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Thank you for committing to respect our dolphins while you are on the water.

Dolphins are curious and may come up to you. If they do, slow down and enjoy the experience but don’t chase – give them space.

This is what ‘Dolphin Distancing’ is all about. It’s like “Neighbourhood Watch” for dolphins and whales.

Rather than the usual signs on boat ramps, media releases, calls for more policing, or blaming and shaming, we are taking a new approach that is a world-first for behaviour-change around dolphins and is known to have worked in other situations.

Jump on board and be a part of a community of people who do the right thing around dolphins by giving them space and encourage others to do the same.  

It’s easy! You can give dolphins space by not approaching them closer than:

  • 100m for boats and paddled vessels
  • 300m for Jet Skis
  • 30m for swimmer

Dogs should always be kept 300m away from dolphins.

If you see an offence, please report it to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Makes a wonderful gift for a loved one or yourself.