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Pet Porpoise Pool - Dolphin Marine Magic

Address: 65 Orlando Street, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 6659 1900
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: The name ‘Dolphin Marine Magic’ is a trading name for the iconic Pet Porpoise Pool Pty Limited...
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Owner description: 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.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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Great to animals being so well cared for. The sad thing is the staff clearly don't want to be there as they are so unhappy looking.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

For anyone that enjoys marine life, this is a fun experience to try in this area in rain or shine. The dolphin show is always great value and you can get up close and personal with the sea lions and penguins. Definitely check it out if you are in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Very well laid out easy access to all exhibites . Plenty of staff who are so passionate and ready to answer any questions .very clean and well maintained .but the best part was I was kissed by a seal and a dolphin .Be warn though if you go too close to the dolphin pool you will get wet .I took... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Stopped for breakfast before our trip back to Sydney. Was expensive but the food was really nice. On the day we were there they were having a problem with a lot of flies that made it difficult to eat.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Spent a great couple of hours here with the dolphins, penguins, turtles and sea lions. The staff were very knowledgeable, the shows were well organised. Felt a bit sorry for the poor sea lions and dolphins, having to kiss a bunch of strangers, but whatever floats your boat...The animals are well cared for, and I guess that's the important thing.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

We were a bit hesitant to visit this place as it was during the Xmas Holidays and the weather was awful but luckily we did go because the kids are still talking about it. Yes it is small compared to all the bigger parks but it is more about the interaction that makes it feel more personal and enjoyable that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Excellent. You get very close up to the animals. Facilities are good and reasonable pricing. Only issue is that the park is not that big and kids fine it very difficult to see the animals and do the feeding as older kids pushing etc.

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We enjoyed a fun morning getting kisses from seals and dolphins, watching the dolphin show etc. You get a discount if you buy your tickets online but I still consider it expensive. We bought the professional photos of the kisses spending another $70.

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Albury, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This was our first visit to Coffs Harbour, and had been told how good this place was, but we were sadly disappointed. I actually thought it was quite expensive for what it is, there was literally a dolphin pool, a small tank full of green sea turtles, another tank full of fish you could feed, a penguin enclosure, and another... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We had a great day out and the kids loved the close interactions that you could have with the park animals

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