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Dolphin Connection

61 Hawk's Cay Boulevard, Duck Key, FL 33050
1-888-814-9154
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Ranked #3 of 8 Attractions in Duck Key
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Educational Sites
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North Haledon, New Jersey, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I reviewed the hotel and forgot about the Dolphin Connection. I personally did not participate, it was my granddaughters 11th birthday so she was the one with the "dolphin connection". She was a bit nervous at first, but they instructed her on how to act when she is around the dolphins and she understood that you need to heed the... More

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Santiago de los Caballeros
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Learned a lot about these precious animals, had lots of interaction with them and the trainers are wonderful!

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Chatton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We did not participate, but you can watch others as they do. I want to bring my family back for this thrilling activity.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

My seven-year-old daughter's first encounter with dolphins was VERY positive!! The staff were pleasant and knowledgeable, the dolphins were delightful.

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Gainesville
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55 reviews 55 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

She was ear to ear smiles although it was difficult to see her well as you are not close enough to take good pics so you then have to buy their expensive ones. She was just tall enough to do the discovery program so was very excited and I am happy she did it.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The trainers seem to genuinely care about the dolphins and about you having an opportunity to learn about the dolphins and appreciate them for the amazing animal that they are, not the tricks they can do. You will not be riding a dolphin. Instead you will feed, touch, hug, kiss, rub them, and hold their fins. This is a lifelong... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We visited from NC and researched numerous places to swim with the dolphins and I have to say that we chose the right place! Both of my children swam with the dolphins and the trainers were very knowledgeable and interacted with the kids quite a bit. If I had to give a negative, I would say that for the price... More

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EducationSupervisor, Manager at Dolphin Connection, responded to this review

We’re so glad to hear that your children had such a wonderful time with our dolphins and their dedicated trainers. We’re so sorry that we let an opportunity to wish your daughter a Happy Birthday slip by, but we certainly send her our belated best and we can’t wait to have her – and your whole family – back here... More

Charlestown, Nevis
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Kids loved it…. It's pricy but worth doing for the kids. Absolutely recommended. The trainers really know what they are doing.

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Westampton, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Program was well done, informative and so much fun! A bit pricey but comparable to other dolphin encounters. Worth the spend to make my 19 year old daughters childhood dream come true! Her 16 year old brother enjoyed it just as much :)

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Dublin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

If staying in or around Duck Key you have to do this. It was a great experience. The trainers were very knowledgeable and friendly and the dolphins are clearly well looked after and cared for which makes the experience even more enjoyable. We expected the photos to be an extortionate price as they usually are with these kinds of things... More

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