish berley (chum) to attract the sharks.

The full days charter boards at 6.30am and it takes about 2.5 hours to get out to the Neptune Islands. If you choose to get in the cage it’s an extra $100 paid on board and no diver experience is required.   All food and equipment is supplied and MV Calypso Star 2 is the only Shark Cage Diving vessel fitted with a Gyroscopic Stabilizer greatly increasing guests’ comfort throughout the day.

When booked direct through us you get a free highlights photo package valued at $35.  You can check out some footage on Calypso’s website.

Natures Harvest Experience Streaky Bay

Available on Eyre’s Wild West Coast — $440pp

 

For lovers of seafood, wine and cruising this incredibly unique experience with EP Cruises will stay in your memory forever!  Departing from the charming little fishing village of Streaky Bay on the Eyre Peninsula, while you are cruising the produce is being harvested directly from the ocean floor beneath! Passengers are given the opportunity to join the skipper and crew in this ‘hunter-gatherer’ experience, diving for razor fish and abalone, shucking oysters, catching blue swimmer crabs and fishing for tommies, salmon and garfish from the back of the vessel.

Each component of your catch is prepared onboard by the crew and presented as an array of delectable canapés.  Selectively paired with local sparkling, white and red wines, this experience is destined to unleash the true flavours of the Seafood Frontier.

Kangaroo Island to Port Lincoln Sunset Charter

Available on Kangaroo Island & Eyre Peninsula Explorer
$2385 per charter (fits x pax)

 

If you are doing our Kangaroo Island and Eyre Peninsula Explorer 5 Day Tour there is an option to do a scenic flight from Kangaroo Island direct to port Lincoln without having to go to Adelaide.  The flight departs Kangaroo Island at …… and you will take in breathtaking scenery of the south coast of South Australia beneath you.

Head of Bight Marine Park Scenic Flight

Available on Head of Bight Ocean & Outback Tour
$275 per person (min 2 people and maximum of 3 people)

 

Get a whole new perspective of this incredible landscape taking a 45-minute scenic flight over the Head of the Great Australian Bight and outback.

Flinders Ranges Scenic Flight

Available on the Flinders Ranges and Eyre Peninsula Explorer
$275 per person (min 2 people and maximum of 5 people)

 

Seeing the ancient landscape of the Flinders Ranges from the air will simply leave you speechless! This 45 minute scenic flight takes you over iconic Wilpena Pound, Ikara- the Flinders Ranges National Park, Parachilna Gorge and The Heysen Range which is known the Backbone of the Flinders Ranges.

Sunset on the Chace – Flinders Ranges

Available on the Flinders Ranges and Eyre Peninsula Explorer
$105 per person

 

Watch a brilliant sunset reflect on the Chace Range as you sip on local wine and enjoy delicious canapés prepared by the Woolshed Restaurant.  Wilpena Pound provides a stunning backdrop to this two-hour tour.

Please keep in mind

These tours are operated separately to Xplore Eyre and therefore the terms and conditions of each of these companies apply. Weather can play an important part in the operations of these tours and occasionally a tour may be cancelled which is beyond our control. If that is the case you will be provided a full refund.

The operators of the Shark Cage tour are unable to guarantee a shark sighting as they are after all wild animals. In the unlikely event that a shark is not seen a return at half price gift voucher is provided to each person.