The story of the Dolphin Sanctuary begins 20 years ago, when a picture of a race horse and a dolphin together in the Port River was published in a newspaper. Mike Bossley, a professor of environmental studies, came down to the river to learn more and found not one friendly fellow but a number of pods of Dolphin.
In the 1990s pollution in the Port River appeared to have caused birth defects in the dolphin population. Mike and many local volunteers began lobbying the government to clean up the area and protect the dolphins and the area was proclaimed a sanctuary for dolphins in 2006.
Kayaking Tours are conducted by Adventure Kayaka in double sea kayaks which are more stable for beginners or you can hire a single kayak. Tours and hire generally operate Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday and most public holidays.