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WaterMaarq operates from the lovely seaside town of Sorrento on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula. Providing boutique up close wildlife experiences, snorkelling and freediving adventures, you'll discover the beauty of the environment above and below...more
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Esplanade | Sorrento Pier, Sorrento, Victoria 3943, Australia
+61 412 082 171
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing day out on the bay, through the heads and dived the ex HMAS Canberra. We were gifted great conditions and with the great service Watermaarq supply it was a perfect day free diving the Canberra and visit to the playful seals

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Thank blair531
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

We are locals who were looking to admire some whales and dolphins as a family outing for the 5 of us. Whales and dolphins didn’t play along but we absolutely loved our cruise and weren’t disappointed at all. Marlon and Kristin were so friendly and...More

Thank MissParticular1007
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic family trip seeing plenty of wildlife, lots of cheeky seals, Barbara the stingray and more. Excellent, fun & knowledgeable hosts all the way, very helpful accommodating two v energetic little boys too with their many questions about wildlife, highly recommended 😊

Thank mrbojangles2016
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Marlon and Kristen are amazing and have so much knowledge. I was a little worried that I would struggle (am 51 and have had double hip replacement) but they made it easy and didn't make me feel like a pain. The dolphins were sleepy so...More

Thank Alison C
Reviewed 10 April 2018

An incredible experience in every way. Learned so much about my body and it's capabilities - things i've never known before. It was fun, insightful and exciting. Something everyone should give a go! I plan to do my open water training with Marlon too. Thanks...More

Thank AytenA158
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Had a great time with Marlon & Christine who were friendly, helpful & knowledgeable. Unfortunately the Dolphins were feeding so difficult to swim with them but hey they are wild animals & we understand that it’s not always possible. We did see loads of Dolphins...More

Thank soegaard1
Reviewed 6 April 2018

The guys there are nice, but the point is that we didn't see any dolphins. We understand that dolphins are wild animals sometimes it's difficult to track. But your service is dolphins swim tour. If we couldn't see any dolphins if we didn't get the...More

Thank Yujiexiaobao
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Marlin and Angus were so lovely and knowledgeable and we found a few pods of dolphins. Some were sleeping so weren’t keen on interacting so we didn’t have much luck with them, and Marlin obviously wouldn’t try to force an interaction onto the dolphins. So...More

Thank EllieWilliams
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

The guys at Watermaaq are true professionals. A last minute text request had me booked and on a boat the next morning, with Marlon offering an extra stop on the Dolphin and Seal swim trip to see the weedy sea dragons, the one thing I...More

Thank EmmaH559
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing !! I recommend this tour to anyone thinking about going it was one of the best experiences of my life ! My partner an I could not fault the tour, extreamly friendly staff, all instructions thouroghly explained and we felt safe and comfortable...More

Thank Rach W
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