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Dolphin Swim Australia

#1 of 20 things to do in Nelson Bay Features Animals
| Dock C, d'Albora Marinas, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 1300 721 358
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Hands down this is the best way to see dolphins and DSA are the best in the business. They will... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
Sydney, Australia
Humbling, Majestic, Awe-Inspiring

A truly incredible experience to let go and enjoy nature at it's most magnificent. The crew are... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Sydney, Australia
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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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Hours Today: 05:00 - 10:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
| Dock C, d'Albora Marinas, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 1300 721 358
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Hands down this is the best way to see dolphins and DSA are the best in the business. They will take care of everything for you to ensure that you'll have an experience that will stay with you for life. And once you're in the...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

A truly incredible experience to let go and enjoy nature at it's most magnificent. The crew are clearly very passionate about their work and their connection with the dolphins and it was a privilege to be part of this amazing excursion. Thank you.

Thank MeredithC68
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

I have been on so many tours in different countries to see wild dolphins and I have never seen a single one. I found Dolphin Swim Australia on Google and contacted them and Adam was extremely helpful with answering my questions and getting us booked....More

Thank Greenyzoz1
Reviewed 29 May 2017

It would be hard not to be impacted powerfully from this experience. Being in the water as part of the pod is mind blowing. The fact that the dolphins play, sing and join in the fun is just so awe inspiring & life changing. It...More

Thank Mslynettea
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Never before have I had an animal encounter and left feeling as awestruck by the animals....as the staff. The staff were so friendly, generous with their time, knowledge and such amazing advocates for the dolphins- if every species on this planet just had a handful...More

Thank MrDanilo
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Just do it an experience that will stay with you for the rest of you life up close and personal .... However i think i'm engaged to one of the dolphins ........Don't ask Lol

Thank Dug B
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This was the highlight of our Australian vacation! Family of three - one 12 year old and one mom swam with one Dad observer. Early arrival - perfect. Gear provided from wetsuits to snorkels/masks with staff helping you fit everything correctly. ( If you have...More

Thank Ally G
Reviewed 21 May 2017

So many dolphins it was breathtaking! No experience necessary! This needs to be added to your bucket list! Family friendly. Team was fantastic. Would definitely do this again.

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

WOW!!! What a way to spend Mothers Day... This is something everyone needs to experience. We had the joy of seeing these beautiful dolphins so up close and personal and in their natural environment. My son 27 and 2 grandchildren 12 & 2 couldn't wipe...More

Thank Suzii Q
Reviewed 14 May 2017

If you love dolphins and want to respect and honour their freedom but still interact with them, and see them up close then this is without doubt the only way to do it. We were within a metre of 50+ dolphins, and truly felt like...More

Thank CarolineSYD
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7 May 2017|
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Response from Adam-MandyB | Reviewed this property |
Hi You don't need to be super physical fit, you just need to be able to step on to the boom net and sit on the edge of the net and drop yourself into the water and hold onto the rope and breath through a snorkel. There is... More
Annu R
19 March 2017|
Response from Lesley D | Property representative |
Hi Annu! Dolphin Swim Australia's season runs from the beginning of September until the end of May, so there won't be any wild dolphin swims during the time you will be in the area. Many other companies do dolphin watching... More
17 March 2017|
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Response from Lesley D | Property representative |
Hi! So sorry - Dolphin Swim Australia's wild dolphin swim season finishes at the end of May, however there are many companies who do dolphin watch tours inside Nelson Bay during the time of your visit :-).