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Dolphin Swim Australia

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| Dock C, d'Albora Marinas, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 1300 721 358
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Simply the Best!!!

I had bought my friend a swim with the dolphins for her birthday and I joined her as a observer WOW... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
murphyolga
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Sydney, Australia
Excellent!

Awesome experience! Andrew and team were excellent from the moment you got on board till you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
heliepoo
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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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| Dock C, d'Albora Marinas, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had bought my friend a swim with the dolphins for her birthday and I joined her as a observer WOW this was amazing, what can I say this is truly the best experience to swim and see dolphins in their natural habitat! Every DSA...More

1  Thank murphyolga
Lesley D, Swim Assistant / Marketing Manager at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Olga! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a lovely review! It was wonderful to meet you and Sue on Sunday and share such a fantastic morning with you - wasn't it great??!! We hope to see you again one...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome experience! Andrew and team were excellent from the moment you got on board till you disembarked. Even though we took the observer option we were given the same consideration and concerns that we were having a good time as the actual swimmers. We were...More

1  Thank heliepoo
Andrew P, Owner at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor and for sharing your experience. Great to have you with us! Dolphin Smiles Andrew CEO Dolphin Swim Australia

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the best time out this morning with an amazing, happy, enthusiastic, and informative crew. To see and experience the dolphins in their free and natural habitat was superb!! The guys could not be more helpful and supportive, the equipment is top notch, and...More

Thank Jill P
Andrew P, Owner at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jill, It was a pleasure having your team on board! Beautiful people and an amazing wild dolphin experience in the pristine Port Stephens marine park. How does it get any better than this? Have a great year and we hope to see you again....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great experience, a very professional team that make you feel very welcome. From the very start, enjoying a very comfortable vessel with a full list of features including hot showers to boot! All equipment is provided, full instruction and local landmarks are explained....More

Thank PBULl64
Lesley D, Swim Assistant / Marketing Manager at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Peter! Thank you for the wonderful review! It was a pleasure to meet you, Jane and Jessica on Monday and to share this amazing experience with you :-). Jessica certainly got a few great swims in! We thank you for choosing Dolphin Swim Australia...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thankyou so much to the superb crew of Dolphin Swim Australia a totally professional tight knit crew who went out of their way to make for a spectacular experience of a lifetime It 's easy to see they love their work ,what a job!!! They...More

Thank Jane F
Lesley D, Swim Assistant / Marketing Manager at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Jane Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a fabulous review! We certainly do love our jobs - who wouldn't??!! - and really appreciate receiving the positive feedback for our efforts :-). The water is chilly at the moment, however...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did this dive a number of weeks ago but truth be told we had quite an underwhelming experience. The reviews on Trip Advisor are out of this world. This made it really easy for us to have over $600+ for me and my partner....More

1  Thank Sheena F
Lesley D, Swim Assistant / Marketing Manager at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Sheena Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your review! I really appreciate the fact that your review is so well balanced - you have stated both the pros and cons of DSA's wild dolphin swim. The dolphins' welfare and our...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

What an amazing experince and fun morning. From the skipper to the boys, the knowledge, the care, the attentitiveness with young kids, worth the early wake up. Light breaky is provided. Then too top this off with having wild dolphins swim up under and in...More

Thank Nyree H
Lesley D, Swim Assistant / Marketing Manager at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Hey Nyree! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a great review! I'm really glad you were so happy with everything and that you had such an amazing experience :-)!! Hope to see you again one day! Kind regards Lesley :-)

Reviewed 6 October 2017

Bloody unreal!! Best experience of my life,staff were outstanding and not only did we swim with the dolphins we saw about 8 humpback whales and calves breaching!! Absplutely fantastic 10 out of 10 highly recommended.

Thank loolaa b
Lesley D, Swim Assistant / Marketing Manager at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Hi! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a great review! You guys certainly had an epic day out there with the humpbacks as well - woohoo! So happy that you had such a great experience :-). Kind regards Lesley :-)

Reviewed 2 October 2017

Nothing can prepare you to see the Taj Mahal for the first time. Nothing can prepare you to see the Eiffel Tower for the first time. Nothing can prepare you to see an African elephant in the wild.. And nothing can prepare you for this.....More

Thank tm7772017
Lesley D, Swim Assistant / Marketing Manager at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Hi! Wow! We love all the reviews our guests leave, of course, but I must say that to be compared to, or even considered in the same league as, the Taj Mahal, the Eiffel Tower, or an African elephant in the wild, is probably one...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017

Bucket list - big tick. What an amazing experience, cannot praise the tour and Adam and the crew highly enough - the crew are all so lovely and knowledgeable, and the love and enthusiasm they have for their jobs is infectious. Five hours of dolphins...More

Thank Niki W
Lesley D, Swim Assistant / Marketing Manager at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Hi Niki! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review! We're so happy you had such a magical day out there :-)! Thank you also for your kind words about Adam and the crew - we're so lucky to...More

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scmills
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
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Annu R
19 March 2017|
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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
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Babydolphz
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 :-).
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