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Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort

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Monkey Mia Rd, Monkey Mia, Western Australia 6537, Australia
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Nice but under construction.

Room was lovely. We stayed in shared bathroom which was perfect for what we wanted. Would have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hayls78
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Gunnedah
via mobile
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We rent a Kayak for two people for the price of AUD 70.00 for 4.5 hours and it was totally worth... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
saraswissy
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Interlaken, Switzerland
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“wild dolphins” (25 reviews)
“monkey bar” (12 reviews)
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Monkey Mia Rd, Monkey Mia, Western Australia 6537, Australia
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"dolphin experience"
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"wild dolphins"
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"monkey bar"
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"beach view"
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"boughshed restaurant"
in 6 reviews
"caravan site"
in 3 reviews
"their natural habitat"
in 6 reviews
"catching fish"
in 3 reviews
"long term"
in 3 reviews
"feeding sessions"
in 4 reviews
"resort restaurant"
in 3 reviews
"each morning"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful experience"
in 3 reviews
"love dolphins"
in 4 reviews
"these beautiful creatures"
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"waters edge"
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"dolphin swim"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Room was lovely. We stayed in shared bathroom which was perfect for what we wanted. Would have liked a bath mat and hand towel, but we coped. The resort is doing massive construction at the moment. We were aware of this from the webpage but...More

Thank Hayls78
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We rent a Kayak for two people for the price of AUD 70.00 for 4.5 hours and it was totally worth it! We saw many animals as we stayed close to shore and looked carefully: many rays and fishes, a turtle and dolphins. The guy...More

Thank saraswissy
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Stay a night and see the dolphins and then leave. The RAC resort is chalet park surrounded by a building site. The receptionist apologises as you arrive and the assures you that you won't be disturbed but trucks and diggers still start around first light....More

Thank Mike K
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

We stayed in the superior Beach cabins and I wouldn't stay anywhere else if we went back.The views from the absolute beachfront were spectacular. We woke to red kangaroos, emus, pelicans and dolphins on our doorstep. The sunset and sunrise were amazing. We had happy...More

Thank Fiona R
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Interesting with wild dolphins coming close to the shore. Guides did a good thorough job introducing the dolphins and mediation of interactions. Great experience and would recommend people to stay at RAC Resort.

Thank Olivia C
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We were told there was not a lot to do in Monkey Mia as it's a beach resort ( we did not want to sit on the sand or swim all day), so we stayed in Denham, which is about a 20 minute drive away;...More

Thank deirodeir
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Resort has all necessary amenities, room size is decent and but definitely not luxurious; however, we were not there for the resort amenities. Each year thousands of visitors stayed there for the sighting and interaction with a pod of wild dolphins whom punctually visit the...More

Thank youngcats
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

a beautiful spot to stay for a few days. Great for families. A very lovely green camping area, you cant camp next to your car like at most places but the carpark isnt far.

Thank 711georgina
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Myself and my wife visited here back in December 2013 and couldn't recomend it enough. We flew from Perth with skippers airline on a 25 seater twin prop Plane and landed nearby shark bay "airport"😂😂. The plane landed and half of us jumped off and...More

Thank John C
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We though we wouldn't regret paying 12$ but were wrong. It's to crowded with more than hundred people watching at 3-5 dolphins getting a fish for breakfast. The talk of the staff about taking care of the dolphins and don't want to feed them to...More

Thank domey95
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Helouni17
13 May 2016|
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Response from Nutcracker44 | Reviewed this property |
Well for a start you can't swim with either at Monkey Mia ...standing on the shore line only.... But if you are in Coral Bay you can swim with the giant whale sharks and giant Manta rays this is way better then Monkey Mia... More
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Helouni17
13 May 2016|
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Response from Matt H | Reviewed this property |
Hi Helouni, Firstly 2 days is enough at Monkey Mia. Our family enjoys sitting around the beach and pool but 2 nights would have been enough. From Monkey Mia you can not swim with the Dolphins as a planned tour and swimming... More
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