Swim with Turtles, Cook Island Snorkelling Tour (Min 6 people)

Cena od AUD 179,00 AUD
  • Trvanie: 3 Hodín (cca.)
  • Poloha: Southport, Qld
  • Kód produktu: SWTCI

What to Expect on your Trip

Cook Island, a pristine natural paradise nestled just off the coast of New South Wales, Australia, waiting to be explored by wildlife enthusiasts, birdwatchers, and marine life aficionados! If you're seeking an unforgettable adventure surrounded by the wonders of nature, Cook Island is the perfect destination for you.

Turtle Haven:
One of the island's most incredible features is its status as a haven for nesting sea turtles. Every year, majestic loggerhead and green sea turtles return to Cook Island's sandy shores to lay their eggs. Witnessing these gentle giants emerging from the depths of the ocean to begin their nesting ritual is a truly awe-inspiring experience. If you're lucky, you might even witness baby turtles making their brave journey to the sea.

Birdwatching Paradise:
Cook Island is renowned for its spectacular birdwatching opportunities. The island is a sanctuary for various bird species, including migratory birds that make their annual journey from as far as the Arctic Circle. Imagine your binoculars capturing glimpses of elegant white-bellied sea eagles, vibrantly colored kingfishers, and the graceful wings of the Eastern curlew. Birdwatching here is a treat for the senses, offering countless opportunities to add unique species to your birding checklist.

Dolphin Playground:

For those captivated by the grace and intelligence of dolphins, Cook Island offers an ideal playground for these marine mammals. Take a boat tour around the island, and you're likely to encounter playful pods of bottlenose dolphins frolicking in the crystal-clear waters. Prepare to be enchanted by their acrobatic displays and their curious interactions with lucky visitors.

Underwater Wonderland:
If you're a fan of marine life, Cook Island's underwater world is a treasure trove of biodiversity. Snorkel or scuba dive along the island's fringing coral reefs, and you'll find yourself surrounded by colourful schools of fish, rays, intricate coral formations, and other fascinating sea creatures. The island's clear waters provide excellent visibility for exploring the vibrant marine ecosystem that thrives beneath the surface.

Conservation and Preservation:
Cook Island is a protected nature reserve, and the local community is committed to preserving its natural beauty. When you visit, you're contributing to the conservation efforts aimed at protecting the island's diverse wildlife and maintaining its fragile ecosystems for future generations.

So, if you're ready for an unforgettable wildlife adventure where you can watch birds soar, turtles nest, dolphins dance, and fish thrive in their natural habitat, Cook Island, NSW, is your dream destination. Come and immerse yourself in the wonders of this pristine island and create memories that will last a lifetime. Cook Island is waiting to welcome you with open arms and open skies!

Allow 3-4 hours total turnaround time for this island adventure.

  • Marine eco tour
  • Snorkel with Turtles at Cook Island 
  • Spot and watch dolphins and sealife on the trip
  • Snacks served on-board
  • Snorkelling equipment supplied
  • Large stable rib with clear sides to protect people on-board from sea spray or wind
  • Vessel departs 95 Marine Parade, Southport


Tour departs between November and May on most days. Check the tour calendar for dates and to book online.  

  • 7.30am - Arrive and Checkin
  • 7.40am - Collect your snorkel gear and put on your wetsuit,   
  • 7:50am - Safety Briefing and depart Aqua Adventures
  • 9:00am - Arrive at Cook Island for a 1 hour snorkel or swim 
  • 10:00am - Depart Cook Island for Southport
  • 11.00am - Arrive Southport

Please see the tour prices below:

  • Adult - $199pp
  • Observer - $179pp
  • Family - $695 (2 adult + 2 children)
  • Private Charter - $1950 (max 12 passengers)
  • Be able to swim for snorkelling
  • Be of reasonable health and fitness
  • Complete a medical declaration and liability waiver on the day for in water activities

   Big Blue is a modern purpose built 8mtr NIAD Rib that can comfortably seat 12 people. Its offers a great level of comfort with small toilet, sheltered seating as well as easy access platform for getting on and off the front of the boat.


  • Select cruise date and time
  • Hit the book now button
  • Enter your personal details
  • Enter promo code or voucher code if you have one
  • Check-out and receive our booking confirmation via email
  • A small booking fee is charged by the system provider on check-out
  • All of our tours must reach minimum participant numbers to depart
  • This tour is operated by our partner See Moreton


  • Seasickness medication (please take these well before departure or as prescribed by your doctor or pharmacist)
  • SunSmart clothes (hat, sunglasses, sunscreen etc.)
  • Swimmers
  • Towel
  • Drinking water (no glass)


  • Aqua Adventures 95 Marine Parade, Southport, QLD, 4215 
  • Your confirmation email and reminder emails will include a map and a hyperlink for directions.
  • Please be on time as we have to depart on-time each trip

Aqua Adventures (Bait & Tackle),

95 Marine Parade, Southport, QLD 4215