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Curacao Dolphin Academy

Bapor Kibra z/n, Willemstad AN5999, Curacao
+599 9 465 8900
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Ranked #3 of 35 Attractions in Willemstad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Activities: Swimming with dolphins
Owner description: Dolphin Academy offers fun and educational intimate encounters with Bottlenose Dolphins in a natural saltwater lagoon and the open sea. Different... more » Owner description: 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. « less
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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new york city
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50 reviews 50 reviews
8 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

It was such a wonderful experience for my 4 year old & mom! They received there 1st dolphin kiss & were able to pet the dolphins hello! Holding a starfish, feeding the Flamingos, seeing all the sea creatures were all highlights :)

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Kralendijk, Bonaire
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Here meet and greet dophins. Enjoy a nice dolphins show. Not spectacular but it's nice how ppl can communicated with animals it is worth a visit.

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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

This is a great way to share with one of the worlds most intelligent animals in the world. You get to swim, share and know more about the dolphins up close and personal. Remember to try and book in with previous time.

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UK
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Lovely people and wonderful animals. You have not lived until a dolphin has kissed you!! We learned so much.

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

A unique, once in the life time experience from everybody's bucket list... Not cheap but worth every penny! The swin with the dolphin option is really much better than the dolphin encounter... so if you can afford it: GO!

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Princeton, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We spent a full day at the Sea Aquarium and found no shortage of things to do. Every animal seemed to be well cared for and we learned a lot from the demonstrations. Lockers are free of charge and centrally located, which was very useful considering we planned to participate in the dolphin swim and lea lion encounter. The facility... More

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Bonita Springs
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I have been swimming with dolphins for 30 years. This venue was as wonderful as all the others. Instruction was given in English and Spanish. Each swimmer was given the opportunity to experience several interactions with the loveable dolphins. This was my husband's first swim. The instructor made him feel very comfortable.

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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We took our granddaughters to swim with the dolphins on August 3. They were thrilled the whole trip. My wife and I also enjoyed seeing the rest of the park after their swim. Plan on an hour and a half for the swim and another hour to tour the park

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NYC
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13 reviews 13 reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

we booked the dolphin encounter, but we should have booked the dolphin swim instead. first of, we ended up taking a taxi (from the Marriott Curacao) which took about 15-20 minutes, depending on traffic. the dolphin encounter for 2 cost $198 USD and lasts about 30 minutes. we were divided into 2 groups (depending on whether a cruise ship is... More

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Olathe, Kansas
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Loved the interaction with the animals and the trainers and handlers that have a passion for dealing with them and their guests!

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