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Pet Porpoise Pool - Dolphin Marine Magic

#1 of 65 things to do in Coffs Harbour Features Animals
65 Orlando St, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
+61 2 6659 1900
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Fun at a reasonable price

Stopped in about 2pm and was offered a 50% discount because we had missed most of the days... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Alexander R
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Best experience of my life

Swam with the dolphins took the whole family best family experiences I ever had kids loved it it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carla P
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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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Hours Today: 09:00 - 15:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
65 Orlando St, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
+61 2 6659 1900
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped in about 2pm and was offered a 50% discount because we had missed most of the days attractions. Still got to see some of the show and pat the dolphins. Fed some of the other animals and got plenty of photos. We will visit...More

Thank Alexander R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Swam with the dolphins took the whole family best family experiences I ever had kids loved it it was a long session worth the money. The seals were beautiful, thank you for my kiss. The whole place is interactive with the animals and there is...More

Thank Carla P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Marine Magic last week and loved every moment there. The dolphin and sea-lion kisses were a real highlight and the staff are very knowledgeable and friendly. it wasn't busy when we went on a Thursday so we had lots of opportunities to get...More

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are locals and purchased annual passes so we could visit the Pet Porpoise Pool regularly. All the experiences from the seal and dolphin kisses to feeding the penguins provide a close up and interactive experience with the animals. I also appreciate and admire the...More

Thank fins70
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went with our grandkids visiting from England. This is a great attraction. Actually very educational. Kids enjoyed contact with dolphins and seals. Crew very good. Nice café as well. Highly recommend - great value!

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose to come to this place only for the penguin experience. My son loves them and when I found out you can feed them I knew we had to go. He loved feeding the fairy penguins little fish and they were so eager to...More

Thank gypsy604
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We came here for the "swimming with dolphin" experience. We watched the dolphin and seal show and enjoyed it very much. It was interesting to see the seals follow the trainer/keeper in to a back pen as they all seemed to get on well! I...More

Thank Larapintara
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We loved our chance to visit and interact with thr dolphins and seals. Some may say that captivity is not right but from what we saw, the animals are treated very well and stimulated. Our young bloke loved his kiss and pat experience ( as...More

Thank towrag72
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We just wanted somewhere to go for the day was very surprised to find this place very clean great food and staff at both place cafe and dolphin park very very nice happy to help answer questions also very happy on the day we went...More

Thank Denise B
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Even though the park is small, it makes up for it by having a more up-close and intimate experience with the animals. We were able to feed the penguins, turtles and fish as well as pat the dolphins and get a kiss from a dolphin...More

Thank Toni C
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How much are admission prices please ?
1 October 2016|
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
Can you swim with dolphins and seals? And what is the price? :)
18 April 2016|
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
Daniela W
Just wondering I you are able to take photos off your own camera for the seal/dolphin photos or do you just need to purchase theirs?
5 March 2016|
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