Experience

Your nature experience will start long before your aquatic adventure with a peaceful and easy to navigate drive through the national park where you can enjoy the native vegetation, appealing landscape and local wildlife. You will be met at Pondalowie Bay Fisherman’s Village where you begin your cruise experience.

Marine life

Pondalowie Bay is rated in the top 5 spots to see dolphins in South Australia. Along with the dolphins you may sight Australian Sea Lions, long nosed fur seals, eagle rays, black rays, fish schools, penguins plus so much more. Whales can also be spotted in the winter months. We recommend the Althorpe Island Experience as the best opportunity to sight Australian Sea Lions.

Bird life

A vast array of birdlife may be spotted ranging from the Eastern Osprey, White Bellied Sea Eagle, albatross, gannets, shearwaters, gulls, terns, oystercatchers, storm petrels, cormorants plus much more. Dhilba Guuranda-Innes National Park is home to over 120 bird species.

 

Coastline

Experience the majestic natural and unspoilt coastline of the Southern Yorke Peninsula. From long pristine beaches to rugged coastal cliffs and islands - the views are amazing.

 

Wild life

Emus and kangaroos are regularly seen on the beach and throughout the township of Marion Bay. If staying in the area keep an eye out for the nocturnal pygmy possum not to be mistaken for a mouse!