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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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Visisted with a large group. We were so well caterered for with special interaction with the Sea Lions

Lovely site and the Sea Lions are gorgeous. They provided morning tea for us at $9.00 per head... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kalyngra
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Bellingen, Australia
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I thought this place had animal welfare at the centre of their practises. It was heartbreaking to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MRebekah2
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Port Macquarie, Australia
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely site and the Sea Lions are gorgeous. They provided morning tea for us at $9.00 per head which included cappuccino and numerous cakes and scones, cream and jam. In addition we had photo opportunities with the Sea Lions. Will certainly visit again.

Thank kalyngra
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I thought this place had animal welfare at the centre of their practises. It was heartbreaking to explain to my children when they asked why the pretty dolphins were kept in tiny water pools. How is this legal?

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place to visit, nice cafe out the front. Had photo's with seal & dolphin before the show so much fun & ended up with some great family photos. The show was educational but also fun. Loved watching the dolphins perform & the seal playing.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family attended Dolphin Marine Magic on 1/2/18, and I've always wanted to swim with a dolphin. Luckily when I phoned they had a 2 for 1 special offer on. So my daughter and I paid for the Ultimate Dolphin Experience. Let me say it...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my son enjoyed the dolphin and seal show and even more he loved the dolphin kiss and he hugged a seal and feed the penguins the staff were friendly my son has special needs and was asking alot of question the staff were fantastic with...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here with our little one and got both Dolphin kiss and sealion hug for free, well our daughter was a bit shy but thawed for the show. A bit hot on the grand stand but hey it is summer ;-)

Thank Patrick M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At first impression I thought the tickets were expensive but you really do get up close and personal with the dolphins and seals. The highlight for me was my 8 month old getting kissed by a dolphin! I would definately recommend anyone to visit.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth the 6 hour drive. It was our very first visit but definitely not our last. We are so used to Sea World & wasn't expecting much because it was a lot smaller & there's no rides but I was wrong, so wrong. The...More

Thank Jayme W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dolphins and Seal displays, also the Penguins. All patrons get the opportunity to get kissed by Seal or Dolphin. Always take our visitors here and everyone has said how much friendlier it is over some other displays elsewhere.

Thank Trev W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It had been 8 years since we were last here and the shows were still good. We really enjoyed the reptile show also.

Thank Tom G
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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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Daniela W
5 March 2016|
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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
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