Seals By Sunset

Seals By Sunset

Immerse yourself in the enchanting ambiance of Marengo Marine Sanctuary at dusk, where the wind whispers gently and the sea gleams serenely. Witness the kaleidoscope of colours in the sky, framed by the silhouette of Australian Fur Seals, as the sun gracefully bids farewell behind the hills. This is an unmissable experience, designed for those seeking the extra allure of a painted sky amidst an already breath taking serenity. Perfect for both romantics and nature enthusiasts alike.

Your Tour

Embark on an extraordinary journey with our Seals by Sunset Kayaking Tour, a thrilling one-and-a-half-hour experience led by qualified guides in easy-to-use sit-on-top kayaks. Delve into Surf Safety and Ocean Awareness instruction at the picturesque Marengo Marine Sanctuary. All equipment, including wetsuits, helmets, and life jackets, is provided for your comfort and safety. Revel in the serene joy of paddling as a team in our tandem kayaks, enjoying stunning views of the Otways hills and shoreline. Conclude the adventure with an exhilarating wave ride back to the shore. It’s a unique and unforgettable experience—the only Kayaking Seal Tour on the Great Ocean Road, teeming with over 150 playful seals in their natural, coastal haven.

Discover our locals

Discover the allure of the Australian fur seal – a captivating marine marvel native to the Southern coast! With their sleek bodies and opulent fur coats, these agile swimmers showcase nature’s elegance. Join us on an unforgettable adventure to witness these social creatures in action, forming lively colonies on scenic shores during breeding and molting seasons. Experience the thrill of observing their vibrant vocal displays and the tender bond between mothers and pups. Our conservation-focused tours offer a unique opportunity to connect with these iconic seals while contributing to their protection. Immerse yourself in the magic of Australia’s marine wonders with the Australian fur seal, where every moment is a testament to the beauty of our coastal ecosystems.

Learn about the Australian Fur Seals and how they live. Experience them up close and personal and fingers crossed, they may swim over to learn about you!

You must be able to swim 50 meters. (This activity is not recommended for children under 12 years of age.) This is a great activity for both beginners and experienced kayakers.


Something to keep in mind. 

While we strive to provide a memorable experience, Apollo Bay Surf and Kayak cannot guarantee clear sunsets or the presence of seals during tours. Nature’s unpredictability adds to the adventure, ensuring each journey remains a unique exploration of the marine environment.


The following prices are G.S.T inclusive- (Note this is not a private tour):
Kayak Tour $100 per person  (no child price applies – Children need to be age 12 and over to participate, all children under 18 to be paired with an adult). Tour needs a minimum of 2 people to operate. (Note this is not a private tour)


Meet in the Marengo Car Park, in front of the Marengo Caravan Park. Marengo is 1.5km west of Apollo Bay. (Past the football oval). Look out for our signed vehicle and trailer.