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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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Amazing and initmate expierence

The pet porpoise pool is not a big place. What it lacks in size it easily makes up for in intimacy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brisbane, Australia
via mobile
Tourist attraction in Coffs Harbour.

Excellent for all ages, interactive sessions with dolphins and penguins. Superb close encounters... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bob A
London, United Kingdom
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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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  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 1 week ago via mobile

The pet porpoise pool is not a big place. What it lacks in size it easily makes up for in intimacy and quality. The staff here are keen to help u to have a n excellent expierence. We rated it very highly due to the...More

Thank KeithOz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent for all ages, interactive sessions with dolphins and penguins. Superb close encounters with different species.

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the little one to the porpoise pool, he had a great time, got to kiss a dolphin and a seal, the display was great. We even got to see a peacock.

Thank SCaKAS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here many times but the first time I took the family. The whole family from the little one to the in laws had the most amazing experiences. Educational, fun and interactive

Thank lonisoy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this place as it was a chance to be very close to the animals and the staff were very professional and the sessions were informative

Thank Natalia B
Reviewed 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 7 November 2017 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 4 November 2017

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
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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