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“So much fun!!”

Pet Porpoise Pool - Dolphin Marine Magic
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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. 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“So much fun!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2012 via mobile

Visited in years ago as a child and again in February 2011 and did the seal experience . Swimming with seals is a memory I cherish close to my heart . Absolutely Loved it. Worth the $$. This place was a love of mine as a child and certainly remains a love now as an adult. Definitely a must do . The show is always a laugh and as always the animals are beautiful and friendly

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Coffs Harbour
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5 reviews
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“Fun Fun Fun!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2012

Great for families and birthdays! I had great fun and would definately go back! Was a cool experience and I got to swim with the dolphins! Kept us on our feet and we even got a kiss from the seals! Great day out! A+++++++

Visited July 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Nice to get up close with animals”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2012 via mobile

While showing its age nice to still be able to get close to the seals, penguins,dolphins and other sea animals. Must plan your time well if paying for one of the experiences otherwise a long wait with little to do between show and experience. We did most definately enjoy the experience with the dolphins and seals. Great that you can take your own photos with ease and official photographer doesn't mind. Staff friendly and didn't mind answering heaps of questions. Great they are open 365 days. Took own food so can't comment on Cafe food quality or prices.

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Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Always excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2012

Always a great place to visit ive been coming here since the 70s and it still has that charm ,please dont change it

Visited November 2012
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Perth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great for the whole family”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2012

We went in November and it was off peak so only about 15-20 people. There was so much opportunity for interaction with the pengins, seals and dolphins it was fantastic for us and the kids.

Visited November 2012
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