Dolphin Discovery Centre

Lot 830 Koombana Dr, Bunbury WA 6230, Australia

Opening Hours:  The centre is open daily from 8.00am-4.00pm (October - May) 09.00am - 2.00pm (June - September). CLOSED CHRISTMAS DAY - 25TH DECEMBER The centre enables visitors to interact with wild Bottlenose dolphins by visiting the Interaction Zone, our 360 degree digital dolphinarium and our interpretive centre.  You may also participate in one of the following tours:  Swim on the Wild Side Tours 15 October – 30 April daily at 7:30am (subject to minimum numbers). NOTE: 01 May – 14 October Swim on the Wild Side Tours do not operate.  Eco Cruises 01 October – 31 May daily at 11am and 01 June - 30 September at 11am Saturdays and Sundays ONLY.  With over 150 Bottlenose dolphins living in the bay, groups of them can regularly be seen in the shallow waters in front of the centre (Interaction Zone).  In addition our cafe offers Yahava coffee, light meals and assorted cakes and biscuits. These may be enjoyed in our relaxed alfresco area overlooking the bay.  The souvenir shop boasts an extensive range of trinkets, t'shirts, toys and costume jewellery. The captivating photographs taken by our dedicated volunteer Fiona Harvey, of our resident dolphins in Koombana Bay are also available for purchase; 100% of the proceeds go towards ongoing dolphin research.  Why not take a memento of your experience home with you.  We also have numerous options for educational tours.  Why not join our Adopt a Dolphin programme. Proceeds go towards the research, education and conservation of the dolphins of Koombana Bay. Gift vouchers may be purchased for any of our tours and the Adopt a Dolphin program. WHEN YOU WISH TO MAKE A BOOKING.  Choose the date you wish to travel. ONLY the available tours (seasonal) will be displayed below.  (Please note the system automatically defaults to 1 adult so you will need to change this to 0 if there are no adults in your group).  Enter the number of people wishing to participate in the tour i.e adults, children, concession, family.   Click on the Book Now button located on the right hand side of the tour you wish to participate in. Complete the payment process.  If your payment is not accepted this indicates the Tour is FULL.  Select another suitable date or reduce your numbers.  Should you encounter any difficulties please call the Dolphin Discovery Centre on 08 9791 3088; we would love to assist you.
The Dolphin Discovery Centre is Australia's Premier Wild Dolphin experience and the most ecologically aware. We are a not for profit organisation.  We are committed to tourism, research, education and conservation.  Our 360 degree digital dolphinarium is the only one of its kind in the world.

Cancellation Policy

In the case of cancellation due to adverse weather conditions or vessel maintenance we will re-book your tour for an alternative time suitable to you or offer a 100% refund.  Bookings of 3 or less - cancellations within 24 hours of departure or failure to attend are charged 100% of the tour price.  Bookings of 4 or more - cancellations within 7 days of departure are charged 50% of the tour price.  Cancellations within 48 hours of departure or failure to attend are charged 100% of the tour price.