Water Sports in Adelaide
The Dolphin Boat. Youngsters—and the young at heart—will love a cruise on the Dolphin Boat, which allows you to swim with the cute and friendly animals. The dolphins and tour guides have developed a close relationship over the years, so you're guaranteed to get up close. In fact, if you don't get into the water to swim with the dolphins, they will refund the difference between the watch and the swim. Marina Pier, Holdfast Shores Marina, Glenelg, Adelaide, SA, 5045. 0412/811–838. www.dolphinboat.com.au. A$98 to swim, A$68 to watch.
SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre. Located next to Marion Shopping Centre, this new, state of the art aquatic and recreation facility is designed to bring elite aquatic sport such as the 2012 Australian Olympic Swimming Trials to South Australia. However, the FINA-accredited pools, waterslides, and health club are open to visitors of all ages; there's even dedicated kiddie pools for the little ones. 443 Morphett Rd., Oaklands Park, SA, 5043. 08/8198–0198. www.saaquatic.ymca.org.au. Adults A$7.50, kids A$6, family passes A$21, waterslides A$2 per slide. Mon.–Fri. 5 am–10 pm, Sat. 5 am–8 pm, Sun. and holidays 7 am–8 pm; waterslides: Sat.–Sun. 1–5.
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