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Pet Porpoise Pool - Dolphin Marine Magic

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65 Orlando St, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
+61 2 6659 1900
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Very Educational.

My 12 & 14 year old girls love it at Dolphin Marine Magic. My 12 year old cleaned out horse... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Greater Newcastle, Australia
Family fun

While this was expensive, and probably best for kids 4 years and over, it was still a great day. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hunter Valley, Australia
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The name 'Dolphin Marine Magic' is a trading name for the iconic Pet Porpoise Pool Pty Limited. Dolphin Marine Magic is located on the beautiful Mid North Coast of NSW, in the city of Coffs Harbour and sits approximately midway between Sydney and Brisbane. We are very close to the jetty precinct and adjacent to the Coffs Creek and we have been 'edutaining' (educating/entertaining) and engaging visitors for more than four decades. Over the years we have won many business and tourism awards. Dolphin Marine Magic is a fully accredited marine park with the regional Zoo and Aquarium Association. We are licensed by the Department of Primary Industries to exhibit the animals we have in our care. On Boxing Day in 1970, the marine park opened as a rescue and rehabilitation centre for native marine animals, and we continue with this work. We have a Rehabilitation Licence issued by NSW - Office of Environment & Heritage - NSW National Parks & Wildlife Services. Additionally, we work closely with our local branch of NSW National Parks & Wildlife Services and have a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) with them on how we will work together for the benefit of our native marine animals.
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“fairy penguins” (27 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 15:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
65 Orlando St, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
+61 2 6659 1900
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My 12 & 14 year old girls love it at Dolphin Marine Magic. My 12 year old cleaned out horse paddocks to save up enough money to realise her dream of swimming with a seal. She loved the experience and has raved about it to...More

Thank ratherbewithmyhorses
Reviewed 1 week ago

While this was expensive, and probably best for kids 4 years and over, it was still a great day. I would go back again but not until my kids are older. There are many interaction experiences available and I would recommend getting there early especially...More

Thank morganpope23
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took our family to see the sea life show and whilst we accept there needs to be a specific routine in place it was evident it's been performed so often that the staff just sounded bored senseless. The programme and cashier also advised the show...More

Thank barrsalona
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time. Went in a quiet time of the year so wasn't too busy. Kids got to participate in the show and pat and feed the dolphins and penguins they even got kisses from a seal. Very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable staff....More

Thank TheChappys
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dolphin marine park for a wedding? We questioned the invite but as the couple was second time round thought it would be at least different. And it was. Before the ceremony we mingled and had photos taken of being kissed by a dolphin and seal.......More

Thank Nick P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We LOVED this place!! It was amazing to have the opportunity to pat and play with dolphins as well as feed seals and get kisses from dolphins and seals all for the admission price!

Thank Allison230
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time with the family here. Got to throw the ball to the dolphin and play catch. Also got our photos taken with the seal and the dolphin. Highlight of the trip

Thank Aussie76andKiwi83
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing experience , You get to interact with the seals, dolphins and the fairy penguin and you walk away feeling happy

Thank bigbear1010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend swam with the Dolphins and it was such an amazing experience. The seal kisses where so cute and the photos only cost $10!! Such a reasonable price considering what you can pay in other places. Staff where so friendly and welcoming....More

Thank Amy E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the dolphin and seal encounters, and they were some of the most incredible experiences I've ever had. Due to the small tour sizes, we were able to spend a lot of time with the dolphin and both of the seals. We were able...More

Thank Jersey0104
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Questions & Answers
1 October 2016|
Response from Paige S | Property representative |
Hi Admission prices vary depending on a number of factors. More information can be gleaned from our website. General admission for an adult is $36.00 and child 3 years or older is $19.00. Included in that price is all the... More
18 April 2016|
Response from Paige S | Property representative |
You can get all the information you need from our website, but the short answer is yes you can experience an in the water animal interaction with both our dolphins and seals. Additionally, you can give us a call on 02 6659... More
Daniela W
5 March 2016|
Response from Paige S | Property representative |
Yes you can take your own photos, but because of regulations the area is not at the optimum angle. We need to keep an escape route open for our animals if they do need it, or out of the splash zone with the Dolphins so the... More