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Dolphin Swim Australia

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Nelson Bay, Australia
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About Dolphin Swim Australia
Want to swim with dolphins?? Come with us and we'll make sure you leave with a clear conscience! Dolphin Swim Australia offers the FIRST and ONLY permitted WILD DOLPHIN SWIM in New South Wales, Australia!! Become a part of the pod in the dolphins' own environment and witness true dolphin behaviour! This is a thrilling bucket list experience that you don't want to miss :-)!!
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Alison wrote a review Jan 2021
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an amazing experience, the whole crew was so lovely and informative! had an awesome time swimming with the pod!
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from Lesley S, Public Relations Officer / Customer Service Representative / Swim Assistant at Dolphin Swim Australia
Responded 27 Jan 2021
Hi Alison! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review - we really appreciate it! So glad to hear you had such a great experience. Hope to see you again one day! Lesley :-)
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Andrew M wrote a review Dec 2020
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The experience is exhilarating and unforgettable. My daughter, 23, was reduced to tears . Overcome with emotion to have joined the pod if only for a brief while.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Response from Lesley S, Public Relations Officer / Customer Service Representative / Swim Assistant at Dolphin Swim Australia
Responded 22 Dec 2020
Hi Andrew! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review - we really appreciate it :-). I'm so glad that Serena was able to have such an emotionally-charged experience, the memory of which I hope will last a lifetime. Warm regards Lesley :-)
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Gabrielle D wrote a review Dec 2020
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We have always dreamed of swimming with dolphins and this activity gives you the opportunity to do so. The team are very professional and the infomration provided on the dolphins and the area is great. Our tour was quite full, which meant four teams "swimming" with the dolphins. Whilst other teams are in, you can see all the dolphins swimming around the bow of the boat from the deck, which is lovely. When in the water, you can see the dolphins swimming around you, which is really spectacular. Of course, you're at the mercy of the dolphins wanting to play. By the end of our group, the dolphins were losing interest. We searched for another pod, but none were found. Being on the water looking for them was lovely, and the sourrounding waters and landscape is spectacular to see.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Response from Lesley S, Public Relations Officer / Customer Service Representative / Swim Assistant at Dolphin Swim Australia
Responded 8 Dec 2020
Hi Gabrielle Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review :-). It was lovely to meet you and David on your tour and to hear about your scuba diving travels. Thank you for your wonderful comments with regard to our experience. Every single tour is unique with multiple contributing factors - especially the behaviour of the dolphins - but we do focus on trying to maintain good quality service at all times. I hope you can come and join us again one day. Kind regards Lesley :-)
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Melanie G wrote a review Nov 2020
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My daughter and I travelled to Port Stephens for a few days R&R after she completed her HSC earlier this year. We were looking for a special experience to have to mark the occasion and spotted Dolphin Swim Australia after a quick Google search. It was a really fantastic experience. The staff are just lovely and so knowledgeable. We loved that they are so respectful of the dolphin's natural habitat. The experience of being in the water with the dolphins is something we will remember for the rest of our lives.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from Lesley S, Public Relations Officer / Customer Service Representative / Swim Assistant at Dolphin Swim Australia
Responded 23 Nov 2020
Hi Mel! Thank you so much for taking the time to give us 5 stars and leave a review - we really appreciate it! It's such a wonderful experience to share with someone special and I'm really glad that you and Amy chose to do this particular activity to celebrate the occasion. All the best to Amy for her future! Warm regards Lesley :-)
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Gareth C wrote a review Nov 2020
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This was without a doubt one of the best experiences we have ever had! We have skydived and Bungy jumped and this was up there with those bucket list items. The whole day from start to finish was well organised by the friendly team. We were really happy with the amount of time we got with the dolphins and the fact that the boat doesn't chase the dolphins was a big plus point. The experience of being in the water with the dolphins is hard to put into words. It's like you're flying and you feel as though you are part of the pod. You can hear them communicating under the water and you don't even notice the others in your group next to you. I highly recommend you book with Dolphin Swim Australia. You will treasure the experience forever.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Lesley S, Public Relations Officer / Customer Service Representative / Swim Assistant at Dolphin Swim Australia
Responded 13 Nov 2020
Hi Gareth! Thank you so much for the fantastic review - we really, really appreciate it :-)! It was great to meet you and Naomi and to share this amazing experience with you. I'm so glad you had such a wonderful morning. It really is so surreal when you're in the water with the dolphins, isn't it?! Hope to see you guys again one day - don't forget we have discounts for return swimmers, so give us a call when you're ready ;-). Warm regards Lesley :-)
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