Bayplay Adventure Tours

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Bayplay Adventure Tours is an award winning accommodation and aquatic adventure tour operator. Providing unique self contained cottages and a range of group accommodation options in retreats and lodges, plus a range of Melbourne day tours to the Mornington Peninsula.

Bayplay Adventure Tours provide tours or hire gear to sea kayak to the Dolphin Sanctuary. All swimming abilities are catered for on the Snorkel with Sea Dragons Tour. Bike ride to Point Nepean National Park, Bayplay provide tours or bike hire.

Take a Guided Scuba Dive to the Fab Five Dive Sites, Bayplay have tours and PADI Dive Courses. Sail and snorkel Melbourne’s Port Phillip Bay with a tour or charter.

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Services

Discover Scuba Diving

$155

Scuba Diving with Bayplay Adventure Tours is the perfect way to discover all kinds of marine life in Melbourne’s underwater world. No certification or past experience is required.

Their highly experienced, professional instructor will help you take the plunge and show you all of the best spots to find mesmerising marine life, including beautiful soft corals and rare Weedy Sea Dragons.

In session one, learn the basic theory behind scuba diving in the comfort of a classroom environment.

In session two, move to the Bayplay pool blowing bubbles in shallow water, allowing for a comfortable transition to the underwater world. Here you are introduced to the skills necessary to maximise safety and comfort for the amazing dive ahead. The bay may be used if conditions permit.

In session three it is time to meet the marine life. Visit the Weedy Sea Dragon Colony or Octopus and Seahorse garden. This you will never forget.

Guided Dives at the Fab 4

$75

Meet some of the bay’s rarest marine life on one of Bayplay Adventure Tours Fab Five guided dives.

You will see Weedy Sea Dragons, Seahorses, Stingrays and much more. The Fab Five are Bayplay’s most popular dive sites for encountering some of the bay’s mesmerising marine life.

This includes the Sea Dragon Colony at Portsea, the Seahorse and Octopus Garden at Rye, Nudibranch Wall at Blairgowrie, Fish Gallery at Mornington and the Sea Dragon Colony at Flinders.

Kayak the Mornington Peninsula Coastline

$99

Sea Kayaking is the ultimate way to explore the amazingly pristine coastline of the Mornington Peninsula with Bayplay Adventure Tours.

The fun, healthy, eco-friendly and quiet vessels give you the ultimate opportunity to encounter dolphins, seals and penguins up close as you paddle around the picturesque Point Nepean National Park. This is the perfect tour for those with a sense of adventure and interest in nature.

Tours begin with a short briefing covering terminology, equipment use, skills and safety procedures. Your professional guides also provide information on the marine life and points of interest along the way.

Scale the coastline of Point Nepean National Park, and make your way into the Dolphin Sanctuary. Throughout the tour, your guide will tell you all about the history of Port Phillip Bay and the marine life you encounter. After making your way closer to the Heads, you will turn around and head towards Sorrento, past the hilltop mansions and private piers, before returning to Portsea.

Snorkel Adventure

$119

Enjoy a day of luxury in this popular and award winning cruise with Bayplay Adventure Tours, which offers sailing, snorkelling, swimming and marine life viewing on the one amazing trip. Operating out of Portsea, Victoria, the tour aims to show you the very best of Port Phillip Bay.

Tours run for three hours and provide a great understanding and experience of the local area and wildlife that is encountered along the way.

The cruise also offers great photo opportunities, along with soaking up the sun, sights and a refreshing swim.

The catamaran is fully equipped with bathroom and a licensed bar.

Tours are suitable for all ages and fitness levels.

Bayplay Tours Skipper and Crew are fully trained and will share their passion for the marine environment, ensuring that you take away memories that will last a lifetime.

Snorkelling

$88

For those wishing to see the rare Weedy Sea Dragons in their natural habitat, this Bayplay Adventure Tours is for you.

Learn all about and see up close the marine life of Port Phillip Bay in a relaxed coastal setting with Bayplay Adventure Tours. Fun and family friendly this is the perfect group tour, even for non-swimmers.

Tours begin with your friendly and highly experienced guide demonstrating the basics of snorkelling, covering equipment usage and terminology, in-water communication, snorkel and free diving skills as well as information on the marine life you can expect to encounter.

Then it is a short walk and plunge off the Portsea pier where you’ll encounter an array of mesmerising marine life including; soft corals, sponge life, Hermit Crabs, Puffer Fish, Star Gazers as well as Weedy Sea Dragons and much more.

You’ll have access to a life ring at all times during your tour for maximum safety and comfort; even enabling non swimmers to enjoy the experience. Non swimmers will be given extra buoyancy items to assist them.

Bike Riding Mornington Peninsula

$66

Point Nepean is one of Victoria’s most beautiful natural landscapes, Bayplay Adventure Tours shows you their favourite places.

Point Nepean’s rich history has played an important role in shaping the early settlement, quarantine and defence of Victoria. The park is 560 hectares located at the tip of the Mornington Peninsula. Scenery includes outstanding coastal and panoramic views of Bass Strait, the Rip and Port Phillip Bay.

This Bayplay Adventure Tour begins from inside the park where you meet your guides. From this point you ride past the historical precinct around the Quarantine Station and Gunners Cottage, stopping off at various sites in the park including the historic Cattle Jetty, Pearce Barracks and Eagles Nest.

You then cycle along Defence Road to Fort Nepean. Here you have time to explore the tunnels, forts and gun emplacements from which the first allied shots of both World War l and World War ll were fired. After some refreshments you return to the bikes and tour home via Cheviot Hill where former Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt disappeared without a trace in 1967.

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