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Dolphin Swim Australia

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Dolphin Swim Australia
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Want to swim with dolphins?? Come with us and we'll make sure you leave with a clear conscience! Dolphin Swim Australia offers the FIRST and ONLY permitted WILD DOLPHIN SWIM in New South Wales, Australia!! Become a part of the pod in the dolphins...more
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| Dock C, d'Albora Marinas, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 1300 721 358
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Reviewed 6 days ago

WOW. What a wonderful experience, would totally recommend this. The staff were fabulous, they took the time to give us an awesome experience, and were very patient with us as we have never snorkelled before. Would totally recommend anyone to put it on their bucket...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We gave this experience to our 13 year old for her birthday and it went perfectly. Swimming with dolphins who choose to swim with you was something she wanted to do and will be etched in her childhood memories. The crew were fantastic, the conditions...More

Thank AndyandJack S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, seriously cool experience for myself and my ten year old daughter! My seven and four year olds loved the experience (on the boat) too. Huge pod of dolphins and you are sooo close to them. Once in a lifetime experience! Additional benefit we saw...More

Thank Mel D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have always wanted to swim with dolphins and I must say this certainly did not disappoint. What a way to finish off our travels around Australia. It was a magical experience being able to swim alongside a massive pod of common dolphins. Especailly as...More

Thank _clarelmoore
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

A very early start at 5am on the dock with lots of other couples. Training provided was clear and easy to understand. They were very good at spotting dolphins because after 3 hours (and about a dozen nautical jokes), we almost lost hope but alas,...More

2  Thank AusDavidBZ
Lesley D, Swim Assistant/Marketing Manager at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi AusDavidBZ! Thank you so much for the 5 stars and awesome review - we really appreciate it! It sounds like you both had a fantastic experience - yay!! And what a great birthday present - well done ;-)! I think I remember your wife...More

Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

The staff were really helpful, especially with being pregnant. It was an amazing experience. Would definitely do this again! The staff provided us with lots of educational information on the dolphins as well. Will definitely recommend to others. Thanks guys!!!! ☺️More

Thank maddiemayall21
Lesley D, Swim Assistant / Marketing Manager at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2018

Hi Maddie! Thank you so much for the great 5 star review and the offer of recommendations - we really appreciate it! We loved sharing the experience with you and Beau and want to wish you both all the very best for the new addition...More

Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

We had so much fun here it was non stop and we could have stayed so much longer, everything was so enjoyable highly recommmeded

Thank BobDuckworth
Lesley D, Swim Assistant / Marketing Manager at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

Hi Bob! Thank you so much for the 5 stars and for taking the time to leave a review - it's very much appreciated! Glad you had so much fun and a great experience! Hope to see you again one day! Kind regards Lesley :-)

Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

This was an incredible experience. To be in the water with the dolphins playing freely around us was something I never imagined possible. Fabulous! Lesley and Andrew and their crew clearly love the dolphins and their environment and share in a very supportive way. I'd...More

Thank Debbi R
Lesley D, Swim Assistant / Marketing Manager at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Hi Debbi! Thank you so much for the 5 star and for taking the time to leave a review :-). I'm so happy you were able to come and join us for a wild dolphin swim! It was a fantastic morning for our end of...More

Reviewed May 27, 2018

We had an awesome experience swimming with the dolphins, the entire team were very experienced and attentive creating an awesome and exciting atmosphere. Highly recommend this activity if you want a very unique experience of swimming with the dolphins in their natural environment.....they swim all...More

Thank Melanie L
Lesley D, Swim Assistant / Marketing Manager at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2018

Hi Melanie! Thank you so much for the 5 stars and for taking the time to leave a review for DSA - it's very much appreciated :-)! We're so glad you and David were able to join us for the last wild dolphin swim tour...More

Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

It was absolut amazing. So many Dolphins also with Babys. And we had the chance to swim 3 times. The crew was awesome. Very friendly and helpful. The Best experience i've ever had. Next time i come to australia i will do it safe again.More

Thank _maholz1997
Lesley D, Swim Assistant / Marketing Manager at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Hello! Thank you for the wonderful review! So glad you had such a great experience and were able to see babies as well - they're sssoooo cute!! We look forward to seeing you again! Make sure you contact us before you book, as we offer...More

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Philip H
October 22, 2018|
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Response from MsLesleyDutton | Property representative |
Hi Philip! Are you still needing an answer?
Beverly A
September 18, 2018|
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Response from Andrew P | Property representative |
HI Beverly, It is about 2.5 hours north of Central station in Sydney by car. Port Stephens coaches run twice daily from this location though a bus trip would add time for stops. Please keep in mind you would need to arrive... More
Megan L
April 12, 2018|
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Response from Andrew P | Property representative |
Thanks to my friends:) I think you have your answer. Full training on board. However, a little practice goes a long way. I have another friend coming on next weekend with a young child. I suggest grabbing a mask and snorkel... More