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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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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.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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Unbelievable!!! An absolute MUST DO!!!!

Our visit to Dolphin Marine Magic was one that will be remembered forever! The up close interaction we had with dolphins, seals, penguins and fish was fantastic.. Our five year... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Warrnambool, Australia
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Warrnambool, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Our visit to Dolphin Marine Magic was one that will be remembered forever! The up close interaction we had with dolphins, seals, penguins and fish was fantastic.. Our five year old loved playing catch with a dolphin and rubbing its belly.. And we all loved our kisses, even our 11 month old got a smooch from both a dolphin &... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Great experience being up close and personal and giving a dolphin a hug. Also getting a wet kiss from a seal was a delight. Should be put on the must do list in Coffs Harbour

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

fantastic place . shows are twice a day . We stayed for both. learnt a lot about dolphins and seals. Watched great performances in the pool. Got kissed by a seal and a kiss from a dolphin and a nice place for lunch. when in Coffs you should go there . It is the best place for kids and couples

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Really good commentary no hard sell relaxing and laid back. Adults and kids alike enjoyed it.lots to look at and learn about.

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The Entrance, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I thought this would be one of those run down places where you just felt sorry for the animals inside. How wrong. The staff are all super friendly, enthusiastic and obviously love their jobs. It's very clean and well set out. You can get up close to the dolphins and seals. Had a seal and dolphin kiss which was well... More 

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Croydon, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

The dolphin and seal shows were entertaining. My children are grown up, so it was just myself and my partner. He was a bit bored and we didn't stay too long. I felt it was a bit expensive for the time we were there, but happy we went. Didn't eat there, but looked like a good selection and not overpriced.

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Dubbo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

What a day at this amazing facility. I was lucky to spend a few days of my trip at Dolphin Marine Magic (one of which was my 30th birthday) and I walked away even more impressed than previous visits. Would highly recommend this facility to anyone who has a love for our marine life

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

How could this place get any better?? At first we thought $35 per adult was a bit steep but we were intrigued so just paid it. What you get for your money is fantastic!! We both got Seal and Dolphin kisses for FREE and were allowed to take your own photo or purchase the photos their photographer takes. You then... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Glad it has been done up in the past few years. A must visit with kids. Reasonable snack food. A good morning visit leaving you to do other things during the rest of the day.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Fantastic, interaction with Do.phons is the best on the country Staff always friendly, I doubt that for this value that in Australia you can actually pat a Dolphins nose.

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