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Pet Porpoise Pool - Dolphin Marine Magic

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Address: 65 Orlando St, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
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+61 2 6659 1900
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9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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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. 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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Up close encounter with dolphins and seals

Wow! I really enjoyed my visit here, the entry was sooooo affordable! And for the plain entry price you get to be up close & personal with dolphins & seals! It was amazing! They... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wow! I really enjoyed my visit here, the entry was sooooo affordable! And for the plain entry price you get to be up close & personal with dolphins & seals! It was amazing! They have many attractions and shows over the day. If you love dolphins and seals definitely pay a visit to this place!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great for kids. Pick the $60 version for one person and free pic is included. Allow 3 or 4 hours. Bring your own towel and bathers

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I lived in coffs harbour for approx 7 years visited the porpoise pool, good for the kids to see as only small venue

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Dolphin Marine Magic in my opinion is a very caring, family friendly place that has amazing people that you can see love their jobs and want to teach people about the environment and you can witness the beautiful relationship the trainers have with their Dolphins, seals, and the animals under their charge, because they've been hurt too badly to return... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Experiencing the dolphins, seals ,penguins up close and the whole park is a wonderful educational experience for all the family

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Workington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Booked this several months ago for myself and a family friend as a thank you for allowing me to stay with them during my visit to Australia. We were certainly not disappointed. Excellent value for money. Fantastic keeper who gave us very relevant information about the dolphin. Well worth doing

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A small establishment however you do get to be up front and personal with the dolphins seals and penguins.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was Fantastic and the best thing I did in Coffs Harbour, NSW. I just love Dolphins and I couldn't stop smiling. They are so lovely to touch. It was one thing off my bucket list now. I would do the swim next time. It was worth the money , every cent. You must do it. We had the a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I enjoyed visiting the PPP when I was a kids and have returned with my own children years later. They loved getting a kiss from a seal and shaking hands with a dolphin. In my older years I have questioned the integrity of keeping dolphins in captivity so have mixed feelings about such entertainments these days. I guess you make... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very intimate and informative allowing a hands on experience that you pay mega bucks more for at sea world and the like. The kids will absolutely love this!

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