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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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Great for a rainy day

We were in town for Oztag and the games were cancelled due to rain. So we went to the Dolphin... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Brent H
via mobile
Great fun but entry was a little overpriced

We had a great time at the pet porpoise pool was fabulous being up close to the dolphins and seals... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
via mobile
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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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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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 via mobile

We were in town for Oztag and the games were cancelled due to rain. So we went to the Dolphin Marine Magic park. What an experience. So many close encounters without paying an extra cent after admission. You will have to pay for professional photos...More

Thank Brent H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a great time at the pet porpoise pool was fabulous being up close to the dolphins and seals. Everyone got a kiss from a dolphin and photo with a seal i thought the photos were reasonably priced however entry was $105 and other...More

Thank KristalandRyan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best experience ever. Great dedicated staff looking after these beautiful animals such good value don’t miss this opportunity

Thank Marg H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went with our three daughters; 13,8 and 7. The entire experience was wonderful from start to finish. You are offered free: fish feeding, dolphin kisses, seal hugs and penguin feeding. Wow wow wow. The staff are amazing and the animals are well cared for...More

Thank TideyTassie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food in the cafe was outstanding and not over priced as other parks. Good interaction with dolphins also. Good family day out.

Thank Joanne C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went right on 10, to get in nice and early because we read online that the dolphin show was at 11:45 (our mistake we think). The shows are actually at 10am and 1pm at the moment, and we found a seat and got to...More

Thank Josh M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had such a great time here with the kids. Must visit. Staff genuinely love what they do and the animals. Best experience ever

Thank Julie A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to come here as I had not been before. Hubby and son had been a few years ago and suggested a visit. It's a small place but you get up close and personal with the dolphins and seals without having to pay extra...More

Thank Vasi D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great day out. Kids loved the dolphin and seal kiss photos and the show was fun as well as educational. Loved the improved backdrop and the indigineous dreamtime stories (that weren't in the show last time we came). Thanks to the staff at...More

Thank Cathy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attended with wife and kids 11 & 9. The cuddle the sea lion and kiss the dolphin was enjoyable with the kids. The show was quite interactive and informative for both adults and kids. Photos of the experience were reasonably priced. Feed to penguins with...More

Thank S4286BVdavidc
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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