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Pet Porpoise Pool - Dolphin Marine Magic

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Address: 65 Orlando Street, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 6659 1900
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 am
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: The name 'Dolphin Marine Magic' is a trading name for the iconic Pet...
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. 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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Up close and personal

Up close and personal experience including getting a kiss from a dolphin and seal, truly humbling! The before show, interactions with the dolphins is a must do! It's fun to be... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Up close and personal experience including getting a kiss from a dolphin and seal, truly humbling! The before show, interactions with the dolphins is a must do! It's fun to be poolside as the dolphins swim past you, allowing you to stroke them as they pass, all the while under the watchful eyes of marine park trainers. The actual show... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Awesome place for the family with plenty of interaction with crowd and the animals are a must for all to see.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Located near the beach and next to Coffs creek. The day we were there it was a bit rainy but still had fun lots of up close interaction with the Dolphins and other wildlife there. Reasonable priced very entertaining and nice location. The guide was very knowledgeable. Worth a visit, kids would luv it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Had a fantastic day visiting Dolphin Marine Magic got a kiss from a seal in a photo opportunity and then got another photo opportunity by being kissed by a dolphin. The performances of the dolphins and the seals were outstanding and something you would expect to see at SeaWorld or the big theme parks. The information from the handlers was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Went as a family along with some friends. Had a great day out and enjoyed visiting Pet Porpoise Pool. Great experience taking a photo with a Dolphin.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Went today with my wife and grand children. Loved it really did. The first thing you notice us that the staff really care I mean really care. Conservation is a theme right thru all the exhibits. We had two and a half hours and every minute was fun and interesting. Great place please go and see !!!!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Amazing experience every time we visit The interaction with the Do Pains is unique . The venue continues to grow and deliver to the tourist .

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Although it was way back in 2007, I have fond memories of coming here. We witnessed the animals perform, and there were photo ops with seals and dolphins. I couldn't help but feel a little sad at the animals in captivity though.

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

An amazing afternoon that began with the ultimate dolphin experience(swimming with a dolphin) and ended up with our own private show from a seal and her trainer who were walking by us. The staff at the porpoise pool were very friendly and accommodating. It is also evident that they all love their jobs. All the animals appeared to be content... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Have always loved this place. If you have kids, they will love a day out here. It's like going to Sea World, but without the rides and price tag and a lot more hands on experiences! The shows are great and very interesting and the staff are all knowledgeable and caring and happy to answer any questions. A great family... More 

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