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Dolphin Swim Australia

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Open Now: 08:30 - 17:00
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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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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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| Dock C, d'Albora Marinas, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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A truley unbelievable experience where you can not only see dolphins but actually become part of their pod. The crew are totally amazing and looked after everyone on board and the entertainment by Matty and Jake on our return was incredible - you have to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Anne T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Huge Thank you to a very professional fun crew. They do all they can to make your day the best they can. Andrew and Matt went out of there way to reassure me a wet suit would fit me. The dolphins choose to swim with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank M3163CZjaneg
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Bought the swim for my 20 yo daughter for Xmas. Booked through Adrenaline (don’t do this book directly with DSA).. however the staff were amazing. My daughters response when she got out of the swim cannot be printed here but she said it was “......amazing”....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank shaungags
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An unbelievable day spent with wild dolphins. The crew are fantastic and the trip is definitely worth getting up early for. I’d even recommend just going to watch from the boat if you’re not keen on getting in the water.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank marttdavid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the wild dolphin swim experience on the 5th January and it was an amazing experience. I was slightly nervous about being on the boat but after having a sea sickness tablet I was absolutely fine. The staff were absolutely exceptional, really helpful...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank leanne3708
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t have the words to describe how amazing this experience is! I was a bit worried about it beforehand as I’m not a particularly strong snorkeller but the staff were very kind and helpful and I’m so glad I got in. Dr Dave (and the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CL1292
MsLesleyDutton, Swim Assistant / Marketing Manager at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi! Thank you so much for the 5 stars and awesome review - we really appreciate it! It was great to meet you guys yesterday and to share this experience with you - what a great morning! Thank you again for choosing the wild option...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cannot recommend this experience highly enough - our adventure was safely guided by warm people who genuinely care about dolphins and ensuring we had a wonderful time.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank conjoy
MsLesleyDutton, Swim Assistant / Marketing Manager at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi! Thank you so much for the 5 stars and for the great recommendation - much appreciated! Hope to see you again one day! Lesley :-)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We hired a car and travelled up to Nelson Bay from Sydney the day before our (5am) trip and stayed in a local hotel for the night. All in it made for an expensive trip but we decided to pursue this as a unique opportunity...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sliwax
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Book. It. Now. If you’re here reading reviews, you already know a bit about how special and unique this swim is. I’m here simply to tell you that you need to hit the “book now” button for your holiday. It is beyond words how super...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EC312
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I actually went a couple of years (Nov 2016) ago with my sister and brother-in-law, as part of their honeymoon trip. But I wanted to support some of the other reviews that had a similar experience if people are looking for advice during their holidays....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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MsLesleyDutton, Swim Assistant / Marketing Manager at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi! Thank you so much for your honest and caring review - it is very much appreciated. As this is a wild dolphin experience, it is true that there are some days when we either don't get dolphins, or not all guests are able to...More

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M5605QJphiliph
23 October 2018|
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Response from MsLesleyDutton | Property representative |
Hi Philip! Are you still needing an answer?
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Beverly A
18 September 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
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Megan L
12 April 2018|
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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
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