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Curacao Dolphin Academy

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Address: Bapor Kibra z/n, Willemstad AN5999, Curacao
Phone Number: +599 9 465 8900
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Activities: Swimming with dolphins
Description: Dolphin Academy offers fun and educational intimate encounters with...
Dolphin Academy offers fun and educational intimate encounters with Bottlenose Dolphins in a natural saltwater lagoon and the open sea. Different programs and courses available for all ages.
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I was very surprised at the way the dolphins were shown. I thought it was going to be a show but the information shared was fun, and very educational, such a new twist with a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Oakfield, New York
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Oakfield, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I was very surprised at the way the dolphins were shown. I thought it was going to be a show but the information shared was fun, and very educational, such a new twist with a great purpose!!

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Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I would rather see all dolphins in the wild and free, however my daughter wanted to swim with them. Make sure you book ahead of time since they are sold out almost every day. The trainers are really nice and know the animals really well. Great experience for my daughter, a little sad for me.

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

This was definitely the highlight of my trip. You swim with the dolphins in groups of 6. The instructors were very knowledgable and friendly. They made sure everyone got a chance to interact with the animals. I didn't feel rushed at all. The price includes admission to the aquarium. The only drawback was the pictures. The price should include the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The dolphins are well cared for and do lots of tricks. It helps that we didn't have to pay for admission. It was included in our room stay next door at Royal Sea Aquarium

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Hvaler Municipality, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We had great expectations but us adults were quite dissapointed. Over-priced and not much to see. The dolphin show was pretty drab and meaningless. But our nine year old had a ball and really enjoyed it. So if you are travelling with children, it's worth a visit.

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Baldwin, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This was my first time swimming with the dolphins. I was a little nervous but the dolphins were cool and calm and amazing creatures. Just be careful when you go down the ladder into the dolphin area there are little territorial fish that nip at you which freaked me out at first but once you got in they were no... More 

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Perfect organization. Wishes came true. Enough time for a great experience. It looks a little bit expensive, but it's oké, you wil subscribe that after being part of it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

My husband and I visited this magical place as a part of a cruise ship tour. We don't bought tickets to do the Dolphins we just walked through the area and enjoyed watching the seals in the pool and the great environment. One thing that I'll keep always in my mind is the beautiful colors of the sea with shades... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Friendly people attending and dolphins are so sweet, cost wasnt that expensive like in other countries, i was able to finally have an encounter with dolphins it was awesome

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Book early cause everyone wants to swim with Dolphins.. Magical animals. whe did the whola package and rented a Private dolphin for 30 min. they showed us tricks we could do and we got a Scuba mask. price was arround 300 for 2 people. WORTH IT!

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Address: Bapor Kibra z/n, Willemstad AN5999, Curacao
Phone Number: +599 9 465 8900
Location: Caribbean  >  Curacao  >  Willemstad

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