Feel the Underwater Spell of the Dolphin Marine Magic


What can you expect from the only zoological park in NSW that exhibits dolphins? Nothing but pure underwater fun, of course!


The zoological park at the Coffs Harbour is called the Dolphin Marine Magic. Catch a delightful bunch of dolphins, seals, and other animals such as little penguins. A uniquely educational and practical experience will teach you how to change your habits in order to conserve the marine environment. The park was originally built as a rescue and rehabilitation center after all.


Another opportunity that the park offers is the chance to swim with a dolphin or to be a “Trainer for a Day”. Feeding the penguins and other animals are also popular with the previous guests.


Whether you want to participate in the show or to relax on the sidelines, this park aims to let you be touched by magic!


View the Awards and Accreditations


Since its inception in the 70s, the Dolphin Marine Magic has received countless awards and accreditations. Let us start with the honorable ZAA Accreditation Program. ZAA Accreditation Program is a recognition given to the zoos and aquariums that promote overall care and minimize harm to the animals. It reassures the public that the place is committed to giving high standards in animal welfare.


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  • Australian Traveller  – 2016 Top 10 Things To Do In Australia

  • TripAdvisor – 2015 Winner Certificate Of Excellence

  • APAC Insider Business Awards – 2015 Best Dolphin & Seal Swimming Encounters

  • North Coast Tourism Awards – Gold (2013)

  • NSW Tourism Awards – Bronze (2013)


Get a Park Pass


Watching The Little Mermaid and shows alike ignited my fascination for dolphins that dates back since I was a child. I perceive dolphins as warm and graceful creatures that seek to delight its friends. They swim beautifully with their companions over the pristine waters. I can only fantasize about hugging one. So, imagine my amusement when I learned about a park that is designed to turn my dreams into a reality!


If you have a long standing admiration for dolphins (I know I do), you can greatly enjoy a pass to the Dolphin Marine Magic! Your pass not only includes an entry to the park but it also allows you to see the Marine Magic Presentation.


This entertaining show allows you to play with the dolphins before and after the presentation. It also allows you to receive special kisses from the trained dolphins and seals. Be sure to arrive early to secure this free feature! And if that is not enough, a selected few will be chosen for special animal interactions during the show.


Avail the Ultimate Dolphin Experience


For as low as AU$1200, an intimate group of four can enjoy a deep water experience like no other! Not only can a confident swimmer admire the swimming dolphin but he or she can experience an unforgettable hug with the lovely creature.

  Avail the Ultimate Dolphin Experience  

The ultimate dolphin experience includes:

  • Short briefing with a Marine Mammal Specialist

  • Hands-on learning about the dolphin’s personal history, natural biology, and conservation

  • 20-minute interaction above and below water

  • 1 8×12 photograph of your memorable dolphin hug

  • Protective masks

  • Entry to the park plus the Marine Magic presentation


If you are giddy to get touched by magic, book your tickets now!


Beat the queue by purchasing your tickets online at dolphinmarinemagic.com.au/tickets. Prices are about AU$19 for children, AU$30 for seniors and students, and AU$36 for adults.


Visitor’s Information


Location: 65 Orlando Street Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450

Operating Hours: 9am – 4pm

Phone: (02) 6659 1900

Email: bookings@dolphinmarinemagic.com.au

Website: http://www.dolphinmarinemagic.com.au

Anna Agoncillo

Anna is a Registered Psychometrician and a graduate of Cardiff Metropolitan University, United Kingdom. Earning a bachelor's degree with honors in Psychological Studies, lead her to a career of writing and teaching. She is also the author of the new book entitled Psychology of Love, Money, & Life.


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