Snorkel With The Seals At Montague Island 

Montague Island has some of the best snorkelling and dive sites on the Eastern Coast due to its abundance of marine life, including the largest seal colony in NSW, sea turtles, dolphins, and array of different types of fish. Get up close and personal with the playful seals and see a vast range of marine mammal in their natural environment. Montague Island Adventures provides everything you need for snorkelling with the seals at Montague Island,  including wetsuit, fins, mask & snorkel. Its the perfect addition to a Montague Island Tour. 

Enjoy a 20 minute boat ride to Montague Island,  keeping an eye out for dolphin, whales, Penguins, and other wildlife along the way, cruise along the forshore,  visit the seal colony, then anchoring up in one of the calm sheltered bays, snorkel with the playful seals and abundant fish life.  Return to the boat for a cold drink and refreshment and enjoy your journey home.

Our Snorkelling Options:


Our Snorkel with the Seals tour does not include landing on the Island, but gives you a chance to see the Island from the boat, as we anchor up in the shelter bay at the island for you to snorkel with the playful seals and explore the water, we do offer a Montague Island Tour and Snorkel with the Seals.

Our Montague Island Tour and Snorkel with the seals Includes:

  • Guided Tour of Montague Island with a National Parks and Wildlife Ranger including seeing the lighthouse.
  • A visit to the largest seal colony in NSW.
  • Water, soft drink, tea coffee, hot chocolate and morning or afternoon tea available.
  • Free Whale Watching during Whale Watching Season, September to November.
  • Snorkel with the playful seals while we anchor up in the calm waters.
  • Fins, mask, snorkel, and wetsuits are included.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is It Dangerous to Snorkel With Seals?

Seals are not aggressive to divers and snorkelers, and are super inquisitive but they are wild animals, and should be treated as such.

Is It Ok to Swim With Seals?

Snorkelers should not attempt to touch or feed them.

What to Do if a Seal Approaches You?

Sit Calmly in the water and enjoy the interaction.

What Is the Best Time to Snorkel With the Seals?

Anytime of the day is a great time to snorkel with the playful seals.

How Long Do I Get to Snorkel?

Depending on the trip you booking from 40 mins to 2.5 hours.

Do You Have Guides in the Water?

Depending on the trip, but we always have a guide watching your from either the boat or the water or both.

Do You Offer Hire Dive Equipment?

Yes you need to be able to swim, we do have noodles to assist young children and not strong swimmers.

Do You Have Gopros for Hire?

No we don’t have GoPros for Hire.

Do I Need to Be Able to Swim?

Yes you need to be able to swim, we do have noodles to assist young children and not strong swimmers.

Are Children Allowed on Your Tours?

Children of any ages are allowed on the snorkel trip, but need to be 5 years and over to do the Montague Island Tour.

Are the Tours Weather Dependent?

All trips are dependent on sea conditions and weather.

Should I Book in Advance?

Booking in advances is recommended.

What Do I Need to Bring?

Swimmers, towel, camera, sunscreen, jumper.

Do You Have Gift Vouchers Available?

Gift vouchers are available online or by phone and are instant downloadable.

How Do I Make a Reservation?

Bookings can be made online or by phoning 0407487702

What Does the Price of the Tour Include?

Price of the tour includes, National Parks fees, Marine park permit, transfer to the Island by our vessel, refreshments, visit to the seal colony and penguin viewing.

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