Wild Dolphin Swim

Swim with wild oceanic dolphins in Port Stephens!

Dolphin Watch

Watch wild off-shore dolphins in their natural environment

Things You Need To Know

Some general information and handy tips for your tour!

Our Marine Park

Not an enclosed area but a vibrant marine highway

Wild Dolphin Swim

Snorkel with oceanic dolphins off the coast of beautiful Port Stephens! The dolphins are completely wild and free and each swim is dependent upon them choosing to be near our in-water guests!

Are you looking for an unforgettable, bucket list adventure?

Our wild dolphin swim tours offer the thrill of a lifetime! Come and see the dolphins on their terms and move along with them in the water - it's just like being a part of the pod! An exciting snorkelling experience where you attach to a line and then just hold on for the ride!

Only a 2.5 hour drive north of Sydney

Dolphin Swim Australia offers the only permitted wild dolphin swim in NSW and the first swim of its kind in the world! Tours operate out of Port Stephens - the dolphin capital of Australia - which is a little touch of Paradise on the East Coast of Australia. With 26 beaches and only 2.5 hours north of Sydney, it is the perfect location for a recovery weekend!

There is a large range of accommodation options, as well as plenty of other activities to enjoy while you are in the area. Visit www.portstephens.org.au for everything you need to know when planning your visit!

What We Offer

Wild Dolphin Swim

Are you looking for the best dolphin swim in Australia? We offer the closest swim with dolphins experience to Sydney, New South Wales, here in Port Stephens - the dolphin capital of Australia! Join us on the East Coast of Australia for this bucket list experience and see why so many of our customers say it’s the best thing they’ve ever done! Come and #JoinThePod!

Dolphin Watch

Want to know where you can experience the best dolphin watch in NSW, Australia? Join us in stunning Port Stephens – the dolphin capital of Australia – for this unique experience! Our amazing dolphin watch option brings you as close to the dolphins as possible without getting wet! Stay dry and be thrilled while watching dolphins swim with humans in the wild!

Gift Certificates

Looking for gift ideas? Our gift card is the perfect present for birthdays, anniversaries, Christmas, surprises, retirement, celebrations, or just simply to say thank you! Give the gift of a lifetime and help make someone's dream come true!

What Our Customers Say

  •   Great trip! The crew was awesome and the dolphins were stunning!! Nelson Bay is such a beautiful area and Dolphin Swim Australia are a cracking company. Highly recommend.

    Duty M

      Received this as a birthday gift from my son, i was a little anxious at the start but the staff were so friendly and reassuring which made me feel... read more


      Thank you to the crew for doing their best to give us a good experience; however, this is more of an expensive dolphin watching cruise than swim. Lovely concept,... read more

    Alison D
  •   My partner and I signed up for the experience. Even before we turned up, the communication from the operators was superb - friendly, informative and kept us fully up to... read more


      Our family did the wild dolphin swim January 2nd, 2020. I highly recommend you do this. Its a terrific way to be in the water and interact with... read more


      Qualified staff, felt safe, and got to swim with wild dolphins!!! You need to be able to hold on to the wire, but don't need to be in particularly good... read more

  •   My daughter did the dolphin swim and we went along to watch. It was amazing - a once in a lifetime experience! The entire crew were extremely helpful, knowledgeable and... read more


      Did not dissapoint!
    The DSA Team are absolutely great at what they do!
    I had the best 40th birthday ever swimming with the wild common dolphins off port Stephen's.
    Couldnt... read more


      Never in my life have I looked forward to something this much. So my expectations for the dolphinswim were fairly high. But as I am writing this review I realized... read more


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