Private Charter & Group Bookings

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Rates for the current season are:

We also can charter out our vessel to suit your occasion, whatever the event may be.  Our timber vessel is rich in character and local history and is licensed to carry up to 40 passengers.  We have a minimum booking charge of 2 hours, however, we are most commonly booked out for 4 hour charters.

Prices start at $400 per hour, contact Murph for more information and availabilities.

(Call us on 5258 3889 or email to book)

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Private Charters & Group Bookings

Our Vessel the Maureen M is a beautiful sturdy timber vessel rich in character that has been working on the southern end of Port Phillip Bay for over 50 years. Today the vessel is engaged in nature tourism showing clients from all over the world the wonderful wildlife, history and beauty of Port Phillip Bay. The vessel is surveyed to carry 42 people including staff. We have the capacity to offer a very broad range of activities and regularly embark on private charters. The boat is very capable of providing charters that cater to all sorts of functions.

Private charters we have conducted in the past have included

  • Private snorkelling trips to Port Phillip Bay Marine national parks, such as Point Nepean Bay, Popes Eye and Mud Island,
  • Swimming and snorkelling with wild burrunan dolphin and Australian Fur Seals.
  • Wedding ceremonies on the bay,
  • Ferry service to Portsea
  • Scattering of the ashes funeral ceremonies and wakes,
  • Birthday parties
  • Surf trips to corsair
  • Bucks and Hens Parties
  • South channel fort tours

The vessel is equipped and prepared for all sorts of adventure, what ever it is that you seek the friendly and professional staff will work with you to ensure that your goals are met and your experience aboard the Maureen M is memorable, fun and just what you were looking for. So please consider hosting your next private function aboard the Maureen M with Sea All Dolphin Swims.

The vessel is hired out on a per hour rate with a minimum 2 hour charge.

Prices vary depending on the activities, required staff and the time of year.

Prices start at $400 per hour, contact Murph for more information and availabilities.


  • Sightseeing trips showcasing the wildlife and military history of Port Phillip Bay,
  • Fishing trips targeting King George Whiting, Southern Calamari, Flathead, Snapper, Gummy Sharks, Australian Salmon and Kingfish,
  • Corporate teambuilding sessions,
  • Twilight evening or sunrise tours,
  • School excursions,
  • Research assistance for the Australian Fur Seal, Australasian Gannet and Burranan Dolphns,

Tour Information



We are happy to charter our vessel to suit your needs what ever they may be.  We have a minimum booking charge of 2 hours, however we most commonly book out for 4 hour charters.


Vessel Capabilities

The Maureen M is surveyed to have 42 people aboard. That means if you intend to swim as a part of your tour we can have 37 aboard or if it is a dry trip you seek we can allow up to 40 passengers at a time. While the vessel is suitable for this many people we maintain that the optimum numbers are around 30 people per service.



As every charter is different your inclusions will differ too. Make sure you discuss your needs with our team to ensure that all of your needs and expectations are met. We are happy to provide you with everything you need for your adventure out on the water, we are also happy for you to self cater and provide your own equipment.



Our aim is to give you the very best experience that nature allows us on the day – please allow for some flexibility due to weather and water conditions, as well as the whims of the animals we work with. We may need to alter program or locality to suit.

Where We Are

Shop 3, Building 6,
Queenscliff Harbour
Queenscliff Vic 3225

Approximately 1.5 hrs from Melbourne CBD
(Melways 499 J9)

Dolphin Swim Season:
October – May

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