Commercial Marine Mammal Interaction Permit - South Australia

Service summary

A Commercial Marine Mammal Interaction Permit provides permission for a business to undertake marine mammal interactions for fee or reward that:

  • are conducted within a prescribed area; or
  • require an approval under another provision of the NPWMM Regulations.

A permit is not required when licence holders use accredited guides to undertake beach tours at Seal Bay Conservation Park in accordance with their licence conditions.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Persons proposing to undertake marine mammal interaction tours should contact the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources to establish whether they require a permit.


Please confirm with Agency for Fees.

Administering agency

Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources

Act(s) name

National Parks & Wildlife Act 1972 (South Australia)

Regulation(s) name

National Parks & Wildlife (Protected Animals??? Marine Mammals) Regulations 2010 (South Australia)

Contact details

Parks Licensing and Events

Operating address:
Level 1, 100 Pirie Street
Adelaide SA 5000
Mailing address:
GPO Box 1047
Adelaide SA 5001






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