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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 4 days ago

today we experienced swimming with wild dolphins in their natural habitat. it was a magical experience . highly recommend the dolphin swim Australia group. they provided a fabulous service, great equipment and great facilities . we have walked away exhilarated.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank grassisgreenerSydney
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Since my dolphin swim in new zealand was cancelled due to bad weather i found this gem in nelson bay instead. I can't praise the experience and thd organizers enough. The crew were really lovable and genuinly superexcited about the dolphins. When the dolphins came...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alexandra L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an amazing experience en well worth the money and the (veryyyyy) early start! Even for the not so brave and courageous like myself. The superfriendly staff explain everything en guide you trough the whole swim. And then those beautiful dolfins swim all around...More

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

This adventure was way out of my comfort zone !! at 66 years old and definitely not confident in water after the first 3 minutes in the water all was brilliant!!!! so so closely supervised by amazing professionals I knew nothing bad was going to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank June M
Andrew P, Owner at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

HI June, Thank you for taking the time to review our swim and to speak highly of the team. I was impressed with how you dealt with the challenge of an open water swim, breathing through any fears and taking it it on with both...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An incredible experience interacting with wild dolphins. Once you’re in the water with them you feel like you’re part of their pod cruising through the water. Staff are great, listen to them to make the whole day run smoothly and get the best experience(trust them...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Andrew P, Owner at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our wild dolphin swim. Our team are proud of the hard work we put into recreating a wild dolphin swim week in week out that allows dolphins to choose to swim with us.We are proud...More

Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John A
Reviewed 4 November 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AndyandJack S
Reviewed 30 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mel D
Reviewed 19 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank _clarelmoore
Reviewed 30 September 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Lesley D, Swim Assistant/Marketing Manager at Dolphin Swim Australia, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

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

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