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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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Best marine attractions is AU!

This place is small but pack more punch than any other sea-world attraction I have been to I... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mklavsen
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Brisbane, Australia
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Wonderful day! Smiles all round!

We watched the dolphin show which was really awesome. Lots of information on dolphins, seals and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Deborah W
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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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65 Orlando St, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
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+61 2 6659 1900
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is small but pack more punch than any other sea-world attraction I have been to I. Australia. At the end of the dolphin show, everyone had a chance to go to edge of pool and pat the belly of the dolphins as they...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We watched the dolphin show which was really awesome. Lots of information on dolphins, seals and ocean life. We had family from England with us and they thoroughly enjoyed the experience. My 16 year old niece did the Shallow Dolphin Experience and was in awe...More

Thank Deborah W
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great place for the family, its our second time here in 4 years. We love the interaction we get with these beautiful animals. Good value for money. Im sure we will be back again.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Small and intimate setting and you are allowed to get up close to the Dolphins and Seals. Was very reasonably priced and we had a wonderful experience here.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend this place! Great for family's on a budget. The family got up close to the animals which included a kiss from a dolphin and got to hug a sea lion. You get a lot more bang for your buck than sea world that...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Still the best place I know to get up close and personal with seals and dolphins. Affordable entry fee with no added costs to take part in the activities. We found everything accessible with only short queues surprisingly as it was school holidays!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Now this place is no seaworld but what it lacks in size it sure makes up for it in personality. U get up and close to the dolphins and my kids where happy to throw the ball at the dolphins for hrs, at no extra...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at 930am, grabbed a coffee from the coffee shop, and went in for the 10am Dolphin and seal show. The show was great, and the kids absolutely loved it. After the show, kids could get right up to the side of the pool,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has seen better days. The shop and cafe are dirty and tired looking. Signs everywhere , many which were out of date . The actual prices to get in are exorbitant for what you get. Adults $38, children, $20 , students $33 ........More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this place is great to entertain the children and a fun place to learn about the sea animals just a short drive from the resort

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HazWatson
24 February 2018|
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Response from Chantelle W |
I agree. I think trip advisor should consider the ethics of publicising this business. There are alternative tourist options in Coffs Harbour to view dolphins and marine life in the wild, rather than publicising this park... More
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Dallis05
1 October 2016|
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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
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Sylvietraveler
18 April 2016|
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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
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