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Dolphin Safaris are back! Fun facts about dolphins

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Whale Watching season 2021 is over and Dolphin Safaris are back!

Fun facts about dolphins

  • There are currently 42 species of dolphins in the wild.
  • The orca, also known as the killer whale, is the largest dolphin.
  • Dolphins are marine mammals, and they must surface to breathe air and give birth.
  • Dolphins eat fish, squid and crustaceans. They do not chew the food but may break it into smaller pieces before swallowing.
  • Dolphins have various vocalisations such as clicks, whistles and squeals, which they use for communication.
  • A dolphins lifespan varies from around 20 years in the smaller dolphin species to 80 years or more for larger dolphins. 
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From A$49

Get a taste of Noosa from the water,  soak up spectacular scenery and iconic sights that can only be truly appreciated from the water and get up close and personal with the resident dolphins that play along the coast.


From A$69

The Oceanrider Adventure Tour is a faster-paced tour that starts at the Noosa Marina with a cruise down the Noosa River and crossing the Noosa Bar, where the river meets the sea at Laguna Bay. You will experience tighter turns and the manoeuvring capabilities of the Gemini RIB that is Oceanrider while encountering and negotiating ocean swells and waves. Noosa’s original & best Ocean adventure ride!

From A$59

One of Noosa’s most breathtaking experiences, there is nothing more magical than watching these amazing creatures in their natural habitat. Noosa’s aquatic backyard plays host to the humpback whales during their annual migration every winter where you can watch them frolic & play whilst taking in stunning natural cliff formations, lush emerald forests, pristine little coves and sweeping beaches.