Marion Bay Ocean Safari offer short cruise experiences departing from Pondalowie Bay in the stunning Dhilba Guuranda-Innes National Park on the Southern Yorke Peninsula. Come and discover some of the most sensational coastal scenery this state has to offer and observe a variety of impressive wild life, bird life, marine life in their natural habitat. Experience the open space and untouched natural environment with the opportunity to view a variety of species and rarely visited islands.
With safe and professional access onboard the 45ft long range charter vessel “Vixen” you can experience wildlife and marine encounters with peace of mind with a dedicated team that have been operating in the local area for over 23 years. Experiences range from short 2 - 3.5 hour cruises to fully customised exclusive use group tours. Marion Bay Ocean Safari is operated by Reef Encounters Fishing Charters, who are a multi-award winning, tourism accredited South Australian charter that has been operating from Marion Bay and Pondalowie Bay on the lower Yorke Peninsula since 1998.
"Amazing trip on a boat to see wildlife of the region. Friendly and skillful service. Innes national park is a treasure too." Michaela
"Felt safe all the time. Saw lots of dolphins, sea lions, osprey nest, white bellied eagle". Joe
"Very good tour, dolphins (3 with babies), fur seals, white bellied sea eagles, all easily spotted. Friendly, knowledgeable crew with some interesting stories to share. Beautiful scenery & emus freely roaming in bush on the way to Pondalowie Bay." Rosalie