This amazing snorkelling trip is conducted in safe and shallow waters at Point Lowly 35km north-east of Whyalla. Records estimate approximately 110,000 Giant Cuttlefish aggregated to this area last year and these majestic creatures will migrate to these waters again from late May to early August. It is the only place in the world where they gather in such large numbers.
You will see the large bull males which can grow up to 50 cm and weigh over 10.5 kg put on the most spectacular colour displays to try and attract a female, and they really must show off, with 8/10 males to 1 female. They are sometimes known as the "chameleons of the sea" for their ability to change colours rapidly and blend into their surroundings.
‘South Aussie with Cossi’ has described this as “the premier marine attraction on the planet”. So, sign up with Seven Senses Cuttlefish Adventures and snorkel with the Giant Cuttlefish in a truly colourful way. We will wear our colourful op shop outfits over our wetsuits to be chameleons of the sea as well.
This tour is action packed to also incorporate all the top local attractions, so you will see more than cuttlefish. Having lunch in Mt Remarkable National Park on the last day is a great way to finish the tour.
Maximum 10 clients
Minimum number required for trip to proceed
Children aged 12 to 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult
Please note, secure booking platform Rezdy is used and charge a 2% booking fee.
Depart Adelaide Pick up groups from pre arranged points
Port Wakefield Morning stop at Kipling Bakery, love their apple strudel crumble*
Port Augusta Wadlata Outback Centre: “Tunnel of time tour”.
Op shop to select your chameleon outfit* $5 limit
Whyalla Quest Apartments
Chameleons’ outfits on for dinner prepared by your tour guide
Cuttlefish talk: The secret language of Cuttlefish, migration patterns, lifespan and their mating rituals
* Own expense
Sleep in or run/walk the famous Howling Dog 7k circuit at dawn (this is an annual running event held at dusk)
Pack equipment snorkelling with cuttlefish
Tour Humpback Hill and Whyalla surrounds and travel to snorkel sight via scenic coastal track
Pre snorkel brief, buddy pairs organised and safety brief
Snorkel dive and to be one with the cuttlefish “chameleon-up”
Tour around Point Lowly Lighthouse cottages and Lighthouse
Master Chef groups selected, rules explained, team bonding and strategic planning time.
Trip to shops for Master chef final magic ingredients: $5 budget given to each group
The Great Quest Master Chef cook off
The “Onesie Funsie Runsie” to local pub
Optional run walk Whyalla wetlands
Port Augusta Toilet stop, coffee fix*
Mt Remarkable National Park "Mambray creek"
Arrive Adelaide Cuttle skuttle and memories to share
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