Dolphin Marine Conservation Park

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We're passionate about conservation and participate in many programs to help our marine life thrive.

Every year we welcome primary, secondary and tertiary students to our park to help further education, research and conservation.

Host an unforgettable birthday or private event at Dolphin Marine Conservation Park. Book in your event today.

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Passionate about Conservation

About Our Park

Dolphin Marine Conservation Park has been rescuing, rehabilitating, releasing and caring for marine animals since 1970. Discover our conservation and education programs and how you can help us protect our precious marine wildlife and their ocean habitats.


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Getting Here

Dolphin Marine Conservation Park is located on the beautiful Mid North Coast of NSW, in the city of Coffs Harbour and sits approximately midway between Sydney and Brisbane.

Coffs Harbour is only an hour’s flight from Sydney with regular flights to and from our major regional airport which is just 10 minutes away. You can also fly directly into Coffs Harbour from Melbourne and Brisbane. We’re next to the picturesque Coffs Creek and close to Coffs Harbour’s famous Jetty precinct.

View the map and contact details here >>

Creekside Cafe – Open 7 days a week from 7:30 am until 2:30 pm

Our Creekside Cafe is ideally located alongside the pretty Coffs Creek, perfect for watching birds while sipping on a cup of coffee. Check out more info and our menu here.

  • Breakfast, lunch, snacks & great coffee
  • Group bookings
  • Bus group catering
  • Corporate breakfasts & lunches
  • Kids Birthday Parties & special event packages 
  • Christmas parties & end of year gatherings
  • Weddings & Reunions & Celebrations
Check out the Creekside Cafe >>

Gift Shop

Open 7 days from 9 am – 2 pm  

Take home more than just memories from your visit to Dolphin Marine Conservation Park! We always prefer to source sustainable, eco-friendly gifts using recycled materials as our first priority.

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Professional Photo Memories

A professional photographer will be capturing moments at all paid encounters. You will have an opportunity to purchase at the end of your visit. There is no obligation to purchase photos, but the profits help care for our animals and contribute to our research and conservation programs.

If you didn’t buy your photos on the day and you’ve changed your mind, you can view and purchase your photos online.

Functions & Events

Host your function at Dolphin Marine Conservation Park.  Allow us to create an unforgettable unique experience that your guests will talk about for years!

Find out more about Functions & Events in Coffs Harbour here >>

Birthday Parties

Give your child a unique and educational experience by hosting their birthday party at Dolphin Marine Conservation Park. They’ll love it and their friends will be delighted!

Find out more about Birthday Parties in Coffs Harbour here >>

Park Map

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Dolphin Marine Conservation Park Map

Park Facilities

Our Park is great for all types of weather!

Visitor Centre Onsite

Gift Shop

Creekside Cafe

Wet-Weather Friendly

EFTPOS & ATM Facilities

Baby Changing Area

Disabled Toilet

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Aboriginal Artwork

We acknowledge the Gumbaynggirr people
who are the traditional custodians of this land.
We pay respect to the Elders, both past and present,
of the Gumbaynggirr Nation and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today. 

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