Z-Dolphin Sanctuary SUP Tour

From AUD $50.00
  • Duration: 90 Minutes (approx.)
  • Product code: ADSSUPT

The calm waters around Garden Island in the sensational Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary is the best location to try this great activity. Suitable for both for first time or more experienced paddlers to explore this amazing part of Adelaide. As part of the tour you will be introduced to the basics of Stand Up Paddle Boarding(SUP), including foundation skills, water safety and awareness. The tour will then go exploring the sheltered waters of the Dolphin Sanctuary around Garden Island to spend some time with the Port River Dolphins and explore the amazing mangrove creeks.

This is a perfect activity to share with family or friends.  Exploring this sensational area by SUP is the most environmentally sensitive way to view the incredible Port River Dolphins who usually make an appearance.

This tour is the best way to trial SUP boarding and includes an on-water safety and skills lesson lead by one of our friendly and fully qualified instructors. SUP boarding is an easy activity to get into and with the advice of our instructors you will develop the best techniques, avoid bad habits and become aware of critical safety issues. 

Quality boards and paddles are supplied and selected so that your entry into SUP boarding is easy! Activities focus on individual safety and comfortable paddling in calm water. SUP is suitable for active adults and children 12 years and over. If you are booking as a family group this tour may be suitable for younger children as long as they have participated in similar water sport activities in the past (surfing, Surf Lifesaving Club members, etc.)  Our SUP boards are suitable for persons up to approximately 100Kg in weight. If you are a beginner and of that approximate weight, please call prior to booking.



 Adults $50
Children $40 (8-15 years). 



Bookings are essential and can be made right now using a VISA or MasterCard using our online booking system that will inform you of the cost involved. 



If the date you want is sold out, you can go on the "waiting" list by completing all booking details. You will be ON HOLD.  We will get in touch if we can add you to the tour. Your credit card won't be charged until you have accepted our offer for a place on the tour. To be added to the tour it will require another customer to cancel their booking. This is rare, but it does happen.
If there are a lot of people on the waiting list, we may be able to put on a second tour.



Full details will be sent via email immediately following the receipt of your booking. If you do not receive this please contact us straight away. Please review the details taking note of the starting time and location map. Please check the terms and conditions also included. We will contact you the day prior to your tour if any of the details change due to weather or other conditions. Please contact us if you will not be checking your email or have any concerns about these details.



We meet you at the  Garden Island Boat Ramp and Reserve, Lot 204 Garden Island Road, Gillman (click to see Google map). This is a public reserve and we do not have an office at this location. Look for the Adventure Kayaking SA vehicles, lots of kayaks/SUP's and happy people! The Port Adelaide Visitor Centre, 66 Commercial Road, Port Adelaide will also supply a map if you call in on the way to kayaking; you can also check out what else is happening in The Port and make a day of it!



  • Clothing to suit the temperature and weather of the day
  • A shady hat and sunscreen
  • Shoes/sandals that may get wet (bare feet or thongs are not suitable)
  • Insect repellent
  • Drink and snack 
  • A CAMERA/PHONE! We can supply a small waterproof container.


The following extras can also be added to your booking, follow the prompts during the booking process:

  • A reusable drink bottle filled with water
  • Insect repellent



If you have further questions, specific requirements or wanting to make a large group booking please call 08 8472 0922. Please note that rates are slightly higher for Sundays and Public Holidays. 

We look forward to sharing a great paddling adventure with you, your family or friends!