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Dolphin Swim Australia

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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...more
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| Dock C, d'Albora Marinas, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

To get to this place need 3-4 hours ride from sydney. So you need to leave your house early in the morning because the latest boat will leave at 3.30pm. I dont know if theres a public transportation to get there. We took the latest...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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MsLesleySeach, Swim Assistant / Marketing Manager at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi! Thank you for leaving a review on Dolphin Swim Australia, however it appears from your review that you may have gone with Moonshadow-TQC Cruises for their Dolphin Discovery Cruise (a dolphin WATCH cruise) within Nelson Bay in Port Stephens and not offshore on our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot recommend this highly enough. It has been a life long dream to swim with wild dolphins, not one's that are coaxed to an area because they get food. I research alot and this swim in Australia was the one for me, along way...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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MsLesleySeach, Swim Assistant / Marketing Manager at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sarah! Thank you so much for the 5 stars and your heartfelt review. One of the greatest privileges and joys that the entire crew of DSA have is being witness to the realisation of our many of our guests' life-long dreams when coming with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Out of this world adventure being so close with nature and seeing magnificent creatures in their wild habitat. Literally breathtaking. The team are fantastic, you feel in safe hands and their energy really adds to the whole experience.More

Date of experience: February 2019
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MsLesleySeach, Swim Assistant / Marketing Manager at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Ali! Thank you so much for the 5 stars and for your review! I'm so glad you were able to enjoy the thrill and excitement of swimming with the wild dolphins while still feeling safe. Our team members work hard to enhance every aspect...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These people tried to claim they contacted us to let us know they cancelled the trip. They sent screen shots showing a cancelled call with no number so not only was it most likely not us but it was cancelled so they cut it off...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Andrew P, Owner at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Erika, I understand your disappointment. I am sorry you missed out on your swim. For whatever reason, despite several attempts to contact you through email and through your UK based phone number by call and by text, you were uncontactable and unresponsive. I have...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an enjoyable and fun experience - for all levels! We would definitely do another trip with the team from Dolphin Swim Australia!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kevin F
MsLesleyDutton, Swim Assistant / Marketing Manager at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Kevin Thank you so much for the 5 stars and great review - very much appreciated! It was great to meet you guys and we hope to see you again one day! Warm regards Lesley

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful swim with wild dolphins! A great supportive & fun crew, made it a very enjoyable experience. It’s fully equipped on board with food before/after swim and sea sickness tablets. Thank you for the amazing swim with dolphins, absolutely loved it!

Date of experience: January 2019
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MsLesleyDutton, Swim Assistant / Marketing Manager at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi! Thank you so much for the 5 stars and wonderful review! It was our pleasure! Hope you can come back and join us again one day. Warm regards Lesley :-)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must do!! It was fantastic and Matt and the crew were great. If you are heading to Nelson’s Bay make sure you do this, not to be missed

Date of experience: January 2019
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MsLesleyDutton, Swim Assistant / Marketing Manager at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Cathryn! Thank you for the 5 stars and wonderful review - very much appreciated! We hope you can come back and join us again one day. Warm regards Lesley :-)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A big thank you to Dolphin Swim & their crew for a fantastic morning! It was a great way to celebrate Jem's 18th Birthday, she had an absolute ball!!! Things weren't looking too good at the start of the day with very thick fog but...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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MsLesleyDutton, Swim Assistant / Marketing Manager at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi! Thank you so much for the 5 stars and wonderful review - and Happy 18th Jem!! What a great thing to do for your 18th :-). Thank you also for the recommendation :-). Hope you are able to return as planned! Warm regards Lesley...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A truley unbelievable experience where you can not only see dolphins but actually become part of their pod. The crew are totally amazing and looked after everyone on board and the entertainment by Matty and Jake on our return was incredible - you have to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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MsLesleyDutton, Swim Assistant / Marketing Manager at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Anne! Thank you for the 5 stars and fantastic review - very much appreicated! It was lovely to meet you all and share this beautiful experience with you. And yes - you definitely have to experience the Matt and Jake combination if at all...More

Reviewed 19 January 2019 via mobile

Huge Thank you to a very professional fun crew. They do all they can to make your day the best they can. Andrew and Matt went out of there way to reassure me a wet suit would fit me. The dolphins choose to swim with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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MsLesleyDutton, Swim Assistant / Marketing Manager at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi! Thank you so much for the 5 stars and wonderful review :-). Wetsuits can certainly be a bit daunting if you're not used to wearing them, so well done for seeing it through - sounds like it was well worth it. Being in the...More

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Beverly A
18 September 2018|
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HI Beverly, It is about 2.5 hours north of Central station in Sydney by car. Port Stephens coaches run twice daily from this location though a bus trip would add time for stops. Please keep in mind you would need to arrive... More
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Thanks to my friends:) I think you have your answer. Full training on board. However, a little practice goes a long way. I have another friend coming on next weekend with a young child. I suggest grabbing a mask and snorkel... More
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