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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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You can swim with the dolphins and also get some kisses from one of them.it is once in a life time to get the chance to do this.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Yiemjai S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

You can swim with the dolphins and also get some kisses from one of them.it is once in a life time to get the chance to do this.

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Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

It was a really great experience to snorkel with the dolphins. We were 6 people and we swam with 2 dolphins, we could pet them and if we dived down they were swimming right next to us it was awesome to see how intelligent they are. Unfortunately the weather was a bit crazy so the water was not still enough... More 

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Breda, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

I especially liked the fact that they take the dolphins swimming "outside" in the ocean for appr. 2 a 3 times a week. The dolpins are all coming back with them :)

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

My 4-year old granddaughter did the Dolphin Encounter with her mom and loved it. She learned so much about the dolphins and was up close and personal with these beautiful, smiling creatures. To share this with encounter her mom was a forever memory! The pictures taken, especially the "kiss," is just adorable. The rest of the family (Nan, Pop, Dad... More 

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We went and decided to swim with the Dolphins and check out the sea lion show. Small marina with some fish and Dolphins outside, swim was nice. Friendly handlers. Sea lion show was fun. Small scale and short, so you did not get bored. No idea if the animals enjoy this, but good for some family fun for an hour... More 

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Riga, Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This isn't cheap, but swimming with dolphins gave us very much emotions and it was worth it! Unforgettable moments touching with these beautiful animals. I recommend to book advance.

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

That sums it up. I did the dolphin dive, which was short and VERY expensive for what it was. Also the aquarium and shows were very mediocre, even for kids. Nothing worth going out of your way to see.

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whitby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

This is located within walking distance from the Sunscape resort. We had a wonderful time walking around looking at all of the fish and other sea life. My husband got to touch the sharks and I was so happy being able to hold and pet a flamingo. The sea lion show was very interesting as was the dolphin show. Both... More 

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Baak, Gelderland, Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We came there ,had to pay about 20 dollars entrance fee, not very interesting to do , like swimming you have to pay extra. Mayke Nice for small kids. Just padding a dolphin On The back you have to pay 99 dollar. Swimming in the fish pondyou have to pay 55 dollar.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This was an amazing experience. Being able to swim with and actually touch these beautiful animals was incredible. The staff is extremely friendly and they help walk you through all the fun activities with the dolphins. Of course for a price you will be able to take home plenty of photos of your interactions with the dolphins.

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