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Park Schedule please purchase your tickets online & select your preferred session. Please note we will require postcodes on arrival if you are unsure if you are from a hot spot area please call us BEFORE you book your tickets**

We look forward to welcoming you to visit our Conservation Park, to meet our animals and learn about our conservation and animal rehabilitation projects. In line with government regulations, we have made a few changes to ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable day out which includes limited numbers to each of our daily sessions, a deep clean in between each session, hand sanitising stations, markings on the ground at each exhibit, masks available to purchase at entry, sign in, post code and temperature checks to ensure we are all abiding by Covid-19 regulations keeping you & us safe. 

Your 2 hour schedule comprises of:

  • Self guided tour of park including Seal Shores, Penguin Beach, Dolphin Lagoon viewing window presentation, Reptile Retreat, Rehabilitation Hospice and Solitary Reef exhibits be sure to scan our QR codes to learn more and hear more about our park and each species. 
  • Sea lions live 
  • Dolphin Dreamtime 
  • You may take your own photos during the day

Time slots are: 9am until 11am OR 12pm until 2pm.

Tickets MUST be pre-purchased to ensure we are abiding by government restrictions. 

Conservation Park open 7 days 9am – 2pm - Closed on public holidays 

Creekside Cafe open 7 days 7.30am – 2pm - Closed on public holidays 

**Please note that times & animal encounters may vary. Please see our friendly staff on arrival & they will notify you if there are any changes to the daily schedule to avoid disappointment** 

We hope you like our snap shot of what a day in the life at DMCP includes! We can't wait to welcome you to the park and  WOW you with some amazing marine animal fun & even some sneaky education in there too about our conservation projects and things you can do to preserve marine life for future generations! Book your tickets today! 

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Rehabilitation Hospice

Meet some of the special marine patients in care and learn about DMCP’s important role in rescue, research and rehabilitation efforts.

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Solitary Reef

See under the waves and see a variety of fish, sharks and rays found locally in the special Solitary Marine Park just of the Coffs Coast.


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Reptile Retreat

Off to the river beds to see our special freshwater turtles and see compare the difference to our sea turtles

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Dolphin Lagoon

Greet our dolphins up close at the underwater windows! Watch these beautiful animals as they swim and play.

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Penguin Beach

Watch our little blue penguins as they swim and waddle as our carers explain the importance of helping save native wildlife

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Seal Shores

Head to the rocks to see the endangered Australian sea lion diving and playing. Discover the threats they face and how YOU can help





Sea lions live & Dolphin Dreamtime

Session 1 = 10.30-10.45am  /  Session 2 = 12.30-12.45pm 


Hear the Dreamtime story from local Gumbaynggirr elder, Uncle Mark Flanders and experience the cultural significance of marine mammals in our environment. See them display natural behaviors and learn how you can take ACTION to can help save our oceans



Get to know all about our endangered Australian sea lion as their trainers explain the difference between seals and sea lions. EXPERIENCE these animals up close and learn how incredible they are and how we can all help to protect them in the wild!




Share your experience & win

Write a short story, upload a photo and you could WIN free entry to the park for you and your family.


I seen Bucky on sash on TV just now. What an amazing spirit. I feel blessed to be kissed by a trooper. Xoxo thank you Greg for sharing an amazing dolphin. I work with Fuji and I am glad we have a photo booth for people to keep the memories. Sometimes it is all you have. I love my kiss picture with Bucky. Thank you for your photo. Paige Sinclair CEO..

Katherine Thompson

This was my last visit to The pet Porpoise pool 35 years ago I was 7. we used to go every year when I was little and my grandmother getting kissed by a seal was the highlight of the day. I loved feeding the fairy penguins and my dream is to one day swim with the dolphins. I would love to win passes to marine magic to experience it again with my family. What great memories Katherine, we hope to w..


My mum and I just spend the whole weekend at Pet Porpoise Pool, we travel from Tweed to Coffs just to see Buck and Zip, we love them and can't get enough. Already driven down 3 times this year, and every time it's amazing. And we loved seeing all 5 dolphins in the pool, Bella's a sneaky little thing! We got drenched by her plenty of times hahaha. Great to hear you enjoyed yourselves - Paige S..

Karen Purchase

I went up there nearly 2 yrs now after I turned 50. I had received money for my birthday and decided I wanted to do the “trainer for the day” experience. Was the best thing I have ever done in my life, seeing the behind the scene as well getting up and close to all the animals, my favourite parts were taking Elle for her walk around park twice, involved in show, and of course my experiences wi..

Bianca W

Thank you for our tour of your park. We have attended 3 times within the last 11years and have found this way was an amazing way to get up close with the animals and learn more about them. Our guide had lots of information to share and was very good at engaging with the children in the group. Highly recommend. We attended on the 14/7/20 Thank you for taking the time to share your lat..


My son had a brilliant dolphin swim with Trainer Stacey yesterday morning. Stacey was fun, informative and professional and zippy the dolphin was the perfect student loved loved our morning with these beautiful animals Thank you for your lovely feedback Jo, we will let Stacy & Zippy know!..

Diane Binks

Had a great visit to DMCP on Tuesday 30/6/2020, we had an escorted tour of the park with a very informative guide showing us around the park. This visit was very different to our normal visits but my granddaughter and I thoroughly enjoyed our visit! Thank you to all the wonderful people at the DMCP, you are all amazing! Hi Diane, Thank you for your lovely feedback, this is new to all..

Sharon Page

I took my two youngest grandchildren there in July 2018, they both loved it and still talk about it to this day, so we are planning to return with my oldest grandchild as well. They don't like the drive from Sydney, but they do love it there so it makes it worth the trip. Great place, educational and fun. Thank you Sharon, we look forward to seeing you again..

Sharon Fisher

My husband, daughter and my two grandchildren are driving up from Forster on the 26/06/20 to spend the weekend in Coffs Harbour for a getaway weekend.. My daughter , a single mum has just passed her paramedic course and is now in placement in Tea-gardens. She has been so flat out working 12hr shifts. So the reason to get them away for some quality time . I would love to surprise my grandbabies..

Jason lowe

The park is amazing I want to take my daughter their on November for her birthday she would love it so much Thank you Jason..

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